We hit two round number benchmarks today. Ten days from now, Masahiro Tanaka will be signed with someone, and I’m guessing it won’t be the Rakuten Golden Eagles. One month from now, pitchers and catchers will report for work in Tampa. Yeah, I’m really stretching the definition of benchmark here, but this is the slow time of the baseball year and we need something to look forward to. Tanaka’s signing deadline and pitchers and catchers are as good as anything.
Anyway, this is your open thread for the night. All of the local hockey and basketball teams are playing except the Nets, so there’s lots to watch tonight. Talk the games, the Paul O’Neill chant, Tanaka, pitchers and catchers, whatever. Enjoy.