adidas got in the playoff spirit with a release of their “Uncaged” collection, featuring lifelike depictions of several animals/mascots. We first saw this concept on Kris Bryant for the HR Derby.
The best part is that these will be available “later this month,” so if you’re interested, keep checking this link.
I mentioned in my preview that I was hoping Carlos Gomez would end up with one of these, and he did:
The lions don’t necessarily make any sense, but with that said, what the heck is an Astro anyways?
You might see the Pirates’ adidas guys in these, but the Marlins will have to wait for next year.
…and this is what they look like from the other angle:
I think my pick would be the Cheetah, though I liked Bryant’s version better than any of these. I know gold is what the brands are pushing right now, but its not really my style.