It's official: Truck Day is the best winter holiday
How do you know spring is coming? No, forget about the groundhogs (they're untrustworthy at the very best). This year, it's all about ground transportation. We know that it's about to get warmer because at long last, it's Truck Day.
No, Truck Day doesn't mean that we wait for Mack from "Cars" to see his shadow. It's the day when MLB teams load their equipment onto trucks that are headed to Spring Training. From MLB.com's Jordan Bastian:
And it's very important equipment:
That scooter is precious cargo. According to MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince:
Other cargo may provide some evidence for those who claim that Corey Kluber is actually a robot:
Is he in that box? Probably.
Everyone's getting packed:
150 batting helmets should do the trick. pic.twitter.com/ltiSgfmL1W- Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) February 6, 2015
The White Sox are even bringing Paul Konerko's old locker:
And the Rockies are not traveling light:
The White Sox are making sure everyone will be well-hydrated once they get to Arizona:
And Cleveland's taking care of snacks:
Happy Truck Day, one and all. Remember, if you see a vehicle that looks like this:
It means spring is just around the corner.