Time to check in on that wunderkind Silas, the apple of his grandpa’s eye.

As of today, he’s taken up piano, having already received singing lessons.

And, like his grandpa’s hero Manny Machado,

Manny diving grab

he’s been working on his diving moves around third base.  (So far he’s working on the rolling over and grabbing part…

Silas grabs

… as two separate skills, but hey, it’s still spring training!)

We’re all especially proud, though, of his greatest accomplishment: he’s a happy baby!

Brian and Silas1