When does Spring Training start for the Minnesota Twins?

Josh Hill
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A brand new MLB season is right around the corner, and there's plenty to be excited about in Twins Territory this year.

Twins baseball officially returns in Feburary with pitchers and catchers reporting to Florida ahead of Spring Training starting a few days later. It's never the most exciting baseball, but it's the blossoming of a new season, one that seems like it could restore some glory in Minnesota.

The return of Carlos Correa is an obvious thing to get excited about. The antithesis of Minnesota Sports, the Twins were able to claw back into contract talks with Correa after both the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets fumbled his physical.

Granted, concerns about the longevity of his ankle are valid when considering the hundreds of millions of dollars on the table, but it clearly didn't bother the Twins. With Correa back, the Twins used a season of pretty siginficant turnover to put together a team that might be the best they've had in years.

Gone are guys like Gio Urshela, Gary Sanchez, Chris Archer, Aaron Sanchez, and Miguel Sano.

Luis Arraez is also gone, after being traded to the Miami Marlins in a three-for-one deal. Minnesota received starter Pablo Lopez in that deal, which caps off a winter where other additions included Joey Gallo, Christian Vázquez, and Michael A. Taylor -- plus Correa.

Guys like Gallo and Correa will have a bigger impact in the regular season, but Spring Training will be about more than just shaking off the rust. In addition to the new faces showing up in Fort Myers, the Twins have a list of non-roster invites looking to make an impact.

Twins fans will get their first look at top prospect Brooks Lee, who comes to Spring Training with a ton of hype. Austin Martin will also get some time to develop, with both he and Lee likely benefiting greatly from getting time with Correa.

Spring Training 2023: When do Minnesota Twins report?

Spring Training comes in waves, not unlike the ones that will be rolling near Hammond Stadium for the next month. Pitchers and catchers report first, as they always have, with positional players showing up a few days later.

Here's when Spring Training starts for the Minnesota Twins this year:

Pitcher and Catchers

Position Players

February 16, 2023

February 20, 2023

Spring Training officially gets underway on February 25th, when the Twins play their first game of the spring against Tampa Bay.

Minnesota Twins 2023 Spring Training schedule: How to watch

Here's a look at when the Twins are in action this Spring Training, and where you can catch all of the action:

Date/Time (CT)

Opponent

TV Channel

February 25, 12:05pm

vs. Tampa Bay Rays

February 25, 12:05pm

at Baltimore Orioles

February 26, 12:05pm

at Philadelphia Phillies

February 27, 12:05pm

at Boston Red Sox

February 28, 12:05pm

vs. Atlanta Braves

March 1, 12:05pm

vs. Philadelphia Phillies

March 2, 12:05pm

at Tampa Bay Rays

March 3, 12:05pm

vs. Boston Red Sox

March 4, 12:05pm

at Atlanta Braves

March 5, 12:05pm

at Pittsburgh Pirates

March 5, 12:05pm

vs. Detroit Tigers

March 7, 12:05pm

vs. Baltimore Orioles

March 8, 12:07pm

at Toronto Blue Jays

March 10, 5:05pm

at Baltimore Orioles

March 11, 12:05pm

vs. Boston Red Sox

March 12, 12:05pm

at Detroit Tigers

March 13, 12:05pm

vs. New York Yankees

March 14, 12:05pm

at Tampa Bay Rays

March 14, 12:05pm

vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

March 16, 12:05pm

vs. Tampa Bay Rays

March 17, 12:05pm

vs. Baltimore Orioles

March 18, 12:05pm

at Pittsburgh Pirates

March 19, 12:05pm

vs. Atlanta Braves

March 21, 12:05pm

vs. Tampa Bay Rays

March 22, 5:05pm

at Boston Red Sox

March 23, 12:05pm

vs. Toronto Blue Jays

March 24, 12:05pm

at New York Yankees

March 25, 12:05pm

at Atlanta Braves

March 25, 12:05pm

vs. Atlanta Braves

March 26, 12:05pm

at Boston Red Sox

March 27, 12:05pm

vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

March 28, 12:05pm

at Pittsburgh Pirates

All Minnesota Twins springing training games will be broadcast on the Treasure Island Baseball Network, which is the Twins radio home.

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