Time to turn off the hot stove for another year.
Spring training will soon be in full swing, with the World Baseball Championships providing an interesting twist, and delaying the start of the regular season by a week. The World Series starts on November 1 this year.
For the first time in 60 years-plus, there are no Dodgers in Vero Beach. They are starting out in a state of the art new facility in Arizona.
Mabe soon the actual play on the field can chase the "juicer" stories from the headlines for a bit.
Well, we can dream.
So cactus or grapefruit, this is the place to talk spring training baseball!