Tag Archives: MLB

  • Astros Fan Spikes Ceremonial First Pitch (Video)

    Astros Fan Spikes Ceremonial First Pitch (Video)

    The Houston Astros are much better this season than they have been the last two years. That said, they’re still not anything close to good. Their winning percentage of .421 has them on pace to lose 93 games this year. Strange as it may sound, though, that’s actually good news for one Astros fan. Why? […]

  • Pinch Pitchers: Every MLB Position Player to Take the Mound in 2014

    Pinch Pitchers: Every MLB Position Player to Take the Mound in 2014

    It’s never fun to see your team get blown out—unless it’s baseball, and your team runs out of pitchers before the game is over. Then it actually is kind of fun, because you get to see a position player pitch. I bring all this up because, in case you haven’t noticed, 2014 has been a historic […]

  • 9 Things You Should Know About Future MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

    9 Things You Should Know About Future MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

    Baseball’s got a new commissioner. Twenty years after the Bud Selig era began, it wound down, culminating in yesterday’s election of new top dog for baseball. The man is Rob Manfred, and we don’t know too much about him. More accurately, we don’t know many interesting things about him. We’re just now starting to learn about […]

  • 40 GIFs of Baseball Fans Making Amazing Catches

    40 GIFs of Baseball Fans Making Amazing Catches

    Most of the time, the best part of a baseball game happens on the field. Maybe it’s a pitcher throwing a complete game shutout. Maybe it’s a light-hitting utility infielder clearing the bases with a standup triple. Or maybe it’s something entirely unrelated to baseball, like the catcher on one team leaving a snack at home plate […]