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If you're tired of the offseason already, you have just four months to wait for the Phillies to get back in action.
This afternoon the Phillies released their 2013 Spring Training schedule. Pitchers and catchers will report to Clearwater on February 12th, while the first full-squad workout will take place on February 15th. The Phillies will open their spring on February 23rd against the Houston Astros, who will then be part of the American League.
Here is the full schedule.
Saturday, Feb. 23: vs. Houston Astros
Sunday, Feb. 24: at Detriot Tigers (Lakeland, Fla.)
Monday, Feb. 25 : vs. Detroit Tigers
Tuesday, Feb. 26: vs. NY Yankees
Wednesday, Feb. 27: at Minnesota Twins (Ft. Myers, Fla.)
Thursday, Feb. 28: vs. Atlanta Braves
Friday, March 1: at NY Yankees (Tampa)
Saturday, Match 2: at Atlanta Braves (Orlando)
Sunday, March 3: split squad, vs. Toronto Blue Jays and at Baltimore Orioles (Sarasota, Fla.)
Monday, March 4: at Pittsburgh Pirates ...
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