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MLB hopes to hit one out of the park with MTV2's 'Off the Bat'
MLB hopes to hit one out of the park with MTV2's 'Off the Bat'

NEW YORK — Cable-television shows about baseball are as common this time of year as a slow-footed first baseman or a hard-throwing leftie. But what about a series in which studio hosts drool over the big numbers a player puts up on…Twitter? Or cite an All-Star hitter's unexpected approach to… walk-up music? That's the premise of "Off the Bat From the MLB Fan Cave," a pop culture-infused look at America's pastime backed by Major League Baseball and produced and aired by MTV2. Premiering Tuesday in its regular slot at 11 p.m and hosted by network fixture Sway, rapper Fat Joe and comedians Chris Distefano and Melanie Iglesias, "Off the...

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