Less than a week remains before the first batch of A's players will officially report to camp for an abbreviated version of Spring Training. Here is a breakdown of key information as camp draws close.• Spring Training:Schedule | Gear | Info | RosterPitchers and catchers report date
Sunday, Feb. 10First
Less than a week remains before the first batch of A's players will officially report to camp for an abbreviated version of Spring Training. Here is a breakdown of key information as camp draws close.
• Spring Training:Schedule | Gear | Info | Roster
Pitchers and catchers report date
Sunday, Feb. 10
First pitchers and catchers workout
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Full-squad report date
Friday, Feb. 15
First full-squad workout
Saturday, Feb. 16
New faces to know
Right-handers Tanner Anderson, Marco Estrada and Joakim Soria; left-hander Jerry Blevins; catcher Chris Herrmann; and infielder Jurickson Profar
Top prospects to know
Right-handers Grant Holmes and James Kaprielian; left-handers Jesus Luzardo and A.J. Puk; catcher Sean Murphy; infielder/outfielders Franklin Barreto and Jorge Mateo; infielder Sheldon Neuse; outfielders Kyler Murray, Luis Barrera and Skye Bolt
Where is the facility?
Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Ariz. (1235 N Center St.)
Can fans attend workouts?
Yes. Before games begin, fans can attend workouts at Fitch Park (651 N Center St.), which is down the street from Hohokam Stadium. Workouts typically begin shortly after 9 a.m. MST and run for several hours.
First Cactus League game
Thursday, Feb. 21, vs. Mariners at 12:05 p.m. PT
One other notable game
Thursday, March 7, at Giants at 6:05 p.m. PT (held at Scottsdale Stadium)
Last Cactus League game
Wednesday, March 13, vs. Cubs at 1:05 p.m. PT
Any additional exhibitions before the regular season?
The A's will engage in an exhibition game against the Nippon Ham Fighters at the Tokyo Dome on March 17 (8:05 p.m. PT) ahead of their season-opening series with the Mariners in Tokyo on March 20-21.
Upon returning home, the A's will take part in the annual Bay Bridge Series with the Giants. Exhibition games are scheduled for Sunday, March 24 (1:05 p.m. PT at Oakland Coliseum); Monday, March 25 (6:45 p.m. PT at Oracle Park); and Tuesday, March 26 (6:45 p.m. PT at Oracle Park).
Thursday, March 28, vs. Angels at Oakland Coliseum at 1:07 p.m. PT
Jane Lee has covered the A's for MLB.com since 2010.