(GOODYEAR, Ariz.) – The Cleveland Indians have been preparing for the 2014 season at spring training for over a week already and in just a few days they’ll open up their Cactus League exhibition schedule against the Cincinnati Reds at Goodyear Ballpark.
Full squad workouts began on Monday, Feb. 17 for the Tribe. Check out some of the Indians latest workouts at the club’s player development complex with some exclusive photos.
Asrubal Cabrera walks off a practice field in Goodyear following infield drills. Right behind him are utility man Mike Aviles and 3B Lonnie Chisenhall. (Photo courtesy Nick Camino)
Yan Gomes (closest) and DH Jason Giambi take a break from the action to watch the Indians wrap up one of their first full squad workouts this week. (Photo courtesy Nick Camino)
Indians right-hander Zach McAllister trots off the diamond following a "PFP" drill in Goodyear, Arizona. He's having a laugh with some of the other pitchers not pictured. (Photo courtesy Nick Camino)
One of the "Goon Squad" members! That's utility man Ryan Raburn following a round in the cage during batting practice at the club's player development complex in Goodyear, AZ. Those airplanes in the background? Well, that's an airplane graveyard. (Photo courtesy Nick Camino)
The competition at third base will be interesting all spring long. Do the Indians go with Carlos Santana who is transitioning from catcher? Or, give Lonnie Chisenhall another chance? We'll find out in the coming weeks. (Photo courtesy Nick Camino)
New Tribe outfielder David Murphy waiting to take BP in Goodyear. He was one of the Indians big off-season aquisitions and is looking forward to a bounce-back season after a rough year with the Texas Rangers. (Photo courtesy Nick Camino)