I mean, it's six weeks of fluff. Virtually meaningless, like drinking decaf coffee in the morning.
Players today are world-class professional athletes. And, barring injuries, managers have their season's game play in mind well in advance. The real purpose of Spring Training is to create a couple mini-seasons for fans to buy tickets, merchandise, hotel rooms, restaurant meals and reassert their love for the game.
Spring Training is a terrific time of year. Even if it is a sham.
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