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MORE SPRING TRAINING: Friday's photos

Twenty-six of the 30 clubs have already opening spring training throughout Florida and Arizona. Those last four teams -- Twins, Rangers, Blue Jays, Marlins -- all start camp on Sunday. Here are some photos from early spring training.

Everyone wants Max Scherzer's autograph, young and old.
Everyone wants Max Scherzer's autograph, young and old. (USATSI)
Baseball lifers on golf carts are a spring staple.
Baseball lifers on golf carts are a spring staple. (USATSI)
Yankees skipper Joe Girardi gets his first look at Masahiro Tanaka in the bullpen.
Yankees skipper Joe Girardi gets his first look at Masahiro Tanaka in the bullpen. (USATSI)
New Pirate Edinson Volquez gets warmed up for the season.
New Pirate Edinson Volquez gets warmed up for the season. (USATSI)
Despite offseason surgery, Justin Verlander is already working out.
Despite offseason surgery, Justin Verlander is already working out. (USATSI)
Almost.
Almost. (USATSI)
New Tigers closer Joe Nathan gets some throwing in.
New Tigers closer Joe Nathan gets some throwing in. (USATSI)
New Cardinals center fielder Peter Bourjos watches his new teammates.
New Cardinals center fielder Peter Bourjos watches his new teammates. (USATSI)
Meeting with the media before the first workout is another spring staple.
Meeting with the media before the first workout is another spring staple. (USATSI)
Will Victor Martinez don the tools of ignorance in a game this season?
Will Victor Martinez don the tools of ignorance in a game this season? (USATSI)
Starling Marte is looking to build on his strong rookie season.
Starling Marte is looking to build on his strong rookie season. (USATSI)
Pitcher's fielding practice is not sexy but very necessary.
Pitcher's fielding practice is not sexy but very necessary. (USATSI)
Reigning NL Manager of the Year Clint Hurdle likes what he sees.
Reigning NL Manager of the Year Clint Hurdle likes what he sees. (USATSI)
Bases...
Bases... (USATSI)
...and balls.
...and balls. (USATSI)
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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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