Just wanted to mention a great scene I witnessed today over at Sox camp. It was quite a moment.
As David Ortiz was walking off the field — to a chorus of “Papi! Papi!” — a whole group of Red Sox minor leaguers arrived to make their way onto the field after the big leaguers. You could just see their eyes widen as they were faced with hundreds of people all shouting at Ortiz, and walked through the lines of fans to get to the field. Among the biggest of the minor league names were Daniel Bard, Michael Bowden, Bryce Cox, Felix Doubront, Jonathan Egan, and Josh Papelbon.
Welcome to camp, kids.