Springtime in Tucson
Finally made it to Tucson and it couldn’t be a more beautiful day (though cold.. yikes, it was around freezing this morning). Anyway, overlooking the empty Tucson Electric Park now, it truly does feel like baseball season.
The team is on its last day here of pitchers and catchers workouts; the full squad is required to report today. Tomorrow, the D-backs will have their first full-squad workout of the year. Then on March 4, the team plays its first game at TEP against the Colorado Rockies.
Many position players have already been here the past few days, and some were here pretty early in the morning today. Augie Ojeda was around the clubhouse this morning, as was non-roster invitee outfielder Drew Macias.
I’ll be here all week, so I’ll keep this blog warm with some thoughts, notes, interviews, audio, (hopefully) video and the best photos my cell phone can take.