|Play Ball!: D-Backs kick off MLB spring training|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. ó While much of the nation is buried in snow, glazed by ice or just plain shivering in the cold, itís time to play ball in the desert.
Spring training officially began Thursday when Arizona Diamondbacks pitchers and catchers reported, with their first workout set for Friday.
On the other side of suburban Phoenix, in Glendale, Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers and catchers report on Saturday.
Full-squad workouts for both teams begin next week.
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