Major League Baseball announced on Wednesday that the Indians and Twins will travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a two-game series at hiram Bithorn Stadium April 17-18 next season. The games will be counted as Twins home games. The last time regular season MLB games were held in Puerto Rico was seven years ago when the Mets and Marlins played a three-game series in June 2010.
Derek Holland was hit hard early and the White Sox never fully recovered despite big nights at the plate from Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia. The White Sox lost their second straight, falling 9-7 to the Minnesota Twins in front of 26,095. Abreu reached base five times, falling only a triple shy of the cycle while Garcia went 3-for-4 with a homer, walk and two RBIs.
David Ortiz made his legacy with the Boston Red Sox by hitting clutch home runs and winning World Series titles. But all of that might not have happened if Pedro Martinez didn’t want lobster on a winter night in 2002. In a recent Players’ Tribune article, the legendary Red Sox pitcher details the night that brought Ortiz to Boston and changed the course of history. “So one night, I was out with some friends on the Malecon in Santo Domingo, and we were hungry,” Martinez wrote. “Now, there are hundreds of restaurants we could have gone to. My one compadre wanted steak. Somebody else wanted mangu. It was a debate. But this restaurant called Vesuvio made a lobster stew that was just calling out to