Tag Archives: MLB

  • 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 […]

  • Cardinals Fan Videobombs Pittsburgh Reporter by Kissing Him (Video)

    Cardinals Fan Videobombs Pittsburgh Reporter by Kissing Him (Video)

    When you’re a sports reporter, you’ve got to expect that you are going to get videobomed by a bunch of drunks. It’s just part of the gig, and how you handle it—whether you choose to pretend like nothing is happening, or tackle the problem head on—is up to you. That being said, there’s really no […]

  • 22 Awesome Baseball Celebration GIFs

    22 Awesome Baseball Celebration GIFs

    Well, it’s that time of year again—the time when grown men in stretchy pajama pants gather together in a room with walls covered in plastic to waste tons of perfectly good alcohol. I am referring, of course, to the MLB postseason and the spraying of bubbly liquids in the locker room after a team has (a) […]

  • David Ortiz Gets Hit in the Groin with a Baseball (Video)

    David Ortiz Gets Hit in the Groin with a Baseball (Video)

    The Boston Red Sox are not a particularly likable franchise anymore. They were, prior to 2004, when they hadn’t won a World Series in almost a century. But since then, they’ve become insufferable, surpassed only by the Yankees. This is why we loved it when they imploded in 2011. Guys eating fried chicken and drinking […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 9th) — Frank Robinson

    This Day In Sports History (October 9th) — Frank Robinson

    It was on this day in 1974 that Frank Robinson was hired to manage the Cleveland Indians, making him the first black manager in Major League Baseball history. Robinson played for the California Angels during the first half of the 1974 season, but after managing in the winter leagues during the early 70′s, he began […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    It was on this day in 1956 that New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game in Game 5 of the World Series.  Larsen’s perfect game remains the only perfect game thrown in post-season baseball history. The 1956 World Series was a battle of New York, as the Yankees took on the Brooklyn […]