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5 Notables in Early Spring

For baseball lovers, there are no more mirthful words to receive in mid-February than “pitchers and catchers reported to spring training today.” This year was obviously different when pitchers, catchers, and everyone else reported last Monday. What have we learned over the past week?

  1. Meyers, if not ahead of schedule, is at least not behind schedule. This is probably the most noteworthy but under-reported story. Recall the mood back in October—Would Meyers be back the next day, or for the next series? It took some days to settle into the gravity of the injury.