Originally Posted by dougdirt
Basically they are players who are just doing the practice and scrimmage thing until the GCL and Pioneer Leagues start up for Rookie Ball players.
Double D has it right. The guys are in a bit of a holding pattern until the Rookie Leagues begin. Talked with several of them today. With the monsoon that went through here today, their scheduled game was cancelled. We ran into several of them as they wandered about Lido Beach restaurants and shops. I did meet one of the Aussies. A 17 year old 6'8", guessing here, 220 pound "Kid". My son says he has a strong arm and is working on mechanics and control. Honestly, I would've thought this player to be 25-28 years old, no problem. His name is Ricky Rhodes if I heard it right. Keep your eye out for him, he could do something. Also heard that there has been alot of movement between the extended spring guys and Sarasota Reds, as their have been some nagging type of injuries.