For a few moments today, it felt like Spring Training. I was up at 5:30, got to the field at 7:30, and my phone was back on the charger shortly after 11 AM. Of course, it's not Spring Training. It's mini-camp, or more accurately it's "voluntary workouts", since "mini-camp" is restricted in the new CBA. Also, it's definitely not Spring Training since it's supposed to be 35 degrees tomorrow morning. That's nothing compared to the zero degrees in Pennsylvania, but I'm pretty sure they shut the entire state of Florida down when it gets into the 30s.

This afternoon I talked with several players who are down here, sticking mostly to prospects. I spoke with Andrew Lambo, who talked about his time at first base over the off-season, and how he's shooting for the open job in Pittsburgh. I also sp...

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