Mack Rosenberg and Kevin Sutcliffe talk to minor leaguers about what it means to play in the big city.
Minor League Baseball: How does it differ from the majors? For the eleventh consecutive year, WFUV goes behind the scenes with the Brooklyn Cyclones and Staten Island Yankees In the Short Season Single-A NY-Penn League, it's long bus rides, low pay, and 76 games in 80 days. This is our look at Life in the Minors: How the Other Half Lives.
Mack Rosenberg, Brooklyn Cyclones Beat Reporter
As the season is now in full swing, these young studs have had some interesting experiences as not only professional baseball players, but New York professional baseball players.
Some have had the time to get to New York City, as it helps them to soak up the glory that comes with playing in the city that never sleeps. However, others are focused on why they are here. They are focused on playing the game and getting better at it. The Big Apple just serves as a back drop to the beginning of some illustrious and adventurous baseball careers. And what better backdrop to have?
We caught up with a few players who had these differing opinions on how careers in New York should commence. They all had captivating perspectives.
Kevin Sutcliffe, Staten Island Yankees Beat Reporter