Pictures from Peoria: Wednesday edition
Wednesday was the first full-squad workout and that meant the arrival of Nelson Cruz. Here the team’s new slugger hangs out with Kyle Seager behind the batting cage. The two figure to be a nice middle-of-the-order tandem during the season.
The “heated” battle at shortstop between Brad Miller (left) and Chris Taylor doesn’t seem to be bothering the two youngsters, eh?
Robinson Cano works out during infield drills, looking like he’s in excellent shape as he reported 13 pounds lighter than last season.
A little veteran wisdom is never a bad thing. Alvin Davis, aka Mr. Mariner, was working at first base with Logan Morrison during the infield session. Davis is serving again this year as a roving instructor in the organization.
Willie Bloomquist bounces a ball in the air while waiting his turn at the batting cages. In other words, Willie Ballgame is playing a little ball game.
Dustin Ackley and his beard are game ready.