Tag Archives: baseball

  • Here’s a Celebration Fail From Marlins Pitcher Chad Qualls (Video)

    Here’s a Celebration Fail From Marlins Pitcher Chad Qualls (Video)

    Sports celebrations are a bit like high school Spanish. You can be pretty okay at it for a while, but when you don’t use it, you lose it. This is bad news for anyone on the Miami Marlins, an organization that doesn’t offer many opportunities for fist pumps and happy dances. But it’s especially bad […]

  • Oakland A’s Fans Sure Love to Dance (Videos)

    Oakland A’s Fans Sure Love to Dance (Videos)

    Oakland sports fans are a pretty spirited demographic. However, whereas the Raiders fans like to expend a lot of energy beating each other up, the Athletics fans apparently prefer to dance their crazy out. This is especially true right now. After edging out the Rangers and the high-priced Angles to win the AL West last […]

  • Check Out 6-Year-Old Baseball Phenom Spencer Conn (Video)

    Check Out 6-Year-Old Baseball Phenom Spencer Conn (Video)

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was the most-hyped baseball phenom since Dwight Gooden burst onto the scene as a 19-year-old flamethrower back in 1984. However, unlike Gooden, Harper was being touted as the “next big thing” practically from the time he was playing Little League. Thanks to the epic moonshots he hit in high school, […]

  • Someone Was Making It Rain at Safeco Field Yesterday (Video)

    Someone Was Making It Rain at Safeco Field Yesterday (Video)

    The good people of Seattle are pretty used to rain—but not the kind of rain they had at the Mariners game yesterday. During the seventh inning stretch, somebody dropped a stack of 6,000 one dollar bills off the upper deck, making it rain money like Pacman Jones at a strip club, or Vince Young at […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 29th) — Steve Carlton

    This Day In Sports History (July 29th) — Steve Carlton

    It was on this day in 1989 that the Philadelphia Phillies retired the #32 formerly worn by Steve Carlton.  Carlton spent 15 seasons as a member of the Phillies and joined Richie Ashburn (#1), Jim Bunning (#14), Mike Schmidt (#20) and Robin Roberts (#36) as the only men to have their numbers retired by Philadelphia. […]

  • The 13 MLB Teams Paying Over $100K a Day to Injured Players

    The 13 MLB Teams Paying Over $100K a Day to Injured Players

    Injuries have always been a part of baseball. However, astronomical salaries have not. Today’s MLB teams are faced with a decidedly modern problem: flushing tons of cash down the toilet on injured superstars with gigantic contracts. And never has this problem been more apparent than in 2013. Of course, it’s not that the sum the […]

  • MLB Suspends Ryan Braun 65 Games for PEDs, Has A-Rod in their Crosshairs

    MLB Suspends Ryan Braun 65 Games for PEDs, Has A-Rod in their Crosshairs

    Major League Baseball has suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun without pay for the remainder of the 2013 season for his connections to the Biogenesis clinic in Miami run by Anthony Bosch. This amounts to 65 games, 50 of which are for the use of performance enhancing drugs, while the other 15 are for lying […]