Garth Brooks signs with Pirates


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

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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