It's been a sign of spring for well over a century—baseball players heading down south to meet their teammates, toss around a few balls and play some meaningless games. In the grand scheme of things, not much about Spring Training matters, but it's still become a symbol of rebirth, and the end of winter, to millions of North Americans.
This year, more than ever, we need things to look forward to. We need things that promise better days to come. And the return of baseball, and the sun, and the real chance of a contending Blue Jays team, offers that.
GUEST: Stephen Brunt, Sportsnet
(Stay tuned at the end of today's episode for the sounds of spring.)