If Only They Gave Rings to the Grapefruit League Champion...

Greetings from Port St. Lucie, which, from what I’ve seen so far, is a lot like New Jersey, but with palm trees and better weather. Not that I’m knocking palm trees and nice weather. I’m also located right next to the PGA Village, which would be cool if I had ever either played, or cared about, golf.

The Yankees are 4-0 after today’s 10-5 win against Philly, while the Mets fell to 2-3. Of course, these spring training records are completely meaningless… but somebody forgot to tell that to Lou Piniella. I mean, I know the Cubs need to get their act together this year, but damn. This would be a fun season to cover baseball in Chicago.

It is, however, significant that Carl Pavano pitched two innings today, looked all right, and doesn’t appear to have lost any limbs in the process. I’m sorry that I didn’t get to see it in person, because I’m struggling to believe it; but hey, if it’s in the papers, it must be true.

Meanwhile, David Wright says he would move “anywhere” to allow A-Rod to play on the Mets. That sound you hear is an entire borough shrieking with horror…

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