This is one of the best plays I've seen done this season. Pitcher Jon Lester snags a fast ground ball that was hit at the mound. The ball had enough force to wedge itself in the Lester's glove. When he couldn't get the ball out, he ran towards first and threw his whole glove to first base to make the play.
What are the odds on this one? Tampa Bay's Matt Joyce was at batting practice before a recent game and did something you'll probably never see again. He takes a swing and pops it up off the net and amazingly the ball landed back in the machine and fired back at him.
Baseball parks are different where ever you go. At Comerica Park in Detroit, we have, or should I say HAD, the opera singing hot dog guy. At Angels Stadium in Anaheim they have the rally monkey. In Atlanta, they have bench clearing brawls and fondle your girls breast night...
While the Tiger's are stuck on the magic number of 2 before they can seal up the AL Central, the Oakland A’s clinched the AL West division title yesterday. Which meant a postgame party ensued in the locker room to celebrate, which is awesome, and well deserved. However, if you look closely, I think somewhere during all the celebrating some one forgot to check this little guys I.D.
Every league likes to stress the importance of safety and wearing the proper safety equipment for the game you're playing. But no matter what kind of safety equipment you're wearing if you get nailed, its gonna hurt.
I'm still trying to figure out at what point does or did this sound like a good idea? A man working as a vendor selling snow cone at Minute Maid Park, where the Houston Astros play, was caught on video by a fan with his snowy treats on the floor inside a bathroom stall while he took a dump.
Ok, I know lead off home runs happen everyday in the MLB. Even fewer are the number of lead off lead off home runs that happen on the very first pitch of the game. This home run meets both the criteria. So, what makes it so special?