Twitter and the Blogosphere broke with the news today that the Twins had acquired Matt Rizzotti from the Phillies for "cash considerations". This move is in lieu of the minor leagues being one first baseman short now that Chris Parmelee is likely to break camp with the Twins due to his inspired play that's carried over since late last year.
Well, nothing better than Spring Training to get me back here to write something.
Despite arriving in Florida on Wednesday in time to head straight from the airport to catch the game against the Phillies, I decided to head down to Naples, get some Cuban food, and just relax on the beach instead.
Thursday, however, I got up early and went to check out
Sticking with the running theme of celebrating pitchers & catchers reporting -- a Shakespearian sonnet:
The grassy fields of Hammond Stadium
Are live this morn with sound of bat and glove.
Walkways and bleachers filled with fandom's hum
As sunlight and hope stream from skies above.
Mauer stretches and tests an achy knee,
While Cisco winds and loosens up his arm,
And Revere runs the fields smiling with glee