Feb 14: Pitchers, catchers and injured players report to Spring Training
Feb 19: Non-pitchers/catchers report to Spring Training
March 31: Opening Day (First games include SF @ LA, MIL @ CIN, ATL @ WAS)
April 15: Jackie Robinson Day (all players wear #42)
May 15: Civil Rights Game - Braves vs. Phillies, Turner Field, Atlanta, GA
June 6-8: First-year player draft
July 12: All-Star Game - Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
July 24: Hall of Fame induction ceremony (Bert Blyleven, Roberto Alomar, and others)
July 31: Non-waiver trade deadline
August 31: Final trade deadline
September 1: Rosters expand to 40 players
September 28: Regular season over
- Padres’ road outfits are now the traditional grey instead of the khaki color they’ve been in recent years.
- New Home and Alternate uniforms for the Walgreens Natinals
- New road uniforms for the Cleveland Indians
- Mariners, Athletics, Padres and Twins all get new alternate jerseys.
- The Los Angeles Angels celebrate their 50th Anniversary this year.
- This is the Florida Marlins’ last season in Sun Life Stadium before locating to their new ballpark and being renamed the Miami Marlins.