Indianapolis awoke to snow this morning, and cabs slid their way through the city to deliver big-league execs and writers to the downtown Marriott.
MLB, it seems, underestimated how many folks wanted to be here - so teams have front office folk scattered in hotels all over town. Everything is just a bit delayed because of that - the snow is making it tough to get to the hotel this a.m.
How slow is it? Overnight there was a rumor that Colorado was close to acquiring pitcher Derek Lowe from Atlanta in trade. Before it could get much traction, that was shot down by the Rockies GM Dan O'Dowd.
Now if we could just get Jack Zduriencik to comment on the John Lackey and Jason Bay to Seattle rumors ...