The Kansas City Royals are moving from the cold in Kansas City and heading to Surprise, Ariz.
Friday began the annual loading of two trucks outside Kauffman Stadium with bats, balls, equipment and everything else needed for spring training.
Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on February 13, with the rest of the team reporting on the 18th.
The first game of spring training will take place on February 24 against the Los Angeles Angels at Surprise Stadium.
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