Rhys Hoskins and Whit Merrifield starred in their own mini-travel show, enjoying the sights (and food) of Tokyo
The Japan All-Star Series gives Major League baseball players the opportunity to take the field and compete against some of the best players Japan has to offer -- but it also gives them a chance to visit Japan and take in its local culture.
Over the weekend, Phillies slugger Rhys Hoskins and Royals utility man Whit Merrifield, both part of the MLB contingent of players taking part in the Series, hit the town together for a few hours. What resulted was basically a short travel film, as they indulged in authentic Japanese street food, took in the sights and posed for some photos in kimonos -- just as some of their MLB colleagues did earlier in the trip.
Hoskins seemed to really dig the food:
Confirmed: the Tokyo Fish Market has the best tuna you will ever have 🍣- Rhys Hoskins (@rhyshoskins) November 10, 2018
If you've ever thought about visiting Tokyo, watch the clip atop this post. It'll only make you want to go more.