KEEPERS: Spring training and the endgame

Life in SoCal per se treats me very well, but my proximity (5+ hour drive) to the Phoenix area makes the annual spring training trip in March a favorite time of year, for so many reasons. Phoenix is then home to 15 MLB clubs playing in the country’s best weather in a city with terrific eateries and breweries still criminally unrecognized by the national food media. This is also the time when my keeper league “endgame” begins—and spring training is a big part of that.

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