Traditionally, the day after the Superbowl marks the start of the baseball preseason. But with the lockout freeze far from thawed, fans like Gianmarco Castronovo are left asking: will there be spring training this year?

The short answer is no. But knowing the answer doesn’t make it any easier to take! JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, FL is as empty as ever, which certainly isn’t typical for this time of the year. For players and fans alike, the first pitch of spring training notes the start of the season. But with proposals at odds on both sides of the park, it’s beginning to look a lot like the longest winter yet…