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Written by Maury Brown   
Wednesday, 09 January 2008 14:20

ESPNMajor League Baseball announced today that Spring Training play in the Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues will officially begin on Wednesday, February 27th.

ESPN will be broadcasting nine Spring Training games for 2008 (see below for games, dates, and times). Each of the Spring Training games on ESPN will be available in HD.

On Tuesday, March 18th, the New York Yankees will play an exhibition game against Virginia Tech on campus in Blacksburg.

In addition, as Spring Training nears its conclusion, ESPN will nationally televise Major League Baseball’s second annual Civil Rights Game, featuring the Chicago White Sox and the New York Mets, live from AutoZone Park in Memphis on Saturday, March 29th at 5:00 p.m. (ET) / 4:00 p.m. (CT).

Please note, The Biz of Baseball will be publishing the entire slate of Spring Training games for the 2008 season shortly.

ESPN Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

 DAYDATE
TIME (ET)
GAME
NETWORK
SITE
 Fri. Feb. 29 1:05 pm LA @ ATL
 ESPN Disney,
Lake Buena Vista, FL
 Weds. Mar. 5 1:15 pm MIN @ NYY
 ESPN Tampa, FL
 Thurs. Mar. 6 1:05 pm LA @ BOS ESPN Ft. Myers, FL
 Fri. Mar. 7 1:05 pm NYM @ CLE ESPN Winter Haven, FL
 Tues. Mar. 18 1:05 pm WSH @ DET
 ESPN Lakeland, FL
 Weds. Mar. 19 12:05 pm TOR @ BOS ESPN Ft. Myers, FL
 Thurs. Mar. 20
 1:05 pm NYY @ TOR ESPN Dunedin, FL
 Fri. Mar. 21
 4:05 pm CHI @ COL ESPN2 Tucson, AZ
 Thurs. Mar. 27
 1:05 pm NYM @ ATL ESPN Disney,
Lake Buena Vista, FL

 Source: Major League Baseball


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