Shorter trip than usual!
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It is sad to report that today is the last day of the trip. It’s been amazing thus far with the continuation of many cherished spring traditions along with some new stuff that might someday get the same distinction. The weather … Continue reading
What a great day for baseball- perfect weather to spend the day outside. We started the day as we usually do, checking out the practice fields of the Padres facility. Today, we practically had the place to ourselves. After the major leaguers went in, … Continue reading
Spring Training means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. People enjoy this smorgasboard of all things baseball in their own way. Some like to get some sun in the outfield while others like the up close … Continue reading
Things got off to a good start with a short conversation and an autographed card from Bud Black. I told him about my streak of spring training Padres losses dating back to 2011 and that I could really use a … Continue reading
We departed San Diego early Sunday morning and made our way east to Phoenix. The winds were blowing out of the north so we had to dodge tumbleweeds and brave some low visibility dust storms crossing the road but managed to arrive without incident. … Continue reading
Apparently winter didn’t get the message that spring training was starting early. There was unprecedented snow in parts of Arizona a few days ago. Check out these pictures of Salt River Fields at Talking Stick near Scottsdale and of the … Continue reading