A Monday in Cooperstown

A Monday in Cooperstown

When you don’t have Regular Person Weekends off, you take random day trips on Mondays. Today, my dad and I went to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown for the first time in at least a decade. If you’ve never been, it’s well worth the...
Who’s coming to spring training

Who’s coming to spring training

Pitchers and catchers report in less than two weeks, so the Yankees started February by announcing which nonroster players would be getting invites. Twenty-one players — 10 pitchers and 11 position players — will join the 40-man guys in camp, and many of...
The thing that made Mike King really like Jay Bell

The thing that made Mike King really like Jay Bell

Mike King is sitting in an airport Saturday, on his way back from where he’s been training in Florida to spend a few days with his family in Rhode Island before heading off to spring training. There’s a speaker nearby him somewhere and announcements from an attendant...
2018: The Year in RailRiders

2018: The Year in RailRiders

January 31 – Bobby Mitchell takes over One of the perks of Bobby Mitchell’s last job was telling players they were being promoted to the RailRiders. On Wednesday, Mitchell officially got the same call. The former Double-A Trenton Thunder manager will take the...