Fall Instructional League Notes

One of the best things about Fall Instructional League is the weather. The last few weeks of Gulf Coast League were brutal, mid nineties every day, 90-100% humidity, no breezes. The games started at noon and by one, you felt fried. Fast forward a few weeks FIL starts at one, the temps are mid-eighties, humidity […]

Waa Waa Waa Waaaa

Well, the Rays lost one game too many and the wild card game play in game is in Texas and the wild card game will be in Cleveland. One of the saddest emails I’ve gotten was from the Rays last night–“your tickets have been refunded.” Let’s hope they win in Texas and Cleveland so we […]

On Pins and Needles

I’ve never been to a baseball playoff game, well not a MLB one. Earlier this week, Baseball Ross and I were lucky enough to “win” the ticket lottery for the Tampa Bay Rays and be “given the privilege” to buy play off tickets. So we have seats, just fifteen rows behind the Rays dug out. […]

Fall Instructional League Play is Underway

Ahh, fall is in the air! The air is cool, low to mid 80’s, mostly sunny, nice breezes such a changed from the mid-90’s and stifling air of the Gulf Coast League. The Fall Instructional League got off to a late start as the first several days of play had to be postponed/cancelled due to […]

It’s the End of the World as I Know it, and I Feel Fine…

Ok, it’s not the end of the world, but it is the end of the “ticketed” baseball season for me, in all likelihood. So these are all my tickets for the games we paid for this year (minus a couple that ended up in the laundry). What I have here is SIXTY-SEVEN tickets. This does […]