Minor-league catcher Chairon Isenia has been cutting hair for about 10 years - including that of some teammates - and owns his own shop, the Change Up Barbershop, in his native Curacao. "It's got five chairs, and I'm planning to add to it," Isenia said. "It's like a hobby. It's fun."
Popup drills are on the schedule and - especially if it's windy - can be very, shall we say, entertaining.
Among the players who caught manager Joe Maddon's eye Saturday was pitcher Edwin Jackson. "Like him," Maddon said. "Like him. He's going to be really good."
Saturday's weather was spectacular, but thundershowers and high winds are forecast for this morning, which could force the Rays indoors for what would be a limited workout.
WHAT: Full-squad workout.
WHEN: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today
WHERE: Raymond A. Naimoli complex, 7901 30th Ave. N, St. Petersburg
INFO: (727) 825-3242
HE SAID IT
"I was trying to get a street named in my honor out of it."
- OF Jonny Gomes, who was honored on Jonny Gomes Day and given an official proclamation by the mayor of his Petaluma, Calif., hometown on Feb. 11.
CF Rocco Baldelli (left knee and right elbow surgeries) is on a restricted throwing program.
LF Carl Crawford (left wrist bruise) is being watched closely.
LHP Mark Hendrickson (bone bruise right thigh) is limited to flat-ground throwing.
RHP Jeff Niemann (shoulder surgery) won't start pitching until mid-April.