Larry McCormack - USA Today Sports
Larry McCormack - USA Today Sports

Garth Brooks signs with Pirates


by - Senior Editor -

The offseason is getting wackier and wackier.

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that legendary country music star Garth Brooks has been added to the spring roster. He is actually on a major league team before free agents Bryce Harper or Manny Machado this offseason.

The MLB contract is only for one week (till next Thursday) for the 57-year old third baseman.

Brooks is doing this publicity on behalf of his Teammates for Kids Foundation.

Check out his defensive moves as he shows limited range but a decent throwing arm:

Brooks talks about playing for the Bucs during spring training:

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