Sights of baseball's spring training

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Baseball is back. A good chunk of MLB teams reported to spring training this week. Here are some of the sights of the spring — a sunny reminder that opening day is just around the corner.

Baseballs rest in a basket as the Los Angeles Dodgers head to drills during spring training baseball practice in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Baseballs rest in a basket as the Los Angeles Dodgers head to drills during spring training baseball practice in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
Baseballs rest in a basket as the Los Angeles Dodgers head to drills during spring training baseball practice in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, left, and second baseman Dan Uggla arrive for a spring training baseball workout, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, left, and second baseman Dan Uggla arrive for a spring training baseball workout, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla
Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, left, and second baseman Dan Uggla arrive for a spring training baseball workout, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Arizona Diamondbacks stretch during baseball spring training Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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Arizona Diamondbacks stretch during baseball spring training Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Tyler Clippard, right, performs a standing long jump test during a spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Washington Nationals relief pitcher Tyler Clippard, right, performs a standing long jump test during a spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw leads teammates running stairs during spring training baseball practice in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw leads teammates running stairs during spring training baseball practice in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw leads teammates running stairs during spring training baseball practice in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina jogs along a warning track during an informal spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. Cardinals pitchers and catchers first official practice is scheduled for Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
St. Louis Cardinals arrive in Florida
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina jogs along a warning track during an informal spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. Cardinals pitchers and catchers first official practice is scheduled for Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn throws during an informal spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. Cardinals pitchers and catchers first official practice is scheduled for Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
St. Louis Cardinals arrive in Florida
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn throws during an informal spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. Cardinals pitchers and catchers first official practice is scheduled for Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Detroit Tigers pitcher Joba Chamberlain stretches during the team's first day of baseball spring training for pitchers and catchers, in Lakeland, Fla., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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Detroit Tigers pitcher Joba Chamberlain stretches during the team's first day of baseball spring training for pitchers and catchers, in Lakeland, Fla., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hits during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Humble Goldschmidt becomes face of Diamondbacks
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hits during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson bunts during baseball spring training in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson bunts during baseball spring training in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, left, greets pitcher Jean Machi, right, as catcher Guillermo Quiroz watches in the locker room at baseball spring training, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants pitchers and catchers arrived Friday for physicals before beginning training Saturday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, left, greets pitcher Jean Machi, right, as catcher Guillermo Quiroz watches in the locker room at baseball spring training, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants pitchers and catchers arrived Friday for physicals before beginning training Saturday
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, left, greets pitcher Jean Machi, right, as catcher Guillermo Quiroz watches in the locker room at baseball spring training, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants pitchers and catchers arrived Friday for physicals before beginning training Saturday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus signs an autograph for a fan during a break in their spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus signs an autograph for a fan during a break in their spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis puts pine tar on his bat during batting practice at the baseball team's spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Orioles pitchers and catchers are scheduled for their first workout Friday, with the first full-squad workout Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Orioles take field for first workout
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis puts pine tar on his bat during batting practice at the baseball team's spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Orioles pitchers and catchers are scheduled for their first workout Friday, with the first full-squad workout Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn throws during an informal spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. Cardinals pitchers and catchers first official practice is scheduled for Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
St. Louis Cardinals arrive in Florida
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn throws during an informal spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. Cardinals pitchers and catchers first official practice is scheduled for Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Detroit Tigers pitcher Joba Chamberlain stretches during the team's first day of baseball spring training for pitchers and catchers, in Lakeland, Fla., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Ausmus ready for first managerial job
Detroit Tigers pitcher Joba Chamberlain stretches during the team's first day of baseball spring training for pitchers and catchers, in Lakeland, Fla., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hits during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Humble Goldschmidt becomes face of Diamondbacks
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hits during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson bunts during baseball spring training in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Dodgers' Kemp says he won't rush back this time
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson bunts during baseball spring training in Glendale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, left, greets pitcher Jean Machi, right, as catcher Guillermo Quiroz watches in the locker room at baseball spring training, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants pitchers and catchers arrived Friday for physicals before beginning training Saturday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, left, greets pitcher Jean Machi, right, as catcher Guillermo Quiroz watches in the locker room at baseball spring training, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants pitchers and catchers arrived Friday for physicals before beginning training Saturday
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, left, greets pitcher Jean Machi, right, as catcher Guillermo Quiroz watches in the locker room at baseball spring training, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants pitchers and catchers arrived Friday for physicals before beginning training Saturday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus signs an autograph for a fan during a break in their spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Nationals new starter Doug Fister to run in DC
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus signs an autograph for a fan during a break in their spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis puts pine tar on his bat during batting practice at the baseball team's spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Orioles pitchers and catchers are scheduled for their first workout Friday, with the first full-squad workout Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Orioles take field for first workout
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis puts pine tar on his bat during batting practice at the baseball team's spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Orioles pitchers and catchers are scheduled for their first workout Friday, with the first full-squad workout Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, left, greets pitcher Jean Machi, right, as catcher Guillermo Quiroz watches in the locker room at baseball spring training, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants pitchers and catchers arrived Friday for physicals before beginning training Saturday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, left, greets pitcher Jean Machi, right, as catcher Guillermo Quiroz watches in the locker room at baseball spring training, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants pitchers and catchers arrived Friday for physicals before beginning training Saturday
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, left, greets pitcher Jean Machi, right, as catcher Guillermo Quiroz watches in the locker room at baseball spring training, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants pitchers and catchers arrived Friday for physicals before beginning training Saturday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus signs an autograph for a fan during a break in their spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Nationals new starter Doug Fister to run in DC
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus signs an autograph for a fan during a break in their spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis puts pine tar on his bat during batting practice at the baseball team's spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Orioles pitchers and catchers are scheduled for their first workout Friday, with the first full-squad workout Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Orioles take field for first workout
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis puts pine tar on his bat during batting practice at the baseball team's spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Orioles pitchers and catchers are scheduled for their first workout Friday, with the first full-squad workout Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus signs an autograph for a fan during a break in their spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Nationals new starter Doug Fister to run in DC
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Ryan Mattheus signs an autograph for a fan during a break in their spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Viera, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis puts pine tar on his bat during batting practice at the baseball team's spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Orioles pitchers and catchers are scheduled for their first workout Friday, with the first full-squad workout Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Orioles take field for first workout
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis puts pine tar on his bat during batting practice at the baseball team's spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Orioles pitchers and catchers are scheduled for their first workout Friday, with the first full-squad workout Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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