The Chicago Cubs have their first full workout on February 18. Here’s everything you need to know about Spring Training 2017.
The World Champion Chicago Cubs kick off the 2017 Major League Baseball season with spring training and the Cactus League season. The Cubs call Mesa, Arizona their home away from home and Sloan Park is their base of operations. The Cubs look to defend their World Series title this season, so expect a lot of people coming to see them at spring training.
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Pitchers and catchers report on February 14 and have their first workout on February 15. Position players arrive on February 17 and the full squad starts work on the 18th.
Opening Day will be celebrated across two days in 2017, starting with three prime time games on Sunday, April 2. The Cubs will play St. Louis at the Cardinals home opener on April 2 at 8:35 p.m. on ESPN.