Wednesday, February 27
International players report
Friday, March 1
All minor leaguers report
Saturday, March 2
San Francisco's minor league spring training officially begins on Wednesday, February 27 when all international players are due to report. U.S. players will report on Friday, March 1 before the first full workout on Saturday, March 2. The Giants will participate in several workouts and intra-squad games over the following days before their exhibition opener on Wednesday, March 13.
Below is the spring training schedule of the "High A" team - or the players most likely to open the season with the San Jose Giants.
Minor League Exhibition Game Schedule ("High A" team)
Wednesday, March 13 - at Diamondbacks
Friday, March 15 - vs. Rockies
Saturday, March 16 - at LA Angels
Monday, March 18 - at Rockies
Tuesday, March 19 - vs. Cubs
Wednesday, March 20 - at Diamondbacks
Thursday, March 21 - at A's
Friday, March 22 - vs. LA Angels
Saturday, March 23 - vs. A's
Monday, March 25 - at Cubs
Tuesday, March 26 - vs. Diamondbacks
Wednesday, March 27 - vs. A's
Thursday, March 28 - at LA Angels
Friday, March 29 - vs. Cubs
Saturday, March 30 - at A's
All games begin at 1:00 PM. Giants home games are played at the Giants Baseball Complex in Scottsdale (8045 E. Camelback Road). Diamondbacks and Rockies home games are in Scottsdale, A's home games are in Phoenix, Angels home games are in Tempe and Cubs home games are played in Mesa.
12 of San Jose's 15 spring training games are against teams from the California League with four contests against Stockton (A's), three games against Visalia (Diamondbacks), three games versus Inland Empire (Angels) and two games against Modesto (Rockies). The three remaining games will be played against Daytona - the Cubs' High-A affiliate from the Florida State League.
An official announcement of the 2013 San Jose Giants roster will not occur until after the final exhibition game.
The San Jose Giants open the regular season on Thursday, April 4 in Visalia.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.