Daily Archives: March 8, 2016

Minor League Spring Training and the Game against Japan

This week is among my favorite weeks of spring baseball.  There are 150 players at the Carpenter Complex.  Thirty-plus on each of four fields.  More than enough action to satiate anyone’s thirst for baseball.  Young baseball.  Baseball played by players too young to know their chances are long at making a major league roster.  The youngest players in camp are teenagers Lenin Rodriguez (17) and Jhailyn Ortiz.  And, players trying to extend their dream for one more season.  The oldest player in camp is Jake Fox at 33.    Continue reading Minor League Spring Training and the Game against Japan