For years, if you wanted to see a team’s top prospects in action during Spring Training, you only had two options. You could watch team workouts from the backfield or wait until the later innings of a game when the starters are pulled. This year, the MLB is giving fans another way to watch the league’s top prospects with the inaugural Spring Breakout.
The MLB Spring Breakout will be a four-day event showcasing each team’s top prospects and minor league stars. The inaugural event will take place during Spring Training from March 14th to 17th at Grapefruit and Cactus League stadiums. Spring Breakout will feature 16 exhibition games played between teams of the top 20-25 prospects from each MLB organization. During Spring Breakout, 28 teams will play one exhibition, while one Arizona team and one Florida team play two games. This ensures that each of the 30 MLB clubs play at least one seven-inning exhibition.
2024 MLB Spring Breakout Schedule
Cactus League Schedule
Cincinnati Reds at Texas Rangers
Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs
San Francisco Giants at Oakland Athletics
San Diego Padres at Seattle Mariners
Cleveland Guardians at Cincinnati Reds
Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies
Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels
Milwaukee Brewers at Kansas City Royals
Grapefruit League Schedule
March 14th – Baltimore Orioles at Pittsburgh Pirates
Washington Nationals at New York Mets
Miami Marlins at St. Louis Cardinals
Atlanta Braves at Boston Red Sox
Philadelphia Phillies at Detroit Tigers
Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins
Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees
Houston Astros at St. Louis Cardinals
The MLB Spring Breakout will provide top prospects with more opportunities to showcase their talents, and the exhibition adds another element to the Spring Training experience. Fans in attendance will have the opportunity to meet baseball’s future stars and get autographs. Spring Breakout will also highlight some of the many on-field initiatives that are in place in the minor leagues.
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