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Cactus League schedule announced

December 8, 2008 |  6:15 pm

Tempe Diablo Stadium

LAS VEGAS -- The Angels will open the 2009 exhibition season on Feb. 25 against the Chicago White Sox in Tempe Diablo Stadium. Included in the 32-game spring schedule are two games against the Dodgers, who have moved their spring-training headquarters from Vero Beach, Fla., to Glendale, Ariz., and a March 4 exhibition against the U.S. World Baseball Classic team.

Most years, the Angels have had one day off during the exhibition season, but they will have five days off next spring. For the entire Cactus League schedule, for the Angels as well as other teams, go to

-- Mike DiGiovanna

Photo: Workers maneuver a "Big A" into place during a 2006 remodeling project at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Credit: Christine Cotter / Associated Press