Here is your guide to today's spring training games, as well as a look at some of yesterday's games that most Valley baseball fans actually care about (sorry, Mariners fans, there's nothin' here for you unless your boys happen to play against the Diamondbacks, the Dodgers, or the Cubs):
Arizona Diamondbacks: The D-backs got banged up by the Oakland Athletics yesterday, losing 7-3. Mark Reynolds' juicy, new $14.5 million contract seems to be paying off because after signing the deal prior to the game, he hit his second home run of the spring.
Chicago Cubs: The Cubbies lost 7-3 to the Los Angeles Dodgers today as Manny got all "Manny" on the lovable Chi-town losers. Manny Ramirez hit a two-run home run in the first inning and even did something a little un-Manny: Play solid defense. Manny robbed Tyler Colvin of extra bases with a running catch at the base of the left field wall.
Los Angeles Dodgers: See above.
Here is your guide to today's games:
All games start at 1 p.m.
*Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox
-Camelback Ranch, 10710 West Camelback Road, Glendale.
*Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Milwaukee Brewers
-Maryvale Baseball Park, 3600 N. 51st Avenue, Phoenix.
*Cleveland Indians (split squad) at San Francisco Giants
-Scottsdale Stadium, 7408 East Osborn Road, Scottsdale.
*Cleveland Indians (split squad) at Texas Rangers
-Surprise Stadium, 15850 N. Bullard Avenue, Surprise.
*Kansas City Royals at Arizona Diamondbacks
-Tucson Electric Park, 2500 E. Ajo Way, Tucson.
*Oakland Athletics at Colorado Rockies
-Hi Corbett Field, 3400 E. Camino Campestre, Tucson.
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*Seattle Mariners at Cincinnati Reds
-Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear.
*Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres
-Peoria Stadium, 16101 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria.
If an overpriced, dried-up hot dog isn't your cup of tea, click here for a list of the best spots to pig out before or after any game at any stadium.
For more information on Cactus League spring training games, including ticket info and directions, click here.