It was the last day of the Major League spring training camp. They’re looking good and I feel like this is a season of promise. (except for the lack of Howard, but I think we have some good players to take his place) Practice was just running through a last few drills and they were […]
Sorry for the delay in posting. I had a major iPhoto issue that required 2 calls from Apple to fix, but true to form, they got it fixed with a minimum of grief. I ❤ Apple! Where I was today, for what I could see…they worked hard on running home from third. The “pitcher” (a […]
It’s a cold and breezy day here in Clearwater. When we got ready to leave it was 57 and there was one hack of a breeze. It was “spitting” rain as my mom used to call it and it was unbearably raw. So we did not go up to the complex. 😦 They are reporting […]
So I’m home now. As I reported earlier, I noticed that Ryan Howard was walking with a slight limp, almost tenderly. Ross had seen him walking earlier in the week and mentioned to me that he seemed to be walking fine. So today as I watched Mansolino hit grounders to Utley, Utley would then toss […]
It was a breezy morning at the Carpenter Complex. It was crowded but with all four fields in operation as well as the short field next to Brighthouse, the crowd was manageable and spread out. I arrives to see Chase Utley and Ryan Howard talking with Doug Mansolino. Utley then took some grounders: After a […]
It was a HOT day for spring training today. By the time the Fightins too the field it was EIGHTY degrees! EIGHTY, I tell you! There was a strong breeze That kept it from being unbearable, but I don’t ever remember in my eight years of going to spring training, it being this hot. 2 […]
We’re getting a late start today, but we’re off….I will post a blog live from spring training shortly. It’s sunny now, we had morning “sea-fog” but that’s cleared. It’s also 79 degrees….feels like late spring! And with that…Off I go!