Padres' 1st Spring Training workout dates announced

Padres' 1st Spring Training workout dates announced

SAN DIEGO -- While there is some uncertainty over how the rest of the offseason will play out for the Padres in terms of possibly adding players, there's no denying one absolute certainty:

Spring Training is right around the corner.

In just over five weeks, Spring Training gets underway for the Padres at the Peoria Sports Complex in northwest Phoenix.

• Padres Spring Training schedule/tickets

Pitchers and catchers report to the Peoria Sports Complex on Feb. 18. Their first workout is scheduled for the following day.

San Diego's position players report Feb. 23. The first full-squad workout is then scheduled for Feb. 24.

The Padres and Mariners, who also train at the Peoria Sports Complex, play their annual charity game March 2. These two teams will face each other the next day in the Cactus League opener for both teams.

The Padres, coming off a 74-88 season, have a new manager in Andy Green, who was the third-base coach for the D-backs a year ago.

They also have a few notable new faces, including outfielder Jon Jay and handful of Rule 5 Draft picks that may make the team.

The Padres aren't done building their 2016 roster, as the team is looking for a shortstop and could still some help for the bullpen.

Corey Brock is a reporter for Keep track of @FollowThePadres on Twitter and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.