Life at spring training moves at a much slower pace than during the regular season.
Whether it’s in Florida or Arizona, players seem more relaxed, and fans have better access to them. It’s a great time for kids to get autographs, sometimes play a game of catch or some other game.
For example, White Sox prospect Jake Burger stopped to play a game of rock, paper, scissors with a kid at the team’s camp in Arizona. Burger, who played at Missouri State, was picked in the first round of last year’s draft by the White Sox.
Burger and the kid ended up playing five times.
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Here is the video from Chuck Garfien of NBC Sports Chicago:
<blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Jake Burger playing rocks, paper, scissors with a young White Sox fan. <a href="https://t.co/1KltWKrVld">pic.twitter.com/1KltWKrVld</a></p>— Chuck Garfien (@ChuckGarfien) <a href="https://twitter.com/ChuckGarfien/status/965680132160602112?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 19, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>