*I bought my first tickets for the 2011 season yesterday. Way beyond excited.
*If you use melted chocolate instead of a cocoa powder in your hot chocolate you eliminate the possibility of grounds at the bottom. (Diamond Girl with Useful Advice strikes again!)
*This video made me giddily excited. It’s one thing to miss baseball in the offseason but it’s quite another to see it at your fingertips. Zito and Lincecum doing bullpen sessions together is one of the greatest things ever.
*I know it’s Day 5. I know it’s Day 5. But every mention of little injuries freaks me out. Stay healthy, brothers. Stay healthy. I am not prone to being panicky, but in this situation…
*Brian Wilson stated that the beard may not last the season. I started writing an obituary for it.
*The Albert Pujols saga has progressed to the We Are So Puzzled We Are Not Even Going There stage.
*The Michael Young saga went there a long time ago.
And there you have it. Day 5 in 5 minutes. Who knew a sleepy Friday in February could be that exciting?
p.s. I ventured out into the rain to see Justin Bieber in 3D because virality is one of my passions in life (seriously). All I could think the whole time is, “Is Scooter Braun [his manager] related to Ryan?” And, you know, “Why is Justin trying to poke my eye out?” I am with Roger Ebert on the whole 3D thing.