C'mon And Take A Free Ride

Return with the Sugar Land Skeeters to those thrilling days of bullpen carts

Originally Published: June 6, 2012
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Another downside to the possible end of Jamie Moyer's career last week? There are no active pitchers left to teach proper etiquette for riding in a bullpen cart. Just ask Sugar Land Skeeters reliever Will Startup, who is dealing with that very issue now.

"You have these awkward situations where [the drivers] want to talk with you,'' Startup says. "It's like a blind date. It's our bullpen crew who drives the cart and they're great guys, but they don't know what to say, either. ...

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