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spring training


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  • n. A set of practices and exhibition games for each Major League Baseball team, preceding the start of the regular season, which are used by a manager to determine the roster for the regular season.
  • n. (baseball) Of or pertaining to the set of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the regular season.

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  • n. preseason training during the spring


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  • Gone is the pomp and pageantry of the regular-season, gone are the meaningless spring training Grapefruit games, or the mid-season lulls in the schedule.

    One Season

  • Two days later, maybe he's OK with throwing Jackson to the wolves after all, in spring training anyway. said at FanFest on Saturday:

    Bless You Boys

  • In spring training in 1979, he developed control problems—mental in origin, it seemed—that left batters cowering at the plate, ready to dive before the pitch ever left Sprowl’s hand.

    The Greatest Game

  • —Carney Lansford, on A’s teammate Rickey Henderson moping around during 1992 spring training

    Baseball’s Even Greater Insults

  • —After Griffin gave up five hits in a five-run inning during a Mets-Yankees spring training game.

    Baseball’s Even Greater Insults

  • While catching in spring training in 1974, he was hit in the groin by a foul ball from Met Joe Torre, and for two months afterward suffered nauseau and cramps.

    The Greatest Game


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  • Before the baseball season begins, the players spend the springtime training.

    February 19, 2007