Watch MLB All-Stars and managers get excited about the Japan All-Star Series
MLBers get excited for the Japan All-Star Series
Let's say you had an unlimited amount of money and could travel anywhere in the world with all of your favorite people. Would you go to Japan with Robinson Cano, Jeremy Guthrie, Jose Altuve and other MLB All-Stars? Of course you would. Sorry, Mom and Dad, you'd have to say. Yasiel Puig is my parent now.
Alas, most of us are staying home this week, but that doesn't mean we can't get vicariously excited about the Japan All-Star Series. Watch the video above to hear Evan Longoria, John Farrell and more of your favorite MLBers plan for their trip to East Asia.
Robinson Cano hopes that his teammate Hisashi Iwakuma, who was born in Tokyo, will show him around. Dexter Fowler is excited to have new experiences, but when it comes to exploring new cuisines, he "likes to stay inside his box." But Jeremy Guthrie? He'll eat anything:
You can watch the series beginning at 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday. It will start with an exhibition game against the Hanshin Tigers/Yomiuri Giants at Koshien Stadium in Osaka.
Additional video and reporting by Ian Kay, MLB.com.