Pitchers and catchers officially report to the Ed Smith Stadium Complex today in Sarasota, Florida for the O’s. It’s an exciting time. Tomorrow feels like it will be Christmas to me. The first photos, reports, quotes, interviews, and even video of pitchers and catchers at their first team workouts. Bullpen sessions will begin. Pitcher fielding drills will occur. Catchers will get working on other exercises.
It’s an exciting time. The baseball season has officially begun. While Baltimore Sports Report does not have anybody covering Spring Training or these initial workouts in sunny FL, we will be sure to still provide you with all of the news and reports from around the blog’o’sphere that will keep you up to date on the status of the Orioles and camp.
To start, here are a few notes:
I had to get all of that info from somewhere. Here are some links if you feel like reading more in depth:
Will keep this list updated throughout the day if anything else is reported.
On a closing note, here is a look at the new grand entrance to Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota:
Which is a hell of a lot different than it looked last Spring when I was down in Florida: