So remember how Carlos Quentin brought a first baseman's glove to camp? He's not the only one. Nearly a dozen players in the big league camp are working on their skills at the position.
Pity poor #Padres coach Glenn Hoffman (he works with the infielders). There's are 10 players in camp getting reps at 1B. Hello, calluses!— Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) February 27, 2015
It is way to early to tell. He's only fielding grounders right now. Won't know more until he appears there in a game.
On the offensive side of things, James Shields tossed the first live batting practice of the spring. He was later joined by Andrew Cashner, who tossed to his former foe Matt Kemp.
Meanwhile, Hall of Famer Dave Winfield has been visiting players around spring training in his capacity as special assistant to MLBA head Tony Clark. Today he dropped by Peoria to schmooze with his old club.
Let's play One Of These Things Is Not Like The Other! Who's the odd man out? Is it Jedd Gyorko, who's not an outfielder? Matt Kemp, who missed the memo about sleeves? Or Carlos Quentin, who has a snowball's chance in hell of having a productive season? Let us know in the comments.