Tag Archives: padres

  • Padres Ballgirl Makes a Spectacular Line Drive Snag (Video)

    Padres Ballgirl Makes a Spectacular Line Drive Snag (Video)

    Most of the time, the ballboys and ballgirls at baseball and tennis matches get publicity for their screw-ups, rather than their successes. However, every so often, they’re able to get a little credit for a job well done. Thankfully, this is one such instance. At Petco Park, Matt Kemp ripped a line drive foul down the third […]

  • Lil’ Jon Threw Out a Terrible First Pitch at Petco Park (Video)

    Lil’ Jon Threw Out a Terrible First Pitch at Petco Park (Video)

    Lil’ Jon left our lives for a while, but came roaring back with last summer’s anthem “Turn Down for What?” As great as that song was (and it WAS great) it didn’t make him any better at baseball. The producer/rapper made an appearance at Petco Park in San Diego to throw out a first pitch […]

  • This Padres Groundskeeper Can Dance Like a Machine (GIF)

    This Padres Groundskeeper Can Dance Like a Machine (GIF)

    It doesn’t rain often in southern California, so people go a little crazy when it does. Most of the time, they just drive like wild animals or flake out on any social plans that night, but this Padres groundskeeper used the rain delay as an opportunity to show a captive Petco Field audience his dance […]

  • Bird Narrowly Avoids Getting Blown Up By a Pitch in Padres-DBacks Game

    Bird Narrowly Avoids Getting Blown Up By a Pitch in Padres-DBacks Game

    Even though Randy Johnson made an example of one to show what happens when birds interfere with professional baseball (video available at bottom of page), it seems that these dense creatures continue to have no sense of their own mortality. In last night’s Padres-Diamondbacks game, a bird nonchalantly breezed in front of a Chase Anderson pitch, unknowingly […]

  • Padres Fan Catches Baseball With Beer and then Drinks It (Video)

    Padres Fan Catches Baseball With Beer and then Drinks It (Video)

    Let’s say you’re preordained to catch a foul ball at a pro baseball game. Would you rather catch it as it bounces off a seat or catch it in your beer? Trick question. You barehand that bastard on the fly. However, all are acceptable so long as you don’t catch it in a baseball glove. […]

  • 9 Best Cities To Watch An MLB Home Opener

    9 Best Cities To Watch An MLB Home Opener

    Opening day is something special, even for the most casual of baseball fans. It serves to let us know that winter is over, and we can shed our layers and get back outside. For the more die-hard fans, it represents the optimism of a new season and a look at the team you’ll be spending […]