On April 28th the Atlanta Braves were 17-7 having allowed 27 fewer runs than the next best team and were 3 1/2 games up on the, then in second place, New York Mets and 6 1/2 games up on the now 2nd place Marlins. Since that day the Braves have gone 15-21, 9-11 at home(…)
Don’t look now, but the Los Angeles Dodgers are finally getting healthy. For the first time this year Kemp, Hanley and Crawford are all in the starting lineup. In a weak division they’re just 1/2 a game out as of July 21st and Arizona has been faltering as their pitching has struggled the past month.(…)
Your browser does not support iframes. A Giants Fan during the Nationals-Giants game snags a foul ball while holding a baby. Barehanded. With a Baby in the other arm. Yeah that is pretty damn cool.
This wasn’t Neil Diamond’s best work, but it’s sure powerful. According the Red Sox radio broadcast, Diamond showed up around 12:30 (around the first inning) and asked if he could sing today. America. For a better quality version head on over to Deadspin.
It’s times like these were many of us turn to sports for a distraction from the chaos going on. David Ortiz was born in the Dominican Republic in 1975. He started his career in 1997 with the Minnesota Twins and honestly wasn’t a very good player. In 2003 he went to Boston and that’s where(…)
We’re going to start a weekly feature tracking who we feel are the current leaders for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year awards. American League MVP 1. Prince Fielder 2. Lance Berkman 3. Chris Davis Hard to find a real stand out player this early in the season, but Prince Fielder has been(…)
The Oakland A’s Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon has been suspended 50 games for violating MLB’s drug policy. Colon tested positive for testosterone and will miss the remaining 40 games of this season and any 10 postseason games if the A’s reach the postseason. Although Colon has had a decent season going 10-9 with a 3.43(…)
Because we all go to games to watch the umpires
Ichiro explains to Bob Costas what his favorite American expression is Costas’ reaction is priceless. That’s the absolute last thing he expected. In case you can’t quite understand Ichiro he says “August, in Kansas City, is hotter than two rats in a fucking wool sock”
Celebrating 100 years of Fenway: Then & Now (1912-2012) [Infographic]
Here is the official free-agency list supplied by the union … Atlanta Braves Gonzalez, Alex Linebrink, Scott Sherrill, George Wilson, Jack Arizona Diamondbacks Marquis, Jason McDonald, John Nady, Xavier Overbay, Lyle Baltimore Orioles Guerrero, Vladimir Izturis, Cesar Boston Red Sox Bedard, Erik Drew, J.D. Jackson, Conor Miller, Trever Ortiz, David Jonathan Papelbon Varitek, Jason Wakefield,(…)
It was an amazing last day of the regular season, if only baseball could be this exciting year round. Here is Evan Longoria’s walk off homer, great highlight of the night.