Signs of Spring: guys talking about their new batting stance

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Best Shape of His Life stuff is a clear sign that we’re in the offseason, but an actual harbinger of spring is this kind of thing:

 

Soon we will see more and more stories about pitchers tweaking their mechanics and stuff, and then you know that spring training is just around the corner.

Jenny Cavnar to call Rockies play-by-play on Monday night

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According to former major leaguer and current broadcaster Ryan Spilborghs, Jenny Cavnar will be calling play-by-play of Monday night’s game against the Padres for the Rockies. The broadcast will be on AT&T Sportsnet Rocky Mountain Region.

Cavnar will be at least the third woman to call televised play-by-play for a major league team, joining Gayle Gardner (Rockies, 1993) and Suzyn Waldman (Yankees, mid-1990’s).

Broadcasting remains largely the domain of white men, so it’s always good when women and people of color are able to have a seat in the broadcasting booth.