In the dead of winter - well as much of a winter as we can have in Southern California - there might not be four better words than "pitchers and catchers report." The Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday announced the reporting dates of spring training, at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona.
Pitchers and catchers report to camp on Tuesday, February 21, which could mean an on-time Ronald Belisario sighting for the first time in his four years in the Dodgers organization. Belisario, who has been on the restricted list since the beginning of last year for failing to report, has reportedly received a work visa that will allow the Venezuelan relief pitcher to report to camp on time. Belisario also reported late to spring training in 2009 and 2010.
The first workout for pitchers and catchers is February 22. The rest of the squad reports on Monday, February 27, with the first full team workout on February 28. The Dodgers open their Cactus League schedule on Monday, March 5 with a game against the Chicago White Sox, their co-tenants at Camelback Ranch.
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