According to my car dashboard, it was 99 degrees as I drove past Fenway Park a few minutes ago before dropping $40 to park.
Nonetheless, a bunch of the Yankees are on the field for optional batting practice including Derek Jeter, Nick Swisher, Eric Hinske, Jorge Posada, Melky Cabrera and Robbie Cano.
The hardest-working man in baseball right now is Dave Eiland, who is throwing BP. Joba Chamberlain and Phil Coke are shagging, too. Those guys always show up for early BP, they love just being on the field.
Dante Girardi is shagging flies in left field. His pops is keeping is a close eye on him.