|Yankees pitchers on the field on Thursday. Provided by New York Yankees.
A baseball fan uses two words to get them through the long winter, "pitchers and catchers," and when spring training arrives, the new season brings a sense of hope, especially if your team is a World Series contender like the Yankees.
This year, while the country is still in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, it is a bit more symbolic that this season is right on schedule. There were doubts as recently as a couple of weeks ago that this would be possible, but here are the Bronx Bombers in Tampa.
They arrived on Wednesday, just ten days after the Super Bowl won by the hometown Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium, across the street from the Yankees complex.
The Yankees had their first workout on Thursday, and here is a selection of photos (provided by the New York Yankees):