Tag Archives: MLB

  • Canadian Baseball Fans Are Pretty Awesome (Video)

    Canadian Baseball Fans Are Pretty Awesome (Video)

    You can take the boy out of Canada, but you can’t take Canada out of the boy. Such is the lesson Fox Sports Arizona reporter Jody Jackson learned last night. During the interleague game between the Diamondbacks and Toronto Blue Jays at Chase Field, someone in the Fox Sports production room noticed four guys dressed […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 3rd) — Bobby Thigpen

    This Day In Sports History (September 3rd) — Bobby Thigpen

    It was on this day in 1990 that Chicago White Sox closer Bobby Thigpen set the record for most saves in a single season.  Thigpen recorded his 47th save of the season to pass Dave Righetti’s old record of 46. In the two years prior to breaking the record (1988, 1989) Thigpen showed a lot […]

  • Camera Flash on Cell Phone Delays Major League Baseball Game (Video)

    Camera Flash on Cell Phone Delays Major League Baseball Game (Video)

    Smartphones can do so many amazing things. They can send emails and texts, take videos and pictures, and provide access to the unlimited information out there on the internet. Oh, and apparently they can also delay a Major League Baseball game. Last night in Tampa, during the game between the Rays and Angels of Greater […]

  • Here’s C.J. Wilson Tripping and Falling on His Way To The Mound (Video)

    Here’s C.J. Wilson Tripping and Falling on His Way To The Mound (Video)

    It’s funny how things work sometimes. Just yesterday, in our post about Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval doing the Panda Shuffle, we talked about the strange quirks and rituals in which some baseball players partake. And one of the ones specifically mentioned was the tradition of pitchers jumping over the first and third base lines. […]

  • The 14 Retirement Gifts Given to Mariano Rivera…So Far

    The 14 Retirement Gifts Given to Mariano Rivera…So Far

    When most people retire after a long successful career, their employers and coworkers get them something kind of lame, like a plaque, or an engraved beer stein from Things Remembered. If you are a very famous and successful Major League Baseball player, however, there’s a little more fanfare. You don’t just get a little token […]

  • 20 Fan Signs with Amusing Messages for Alex Rodriguez

    20 Fan Signs with Amusing Messages for Alex Rodriguez

    Okay everyone, this will be the last list making fun of A-Rod for a while. Well, probably. I shouldn’t make any guarantees, because you never know. But after the “most embarrassing moments of Alex Rodriguez” list we did last week and this here “fan signs” list, I think any more would be overkill. Anyway, yes, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 23rd) — Bobby Bonds

    This Day In Sports History (August 23rd) — Bobby Bonds

    It was on this day in 2003 that former Major Leaguer Bobby Bonds passed away.  Bonds died of complications from lung cancer and a brain tumor at the age of 57. Bonds was a great leadoff hitter, who had the rare combination of raw power and blazing speed.  In 1969, he became only the fourth […]

  • Jason Heyward Hit in Face by 90-MPH Fastball (GIF)

    Jason Heyward Hit in Face by 90-MPH Fastball (GIF)

    Think you had a pretty bad day at the office on Wednesday? Well, I bet you didn’t get hit in the face by a 90-mph fastball. So that’s something. Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward wasn’t so lucky. During the 6th inning of the Mets-Braves game at Citi Field in New York yesterday, a fastball from […]

  • Benched and Fined, Yasiel Puig Still Hits Game-Winning Homer (Video)

    Benched and Fined, Yasiel Puig Still Hits Game-Winning Homer (Video)

    Just how good is Los Angeles Dodgers rookie sensation Yasiel Puig? He’s so good that even when he gets benched, he still wins games for his team. Mangers Don Mattingly made the decision to bench Puig on Tuesday night in Miami because of some recent struggles at the plate. Then the kid, who has displayed […]