Insiders Look at Week 5 of MLB Spring Training 2012 [59 High Quality PHOTOS]

Last week’s Insiders Look at Week 4 of MLB Spring Training 2012 [53 High Quality PHOTOS] marked the unofficial start of baseball season as teams began playing inter-squad games and limited inning games against local rivals. We saw big name players rebound from injuries, coaches get throw out of games, incredible plays and even saw a few tie games this week as coaches try not to push players to hard in the beginning of the season. This week competition is heating up with full games being played and started getting extended inning to prepare for a long season. Andy Pettitte is making his return to the Yankees, a popular coach shaved his head for charity and much more this week. As you prep for your upcoming fantasy draft enjoy this behind the scenes look at spring training 2012.

Andy Pettitte is back on the mound for one of his first bullpens with the Yankees since coming out of retirement.

Dodger right fielder Andre Ethier homered and drove in a total of three runs in today’s 7-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Ichiro gearing up for his 20th season as a pro.

Jose Reyes #7 of the Miami Marlins looks on from the dugout during a game against the Atlanta Braves.

Another shot of Andy Pettitte getting back into playing shape.

Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett, wearing the team’s green St. Patrick’s Day uniform jersey and hat.

Kevin Correia extends scoreless streak to nine innings in Pirates’ 3-2 win over Phillies.

Justin Morneau.

Lonnie Chisenhall connects, looks to have break out year for the Indians.

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Manny being Manny

Alex Rodriguez in the zone

Washington Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth signs autographs

Joe Namath visits Rays camp.

Luke Scott stepping up to the plate, he homered moments later.

Joe Maddon shaves his head for charity


Don Zimmer and Evan Longoria got in on the action too

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg warms up before the first inning of a spring training baseball game.

That’s a way to celebrate – birthday boy Clayton Kershaw pitched 5 1:3 solid innings, striking out 5.

Fear the beard

Donnie Baseball

Jason Heyward frustrated

Meet the newly selected 2012 Braves Tomahawk Team!

Storm rolling in

Sandy Koufax stopped by Mets camp.

Boston Red Sox starter Josh Beckett delivers

As legend Bert Campaneris shows off his ring

Kevin Youkilis connects for an RBI single off Minnesota Twins pitcher Jason Bulger

Cliff Lee strikes out five over 4 2:3 innings in Phillies’ 3-2 loss to Pirates.

Boston Red Sox shortstop Nick Punto, right, is upended by St. Louis Cardinals base runner Matt Carpenter at second base

Detroit Tigers third baseman Don Kelly walks near a bat prior to a spring training baseball game against.

Dominant Chris Sale retires 18 of 20 hitters he sees in 1-0 loss to Reds.

Grounds crew trims the outfield grass while fans get an up-close view of the Green Monster wall during a tour at JetBlue Park at Fenway South.

Happy St. Paddy’s Day

Doug Fister fans seven, Tigers erupt for 11 runs in win over Nationals.

What are CarGo and Giambi discussing?

Rollie still rockin’ the ‘stache!

Prince homers in Tigers’ 7-6 walk-off win over Mets

New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda (35) walks to the dugout after he warmed up.

Members of the media are reflected in the sunglasses of Boston Red Sox pitcher Daniel Bard

Jose Vizcaino is retired so I suppose he can ride a bike, Spring Training or not.

Jayson Werth plates pair in Nationals’ 11-7 loss to Tigers.

Joey Votto, Reds, and Alex Rios, White Sox

John Danks works four innings, drives in pair in WhiteSox 4-2 loss to D-backs.

Justin Verlander fans eight in Tigers’ 4-2 win over Orioles.

Liriano tosses 5 no-hit innings in Twins’ 10-0 victory over Bucs.

Madison Bumgarner bobblehead day – Sunday, July 15th

Nelson Cruz plates three, Rangers tally 11 hits in 11-7 loss to A’s.

Oakland Athletics catcher Kurt Suzuki prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks

Pujols homers twice vs White Sox

Snakes on a Field

Yu throws eventful four innings in Rangers’ 5-3 loss to Brewers

Yu throws eventful four innings in Rangers’ 5-3 loss to Brewers

Tampa Bay Rays’ Jesus Feliciano kisses a cross that hangs on a necklace around his neck

The new look Miami Marlins

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