Tag Archives: MLB

  • Carlos Gomez Robs Joey Votto of Home Run…Again (Videos)

    Carlos Gomez Robs Joey Votto of Home Run…Again (Videos)

    Last July, Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez gave us one of the most exciting endings to a baseball game we saw all season. With the Brewers up 4-3 and trying to close out the Reds in the top of the 9th, Joey Votto came to the plate with a runner on first and two […]

  • Watch Metallica Take Batting Practice at AT&T Park (Video)

    Watch Metallica Take Batting Practice at AT&T Park (Video)

    If you find yourself siding with the camp that thinks  Metallica is a little too old to rock anymore, then maybe they can convince you they’re still young enough to be a DH for the Marlins or something. On Tuesday afternoon, the metal icons took batting practice in their hometown of San Francisco at AT&T Park. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 29th) — Roger Clemens

    This Day In Sports History (April 29th) — Roger Clemens

    It was on this day in 1986 that Roger Clemens became the first pitcher in MLB history to strikeout 20 batters in a nine inning major league game.  Clemens accomplished the feat against the Seattle Mariners in a game played at Fenway Park. Clemens would achieve this mark in only his third full season, at […]

  • Emotional Brewers Fan Cries After Meeting Carlos Gomez (Video)

    Emotional Brewers Fan Cries After Meeting Carlos Gomez (Video)

    If you’re not a hardcore Milwaukee Brewers fan, you might be unaware that Sunday was Carlos Gomez Appreciation Day. That’s when the team honored one of their most beloved players by presenting fans with gold Carlos Gomez bobbleheads.  But one lucky fan in particular got to meet her favorite player in the flesh, and she […]

  • Brewers’ Jean Segura Struck in the Head by Ryan Braun’s Bat (Video)

    Brewers’ Jean Segura Struck in the Head by Ryan Braun’s Bat (Video)

    Baseball is a game full of potential hazards, from stray foul balls to collisions with walls and other players. At Saturday night’s match-up between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs, Brewers shortstop Jean Segura witnessed another hazard: A teammate’s poorly timed practice swing. In the Brewers dugout, Ryan Braun was haphazardly swinging his bat […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    It was on this day in 1978 that the Phillie Phanatic made his first ever appearance as the official mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies. The idea for the Phillie Phanatic was created by Dennis Lehman in 1977, as he felt the team needed to abandon “Philadelphia Phil” and “Philadelphia Phillis”, and replace them with a […]