Tag Archives: MLB

  • 15 Unlikely MLB Postseason Heroes

    15 Unlikely MLB Postseason Heroes

    One of the best things about postseason baseball is that you get to expect the unexpected. You never know what it will be, but you can count on seeing something completely unpredictable. And the 2012 MLB postseason is certainly no exception. On Friday night, not only did we witness yet another historic comeback by the […]

  • 21 Amazing Baseball Catch GIFs

    21 Amazing Baseball Catch GIFs

    The other day I was watching a little postseason baseball—totally not while I was at work—when I saw St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay make a fantastic catch up against the left-center field wall during Game 2 of the NLDS. At the time the Cardinals were up 7-3, but it was only the 6th […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/9/12 — Brett Anderson

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/9/12 — Brett Anderson

    With their season on the line, the Oakland Athletics sent Brett Anderson to the mound to start Game 3 of the ALDS.  The 24-year-old lefty started just six games during the regular season, but he didn’t buckle under the pressure during what was easily the most important start of his Major League career. The Athletics’ […]

  • Your Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend Highlight Round-Up (Videos)

    Your Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend Highlight Round-Up (Videos)

    As some of you may know (but most of you probably don’t), today is Thanksgiving Day in Canada.  And being a Canadian myself, that means spending less time today doing work, and more time stuffing my face with turkey and watching some Canadian Football League action… …but not before bringing you some of the best […]

  • The 9 One-Game Playoffs in MLB History (Prior to 2012)

    The 9 One-Game Playoffs in MLB History (Prior to 2012)

    In the entire history of Major Leage Baseball, there have only been thirteen occasions in which two teams finished the regular season tied at the top of the standings. Of those thirteen ties, four were settled with a three-game series. The other nine? They were settled with a one-game, winner-take-all, loser-go-home playoff. To the young’ins […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 5th) – Barry Bonds

    This Day In Sports History (October 5th) – Barry Bonds

    It was on this day in 2001 that Barry Bonds hit his 71st home run of the season.  Bonds broke the record, which was previously set by Mark McGwire three years earlier in 1998. Barry Bonds’ 2001 season was one of the greatest statistical seasons by an individual player in Major League history, as he […]

  • Josh Hamilton Error Hands the AL West Crown to the Oakland Athletics (Video)

    Josh Hamilton Error Hands the AL West Crown to the Oakland Athletics (Video)

    The Oakland Athletics were 13 games behind the Texas Rangers on June 30. Then they lost three starting pitchers from their rotation in the span of a month, with one of them—Brandon McCarthy—suffering a terrifying, life-threatening injury. So what happened to the A’s after that? They went 17-8 down the home stretch, putting together two […]