10 reasons to get excited for baseball season
The Super Bowl is over and winter is slowly (hopefully) turning into spring. That means it's almost baseball season, with some pitchers and catchers reporting in as little as three days. Here are 10 reasons to be excited.
There will be baseball in Montreal. Nearly 10 years after its last MLB game, the Mets and Blue Jays will play a two-game exhibition series at Olympic Stadium from March 28-29:
Masahiro Tanaka pitching in New York City. His decision to sign/not sign/change his Twitter avatar took the baseball world by storm this winter. It'll be interesting to see how the 25-year-old handles the spotlight of Yankee Stadium, or if he scraps everything and auditions for "Dancing with the Stars:"
Ballpark food. Over the years, fan food options have increased beyond the typical peanuts and Cracker Jack. Try Korean barbecue at Camden Yards, visit the Waffle House at Turner Field or feast on the Pirates' sprinkled glazed-donut Brunch Burger:
Mike Trout robbing home runs. And hitting home runs, and throwing runners out, and stealing bases, and Beliebering:
Yasiel Puig. Because YASIEL PUIG:
More Miguel Cabrera vs. Mariano Rivera-esque at-bats. Mo may be gone, but these are the kinds of classic matchups that make baseball great:
Fan dances. Some are smooth, some are not so smooth. But they're all wonderful, and seem to happen every
What are you most excited for this season?