Crediting Team Italy manager Marco Mazzieri for his leadership in the 2013 World Baseball Classic, former Toronto Blue Jays slugger Chris Colabello spoke highly of Azzurri teammates Anthony Rizzo, Jason Grilli, Chris Denorfia, and Nick Punto when interviewed on MLB Network's Hot Stove with Matt Vasgersian and Harold Reynolds on November 13, 2015.
Chris Colabello had a MLB career-best season in 2015 when he hit .321 with 15 home runs and 54 RBI in 101 games to help the Toronto Blue Jays win the 2015 American League East title for the first time in over two decades, In honor of Chris Colabello's appearance on MLB Network, fellow Italian and National Baseball Hall of Famer John Smoltz prepared a spaghetti dinner to share on the Hot Stove stage. Watch the episode below. Forza #Italia!
by Roberto Angotti