"Every year is exciting. We dig every year no matter the circumstances." -- Rockies manager Bud Balck

The time has come!

Pitchers and catchers report to Colorado Rockies spring training today (Tuesday, Feb. 13) with the first full squad workout next Monday, Feb. 19.

Rockies manager Bud Black spoke to reporters at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Monday, Feb. 12. He talked about being in his second year as manager, the young pitchers, Trevor Story, the catcher position, how the outfield might shake out and more.

KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM is again the radio home of the Rockies, with full game coverage throughout the season.

The first spring training broadcast will be on Friday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. MST.

CHECK OUT OUR SPRING TRAINING BROADCAST SCHEDULE HERE