February 8, 2011

Bored. Bored. Bored.

This part of the lead-up to Spring Training is excruciating. All I want is for the players to be gathering on baseball fields in a warmer locale, but instead what I get are “news” articles about the Cincinnati Reds packing a truck.

Oh, hey, the St. Louis Cardinals packed a truck, too! At least both of last season’s division leaders are on the same page.

I don’t know why I want the 2011 season–or at least its exhibition–to get started so soon. Perhaps it’s the 2 inches of ice on the ground with 3 inches of snow on top of it. I can’t imagine why I might be a bit stir-crazy with that and the freezing temperatures of this very cold winter for the last month and a half.

Soon, though. Soon, a game will happen, and I can envision myself basking in the sun as Aroldis Chapman’s fastball pounds the catcher’s mitt. Nothing to do but wait.

1 comment to “Bored. Bored. Bored.”

  1. Amanda says:

    C’mon dude, there aren’t two inches of ice on the ground. More like six. Though there are some odd places where huge rivets have formed, adding the spice of “bumpiness” to an otherwise bland “slippery as snot” drive out of the neighborhood.