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NFT: United States VS Puerto Rico

ZGiants98 : 3/17/2017 7:58 pm
United States

Andrew McCutchen, RF
Adam Jones, CF
Christian Yelich, LF
Nolan Arenado, 3B
Eric Hosmer, 1B
Buster Posey, C
Daniel Murphy, DH
Brandon Crawford, SS
Josh Harrison, 2B
Marcus Stroman, P
Puerto Rico

Angel Pagan, LF
Francisco Lindor, SS
Carlos Correa, 3B
Carlos Beltran, DH
Yadier Molina, C
Javier Baez, 2B
Eddie Rosario, RF
T.J. Rivera, 1B
Reymond Fuentes, CF
Seth Lugo, P

As a Mets fan this should be a good one!
Amazing how much talent there is from P.R., the Dominican  
yatqb : 3/17/2017 8:07 pm : link
Republic and Venezuela.
Had the argument just yesterday  
Shecky : 3/17/2017 8:20 pm : link
With a very good friend - US kids playing baseball vs Dominican.
At the end, there really is no argument. In the DR today, not 20,30,40 years ago. But today. Group of 11-14 year old kids. Half are BAREFOOT. 50 year old gloves. Adult chest protector on a 12 year old kid. Swinging a sledge hammer and hitting a tractor tire. On a field that is more rock than dirt.

The work these kids do, the heart these kids have, the "make it because I have no choice" attitude. These kids have absolutely nothing to fall back on. It's poverty, or try to get signed at 16. Those are their only two choices. An American kid has his iPad, his iPhone, his PS4. His 4kTV. Cable. The internet. School. Etc etc etc.
Lugo was decent  
ZGiants98 : 3/18/2017 2:43 am : link
3 runs over almost 6 innings against essentially nothing but all-stars is pretty sweet. I'll take it.
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