Tag Archives: baseball

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/12/2013 — Chris Sale

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/12/2013 — Chris Sale

    In case you were too busy watching the NBA and NHL playoffs to notice, it was quite the weekend for pitchers around Major League Baseball. On Friday night, the Red Sox’s Jon Lester threw a one-hitter against the Blue Jays, going nine innings and walking none while striking out five. Meanwhile, over in St. Louis, […]

  • 9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    Earlier this week, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ was hit in the side of the head by a scorching line drive. Both the sight and the sound of the impact gave chills to anyone who watched it, and the blow landed the 30-year-old Happ in the hospital and then the disabled list with […]

  • 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 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 9th) — Longest MLB Game

    This Day In Sports History (May 9th) — Longest MLB Game

    It was on this day in 1984 that the Chicago White Sox and the Milwaukee Brewers played in the longest game in Major League Baseball history.  The game lasted eight hours and six minutes before the Sox finally won 7-6 in the 25th inning. The game actually began at 7:30 pm on May 8th, but […]

  • 9 Famous Cases of MLB Pitchers Who Were Caught Cheating

    9 Famous Cases of MLB Pitchers Who Were Caught Cheating

    The Red Sox currently have the best record in Major League Baseball. The biggest reason for this is the resurgence of their once great starting rotation, led by Clay Bucholz and his 1.01 ERA and 6-0 record through his first six starts. However, it seems not everybody is willing to believe that Bucholz could be […]

  • 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 […]