Spring training all but underway for pitchers, catchers
Most of the Phillies’ regulars and a few invitees have arrived in Clearwater, with several players throwing off the mound today, according to Twitter reports. In honor of the occasion, Beerleaguer provides a Twitter feed midway down on the right sidebar to track live reports and links from Scott Lauber, Todd Zolecki, David Murphy and the rest of the beat writing crew. Today’s biggest news via Twitter was the arrival of J.C. Romero, who told reporters that he has been medically cleared to throw at full strength by the second week of March. Lauber reports that among big league pitchers and catchers, only Jamie Moyer, Jose Contreras and Carlos Ruiz have not been spotted.