MARYVALE, Ariz. — Miller Park has anything they really don’t at the Maryvale spring training web page — a roof. The Milwaukee Brewers could have utilized a roof on Thursday, Feb. 21 — simply because the skies opened up above normally sunny Arizona.
“It is a minor disheartening simply because, you know, it hardly ever rains in Arizona. So you want to get out there and get your perform in,” stated Brewers pitcher Josh Tomlin. “So I think with this new facility and all the cages all-around, it truly is simple to get your perform performed even if it truly is raining outside the house. But you certainly want to have sunny times and hotter times so you can get your perform in and get prepared for the time.”
“Pitchers want to continue to be on plan,” stated Brewers infielder Travis Shaw. “It is really more durable to do are living BPs. But we can nevertheless get our perform in. We strike the cage and guys can do some recovery things today or get what they want to get performed in the weight place. So it truly is not a entirely squandered day.”
“You know, you can not do as considerably on the field and there is a great deal of batting apply likely on, pitchers fielding apply, infielders striving to strike the ball and acquire ground balls and get our perform in,” stated Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson. “But I know Counsell and Murphy and Eddie will attempt and get anything likely to some extra performed simply because we want to nevertheless be productive.”
“It is really upsetting we aren’t finding on the field and what we are likely to get performed,” stated Brewers pitcher Corbin Burnes. “But fortuitous plenty of, we have not started games yet. I think what’s extra critical is to get on the field get utilized to every other on the field. But as much as today goes, possibly get a work out in or toss in the cages. We will see what comes about.”
The workforce does get exercise sessions in on a day like this. But it also calls for conferences — and that will help the coaches and the players get on the very same page as they transfer forward.