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The road trippers take in two games, then head for home.

Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman, the proprietors of Cespedes Family Barbecue, are taking a baseball road trip and chronicling their travels at Baseball Prospectus. You can find the series introduction and itinerary here.

Day One: Lynchburg
Day Two: Asheville and Hickory
Day Three: Huntsville
Day Four: LSU
Days Five and Six: Houston
On the seventh day, they rested
Day Eight: Dallas
Day Nine: Frisco
Day 10: Little Rock
Day 11: Huntsville (return trip)
Day 12: Hickory (return trip)











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The Cespedes Barbecue boys behold Kris Bryant.

Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman, the proprietors of Cespedes Family Barbecue, are taking a baseball road trip and chronicling their travels at Baseball Prospectus. You can find the series introduction and itinerary here.

Day One: Lynchburg
Day Two: Asheville and Hickory


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The Cespedes Barbecue boys take in two minor-league games, a couple highly-rated prospects, and a couple creepy mascots.

Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman, the proprietors of Cespedes Family Barbecue, are taking a baseball road trip and chronicling their travels at Baseball Prospectus. You can find the series introduction and itinerary here.

Day One: Lynchburg

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The Cespedes Family Barbecue boys hit the road.

Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman, the proprietors of Cespedes Family Barbecue, are taking a baseball road trip and chronicling their travels at Baseball Prospectus. You can find the series introduction and itinerary here.

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The minds behind Cespedes Family Barbecue bring BP along on their baseball journey.

Remember that time your mother or father took you on your first baseball road trip? You packed up the car, bought the tickets, took time off from work or school. The drive was excruciatingly long, and it felt even longer because your dad made you listen to DEVO the whole way there. Maybe you went to Fenway and Shea, or Wrigley and Comiskey, or Dodger Stadium and the Big A. You probably brought your glove to the game, because of course you were going to catch a ball. We’re happy that you have these beautiful memories from your childhood. We really are. But that is not what you should expect from us.

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July 11, 2013 5:00 am

Skewed Left: Planning the Best Baseball Road Trip

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Zachary Levine

Where you should go if you want to see the most, best baseball in the shortest amount of time?

Sometime during the second game of a doubleheader in Batavia, N.Y. on a Monday night, you start to realize just how much baseball there is. So when you return home from that game, you look up the fact there were 14,423 games in the majors and the affiliated minor leagues last year, and all of a sudden hitting six games in four days doesn’t sound so impressive.

It is something that every baseball fan with the necessary mobility should try once, though. And then after you try it once, you’ll start picking your next trip before you even take the ticket stubs out of your pocket.

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