Tag Archives: MLB

  • 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 […]

  • Seven Years Later, Adam Greenberg Got His One At-Bat (Video)

    Seven Years Later, Adam Greenberg Got His One At-Bat (Video)

    It took seven years, a lot of hard work, a dedicated fan, and a baseball team eliminated from the post season and looking for a gimmick to sell a few more tickets, but last night Adam Greenberg finally got his one at-bat in the Major Leagues. We told you about Greenberg last week. On July […]

  • The 15 Most Awesome Retirement Gifts Given To Chipper Jones

    The 15 Most Awesome Retirement Gifts Given To Chipper Jones

    You know, it might be easy to overlook the career of retiring Braves third baseman Chipper Jones. Throughout his entire 18-year, the man only led a significant statistical category three times—OPS in in 2006, and BA and OBP in 2007. However, when you look at his career numbers, they’re actually kind of mind-blowing: .303/.401/.529, with […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 28th) – Ted Williams

    This Day In Sports History (September 28th) – Ted Williams

    It was on this day in 1941 that Ted Williams finished the regular season with a .406 batting average.  Williams remains the last player to hit over .400 throughout the course of a regular season. Williams entered the final day of the 1941 season with a .39955 batting average, which would have been rounded up […]