Kansas City Royals v St Louis Cardinals

Well, it's that time of year. For baseball fanatics it's a spot on the calendar that brings a smile to their face and hope for another winning season.

Pitchers and catchers report on Wednesday, February 12 for the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals.

The Royals report to Surprise, Arizona while the Cardinals will check into Jupiter, Florida. The rest of the rosters for both teams will report on February 17 with full activities starting the next day.

The Royals first spring game is Friday, February 21 against the Texas Rangers in the Cactus League.  The Royals start the 2020 regular season on the road in Chicago against the White Sox. The home opener will be on Thursday, April 2 against the Seattle Mariners.

For the Cardinals the first spring training game will be Saturday, February 22 against the N.Y. Mets. The Cardinals will start the regular season on the road with their first game against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday, March 26. The first home game lands on Saturday, April 2, against the New York Mets.

Newstalk 1050 KSIS will carry St. Louis Cardinals spring training weekend games and regular-season games.