Because how can you not love a baseball player named "Bubba"?
The pride of Rice University, Paul Janish, hit his first home run of the season yesterday. Not sure how he did today. The Reds played a couple of split-squad games today. Janish played in the first game, starting at SS and batting second, but the game didn't count toward "real" spring training stats, so there's no box score or anything available.
Chad Jennings, formerly the SWB Yankees blogger, now Pete Abe's replacement, has an interesting article about Kevin Long, the Yankees' hitting coach today. Long never made it to the big leagues himself, but now he's coaching superstars. He says he wishes he had a chance to do it all over - start at 22 when he was drafted, but with the knowledge he has today. Probably something that's crossed everyone's mind at least once. Youth is wasted on the young...
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