4.6.11

MLB Watch: Season Begins With Player Exclusives

Andrew Jones sends one deep in his PE Jordan Retro 4 Cleat.Andrew Jones sends one deep in his PE Jordan Retro 4 Cleat.

words // Nick Engvall

All the talk of the Boston Red Sox having the best team in history seems to have taken a mini-vacation thanks to their 0-4 start. In the mean time, the Texas Rangers team that most thought would fall off this season are unbeaten along with the Cincinnati Reds and Baltimore Orioles.

Enough with that, though, with 162 games in the season, there is no point in getting worked up over the first week back in action. Unless, of course, you are a fan of baseball cleats. In that case, the first week of the season is an opportunity to take a look at some of the player exclusive models and colorways that are just one of the benefits of playing in the big leagues.

While it might be painful to admit for some, myself included, the Yankees seem to have raised the bar for player exclusives in just a few days back in the Bronx. That doesn’t mean there weren’t some other gems on the field.

Check out some of the finds in the latest MLB Watch coverage below.

MLB Watch: A look at what cleats and equipment the pros use.

CC Sabathia with a clean pair of "Concord" Jordan Retro 11 cleats.CC Sabathia with a clean pair of “Concord” Jordan Retro 11 cleats.

Derek Jeter in his latest signature, the Jordan Jeter Cut cleats.Derek Jeter in his latest signature, the Jordan Jeter Cut cleats.

Albert Pujols blasts his first home run of the season in PE's from Nike Baseball.Albert Pujols blasts his first home run of the season in PE’s from Nike Baseball.

David Ortiz wearing PE U-Form cleats from Reebok Baseball.David Ortiz wearing PE U-Form cleats from Reebok Baseball.

Manny Ramirez in the Nike Air Max Diamond Elite.Manny Ramirez in the Nike Air Max Diamond Elite.

Vlad Guerrero chats with Manny while wearing his adidas Diamond King PE.Vlad Guerrero chats with Manny while wearing his adidas Diamond King PE.

Ichiro's Asics player exclusives are looking good as usual.Ichiro’s Asics player exclusives are looking good as usual.

Ian Kinsler has helped the Rangers to an undefeated start in his PE Mizuno 9-Spikes.Ian Kinsler has helped the Rangers to an undefeated start in his PE Mizuno 9-Spikes.

Kerry Wood got a warm welcome returning to Chicago with his Power Balance bracelet.Kerry Wood got a warm welcome returning to Chicago with his Power Balance bracelet.

B.J. Upton wears a new PE colorway of the adidas adiZero Diamond King.B.J. Upton wears a new PE colorway of the adidas adiZero Diamond King.

Felix Hernandez is already off to a Cy Young winning start with his Phiten necklace.Felix Hernandez is already off to a Cy Young winning start with his Phiten necklace.

Brandon Phillips has led the Reds to a 4-0 start in his PE's from Under Armour.Brandon Phillips has led the Reds to a 4-0 start in his PE’s from Under Armour.

Rookie Brandon Belt hits his 1st career home run in PE Under Armour Yard cleats.Rookie Brandon Belt hits his first career home run in PE Under Armour Yard cleats.

Tim Lincecum still testing cleats, started the season with Mizuno 9-Spikes.Tim Lincecum still testing cleats, started the season with Mizuno 9-Spikes.

Troy Tulowitzki in a fresh PE colorway of the Shox Fuse 2.Troy Tulowitzki in a fresh PE colorway of the Shox Fuse 2.

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5 Comments

  • Tulooooooo

    I like B-Phillips PE

    a lot of JB representation on the Yankees. Aren’t pretty much all of their ballplayers on the Yankees or am I overlooking somebody?

  • Conor:

    Does Jordan ever actually sell baseball cleats? If not, what’s the point of making them custom for the players? Only people who already know & buy JB stuff know about the cleats.

  • e21:

    JBs been selling the jeter cleats and jeter trainers for years… would be great to see them release a couple other models though.

  • Sn3aker_H0lic:

    Lovin’ the Retro VI’s & “Concords”

  • micah:

    BRich, you are right man, DJ, CC, and AJ are all the dudes in baseball signed to JB. Gotta spread the love a bit!

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