Feb. 18, 2015
Sarasota County honored Orioles Manager Buck Showalter on Wednesday for being named the 2014 American League Manager of the Year. Baltimore loves Buck; Sarasota loves Buck.
These exclusive photos from the event come courtesy of photographer Norm Schimmel.
Feb. 6, 2015
Unloading day took place on Thursday in Sarasota. Here's a peek inside the stadium and the clubhouse courtesy of Norm Schimmel, friend of the blog. Thanks, Norm!
Jan. 30, 2015
As I writer, I know the advice: Avoid cliches. That means I shouldn't write about fathers and baseball any more than I already do, and I certainly shouldn't pull out the line from Field of Dreams: "Hey dad, wanna have a catch?" I'm going to do both, and more, because as a writer I also understand that sometimes you have to break the rules. This is one of those times.