You know, the zoo seems to be a place where pro athletes go with their families just like regular people like you and me. Jose Iglesias' wife Arlene Iglesias was there with him a week ago, bopping around with their son Jose Jr. They managed to take a pretty blah picture, but they're all together so I guess it's not blah to them (the least you could do is situate yourselves in front of the flamingo section, guys). I get the impression that Jose posts stuff to Instagram in order to let his family members in Cuba know what he's up to.
Jose Iglesias' wife Arlene Iglesias lives with him in Miami along with their son and Jose's father Candelario (cool name). She's had to give him support after his mom got stuck in Cuba, but I'm very curious if there's policy changes for Cubans going to and from Cuba now that the US has dis-embargoed them and resumed relations. Wouldn't it follow that travelling should be allowed now? That kind of thing may be up to the Cuban government so I'm not sure. Anyhow, as far as Arlene goes, she's just another MLB wife ghost. She's lovely, but she's nowhere to be found on the 'ole internet. She moved to Miami from Boston when he was on the Red Sox, but I guess that means Jose just spends a lot of time alone in Detroit? They might fly to Detroit now and then, but that's kind of brutal when you've got a 3 year-old kid.
Jose and Arlene do know the value of their young chap, though. Jose said recently that his son was the most important thing in his life. Jose Jr. gets all his haircuts in the Cuban barbers in the city, as we can see from a picture posted of him a couple weeks ago. I'm guessing Arlene just stays around the house and cooks up some tasty Cuban meals for the boy.
JD Martinez's girlfriend Ariana Aubert's free time appears to mainly consist of traveling and enjoying television programs, from what we can tell. She's a big fan of The Walking Dead, she likes going to tropical settings, and she's no stranger to the beach. Back in 2012 she even went skydiving. Actually, let's be real - that's a pretty great list of stuff to be into.
Not having kids yet means Ariana can really get out there and enjoy JD's games without too much fuss. When JD isn't playing, they often go somewhere exciting like they did in 2013 when they made a trip to Vegas (I consider Las Vegas exciting). She always joins him for spring training too. At one time Ariana was actually a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins, but right around the time she got serious with JD, she up and left. Before leaving the cheer game, JD Martinez's girlfriend used to compete in "cheerleader showdowns" for fun. That's when the cheerleaders on a team have people vote which one is prettier. They all get beach shots taken of themselves and fans vote who is the hottest one.
Back in 2012, Ariana attended the Red Bull Flugtag competition, which is a pretty cool thing where people make flying or gliding machines that have to run or wheel off of a man-made cliff into the water. It's pretty entertaining because mostly you're just watching silly contraptions take nosedives straight down. Back in 2012 Ariana was still going to school, but she'd just met JD. Her best friends were all cheerleaders, and she'd sometimes link to their modeling accounts. The world of professional cheerleaders is chock-full of models, as you can guess and JD Martinez's girlfriend Ariana Aubert is one of those girls. Not for lack of talent, but it doesn't appear she chased down the modeling career no matter how gorgeous she is. Since she barely ever updates her Social Media, the last we heard from her she was visiting the Mall of America in Minnesota, probably following JD on a stretch of away games.
Rajai Davis' wife Marissa Davis had her first child with Rajai about one year ago in September of 2013, which means the couple recently celebrated the kid's first birthday. Generally this entails very little other than an infant making a mess and acting infantile. So yeah, the birthday bash was likely not very glamorous.
I really like that Rajai Davis led the league in "caught stealing" a few years back. I mean, it shows character. The man likes to take chances, and hey, that year he just happened to get thrown out 13 times. No biggy; he still stole 46 bases. His wife Marissa is less ambitious, from what I can tell. I've had a thorough look through her Pinterest wall (which can give you surprising insights into a person's interests and hobbies). As you might imagine, it's pretty damn boring. Lots of little cutesy baby things, interior decoration ideas, shopping ideas (apparently Marissa just really loves spending money that Mr. Davis earns). The most eye-catching thing that she has saved is a graphic illustrating a baby popping out of a woman, and then an explanation saying "A human body can bear only up to 45 del (unit) of pain. Yet at time of giving birth, a mother feels up to 57 del (unit) of pain. This is similar to 20 bones getting fractured at a time." First off, the unit is called the "dol," secondly, the grammar of Marissa's chosen pregnancy graphic is bad, and thirdly it's obviously not true that a human body can only bear up to 45 dols of pain if they go beyond that during the birthing process. To be honest, the whole thing creeped me out. I mean, Marissa's got this gross scientific diagram saved of a baby exiting a woman's kid tube. Nobody made you have the baby, Marissa!
Anyway, Rajai and his wife Marissa will most certainly have a well-furnished and decorated home, because she's spending an inordinate amount of time saving websites to help her with that task.