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  • Bryce Harper Injures Himself Running Face First Into the Outfield Wall (Video)

    Bryce Harper Injures Himself Running Face First Into the Outfield Wall (Video)

    Warning tracks on baseball fields are intended to warn outfielders chasing down fly balls that they are approaching the outfield wall.  Whether or not they actually work is up for debate, but I can almost certainly state that Bryce Harper would argue against their effectiveness. With the Washington Nationals leading the Los Angeles Dodgers by a score […]

  • This Might Be the Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever (Video)

    This Might Be the Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever (Video)

    We’ve seen some pretty awful ceremonial first pitches in recent years. Some of them came from rather attractive women, in which case everyone pretty much got the results they expected. Others came from elite athletes who you would have thought could do better. But none of these, however, really merited consideration for “worst ceremonial first […]

  • There Were Some UFOs in McCovey Cove Outside AT&T Park Yesterday (Videos)

    There Were Some UFOs in McCovey Cove Outside AT&T Park Yesterday (Videos)

    Apparently, the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park is a magnet for the bizarre and mysterious. Since the start of last season, we’ve just seen one weird thing after another go down in and around that place. And no, I’m not exaggerating, either. Last year, during Matt Cain’s incredible perfect game, there was some guy flying […]

  • Dad Catches Foul Ball With Hat While Holding Baby (GIF)

    Dad Catches Foul Ball With Hat While Holding Baby (GIF)

    Catching a foul ball with your hat is impressive. What’s even more impressive is catching a foul ball with your hat while holding a baby with your other arm. One brave father attempted to do just that during last night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park, and it was a great […]

  • Julio Borbon: Decent Ballplayer, Terrible Actor (Video + GIF)

    Julio Borbon: Decent Ballplayer, Terrible Actor (Video + GIF)

    The flopping epidemic has already spread from soccer to hockey and basketball. In fact, it got so bad in basketball that the NBA now fines players for flopping. Now it appears this flopping business has even spread to baseball. However, ballplayers are still new to the flopping game, so they have yet to hone their […]

  • The Anatomy of Justin Verlander’s Four-Pitch Arsenal (GIF)

    The Anatomy of Justin Verlander’s Four-Pitch Arsenal (GIF)

    Last week we showed you a mesmerizing aniamted GIF that shows the trajectory of each pitch that Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish throws. To create it, some guy out there on the internet named Drew Shepard superimposed five separate clips of Darvish pitching over each other and then lined up the release point. The results were so awesome that […]