Congrats to Brett Carroll, Xavier Nady, Steve Lombardozzi, and Chad Tracy, on making Davey Johnson's 25-man roster. And yes: Chad Tracy making his way back to the Majors after a year in exile in Japan is a nice, feel-good, story. Except that it says something about the health of a couple of guys you'd rather have around for Opening Day. Here's Tracy:
"It makes it real sweet. It’s really emotional for me. I’m not going to show that in front of my teammates and all, but when I get home, to just soak it up and, just kind of take it all in, I’m sure I’ll reflect on this past year. And it’s been a long year."
(Chad Tracy, via Washington Post, 4/2/2012)
To celebrate the moment, we challenge you to make it through the following ~7 minute video of Tracy taking BP in Japan last year against a soundtrack of Japanese pop music: