Monday, July 29, 2013

Diamondbacks On Cold Streak, But Coach Steve Sax Frozen Out

The Diamondbacks might be 4-6 over their last 10, at the same time that the Dodgers have gone 9-1 and have taken over first place in the NL West. But for first base coach Steve Sax (yours truly!), going cold had a whole new meaning:

When Steve Sax returned to baseball this season after nearly 20 years out of uniform, it had to be for moments like this.

The former second baseman, a five-time All-Star for the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees, is in his first season as first-base coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks after making his way in the business world. Sure, you can give motivational speeches, consult with big corporations and write a self-help book, but how can that compare to the thrill of walking onto a major-league field … and finding your glove frozen in a block of ice?

Here's the video: