Will MLB soon announce that a regular-season game has been scheduled to be played in Europe? That's certainly the sound of things. Here's the tweet of relevance from Eric Fisher of the Sports Business Journal ...
Selig also is hopeful for an announcement soon of a MLB reg season game in Europe. Lg has eyed, London, Netherlands, among other areas— Eric Fisher (@EricFisherSBJ) August 12, 2014
Opening the season abroad has become a thing in recent years, so this is hardly surprising. As for how soon MLB might make its footprint in Europe, here's Fox's Jon Morosi ...
If MLB goes to Europe next year, Amsterdam is viewed as being more prepared to host games in 2015 than London, sources say.— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) August 12, 2014
While London, what with the UK's enthusiasm for cricket, might seem to be a more natural place to make inroads, getting it done ASAP may be the operative concern. If that's the case, then Amsterdamn it might be.
Ontwikkelen! (That's Dutch for "developing.")
(Wink of CBS eye: SBN)