Tag Archives: MLB

  • Former Cardinals Pitcher Says He Quit Baseball Because of Anti-Gay Comments

    Former Cardinals Pitcher Says He Quit Baseball Because of Anti-Gay Comments

    After retiring from baseball in January 2015, former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Tyler Dunnington has come out as gay and claimed that he quit the game he loves because of the derogatory comments he overheard coming from his teammates and coaches. Among the comments Dunnington claims he heard was suggestions that all gays should be […]

  • A-Rod and Big Papi Kissed and Made Up on Tuesday, Ending Two-Year Spat

    A-Rod and Big Papi Kissed and Made Up on Tuesday, Ending Two-Year Spat

    Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz go way back. They first became friends back in the mid-1990s, when both were youngsters coming up in the Seattle Mariners organization. And even when they found themselves on opposite sides of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, the two remained close…until two years ago, when A-Rod’s lawyer went and publicly accused […]

  • Ned Yost Breaks a Stack of Bricks With His Bare Hands (Video)

    Ned Yost Breaks a Stack of Bricks With His Bare Hands (Video)

    Ned Yost may be the best manager in baseball right now; he’s led his Kansas City Royals to each of the last two World Series, winning it all in 2015. Yost may also be the strongest manager in baseball at the moment.  After all, I’m not sure any of the other 29 bench-bosses are capable […]

  • Hooters Ball Girl Need to Work on Her Toss (Video)

    Hooters Ball Girl Need to Work on Her Toss (Video)

    Those Hooters ball girls that the Philadelphia Phillies use during Spring Training games are great from a visual perspective, but not the greatest from a practical standpoint. Case in point: this moment from today’s game between the Phils and the Tigers, when one of those ball girls gathered up a foul ball and attempted to give […]

  • Yoenis Cespedes Grand Champion Hog Sent to Butcher, PETA Mad (Pic)

    Yoenis Cespedes Grand Champion Hog Sent to Butcher, PETA Mad (Pic)

    Over the weekend, Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes took a break from driving ridiculous vehicles to work to visit the St. Lucie County Fair. And while at the St. Lucie County fair, he bought a 275-pound Grand Champion hog. According to reports there was a bidding war for the pig, and Cespedes came out on top […]

  • John Axford’s 2016 Oscar Predictions Are In: And the Winners Are…

    John Axford’s 2016 Oscar Predictions Are In: And the Winners Are…

    Back in 2013, Major League Baseball pitcher John Axford shocked the world with his Academy Awards predictions, plucking 14 of his 15 Oscar picks. The next year, he was even better, going a perfect 18-for-18. He hit a bit of a snag during the 2015 Oscars, managing to correctly predict just 17 of a possible 24 categories, […]

  • Red Sox Owner Defends Pablo Sandoval’s Portly Physique

    Red Sox Owner Defends Pablo Sandoval’s Portly Physique

    I guess if the guy who signs Pablo Sandoval‘s paychecks isn’t worried about the third baseman’s portly physique, the rest of us shouldn’t be either. While speaking to the media at the Red Sox spring training facility on Wednesday, owner John Henry took a moment to address the elep—err, panda in the room. In a […]

  • Diamondbacks Pitcher Josh Collmenter Teaches Physics to His Teammates (Video)

    Diamondbacks Pitcher Josh Collmenter Teaches Physics to His Teammates (Video)

    Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter stood up in front of his teammates yesterday and taught them about physics. And I don’t just mean, like, the physics of baseball. I mean he brought in a dry erase board and various other props and gave a formal lecture covering such concepts as gravitational lensing and Einstein’s general […]