Time to hit the road. I have a full rental car, as the Yankees beat is making its way across the state to Tampa. You might not expect it, but we’re actually the envy of the Winter Meetings.
We get to escape the lobby for a few hours. Everyone else is stuck here.
Meanwhile, the Orlando morning buzz is quickly becoming an afternoon non-story. There are now multiple reports that the Nationals are not in the Cliff Lee sweepstakes. In this age of Twitter and 10-minute news cycles, this sort of thing is inevitable. Reporters hear something, and they report it. When it’s shot down, they report that too. This is the nature of the beast.