MLB

  • Fan Helpfully Demonstrates How Not to Catch a Foul Ball (GIF)

    Fan Helpfully Demonstrates How Not to Catch a Foul Ball (GIF)

    In life, we’re constantly bombarded with messages from people who want to tell us what to do, and how to do it. But it’s rare when a real-life Goofus steps in to show us how not to do something. That’s why we should all be thankful for the guy at a recent spring game between […]

  • Munenori Kawasaki in Mid-Season Form: Three Awesome GIFs to Prove It

    Munenori Kawasaki in Mid-Season Form: Three Awesome GIFs to Prove It

    Last year, Munenori Kawasaki burst onto the scene as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays due to his wacky, attention-grabbing antics. This year, during his spring training stint with the Jays, he’s been able to pick up right where he left off. Check it out: This was Kawasaki’s reaction after scoring a run during […]

  • Minor League Baseball Teams Unveil ‘Star Wars’ Uniforms (Pics)

    Minor League Baseball Teams Unveil ‘Star Wars’ Uniforms (Pics)

    One of the cool things about Minor League Baseball is that everything is just a little bit looser than in the Major Leagues, and less formal. So if you want to start, say, wearing Star Wars themed uniforms on “Star Wars Night,” no one’s going to start crying about disrespecting America’s Pastime or anything like that. […]

  • Latino Kenny Powers is Real, Amazing (Pic)

    Latino Kenny Powers is Real, Amazing (Pic)

    Like most iconic fictional characters, you see a little bit of Kenny Powers in a lot of places. But one intrepid photographer has found someone who embodies Kenny Powers to a much greater extent than you might have even thought possible. The photo, which you can see up above, shows this “Latino Kenny Powers” doppelganger […]

  • Reds Pitcher Aroldis Chapman Takes 110 MPH Line Drive to the Face (Video)

    Reds Pitcher Aroldis Chapman Takes 110 MPH Line Drive to the Face (Video)

    Last night’s Cactus League contest between the Cincinnati Reds and the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Arizona, was called off after Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman took a 110 mph line drive to the face and had to be stretchered off the field. The play took place during the sixth inning, as Royals catcher Salvador Perez […]

  • Minnesota Twins Mascot Catches Ball in Mouth (GIF)

    Minnesota Twins Mascot Catches Ball in Mouth (GIF)

    Sports mascots are often gifted with extraordinary “abilities” that we humans can only dream of.  But usually those same “abilities” are also pretty useless, like doing the Macarena during the 7th inning stretch, or getting into fights with Barney the Purple Dinosaur. However, at a recent spring training game between the Minnesota Twins and the […]

  • MLB Umpire Brad Myers Takes Scorching Line Drive to the Nuts (Video + GIF)

    MLB Umpire Brad Myers Takes Scorching Line Drive to the Nuts (Video + GIF)

    The vast majority of the time, you really don’t even notice where the umpires are on the field during a baseball game. They just kind of blend in and do their jobs. Unfortunately, during yesterday’s spring training game between the Reds and Indians, everyone noticed where third base umpire Brad Myers was. And that’s because […]

  • The Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ New Bacon Gear Is Flying Off the Shelves

    The Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ New Bacon Gear Is Flying Off the Shelves

    The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Triple-A affiliates of the Philadelphia Phillies, have had some of the best-selling gear among all minor league baseball teams for the last five years simply because they are called the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. However, ever since they announced that the team would sport caps with strips of bacon on them for […]