Fan in Nolan Ryan jersey may not have known he was sitting next to Nolan Ryan
One day, the various adventures of Mauricio Ortega will become the greatest sports documentary ever. When Brady’s jersey was recovered, so too was a helmet that apparently was worn by Denver Von Miller in Super Bowl 50 and Brady’s Super Bowl XLIX jersey. On Tuesday evening the Associated Press published a long story on Ortega, and unveiled perhaps the most jaw-dropping snippet of this insane ordeal: Ortega, at this year’s Super Bowl, asked a surprised Kurt Warner to sign his own game-worn Super Bowl jersey.
Team USA skipper Jim Leyland talked after last nights win over Japan about the contribution Nationals righty Tanner Roark made in what ended up a 2-1 game in LA. Team U.S.A. used seven pitchers total in their 2-1 win over Japan last night in LA in the World Baseball Classic, but manager Jim Leyland singled one out for praise in his post-game press conference. Roark hadnt pitched in live action since making his WBC debut in a rocky relief appearance against the Dominican Republic on March 11th.
Team USA second baseman Ian Kinsler stirred the pot ahead of Wednesday’s World Baseball Classic championship game against Puerto Rico. Speaking to Billy Witz of the New York Times about the contrasts between Team USA and Puerto Rico, Kinsler unleashed a quote lathered with outdated baseball traditionalism