Tag Archives: MLB

  • 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 […]

  • 9 Reasons Why Mariano Rivera Is The Greatest Closer Of All Time

    9 Reasons Why Mariano Rivera Is The Greatest Closer Of All Time

    Any day now, 41-year-old New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is going to break the all-time saves record. Now, personally, I don’t think the “save” should be as big a deal as it is. One guy gets a “save” after coming on in the bottom of the eight with the bases loaded, nobody out, and […]

  • 9 Smartest Players In Major League Baseball

    9 Smartest Players In Major League Baseball

    The world of professional sports is probably the one place in life where being smart won’t help you get ahead. Just ask the 9 baseball players listed here. They’re probably the smartest guys in Major League Baseball, and I bet every one of them will tell you that their intelligence has more often been a […]

  • Sparks Fly Off Alex Avila’s Mask (Video)

    Sparks Fly Off Alex Avila’s Mask (Video)

    Sparks were flying at U.S. Cellular Field last night, and surprisingly, it had nothing to do with Ozzie Guillen or the White Sox inability to get their offense going against Tigers’ starting pitcher Justin Verlander.  Instead, the sparks that could be seen flying behind home plate in the bottom of the eighth inning had everything […]

  • The Nats Rookies Dressed Up As Smurfs Yesterday (Video)

    The Nats Rookies Dressed Up As Smurfs Yesterday (Video)

    If you were walking down the streets of New York yesterday and saw some blue-skinned characters, don’t be afraid.  Everything you witnessed in the movie Avatar is not about to take place in real life.  Instead, those blue characters you witnessed were rookies currently playing with the Washington Nationals, who were in town to take […]

  • Orioles Mascot Stretches And Has A Word With Curtis Granderson (Video)

    Orioles Mascot Stretches And Has A Word With Curtis Granderson (Video)

    It can be tough to grab the attention of a New York Yankees superstar for long enough to have a meaningful conversation with them, but the Baltimore Orioles mascot was able to use the perks of his profession(?) to do just that prior to yesterday’s game between the Orioles and the Yankees. While Yankees center […]