Spring training as a rule is indeed too long. But are we really ready for what lies beyond?
I'm not endorsing a pushback of Opening Day or anything heretical like that, but the real thing (known as the Zeile thing in 2000, 2001 and 2004 and we looked forward to it anyway) is but a scant [...]
In mid-March you’re struck by your annual worry: that this year’s Mets don’t seem to hold the same power over you as all the previous years’ did.
In late March I’m struck by my annual grumble: that spring training is just too long.
Oh, spring training. You wait for it forever, the first spark of anticipation appearing [...]