Last night, the U.S. played its first game in this year's World Baseball Classic, and we learned a number of things: 1. America's official language is English, 2. The best the U.S. can do for an ace in an international competition is a kuckle-balling 38-year old, and 3. "With people on the pads, Luis Cruz drove the race of the pool with high and Gonzalez was responsible for bringing the second goal at the plate on a grounder to the box."
Deadspin · Isaac Rauch