Bring sixteen die-hard baseball fans from around the world, put them in a fully-loaded apartment in New York City, deck them out in colorful team garb and have them tweet, post and blog about watching every World Baseball Classic game at all hours of the day and night. That’s what’s been happening since the first pitch of the 2013 WBC as part of MLB Fan Cave: World Baseball Classic Edition.
Zack Greinke and Josh Hamilton were the big-ticket items in free agency this winter, but the intrigue belonged to Melky Cabrera. How would his dismissal from the World Champion San Francisco Giants, and his suspension for performance enhancing drugs, impact his contract? He would leave money on the table because of his actions, but how much? How much were PEDs contributing to his performance? I'll address some of those questions, but first, some backstory:
Officials at Wrigley Field in Chicago caught the guy who broke into the stadium just to steal some ivy off of the field's famous outfield wall.
Future Hall of Fame Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter's personal life has come under the spotlight recently but this new story proves he is one of the all-time greats and it's got nothing to do with baseball.
With kids being constantly bombarded by all sorts of digital stimuli in this day and age, it is refreshing that they even know what baseball cards ARE and still trade with friends.