Baseball is almost here, you guys.
Okay, not really. But Reds pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Spring Training on February 13. First workout will be the next day, and all other players will begin working out on February 17.
Mark Sheldon has more information on the Reds’ Cactus League schedule here. It should be noted that spring training will be slightly longer this year in order to accommodate the World Baseball Classic. Which is great if, you know, you’re into that sort of thing.
I’m not into that sort of thing, but I do enjoy this picture of Adam Dunn playing in that particular event:
Blame Chad for creating this mess.
Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds” is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad’s musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine.
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