1,000 Words: The first day of spring

The ground hog gets far too much attention for predicting spring. It’s not even good at it.

This is better.

Today, the first baseball team — the Cleveland Indians — reported to spring training.

It’s spring, groundhog. Winter is over.

Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco talks with minor league pitching coach Tony Arnold, right, at the Indians baseball spring training facility Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)