While the chaos of the off season continues - no manager, probably no Mookie Betts, MLB still investigating the organization for possible sign-stealing violations during the 2018 season - it's somewhat comforting to know that at least one sign of spring has arrived.
Happy Truck Day!
Tempered a bit by the lack of a deep playoff run by the Patriots and the uncertainty mentioned above, the departure of the Red Sox equipment truck from Fenway Park to Fort Myers is usually a cause for at least a minor celebration.
Among the items making the trek -
200 batting gloves
200 batting helmets
320 BP tops
300 pairs of pants
400 pairs of socks
20 cases of bubble gum
60 cases of sunflower seeds
This year, though, the fans' responses to the team's Twitter feed was a constant reminder of what WASN'T included - right down to free agent Brock Holt's son Griff who has become something of a cult figure thanks to his appearance in dad's videos on social media.
Pitchers and catchers report next week and hopefully by then, there will be some clarity on Mookie, the manager, and yes, Griffin Holt.
Born in Queens, NYC and lived kind of all over the place from PA to NJ to NYC and back to NJ.
Yeah, I used to be that guy on WNEW-FM. No, I never worked at WPLJ (honest).
I support my family by doing two things in life I truly love - baseball (PBI) and radio (WDHA).