Working the count: Thirty-somethings grinding to extend careers
By Will Graves The Associated Press | Saturday, February 29, 2020, 12:05 a.m.
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In this Feb. 17, 2020, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates' Derek Holland is shown during a spring training baseball workout in Bradenton, Fla. Holland is one of several older players trying to hang on with teams that don't figure to be contenders in 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
BRADENTON, Fla. Jarrod Dyson kept waiting for the phone to ring. As December faded and the hot stove cooled, one thought kept running through the free agent outfielders mind.