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MLB revises Spring Training 2021

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Some slight tweaks were made this week.

MLB: NLDS-Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

On Friday morning, Major League Baseball announced a revised schedule to its’ Spring Training this year, beginning on February 28 with all but two of the league’s 30 teams in action. The revised schedule took additional health and safety concerns into consideration, leading to its’ creation.

The 30-day schedule will consist of 28 games within the Cactus League while the Grapefruit League will play only 24 games in their 30-day span. The Grapefruit League will be made up of only the Astros, Marlins, Mets, Cardinals, and Nationals.

The Padres first contest will be an “away” game against the Mariners. The full 28-game schedule will be played against fourteen teams, with two games against each. Those opponents also include the Cubs, D-Backs, Brewers, Rangers, Giants, Dodgers, Royals, A’s, White Sox, Reds, Rockies, Angels, and the Indians. The team’s final game of Spring Training is scheduled for March 29 against the Rockies.