- As sometimes happens in Florida, the Bucs and Blue Jays ran out of pitchers and played to a 2-2 tie ysterday. The good news is that Wandy looked good and had no pain in his first frame of competition since last year. Russ Martin added a wind-aided homer.
- Hey, AJ is back - for the Phils. The lineup for today's game vs Philadelphia: Jaff Decker LF, Gregory Polanco CF, Travis Snider DH, Pedro Alvarez 3B, Chris Dickerson RF, Chris McGuiness 1B, Chris Stewart C, Josh Harrison 2B and Michael Martinez SS. RHP Stolmy Pimentel will start for the Pirates, followed by LHP Adam Wilk, LHP Tao-Hsun Yang, RHP Cody Eppley, LHP Joely Rodriguez, LHP Daniel Schlereth and RHP Jay Jackson. The game starts at 1:05 and is on MLB.TV and 93.7 The Fan. It'll be replayed at 10 AM tomorrow on the MLB Network.
- Wonder where Neil Walker has been? He told Tom Singer of MLB.com that his right side is a little sore "just from swinging too much." The Kid expects to back in action in a couple of days.
- Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says both Pittsburgh and Milwaukee have scouts in the Bosox camp to watch 1B/OF Mike Carp.
- IF Chase d'Arnaud cleared waivers and was outrighted to Indy. He lost his spot on the 40-man roster to 3B Brent Morel.
- MLBAM is rolling out a new analytic measurement system that promises to be beyond cool; the vid explains some of its sweetness.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
The Bucs face the only NL team they'll see this spring...