You saw Giancarlo Stanton hit a 510 foot blast during the Gillette Home Run Derby, but did you know who he was wearing on the red carpet the next day? You saw Derek Jeter play in his final All-Star Game this week, but did you know he used to hang out with Fat Joe? The crew from "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave" has you covered, as they left New York this week to hit up Minneapolis and cover the MLB All-Star Week festivities, MTV style.
In a special one-hour "All-Star Edition" of the show - airing this Sunday at 11:00 am ET/PT - includes all the sights and sounds outside the lines throughout All-Star Week, including:
- Hosts Sway, Chris Distefano, Melanie Iglesias and Fat Joe all played in the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game
- Fat Joe got All-Stars to weigh in on a variety of offbeat MLB midseason awards
- Iglesias interviewed All-Stars on the red carpet about their sartorial choices
- Distefano turned the tables on the media during media day by interviewing reporters
Previous episodes of "Off the Bat" have featured series executive producer David Ortiz as well as other in-studio guests including Bryce Harper, Adam Jones, CC Sabathia, Robinson Cano, Adam Wainwright, Shelby Miller, Michael Wacha, David Price, Chris Archer, Eric Young, Jr., Dee Gordon, Pedro Alvarez, Josh Donaldson, Carlos Gomez, Brandon Moss and Jose Bautista. Clips and full episodes can be seen here.
About "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave:"
"Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave" is a weekly series hosted from the MLB Fan Cave in New York City airing on MTV2. Each week, MLB players will be in-studio for interviews and segments with series hosts Sway, Fat Joe, Chris Distefano and Melanie Iglesias, spotlighting the stars' personalities and passions. Every episode of "Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave" will also feature on-location segments with players, diving deeper into their off-the-field interests that fans don't ordinarily see, whether it's a tour of their favorite restaurants or a look at their sneaker collection.