Ideally, Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland would have been introduced today at Petco Park, taken his place with his teammates along the third baseline and after the Padres were introduced and the Opening pageantry
What the White Sox answered — the top of the order, the starter at second — and what they didn’t — the 26th roster spot,
Thanks to a busy offseason, most of the pieces were in place for the White Sox when they arrived in Glendale, Ariz., for the start of spring training. It was just a matter of putting together the puzzle.
Rockies players, and the starting pitchers in particular, have been told to adopt an offseason mindset because the start of the regular season has been postponed until at least mid-May and likely longer.