Find out when your favorite team will begin spring training this year by Mike Axisa @mikeaxisa Feb 8, 2019 at 3:38 pm ET • 2 min read In just a few days Major League Baseball teams will take the first steps in the long journey that is the 2019 season. Spring training camps open across Arizona and Florida in the middle of February, and chances are the final pitch of the World Series won't be thrown until early November.Each club sets their own spring training reporting dates each year, though all camps open the same week. Pitchers and catchers always arrive first. The position players don't have to show up until a few days later. Here are this year's reporting dates for the 15 Cactus League teams, the teams that hold spring training in Arizona.Pitchers & Catchers ReportFirst WorkoutPosition Players ReportFirst Full Squad Workout LAA Tues., Feb. 12Weds., Feb. 13Sun., Feb. 17Mon., Feb. 18 OAK Sun., Feb. 10Mon., Feb. 11Fri., Feb. 15Sat., … [Read more...] about MLB spring training schedule 2019: When do pitchers and catchers report for all 30 teams?
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Pacquiao cancels training for Senate dutyLook what boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has to live up with in his dual role as a lawmaker and a prizefighter. Two days following the opening of his training camp in preparation for his World Boxing Association welterweight title fight with American title pretender Adrien Broner, the Filipino belt-owner had to cancel his Wednesday training schedule at the Elorde Gym in Pasay City to preside over a bicameral hearing on the proposed bill for the establishment of national training center. The defending 147-pound titleholder manages to squeeze though his routine early morning roadwork at the vicinity of his Forbes Park residence in Makati. After a quick breakfast and a brief rest, he drove to his senate office to prepare himself for the hearing scheduled at noon of the same day and the immediately session three hours later. “Actually, he told us, Buboy (Fernandez) and members of the training staff he’ll still push through with the gym … [Read more...] about Pacquiao cancels training for Senate duty
Mike Schneider, Associated Press Updated 8:54 pm CDT, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 In this Aug. 9, 2018 photo, Jishnu Mukdrji and Penny Jacobs wait to board an Amtrak train in Orlando, Fla. Murkdrji and Jacobs became friends from online train forums that get other rail enthusiasts together for trips around the United States. They were headed to Pennsylvania for a memorial service for one of the members in their train group who died of a heart attack in July while traveling with his train buddies to New Orleans. less In this Aug. 9, 2018 photo, Jishnu Mukdrji and Penny Jacobs wait to board an Amtrak train in Orlando, Fla. Murkdrji and Jacobs became friends from online train forums that get other rail enthusiasts together ... more Photo: Michael Schneider, AP Photo: Michael Schneider, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 … [Read more...] about Train lovers forge lifelong friendships through rail travel
By Sudarshan Varadhan AMRITSAR, India (Reuters) - India's railway officials and local community leaders traded blame on Saturday over an accident in which a train ran over scores of people gathered on the railway tracks for a festival in the northern city of Amritsar, killing at least 59. A large crowd had formed near the tracks on the city's fringe for the burning of effigies as part of a major Hindu festival on Friday when the train sped through the gathering in darkness, officials and witnesses said. Grieving relatives and residents, some of whom were still scouring the bloodied fields for belongings of their loved ones, said there was no warning from the train as it rolled down the tracks just as firecrackers exploded in the sky in the annual Dusshera festival. "I've been seeing this event every Dusshera from here and this has never happened before, the railways should have stopped or slowed down the train," said Deep Kumari, who watched the festival from the terrace of her house. … [Read more...] about Indian officials exchange blame for train ploughing into festival crowd
Player attendance Did not practice: WR Philly Brown (concussion, sixth consecutive practice),TE Jeff Heuerman (knee, fifth), CB Tramaine Brock (hamstring, fourth) and S Su’a Cravens (knee, third). Brown went through individual drills while wearing a helmet (no pads). Physically unable to perform: WR Jordan Taylor (hips). Did not report list: WR Carlos Henderson and WR Jimmy Williams. Returned to practice: LB Josey Jewell (hamstring) went through 11-on-11 work for the first time in camp. LB Brandon Marshall (wrist) took 11-on-11 snaps for the first time since Monday. New injuries: None. Top play In a backed-up situation, WR Courtland Sutton ran a ‘go’ route against CB Bradley Roby, caught QB Case Keenum’s pass around midfield and would have scored a 90-yard touchdown. Roby appeared to stumble and then tried to dive to break up the pass, but couldn’t. Thumbs up WR Demaryius Thomas: He is quietly having a very good camp. He lined up all over the … [Read more...] about Broncos training camp rewind, practice 7: Joseph disappointed with energy