Tag Archives: MLB

  • This Day In Sports History (April 27th) – Nolan Ryan

    This Day In Sports History (April 27th) – Nolan Ryan

    It was on this day in 1983 that Nolan Ryan surpassed Walter Johnson to become the all-time leader in strikeouts.  Ryan struck out his 3,509th batter to surpass the mark set by Johnson way back in 1927. Entering the 1983 season, both Nolan Ryan and Steve Carlton were in striking distance of the prestigious record […]

  • Umpire Takes A Stephen Strrasburg 96 MPH Fastball To The Groin (Video)

    Umpire Takes A Stephen Strrasburg 96 MPH Fastball To The Groin (Video)

    Stephen Strasburg continued his impressive start to the 2012 MLB season on Saturday, as he allowed four hits and no earned runs through six innings of work during the Washington Nationals’ 3-2 extra innings victory over the Florida Marlins.  It was his fourth start of the season, and he threw 60 of his 94 pitches […]

  • 21 Hottest Women To Throw Out A Ceremonial First Pitch

    21 Hottest Women To Throw Out A Ceremonial First Pitch

    The 2012 MLB season is a little over a week old, but today the last 8 teams finally get to celebrate their home openers. And since their fans had to wait this long, chances are those 8 teams are going to pull out all the stops. That means fireworks, parades, give-aways, statue unveilings, video montages, […]

  • The $500 Fan Duel MLB Free Roll Is Taking Place Tonight!!!

    The $500 Fan Duel MLB Free Roll Is Taking Place Tonight!!!

    For some of us, redemption is only seven hours away, as our second Fan Duel $500 MLB Free Roll is set to take place tonight, beginning with the 7pm ET games.  If your team struggled the first time around, here is your chance to get back in the winner’s circle.  And if you didn’t get […]

  • Another Fan Duel MLB $500 Free Roll Is Taking Place This Friday!!!

    Another Fan Duel MLB $500 Free Roll Is Taking Place This Friday!!!

    My first Fan Duel MLB Free Roll team on Opening Day didn’t fare so well (how was I supposed to know Clayton Kershaw would suddenly come down with the flu mid-game?).  Thankfully, I won’t have to wait long for my shot at redemption, as the guys at Fan Duel will be holding another $500 MLB […]

  • The FanDuel $1000 MLB Free Roll Is Tomorrow!!! Join Now!!!

    The FanDuel $1000 MLB Free Roll Is Tomorrow!!! Join Now!!!

    Tonight the 2012 MLB regular season gets underway when the defending champion St. Louis Cardinals travel to Miami’s new ballpark to take on the Marlins.  However, we all know that the real action kicks off tomorrow, when fourteen teams take the field in the first full day of MLB action.  And thanks to the guys […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 30th) – Sammy Sosa

    This Day In Sports History (March 30th) – Sammy Sosa

    It was on this day in 1992 that the Chicago White Sox traded Sammy Sosa and pitcher Ken Patterson to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for outfielder George Bell.  Many believed that the White Sox got the better player in the deal, but over time they would be proven wrong. George Bell was an aging […]

  • 15 Bizarre Off-Field Baseball Injuries

    15 Bizarre Off-Field Baseball Injuries

    Over the course of a 162-game MLB season, the daily grind—playing 6 days a week, summer heat, red-eye flights—is going to take its toll on every player. Injuries are going to mount as guys strain obliques, tweak hamstrings, dislocate shoulders, and pull groins. There’s just no way around it. Then again, it’s not always day-to-day […]

  • This Seattle Mariners Commercial Is Actually Quite Funny (Video)

    This Seattle Mariners Commercial Is Actually Quite Funny (Video)

    I would have never imagined the Seattle Mariners being a funny team (I’m not sure why), but judging by this commercial for the Mariners’ upcoming season, I may have been wrong all these years.  I mean, Ichiro Suzuki doing Sean Connery impersonations?  Where do they come up with this stuff? After finishing last in the […]

  • Now It’s Tim Dillard’s Turn To Do A Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Now It’s Tim Dillard’s Turn To Do A Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    First it was Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia performing his now-famous Tim Kurkjian impression.  Then it was Tampa Bay Rays infielder Elliot Johnson impersonating the Baseball Tonight analyst.  And now the “Let’s all make fun of Tim Kurkjian’s squeaky voice” parade has made a stop at the Milwaukee Brewers’ camp to check in with pitcher […]

  • 11 MLB Players Who Need Big Comebacks In 2012

    11 MLB Players Who Need Big Comebacks In 2012

    It’s hard to believe, but Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is now only three weeks away, and fans are starting to get pumped. Last week we took a look at some of the game’s aging stars who should just forget forget about one more comeback and retire already. So today we take a look at […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 9th) – Rays and Diamondbacks

    This Day In Sports History (March 9th) – Rays and Diamondbacks

    It was on this day in 1995 that Major League Baseball awarded the city of Tampa Bay and the state of Arizona with MLB teams.  Tampa Bay would be known as the “Devil Rays” (now known as simply the “Rays”) while the club from Arizona would be called the “Diamondbacks.” Tampa would be placed in […]