Tag Archives: MLB

  • This Day In Sports History (October 20th) – Boston Red Sox

    This Day In Sports History (October 20th) – Boston Red Sox

    It was on this day in 2004 that the Boston Red Sox completed the greatest comeback in baseball history.  The Red Sox defeated the Yankees in Game 7 after being down in the ALCS 0-3. This was the first time in baseball history that a team had come back in a series after being down […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 13th) – Bill Mazeroski

    This Day In Sports History (October 13th) – Bill Mazeroski

    It was on this day in 1960 that the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Yankees in game seven of the World Series.  Pirates second baseman Bill Mazeroski won the game in the bottom of the ninth inning with a solo home run off of Yankees pitcher Ralph Terry. The Yankees entered the series as […]

  • Tigers Fan Takes Josh Hamilton’s Bat Off His Head (Video)

    Tigers Fan Takes Josh Hamilton’s Bat Off His Head (Video)

    The Texas Rangers simply couldn’t get a grip on things last night, both figuratively and literally.  Not only were they unable to cash in on several opportunities to score runs and take a stranglehold on their ALCS series against the Detroit Tigers, but Rangers’ slugger Josh Hamilton was unable to take a stranglehold of his […]

  • 13 Greatest Postseason Upsets In MLB History

    13 Greatest Postseason Upsets In MLB History

    The last night of 2011 MLB season was perhaps the most thrilling five hours in the history of professional sports. Consequently, some people may have thought the 2011 MLB Postseason would be a letdown. But not us. We here at Total Pro Sports predicted this year’s playoffs would be thrilling, and so far they have […]

  • Check Out The Marlins New Home Run Structure (GIF)

    Check Out The Marlins New Home Run Structure (GIF)

    After spending the last 19 years playing in Sun Life Stadium, the Florida Marlins will finally be moving into a ballpark that is intended for baseball games, rather than football games.  Sun Life Stadium has drawn the ire of many MLB players over the year’s but the opening of Miami Ballpark for the 2012 MLB […]

  • Shane Victorino Brings Us This Outfield Blooper (GIF)

    Shane Victorino Brings Us This Outfield Blooper (GIF)

    Shane Victorino has won a Gold Glove Award in each of the last three seasons and he didn’t commit a single error all year in 2011, but you wouldn’t know it after watching him in center field during Game 4 of the NLDS last night. While many will be quick to blame the bright evening […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 6th) – Seattle Mariners

    This Day In Sports History (October 6th) – Seattle Mariners

    It was on this day in 2001 that the Seattle Mariners won their 116th game of the regular season.  The Mariners tied the all-time wins mark, which was first established by the 1906 Chicago Cubs. The 1906 Cubs went 116-36 (.763 winning pct.) during a time when teams played only 152 games per season compared […]

  • Justin Verlander Gets Beaned By A Foul Ball (Video)

    Justin Verlander Gets Beaned By A Foul Ball (Video)

    The Detroit Tigers called upon Justin Verlander to get them the important home win in Game 3 of the ALDS last night, and he delivered.  However, it wasn’t all smooth sailing for Verlander.  In addition to allowing two runs against in both the first and the seventh inning, the Tigers’ ace was also drilled in […]

  • Dee Gordon Is Rod Barajas’ Little Baby (GIF)

    Dee Gordon Is Rod Barajas’ Little Baby (GIF)

    At the tender age of 23, Dee Gordon is the Los Angeles Dodgers’ little baby, and he has been treated as such by veteran catcher Rob Barajas. Throughout the month of September, Gordon and Barajas have been taking part in a pre-game ritual that begins with a few hand slaps and ends with Barajas cradling […]

  • Nice Prediction Dan Shaughnessy (Video)

    Nice Prediction Dan Shaughnessy (Video)

    With the Tampa Bay Rays trailing the New York Yankees by a score of 7-0 in the bottom of the eighth and the Boston Red Sox leading the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 during a rain delay in the seventh inning, Dan Shaughnessy uttered the words, “I think the one thing that we have eliminated tonight is […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 29th) – Maddux Brothers

    This Day In Sports History (September 29th) – Maddux Brothers

    It was on this day in 1986 that Greg Maddux faced his brother Mike Maddux, as the Chicago Cubs took on the Philadelphia Phillies.  This marked the first and only time in Major League history that two rookie brothers started against each other. Greg would easily out-duel his older brother and pick up the win.  […]

  • 9 Most Epic Collapses In MLB History

    9 Most Epic Collapses In MLB History

    If you’re a baseball fan, then you are probably aware that the Boston Red Sox are hanging on for dear life in the American League Wild Card standings. On September 1, Boston was 8 ½ games ahead of Tampa Bay. Today, their lead over the Rays is just 1 lousy game. But Boston is not […]

  • Weekly Fantasy Baseball Update: September 17th — September 23rd

    Weekly Fantasy Baseball Update: September 17th — September 23rd

    Here is your weekly fantasy update, as Tampa Bay and St. Louis are only a couple games back of their respective leagues’ wildcard leaders, and look to gain that ground in the last week of the season. Fantasy Stud of the Week – Matt Kemp, CF, Dodgers While the Dodgers have been eliminated from the […]