(WIAT) – On the first day of April, the boys of summer returned to the Magic City. The 2018 Birmingham Barons arrived Sunday afternoon after a long spring training at the White Sox facility in Airzona.
“Glad to be out of Arizona.” Said Barons Pitcher Jordan Guerrero “Actually start playing with our team and getting the ball rolling.”
The Barons roster isn’t officially set yet, but the team will scrimmage the UAB Baseball team at Regions Field on Tuesday. The first few practices and games will be critical to forming chemistry between the players and coaches.
“It’s us it’s the twenty five active guys it’s the coaching staff it’s the extra players.” Said Manager Ryan Newman “We can be us we can become our Birmingham family now.”
Birmingham will open its home season on April 11th at Regions Field.