GLENDALE, Ariz. -- If Ryan Braun hits a walk-off home run to win the World Baseball Classic for Team USA, how will you feel?
Will you leap off the couch, exult in your countrys first WBC title and wipe away a patriotic tear?
Or will you dispassionately reach for your iPhone and fire off a snarky tweet about the Biogenesis investigation?
We might as well put our collective conscience through the wringer now, because that moment is coming. Well, maybe not that specific moment, but something like it. Braun isnt just playing for Team USA. Hes probably going to be the No. 3 hitter, if Tuesdays dress rehearsal against the Chicago White Sox was any indication. He went 3 for 4, scored two runs and proved, again, that he possesses some of the best bat speed in baseball.
USA manager Joe Torre said afterward that Braun looked great. Torre remarked about how much fun it is to watch him hit. And here is where it gets interesting. Torres day job is as the executive vice president of baseball ...