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  • Josh Hamilton Error Hands the AL West Crown to the Oakland Athletics (Video)

    Josh Hamilton Error Hands the AL West Crown to the Oakland Athletics (Video)

    The Oakland Athletics were 13 games behind the Texas Rangers on June 30. Then they lost three starting pitchers from their rotation in the span of a month, with one of them—Brandon McCarthy—suffering a terrifying, life-threatening injury. So what happened to the A’s after that? They went 17-8 down the home stretch, putting together two […]

  • Seven Years Later, Adam Greenberg Got His One At-Bat (Video)

    Seven Years Later, Adam Greenberg Got His One At-Bat (Video)

    It took seven years, a lot of hard work, a dedicated fan, and a baseball team eliminated from the post season and looking for a gimmick to sell a few more tickets, but last night Adam Greenberg finally got his one at-bat in the Major Leagues. We told you about Greenberg last week. On July […]

  • Cards’ Jon Jay Makes Amazing Circus Catch At Minute Maid Park (Video)

    Cards’ Jon Jay Makes Amazing Circus Catch At Minute Maid Park (Video)

    Last year, the St. Louis Cardinals traded away their former “center fielder of the future,” Colby Rasmus, because they thought they had a very capable replacement in Jon Jay. How has Jay repaid their faith in him? By playing great defense and hitting .299/.358/.412 over his 1,155 career at-bats. In fact, so far this season, […]

  • It Was “Star Trek Night” At The Trop in Tampa Last Night (Video)

    It Was “Star Trek Night” At The Trop in Tampa Last Night (Video)

    Earlier this season, the Tampa Bay Rays and nine other teams around Major League Baseball teamed up with Stand Up 2 Cancer and LucasFilms to hold “Star Wars Nights” at the ballpark. I have no idea if these events actually raised any money for cancer research, but we did get to see Darth Vader on […]

  • Vernon Wells Didn’t Make The Catch, But Boy Did He Try (Video)

    Vernon Wells Didn’t Make The Catch, But Boy Did He Try (Video)

    Poor Vernon Wells. I mean that figuratively, of course, because in actuality he’s ridiculously filthy rich. But we make fun of the guy any time the subject of terrible sports contracts comes up because he gets paid an ungodly amount of money to play pretty bad baseball. However, you have to hand it to Vernon: […]