I arrived in Florida around 3:30 AM this morning, after about 15 hours of driving. After a bit of sleep, I went over to Pirate City, where the Pirates were having a camp day, and an intersquad game. There wasn't much to report on. Each pitcher threw an inning, and it was hard getting a read on the position players, since they didn't have numbers, and kept switching spots during the game. I can recognize most of them without numbers, but it's hard to keep track of who is playing where when they're not staying in the same spot from inning to inning. For the most part, my goal today was to get a few pictures, along with an interview with Gerrit Cole for the 2012 Prospect Guide. Here are the highlights from day one:
Allie pitched an inning today.
-Stetson Allie threw an inning, and...
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