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WATCH: One-Pitch Strikeout

Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

In a Minor League Baseball game between the Midland Rock Hounds (Double-A Oakland affiliate) and the Corpus Christi Hooks (Houston affiliate), one pla...

WATCH: A's Usher Busts A Move

Posted 07.30.2013 | Sports

Oakland A's fans were boogeying in their seats during the 8th inning of Monday night's matchup against the Blue Jays, and even got a heck of a dance p...

Red Sox, Rays Engage In Twitter Feud

Posted 07.30.2013 | Sports

The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox in a 2-1 nail-biter on Monday night at Fenway Park, but the battle between the two AL East rivals conti...

3-Time MLB All-Star Dies

Associated Press | Posted 07.30.2013 | Sports

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — George "Boomer" Scott, a three-time All-Star first baseman during the 1960s and 1970s who slugged 271 career homers, has di...

WATCH: Fans Save Royals Star From Scary Fall

Posted 07.26.2013 | Sports

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was saved from a potentially scary fall by some alert fans in the 8th inning of Kansas City's 7-1 victory over Bal...

WATCH: Freeman Smashes Camera

Posted 07.25.2013 | Sports

A foul ball by Atlanta's Freddie Freeman shattered a Citi Field camera during the second inning of the Braves' 8-2 victory over the Mets Wednesday nig...

Braun Loses Endorsement

The Associated Press | Posted 07.24.2013 | Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A chain of convenience stores is cutting ties with Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun in the wake of his season-ending suspension...

OUCH! Jose Reyes Takes Ball To Groin

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.22.2013 | Sports

Jose Reyes was left writhing in pain after taking a baseball to the groin during the fifth inning of the Rays-Blue Jays game on Sunday. Tampa Bay ...

MLB's Naturals

USA Today Sports | Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The Mike Trout-Bryce Harper debate could dominate All-Star Games for the next decade and more. It's certainly not going away in its sec...

Should Matt Harvey Get The Ball?

Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy is faced with the sort of tough decision only possible at the All-Star Game: Which ace should start for the N...

WATCH: Home Run Ball Nails Fan In Face

Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

The Nationals' Anthony Rendon hit a a line drive home run in the fifth inning of Washington's 5-1 victory over Philadelphia Wednesday night and nearly...

WATCH: Manny Goes Deep

Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

Less than a week after signing a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers, Manny Ramirez went deep for the team's Triple-A affiliate Round Rock Ex...

LOOK: Desmond's Close Shave

Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond had been sporting a very noticeable goatee in recent days. But at some point between the first and third innings in Wa...

WATCH: Minor League Team Loses In Unusual Fashion

Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

During a minor league game on Monday against the Single-A Great Lakes Loons, an apparent walk-off hit by the Lansing Lugnuts (a Blue Jays affiliate) w...

WATCH: Fan's Foul Ball Fail

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.12.2013 | Sports

Those who grew up around baseball, be it playing it or watching it, are used to being told to "Get your head in the game." On Monday night, one Housto...

WATCH: Padres Outfielder's Catch Of The Year Candidate

Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports

Padres outfielder Will Venable robbed the Giants of a walk-off win with an incredible catch in the bottom of the 12th inning. With a baserunner on...

WATCH: Mariano Makes a Surprise Delivery

Posted 06.13.2013 | Sports

Many food delivery persons are prompt. But how many have 631 career saves? As of Wednesday, there is at least one. Legendary Yankees closer Maria...

It Unfortunately Makes Sense for the Mets to Sign Juan Pierre

Ben Berkon | Posted 01.06.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

In the school of sabermetrics, you are taught a few basic, ideological ground-rules: batting average doesn't matter for much, being overly aggressive ...

How Are the Oakland Athletics Winning?

Ben Berkon | Posted 11.10.2012 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The Oakland Athletics were not supposed to be good in 2012. Yet, it's September, and the 79-60 Athletics are only trailing the Texas Rangers by 3.5 games.

Re-Signing David Wright Will Take More Than Just Re-Signing David Wright

Ben Berkon | Posted 10.20.2012 | Sports
Ben Berkon

For the first time in arguably three seasons, David Wright is playing like a franchise player again.

How Much Is a 'Million Dollar Arm, But a 10 Cent Head' Worth Now?

Ben Berkon | Posted 07.11.2012 | Sports
Ben Berkon

For those who didn't know, it's the 22 year anniversary of the film Bull Durham. The movie is a fan favorite for a variety of reasons.

The Importance of Bench Depth

Ben Berkon | Posted 07.01.2012 | Sports
Ben Berkon

After soaring through their first four games, the New York Mets hit a wall. It wasn't because their luck ran out, but rather, David Wright fractured his pinkie -- preventing him from playing another game.

The Top Five Control Artists in 2011

Ben Berkon | Posted 12.24.2011 | Sports
Ben Berkon

While being a "control artist" isn't as sexy as being a "strikeout artist," sometimes the former is more important.