D-Backs, Dodgers starting season in Australia
Let's just say that the Diamondbacks are off to a rough start before their game against the Dodgers even begins.
UPDATED: 5:04 a.m. ET: The Diamondbacks and Dodgers make history with the first MLB pitch ever thrown in Australia. Wade Miley retires Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig for the first out.
GameTracker: Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers
UPDATED: 4:23 a.m. ET: The D-Backs and Dodgers were slated to open the season at 4 a.m. ET, but the game was delayed by rain. The game was expected to start after a short delay.
Previous post: The Diamondbacks and Dodgers were slated to open the 2014 season in a matter of hours when they play the first of two games in Sydney, Australia. Already, though, the D-backs are having some problems ...
As noted, the team bus got a flat, and the D-backs walked the remaining half-mile to the Sydney Cricket Ground. So that happened.
I must say, though, not changing your own flat strikes me as something less than gritty. On the other hand, walking = gritty.
Our Latest Stories
The catcher was injured on Monday night
Misplaced priorities could cost the Blue Jays picking needless fight with Yankees
The All-Star outfielder said he instead wanted to be with his family
If your team is hoping to upgrade through free agency this offseason, we've got some bad n...
Gordon says since he doesn't have kids, hitting an HR for Jose Fernandez takes top billing
Teixiera also had a massive bat flip that he said he's never done before