Tag Archives: MLB

  • This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    It was on this day in 1998 that David Wells pitched the 15th perfect game in baseball history.  Wells accomplished the feat against the Minnesota Twins in a game played at Yankee stadium. This was the first regular season perfect game in the storied history of the New York Yankees and the second in team […]

  • Bryce Harper Injures Himself Running Face First Into the Outfield Wall (Video)

    Bryce Harper Injures Himself Running Face First Into the Outfield Wall (Video)

    Warning tracks on baseball fields are intended to warn outfielders chasing down fly balls that they are approaching the outfield wall.  Whether or not they actually work is up for debate, but I can almost certainly state that Bryce Harper would argue against their effectiveness. With the Washington Nationals leading the Los Angeles Dodgers by a score […]

  • This Might Be the Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever (Video)

    This Might Be the Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever (Video)

    We’ve seen some pretty awful ceremonial first pitches in recent years. Some of them came from rather attractive women, in which case everyone pretty much got the results they expected. Others came from elite athletes who you would have thought could do better. But none of these, however, really merited consideration for “worst ceremonial first […]

  • The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    We’re only six weeks into the 2013 MLB season, and already we’ve seen umpires blow a number of calls that have had real impacts on the outcomes of games. Are the umpires somehow worse than they used to be? Probably not. The increase in the number of bad calls probably has more to do with […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/12/2013 — Chris Sale

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/12/2013 — Chris Sale

    In case you were too busy watching the NBA and NHL playoffs to notice, it was quite the weekend for pitchers around Major League Baseball. On Friday night, the Red Sox’s Jon Lester threw a one-hitter against the Blue Jays, going nine innings and walking none while striking out five. Meanwhile, over in St. Louis, […]

  • 9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    Earlier this week, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ was hit in the side of the head by a scorching line drive. Both the sight and the sound of the impact gave chills to anyone who watched it, and the blow landed the 30-year-old Happ in the hospital and then the disabled list with […]

  • There Were Some UFOs in McCovey Cove Outside AT&T Park Yesterday (Videos)

    There Were Some UFOs in McCovey Cove Outside AT&T Park Yesterday (Videos)

    Apparently, the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park is a magnet for the bizarre and mysterious. Since the start of last season, we’ve just seen one weird thing after another go down in and around that place. And no, I’m not exaggerating, either. Last year, during Matt Cain’s incredible perfect game, there was some guy flying […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 9th) — Longest MLB Game

    This Day In Sports History (May 9th) — Longest MLB Game

    It was on this day in 1984 that the Chicago White Sox and the Milwaukee Brewers played in the longest game in Major League Baseball history.  The game lasted eight hours and six minutes before the Sox finally won 7-6 in the 25th inning. The game actually began at 7:30 pm on May 8th, but […]

  • 9 Famous Cases of MLB Pitchers Who Were Caught Cheating

    9 Famous Cases of MLB Pitchers Who Were Caught Cheating

    The Red Sox currently have the best record in Major League Baseball. The biggest reason for this is the resurgence of their once great starting rotation, led by Clay Bucholz and his 1.01 ERA and 6-0 record through his first six starts. However, it seems not everybody is willing to believe that Bucholz could be […]