Tag Archives: MLB

  • 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 […]

  • 9 Old Ballplayers Who Should Just Hang ‘Em Up

    9 Old Ballplayers Who Should Just Hang ‘Em Up

    Every March, as baseball clubs truck their gear to Florida and Arizona for the start of spring training, a handful of old guys with bad knees are faced with a tough choice: keep going for one more year, or hang up the cleats for good? Sometimes these guys take a good honest look at their […]

  • Rays’ Elliot Johnson Give Us His Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Rays’ Elliot Johnson Give Us His Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Tim Kurkjian impersonations appear to be all the rage in Major League Baseball these days.  After watching Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia unveil his squeakiest voice during an interview with Terry Francona on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight, Elliot Johnson of the Tampa Bay Rays wanted Kurkjian to know that Arencibia wasn’t the only player in […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 9th) — Satchel Paige

    This Day In Sports History (February 9th) — Satchel Paige

    It was on this day in 1971 that Satchel Paige became the first player from the Negro-League to be elected into the Baseball Hall Of Fame. Paige was unanimously chosen to be the first Negro-Leaguer in the Hall due to his pitching dominance during the 30’s and 40’s. Paige was a superstar and the Negro-League’s […]