Spring Training kicks off today in Goodyear, Ariz., with the official reporting date for pitchers and catchers. But plenty others have joined in the action, as these photos from Friday show.
Indians pitchers Cody Allen (left) and Justin Masterson watch fellow hurler Chen-Chang Lee throw Friday ahead of Sunday’s official reporting date for pitchers and catchers. (Dan Mendlik photos)
Fresh off a 2012 All-Star Game appearance, Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera works out Friday in Goodyear.
Indians pitcher Zach McAllister gets some work in Friday at the team’s Spring Training complex in Goodyear.
New Indians infielder Mike Aviles — who signed a new two-year deal with the team on Thursday — fields a grounder Friday in Goodyear. Aviles was acquired from the Blue Jays in the offseason.
Third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall takes ground balls at the Indians’ Spring Training complex in Goodyear, Ariz.
The Indians’ Spring Training opener is Feb. 22, against Goodyear Ballpark co-tenant Cincinnati. While the field in Arizona will look like this …
… here is a view of Progressive Field last week, with a snow-covered turf. Fifty-eight days from today, the Indians open their home schedule against the New York Yankees at 4:05 p.m. (Kyle Emery photo)
Tuesday is the first official workout for pitchers and catchers, and by Wednesday, the entire squad will be in camp. On Friday, the full Indians’ squad will conduct its first official workout.
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