2018 Atlanta Braves Spring Training Comes to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Spring brings the Atlanta Braves back to Orlando for Spring Training, and the action starts February 26 at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World.

Spring brings the Atlanta Braves back to Orlando for Spring Training, and the action starts February 26 at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World.

From matchups with the 2017 World Series Champions, Houston Astros, to other fan favorites such as the New York Yankees, this year’s schedule is packed with games you won’t want to miss.

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Batter Up! Florida’s Grapefruit League Starts 2013 Season For Major League Baseball Spring Training in February

springtraining-atlbraveswdwEvery spring, fifteen Major League Baseball teams head for Florida for Spring Training. This group of baseball teams is known as the Florida Grapefruit League, and this year marks the 125th anniversary of the FLG.

Of the teams that train in Florida, two call the Orlando area home: the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros.

The Atlanta Braves are calling Champion Stadium at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World home for their training. Their first game is a home game against the Detroit Tigers on February 22.

The Houston Astros will be based at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee for their spring training. Their first game is against the Phillies in Clearwater on February 23, but the following day, they’ll play their first home game against the Mets.

For a complete list of games and teams, visit FloridaGrapefruitLeague.com.

2011 Major League Baseball Spring Training Opens in Central Florida

If you’re a baseball fan, this is the time to be in Central Florida. Fifteen Major League Baseball teams are training in the state, and over half of them are stationed in the Orlando and Tampa areas.

The Atlanta Braves are training at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World. Their first away game is this Saturday, February 26, against the NY Mets in Port St. Lucie. Their first home game is the next day, Sunday, February 27, also against the NY Mets. A complete schedule of games is online.

Tickets for home games start at $10 for general admission lawn seats and start at $24 for bleacher reserved seats. Tickets are $3 additional when purchased on the day of.

Over in Kissimmee, at the Osceola County Stadium, you’ll find the Houston Astros training. Their first away game isn’t that far away, as they’ll be taking on the Atlanta Braves at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on February 28. The next day is their first home game, also against the Braves, on March 1. A complete schedule of games is online.

Tickets for home games start at $15 for outfield reserved seats and go up to $24 for dugout reserved seats. There is a $3 additional fee for certain “premium” games.

But we’ve uncovered a great deal for Florida residents!

Purchase tickets for the March 1 game of the Houston Astros vs. the Atlanta Braves at the Osceola County Stadium at the box office, and get outfield reserve seats for just $7 (half-price!). First pitch for this game is at 1:05pm.

For a complete list of MLB teams training in Florida, check out the website for the Grapefruit League.

[Photo courtesy Atlanta Braves]

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