spring training

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Noun1.spring training - preseason training during the spring
preseason - a period prior to the beginning of the regular season which is devoted to training and preparation
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I've been working very hard in spring training and even before spring training on my conditioning and all my stuff to be able to perform at the highest level and to be able to accomplish that mark."
Los Angeles Dodgers' South Korean starter Ryu Hyun-jin has suffered his first loss of spring training.
AFTER THE HALL OF FAMERS HAVE BEEN CHEERED, hats have been tipped to local dignitaries, the national anthem has played and the ceremonial first pitch has landed squarely in the catcher's glove, the Atlanta Braves will take the field of their brand-new spring training home on Sunday afternoon, March 24.
(AP) -- Veteran shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria and the New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training, according to a person familiar with the deal.
Jon Jay and Yonder Alonso's spring training with the Chicago White Sox's does not get underway until Monday but new recruits decided to get a head start in their preparations with their new franchise and arrived on Wednesday to Camelback Ranch-Glendale Stadium 6 their long-time home for spring training.
As pitchers and catchers prep to report for spring training in February, Major League Baseball is trying to convince Arizona lawmakers to exempt minor league ballplayers from the state's minimum wage law.
Its spring training time in Arizona for Chicago Cubs.
That's because before baseball teams headed for Florida or Arizona for spring training, Hot Springs was the destination of choice of team owners, who hoped that the area's thermal springs and hiking trails would whip their players into shape.
A new season of LamiGirl cheerleaders, the pep squad for Taoyuan's Lamigo baseball team, began spring training for the upcoming baseball season Friday.
Summary: Miami [United States], Feb 14 (ANI): One of the all-time greats of the Baseball world, Derek Jeter has headed off to the first Baseball's spring training since 2014, however, with a different designation.
The White Sox, Dodgers, Reds and Indians all have spring training complexes nearby, which Beban says could tempt him to return to baseball.
Back in the day, the major requirement for a baseball club's spring training locale was simple: It needed to be warm.