MLB’s inaugural Field of Dreams game between the Yankees and White Sox was a huge success each when it comes to tv rankings and fan-driven dialogue, so it comes as no shock that one other regular-season recreation will probably be performed in Dyersville, Iowa, subsequent season, too. According to Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago, it is the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds who will meet within the 2022 Discipline of Goals recreation. C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic has confirmed Wittenmyer’s report.
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred had beforehand confirmed that one other version of the sport would happen in 2022, however till Monday evening the groups chosen to take part within the second Discipline of Goals recreation had not been reported.
In line with Wittenmyer’s sources, the Cubs and Reds will meet in Dyersville on Thursday, Aug. 11 of subsequent 12 months. The 2 NL Central rivals will then have an off day on that Friday and conclude their collection on Saturday and Sunday. The Cubs’ involvement within the recreation is not particularly shocking, on condition that supervisor David Ross appeared to inadvertently leak simply that final week.
The Cubs are within the early phases of a deep rebuild, and it is totally doable they will not be a aggressive staff in 2022. Nevertheless, they boast a nationwide following, and their participation within the recreation is bound to be a draw. As for the Reds, they’re combating for a second straight postseason look this 12 months and challenge to be a minimum of fringe contenders once more in 2022.
The Discipline of Goals recreation is a dwelling tribute to the long-lasting 1989 movie “Field of Dreams” that starred Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Amy Madigan and Ray Liotta and was partially an exploration of baseball nostalgia.
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