It’s going to be a long wait.
I’m told that the manager’s office is empty, though I haven’t gone downstairs. That’s because I just got here after leaving my Sykesville house at 8:25 a.m.
I’m counting five people in the press box. The first guy arrived about 15 minutes ago - 45 minutes after the clubhouse opened to the media.
Players will have major problems getting to Camden Yards. It’s total gridlock downtown and in the surrounding areas.
Has a game ever been postponed because of traffic?
The smallest crowd in Camden Yards history is 9,129, a record set last year for the fourth home game. I’d be very surprised if today’s gathering exceeds that one.
In the meantime, check out this video from the Double-A Bowie Baysox: