Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Welcome to New Britain Stadium where 8,000 screaming schoolchildren are expected to fill the joint within the next 30 minutes.
As for the players, it's a "show and go" day. No batting or infield practice. The players were asking me about the weather in Maine. After being greeted last week with summer-like conditions, this weekend does not look so good. Welcome to the Eastern League.
Today is a day of rest for starters Iglesias, Exposito and Lin.
Here's the lineup": Ryan Kalish CF; Ray Chang 3B; Nate Spears 2B; Yamaico Navarro SS; Lars Anderson 1B; Juan Apodaca C; Chih-Hsien Chiang DH; Jason Place RF; Matt Sheely LF; (Ryne Miller, P).
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Kevin Thomas covers baseball and basketball for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He wisely moved to Maine in 1994 after working for the St. Petersburg Times. He is married to Nancy and they have nine children.
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