Tag Archives: MLB

  • 11 Most Memorable Moments in the History of MLB Opening Day

    11 Most Memorable Moments in the History of MLB Opening Day

    The start of any new season, regardless of the sport, brings feelings of joy and optimism for sports fans. However, nothing compares to the magic of MLB’s Opening Day. You see, the NFL, NBA, and NHL all start in the fall, as the good times of summer fade away and we brace ourselves for winter. […]

  • Munenori Kawasaki in Mid-Season Form: Three Awesome GIFs to Prove It

    Munenori Kawasaki in Mid-Season Form: Three Awesome GIFs to Prove It

    Last year, Munenori Kawasaki burst onto the scene as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays due to his wacky, attention-grabbing antics. This year, during his spring training stint with the Jays, he’s been able to pick up right where he left off. Check it out: This was Kawasaki’s reaction after scoring a run during […]

  • Reds Pitcher Aroldis Chapman Takes 110 MPH Line Drive to the Face (Video)

    Reds Pitcher Aroldis Chapman Takes 110 MPH Line Drive to the Face (Video)

    Last night’s Cactus League contest between the Cincinnati Reds and the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Arizona, was called off after Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman took a 110 mph line drive to the face and had to be stretchered off the field. The play took place during the sixth inning, as Royals catcher Salvador Perez […]

  • MLB Umpire Brad Myers Takes Scorching Line Drive to the Nuts (Video + GIF)

    MLB Umpire Brad Myers Takes Scorching Line Drive to the Nuts (Video + GIF)

    The vast majority of the time, you really don’t even notice where the umpires are on the field during a baseball game. They just kind of blend in and do their jobs. Unfortunately, during yesterday’s spring training game between the Reds and Indians, everyone noticed where third base umpire Brad Myers was. And that’s because […]

  • The Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ New Bacon Gear Is Flying Off the Shelves

    The Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ New Bacon Gear Is Flying Off the Shelves

    The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Triple-A affiliates of the Philadelphia Phillies, have had some of the best-selling gear among all minor league baseball teams for the last five years simply because they are called the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. However, ever since they announced that the team would sport caps with strips of bacon on them for […]

  • Slimmer, Juice-Free Barry Bonds Shows Up to Giants Spring Training

    Slimmer, Juice-Free Barry Bonds Shows Up to Giants Spring Training

    The final contract that MLB home run king (with an asterisk) Barry Bonds signed with the San Francisco Giants included a 10-year “services” deal, meaning the guy would have to earn some of his millions by serving as a spring training instructor after his playing days were done. Well, now his playing days are done, and […]

  • 9 Most Pathetic Sports Franchises Right Now

    9 Most Pathetic Sports Franchises Right Now

    One of the hardest parts of being passionate about any sports team is that fortune and luck can fluctuate like the stock market, and you experience all the emotional fallout without having any control over the team that makes those emotions happen. So it might be a little cathartic to check out these nine teams, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 10th) — Batting Helmets

    This Day In Sports History (March 10th) — Batting Helmets

    It was on this day in 1941 that the Brooklyn Dodgers announced that all of their players would start wearing batting helmets permanently in the upcoming season.  It was not long after that many other teams would adopt this safety precaution as well. General Manager Larry MacPhail was the man behind this innovation; he also […]