If you need evidence of that, look no further than New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera. The frustrations of spring seemed to get the best of Cabrera on Thursday, as he was pretty much ejected from a game while running down to first base. Asdrubal Cabrera had some words with Angel Hernandez on Thursday.
The game is "Super Mario Run," and it's the first smartphone game starring Nintendo's ubiquitous mustachioed plumber. It looks like classic 2D Mario, and it plays like it too. Yes, Mario moves from left to right, and there are enemies/obstacles in the way of his progress.
U.S. men’s national team captain Michael Bradley has played in 32 World Cup qualifiers in his career, and his response is clear when asked where Friday’s Russia 2018 qualifier against Honduras ranks among those games in terms of the U.S.’s absolute need for three points. “It would certainly be at or near the top, there’s no doubt about that,” says Bradley, who spoke to SI.com for half an hour in the lobby of the team hotel here on Wednesday. The U.S. is one of only seven teams in the world that have played in every men’s World Cup going back to 1990.