- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 15, 2012


A team-by-team look at the National League entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:


Philadelphia Phillies

Manager: Charlie Manuel (eighth season).

2011: 102-60, first place, lost in division series.

Training Town: Clearwater, Fla.

Park: Bright House Field.

First Workout: Feb. 19/24.

He’s Here: RHP Jonathan Papelbon, RHP Chad Qualls, LHP Dontrelle Willis, 1B Jim Thome, INF Ty Wigginton, OF Laynce Nix, OF Juan Pierre, OF Scott Podsednik, RHP Joel Pineiro, RHP Brian Sanches.

He’s Outta Here: RHP Roy Oswalt, RHP Brad Lidge, OF Raul Ibanez, RHP Ryan Madson, OF Ross Gload, OF Ben Francisco, INF Wilson Valdez.

Atlanta Braves

Manager: Fredi Gonzalez (second season).

2011: 89-73, second place.

Training Town: Kissimmee, Fla.

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