Tag Archives: MLB

  • 10 Best World Series Rivalries

    10 Best World Series Rivalries

    The 2013 World Series gets underway tomorrow, and it won’t just be any old matchup. This year’s Fall Classic will feature two of Major League Baseball’s most iconic and historic franchises: the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. Now, any baseball fan over the age of 18 certainly remembers the last time these two teams […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 22nd) – Cincinnati Reds

    This Day In Sports History (October 22nd) – Cincinnati Reds

    It was on this day in 1975 that the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Red Sox played game seven of the World Series.  The Reds defeated the Sox 4-3 to capture the franchise’s third World Series title. This World Series was ranked by ESPN as the second greatest Series ever played.  One of the most […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 21st) — Philadelphia Phillies

    This Day In Sports History (October 21st) — Philadelphia Phillies

    It was on this day in 1980 that the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 in Game 6 of the World Series.  The win gave Philadelphia their first World Series title in franchise history. The Phillies made it to the World Series by winning the National League East by one game over the […]

  • Red Sox Closer Koji Uehara Just Needed a Hug (GIF)

    Red Sox Closer Koji Uehara Just Needed a Hug (GIF)

    If you’re looking for a reason not to hate the Red Sox, Koji Uehara is probably it. Two years ago, at the age of 36, the reliever stunk so bad in the ALCS that the Rangers left him off their roster when they got to the World Series. This season, however, at the age of […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/15/2013 — John Lackey

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/15/2013 — John Lackey

    Question:  How do you top Justin Verlander‘s incredible performance that saw him allow only four hits and one run while striking out ten over the course of eight innings? Answer: Pitch 6.2 innings of shutout baseball while allowing only four hits and no walks against, and striking out eight. That is exactly what Red Sox […]

  • Watch the Detroit Tigers Give Each Other Champagne Facials (GIFs)

    Watch the Detroit Tigers Give Each Other Champagne Facials (GIFs)

    After the Tigers beat the Athletics 3-0 to advance to their third consecutive American League Championship Series, they raised a few eyebrows by celebrating on-field with a Maori Haka dance, a la the world champion New Zealand All Blacks rugby team. However, once they got off the field and into the locker room, the celebration […]