Spring Training and the Atlanta Braves Arrive at Walt Disney World

Mickey Mouse Welcomes the Atlanta Braves' New Manager, Fredi Gonzalez

Batter Up! – Spring training season has arrived in Florida!  And our very own hometown team – well, for the spring, anyway – is warming up and practicing for an exciting spring training season.

The Atlanta Braves have begun workouts this week in anticipation of the 18 spring training games, which will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.  This year marks a milestone for the Atlanta team:  it will be their first season for manager Fredi Gonzalez, who will replace long-time manager Bobby Cox. 

Here’s the full schedule of home games:

Sunday, February 27 New York Mets 1:05 PM
Monday, February 28 Houston Astros 1:05 PM
Thursday, March 3 Detroit Tigers 1:05 PM
Friday, March 4 Toronto Blue Jays 1:05 PM
Saturday, March 5 New York Mets 1:05 PM
Tuesday, March 8 New York Yankees 1:05 PM
Wednesday, March 9 St. Louis Cardinals 1:05 PM
Thursday, March 10 St. Louis Cardinals 1:05 PM
Saturday, March 12 New York Mets 1:05 PM
Sunday, March 13 Houston Astros 1:05 PM
Wednesday, March 16 Boston Red Sox 1:05 PM
Thursday, March 17 Washington Nationals 6:05 PM
Saturday, March 19 New York Mets 1:05 PM
Sunday, March 20 Houston Astros 1:05 PM
Wednesday, March 23 Florida Marlins 1:05 PM
Friday, March 25 Detroit Tigers 6:05 PM
Sunday, March 27 Philadelphia Phillies 1:05 PM
Monday, March 28 Washington Nationals 6:05 PM

Tickets are still available by visiting ESPN Wide World of Sports website, so come out and enjoy a time-honored tradition – watching an early-season ballgame in the balmy Florida spring!

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