Eric Whitley

Spring training fans watch the Philadelphia Phillies play against the New York Yankees at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Does Spring Training Matter?

With pitchers and catchers set to report in just a few short weeks, I found myself contemplating the upcoming spring training season. Do the results of spring training games have any effect on regular season success or failure?

WFAN–02/01/2011