Cubs announce spring report, workout dates

CHICAGO -- Excited for Spring Training? Cubs pitchers and catchers will report on Feb. 14, with the first workout the next day at their complex in Mesa, Ariz. Position players report Feb. 17, and the first full squad workout for the defending World Series champions will be Feb. 18.

The Cubs also have added a split-squad game against the D-backs in Scottsdale on March 2 at 7:10 p.m. MT to the Cactus League schedule. The Cubs will face the Reds that day in Goodyear as well.

Spring Training info

This will be the fourth year for the Cubs at their new complex in Mesa. They open the 2017 Spring Training home schedule on Feb. 25 when they play host to the Athletics in a split-squad game at Sloan Park in Mesa, starting at 1:05 p.m. MT.

Fans can purchase Spring Training single-game tickets beginning Saturday at 11 a.m. CT by visiting cubs.com.

Carrie Muskat has covered the Cubs since 1987, and for MLB.com since 2001. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings. You can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat and listen to her podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.