The Story Behind the Story of the Guy Who Ended Up With Edinson Volquez's Cap

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Meet Jeremy Scheuch, a lifelong Royals fan who lives in Chicago but still gets back to KC to see important games — like Sunday’s Opening Night game against the Mets. He’s holding the cap that Royals starter Edinson Volquez mistaken wore during the first inning of that game. The story of how he ended up with the cap is a good one, and I had the pleasure of telling it in this ESPN piece, which went up yesterday afternoon. (Continue reading)

MLB Starts Season With Entertaining Cap Mix-Up

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Funny development in last night’s Mets/Royals season opener, as Royals starter Edinson Volquez began the game wearing the wrong cap! As you can see above, everyone else was wearing the gold “KC” caps, but Volquez wore the team’s spring training cap — the one with the crown. He had already worn it while warming up and while coming in from the bullpen, leading to a flurry of emails and tweets sent my way. Everyone was waiting to see if he’d still have it on when the game started, and he did. (Continue reading)

A (Not So) Sticky Situation

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By Phil Hecken

I hadn’t intended to be writing about the NCAA today, since today is Opening Day Night in baseball — and tomorrow the greatest day in sports — but a very noticeable uniform snafu for Michigan State occurred last night. All started well for Sparty, who began the game . . . → Read More: A (Not So) Sticky Situation

Now Just Get Him to Straighten His Cap

The Mariners wore their navy alternates last night. But closer Fernando Rodney accidentally wore his BP jersey, which, as you can see above, became apparent when he began warming up during the top of the 9th.

This could have made for a fun situation on the mound. Unfortunately, Mariners PR guy Jeff Evans . . . → Read More: Now Just Get Him to Straighten His Cap