Spring training tickets on sale Friday

NEW YORK -- Spring training is now so close you can almost buy tickets for it.

The Yankees announced today that single-game tickets for their preseason games will go on sale tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 10) at 10 a.m. at the George Steinbrenner Field box office in Tampa.

Pitchers and catchers arrive on Feb. 14, the first full-squad workout is Feb. 20, the all-important Photo Day is Feb. 22 (will Alex Rodriguez be in the official team photo?) and the first home game is Feb. 27 at 1:05 p.m. against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Yankees will also play a pre-preseason game against the Florida State Seminoles at home on Feb. 25.