Week two of our quest to decipher MTV2's baffling MLB collaboration, "Off The Bat." This week: talking sad reality television with Jeremy Guthrie, bullying Adam Jones into dancing, and the question of who this is all even for.
... Well, besides Major League Baseball's latest, strangest and most Fat Joe-aided attempt to cast itself as a Young People Thing, and television's finest source for uncomfortable Bryce Harper chuckling.
In which our heroes escape from the Fan Cave and into the freedom of actual meaningful professional baseball. Scott Spiezio's band is there, for some reason, but on this one day it doesn't matter so much.
This week, Monsters rule the Midway with a mix of old-school brutality and new-school CTE symptoms, Mike Glennon throws a ball through a hole in the time-space continuum and the "drama" of ball-control offense.
Much of America knows it as Thanksgiving. Football-watchers know it as the one day of the NFL season on which Thursday football seems to make some sort of sense. Also there are some other games on Sunday, all of which will count against teams' records this season. Also an inquiry into the possibility of football on the moon.