The 2016 Major League Baseball season is right around the corner. And in honor of the sport that so encapsulates the divine leisure of a long summer day, here's an artful glimpse into spring training, in all of its languid beauty.

Minnesota Twins pitcher J.T. Chargois throws a pitch during a spring training workout in Fort Myers, Florida, on Feb. 22, 2016. | (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

A ball is tossed into a bucket during a Los Angeles Dodgers practice in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 20. | (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Miami Marlins pitcher Carter Capps leaves a mark on the mound as he throws a bullpen session in Jupiter, Florida, on Feb. 22. | (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Seattle Mariners' Chris Iannetta bunts during practice in Peoria, Arizona, on Feb. 20. | (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Fans try to get autographs from New York Mets players in Port St. Lucie, Florida, on Feb. 20. | (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

San Diego Padres manager Andy Gree talks to players as they stretch before practice in Peoria, Arizona, on Feb. 22. | (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A patch of sunlight falls across first base as Minnesota Twins pitcher J.R. Graham runs a drill in Fort Myers, Florida, on Feb. 22. | (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Baseballs sit in the bullpen before an Oakland Athletics practice in Mesa, Arizona, on Feb. 21. | (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Minnesota Twins players stretch and warm up in Fort Myers, Florida, on Feb. 22. | (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval throws a ball during a workout in Fort Myers, Florida, on Feb. 24. | (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)