Wade Davis’ family was at a place called Rock and Brews in suburban Kansas City and the waiter got a good tip. But it wasn’t money. Nope, he got a World Series ticket from Wade Davis’ wife:
The seat was in the players’ family section, which probably could’ve sold on the secondary market for a thousand bucks. I think that’s more than 15%.
On Monday, Nationals pitcher Joe Ross became one of four players to opt out of the 2020 season due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, Joe’s brother Tyson Ross opted out of the 2020 season as well, per Jon Heyman.
Ross, 33, is currently a free agent. He racked up 35 1/3 disappointing innings for the Tigers last year, posting a 6.11 ERA with 25 strikeouts and 18 walks.
Mike Leake, Ryan Zimmerman, and Ian Desmond are the three other players to have opted out of the 2020 season thus far. None of these players are considered “high risk,” so they are forgoing their salaries and service time.