Something else you don't know? A single player on the Netherland's World Baseball Classic team, which shocked the honkbal world by somehow taking down a powerhouse, all-star Domincan Republic club in the 11th inning last night.
The Domincan team's roster earned more than $80 million in MLB last year. The Netherlands included only two guys who'd ever even played in the bigs, with a combined salary of $400K. It was an awesome, epic-level Cinderella story. And it sucks for Miami.
With the WBC's second round set to roll at Dolphin Stadium on Saturday, local honkbal fans suddenly have a lot less star power to pull them north on 95.
Gone, in one swing of a Dutch bat last night, are any hopes of seeing David Ortiz, Pedro Martinez and Jose Reyes playing for their homeland. Instead, we get Sidney de Jong and Yurendell de Caster.
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At least all the Hoofdklasse fans in the Magic City are having a Heineken this morning.