Highlight of news in and around the Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues:
Cash-strapped Devil Rays and Royals Eliminate Shortstop Position
Texas Rangers not mentioned in Sosa's game against Royals
Sosa gets first hit in spring training
Make-A-Wish Foundation in Quandary
Dying 9-year-old asks for Barry Bonds to get kneecapped.
Ed Farmer goes after Buck Showalter for calling him "belly-itcher"
And White Sox fans finally learn the cause behind the long-running Farmer-Showalter feud.
Dying Yankee's fan gets great news
Wally Pip, diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS), "Best news a dying Yankee fan could get!"
At the time of this posting, Opening Day is in 28 days, 21 hours, 31 minutes, 50 seconds.