Insider Look at Week One of MLB Spring Training 2012 marked the start of baseball season as pitchers and catchers begin to show up to their respective spring training complexes to prepare for another grueling 162-game season. This week the full squads have arrived at camp to work on fundamentals, catch up with their co-workers, speak to the media, sign autographs and shoot a surprising amount of video so it can be ready in time for opening day in early April. As you prep for your upcoming fantasy draft enjoy this behind the scenes look at spring training 2012.
First day of first full-squad workouts in Spring Training.
Clayton Kershaw threw his first bullpen session of the spring
Alex Rodriguez practicing in the bathroom.
MVPs: Aaron Rodgers and Ryan Braun pose together on set.
Prince Fielder meeting with fans in between workouts
Andy Pettitte stopped by camp and chats with Alex Rodriguez during workouts.
Boston Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine arrives at the Fenway South Spring Training complex on his bicycle for workouts early in the morning.
Manager Kirk Gibson at practice at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Andrew McCutchen does some running during a workout today at Pirate City
90’s reunion in Goodyear today as former Indians slugger Albert Belle reunites with teammates Kenny Lofton, Carlos Baerga, Sandy Alomar and Manager Mike Hargrove
Bryce Harper took batting practice yesterday for the first time in camp.
Matt Kemp brought his Gold Glove to Camelback Ranch, AZ
David Wright in a Michigan jersey
Bautista prepping for another 30+ home run season
Bet you wish you were here
Jeter and A-Rod share a laugh in the outfield grass.
Scott Rolen catching some rays at Reds camp
Buster Posey in action
Strasburg back on the hill
The Mets will wear this patch during the 2012 season to honor Gary Carter
Mariners commercial shoot scene #1, take #1. Leading off... Justin Smoak.
Wounded Warrior game
Tom Prince watches catcher Eric Fryer as Nate McLouth takes BP.
Pitcher Brad Ziegler at practice. (Photo by Jordan Megenhardt:Arizona Diamondbacks)
Yankees' Mariano Rivera meets fans
Manny with the fans signing autographs.
Detroit Tigers Workout
Jesus Montero tv commercial shoot
Miami Marlins third baseman Hanley Ramirez, taking ground balls at his new position.
Tommy Lasorda back for another season, working with Alex MacCord
Mike Schmidt joins fellow Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg in camp.
Matt Kemp and Juan Uribe are all smiles on Uribe's first day at Camelback Ranch.
Sean Marshall speaks to the writers about his contract extension.
Ricky Romero getting ready for a 2012 Cy Young run.
Oakland Athletics outfielder Manny Ramirez (right) stretches during spring training at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE)
New Marlins starting pitcher Mark Buehrle jokes with catcher John Buck and manager Ozzie Guillen.
Dane De La Rosa's new haircut
Joe Mauer catching Samuel Deduno's bullpen session.
Edwin Jackson chats with pitching coach Steve McCatty.
Jim Thome photo session for Comcast SportsNet.
Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, left, and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia talk after Saltalamacchia catches pitcher Daniel Bard's throwing live batting practice at Spring Training workouts.
Yu Darvish prepping for his debut season with the Rangers
King Zimmer arriving into town
The Nationals proudly welcome the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to Space Coast Stadium.
Brian McCann and his GoPro
Buck Showalter signing a baseball for 3 Amish men.
Chicago White Sox stretching it out.
D-backs first baseman Paul Goldschmidt signs autographs for fans.
D-backs outfielder Chris Young during batting practice.
Cubs bunting practice.
King Felix enroute to the clubhouse
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