We've hit four minor league spring training camps in the last two days. Internet issues on the road have kept us from updating the blog until now.
The Red Sox have an interesting set-up for their camp. The minor league camp is located two miles down
The younger guys would like the big league players to train in the same complex, while the older minor leaguers are glad to be away from the media circus that follows the Red Sox nation. Look for a full blown feature about the Sox minor league camp on MinorLeagueDugout.com in the coming weeks.
The Sox held a camp day on Monday, which featured a bunch of intra-organizational scrimmages. The highlight was watching Hall-of-Famer Carl Yastrzemski (above, signing an autograph) pull aside some of the younger hitters to give them pointers. He kept preaching “soft hands.”
Most minor league seasons open in two weeks. The countdown is on.