When does every team report for MLB spring training 2024? Dates, schedules, locations for all 30 clubs | Sporting News (2024)

The Super Bowl is in the books. Guess what that means? That's right, it's baseball season.

Though it might still be cold out across plenty of the U.S., the best players in the game are going to start their trips down south to sunny Arizona and Florida to begin preparing for the long MLB season ahead.

Most teams will begin migrating south starting Feb. 14, when pitchers and catchers will report to their camps. Some teams, like the Dodgers and Padres, have already arrived at the Cactus League and begun to prepare their players for the year.

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When will all teams report for spring training, and when will games begin? Here's what you need to know about spring training dates, schedules and procedures.

MLB spring training dates 2024

  • Pitchers & catchers report:Feb. 9-15
  • Rest of position players report:Feb. 14-20

Put a little asterisk by the Feb. 9 and 14 dates for the starts. Those are both the Dodgers' start dates. The Padres are also early, with pitchers and catchers having reported Feb. 11 and Feb. 16 for position players.

For most teams, pitchers and catchers will report on either Feb. 14 or Feb. 15, and position players will report on either Feb. 19 or Feb. 20.

Here is a look at when each team will require players to report to spring training facilities in 2024.

TeamPitchers/catchersPosition players
Arizona DiamondbacksFeb. 14Feb. 19
Atlanta BravesFeb. 15Feb. 20
Baltimore OriolesFeb. 15Feb. 20
Boston Red SoxFeb. 14Feb. 19
Chicago CubsFeb. 14Feb. 19
Chicago White SoxFeb. 14Feb. 19
Cincinnati RedsFeb. 14Feb. 19
Cleveland GuardiansFeb. 15Feb. 20
Colorado RockiesFeb. 15Feb. 20
Detroit TigersFeb. 14Feb. 19
Houston AstrosFeb. 14Feb. 19
Kansas City RoyalsFeb. 14Feb. 19
Los Angeles AngelsFeb. 14Feb. 19
Los Angeles DodgersFeb. 9Feb. 14
Miami MarlinsFeb. 15Feb. 20
Milwaukee BrewersFeb. 15Feb. 20
Minnesota TwinsFeb. 14Feb. 18
New York MetsFeb. 14Feb. 19
New York YankeesFeb. 15Feb. 20
Oakland AthleticsFeb. 14Feb. 19
Philadelphia PhilliesFeb. 14Feb. 19
Pittsburgh PiratesFeb. 14Feb. 19
San Diego PadresFeb. 11Feb. 16
San Francisco GiantsFeb. 15Feb. 20
Seattle MarinersFeb. 15Feb. 20
St. Louis CardinalsFeb. 14Feb. 19
Tampa Bay RaysFeb. 14Feb. 19
Texas RangersFeb. 14Feb. 19
Toronto Blue JaysFeb. 15Feb. 20
Washington NationalsFeb. 14Feb. 20

MLB spring training schedules 2024

The Dodgers and Padres will kick off spring training with a game against each other Feb. 22. The next day, the two will play against each other for a second time, as will the White Sox and Cubs, Royals and Rangers, and Diamondbacks and Rockies.

On Feb. 24, all teams will officially be in action. There will be a few other special events mixed in with regular spring training games before Opening Day. The Red Sox and Rays will play in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in spring training games from March 9-10.

There will also be two regular-season games before spring training officially comes to an end. The Dodgers and Padres will meet in Seoul, South Korea, for the Seoul Series from March 20-21. Those two games will count toward their 162-game season. Those will be the first two MLB games played in Korea.

MLB teams will return to their home stadiums starting March 24, where there will be three days of exhibition games before the season officially begins March 28.

DateEvent
Cactus League startsFeb. 22
Grapefruit League startsFeb. 23
Dominican Republic SeriesMarch 9-10
Seoul SeriesMarch 20-21
Exhibition at MLB ballparksMarch 24-26
Spring training endsMarch 26
Opening DayMarch 28

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MLB spring training locations 2024

MLB teams don't stay home for the winter. When it's time to get ramped up for the season, they take off to the balmy south in Arizona and Florida. Teams that play in Arizona are in the Cactus League, while teams in Florida are in the Grapefruit League.

Teams will often share stadiums with other teams in towns and cities scattered across the two states. Over the course of a month, they'll go through the motions of getting ready for the season and have games against each other. Teams only play against the other teams in their state. So, for example, the Dodgers — whose spring facilities are located in Arizona — will not face off against the Braves — whose spring facilities are located in Florida — during spring training.

Here is a look at the spring training home for each MLB team.

TeamSiteLocationTickets
Arizona DiamondbacksSalt River Fields at Talking StickScottsdale, Ariz.Buy tickets
Atlanta BravesCoolToday ParkNorth Port, Fla.Buy tickets
Baltimore OriolesEd Smith StadiumSarasota, Fla.Buy tickets
Boston Red SoxJetBlue ParkFort Myers, Fla.Buy tickets
Chicago CubsSloan ParkMesa, Ariz.Buy tickets
Chicago White SoxCamelback RanchGlendale, Ariz.Buy tickets
Cincinnati RedsGoodyear BallparkGoodyear, Ariz.Buy tickets
Cleveland GuardiansGoodyear BallparkGoodyear, Ariz.Buy tickets
Colorado RockiesSalt River Fields at Talking StickScottsdale, Ariz.Buy tickets
Detroit TigersPublix Field at Joker Marchant StadiumLakeland, Fla.Buy tickets
Houston AstrosBallpark of the Palm BeachesWest Palm Beach, Fla.Buy tickets
Kansas City RoyalsSurprise StadiumSurprise, Ariz.Buy tickets
Los Angeles AngelsTempe Diablo StadiumTempe, Ariz.Buy tickets
Los Angeles DodgersCamelback RanchGlendale, Ariz.Buy tickets
Miami MarlinsRoger Dean StadiumJupiter, Fla.Buy tickets
Milwaukee BrewersAmerican Family Fields of PhoenixPhoenix, Ariz.Buy tickets
Minnesota TwinsHammond Stadium at the Lee County Sports ComplexFort Myers, Fla.Buy tickets
New York MetsClover ParkPort St. Lucie, Fla.Buy tickets
New York YankeesGeorge M. Steinbrenner FieldTampa, Fla.Buy tickets
Oakland AthleticsHoHoKam StadiumMesa, Ariz.Buy tickets
Philadelphia PhilliesBayCare BallparkClearwater, Fla.Buy tickets
Pittsburgh PiratesLECOM ParkBradenton, Fla.Buy tickets
San Diego PadresPeoria Sports ComplexPeoria, Ariz.Buy tickets
San Francisco GiantsScottsdale StadiumScottsdale, Ariz.Buy tickets
Seattle MarinersPeoria Sports ComplexPeoria, Ariz.Buy tickets
St. Louis CardinalsRoger Dean StadiumJupiter, Fla.Buy tickets
Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte Sports ParkPort Charlotte, Fla.Buy tickets
Texas RangersSurprise StadiumSurprise, Ariz.Buy tickets
Toronto Blue JaysTD BallparkDunedin, Fla.Buy tickets
Washington NationalsBallpark of the Palm BeachesWest Palm Beach, Fla.Buy tickets
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