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Astoria Characters: The Team Player

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.23.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The first thing you see when you enter Pete Silletti's office is the company logo. If you don't recognize the "you're in good hands" corporate art, it is spelled out in huge, shiny silver letters: Allstate.

PHOTO: Fan Uses Webcam To Watch Baseball With His Buddy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports

Whoever said technology is killing human interaction clearly hasn't met this guy. Spotted during Wednesday night's Tampa Bay Rays game against the ...

WATCH: Opposing Ballplayers Pass The Time With Rock Paper Scissors

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports

As the Blue Jays and Tigers battled through 19 innings of baseball on Sunday afternoon, even some players were having trouble staying focused. During ...

MLB Pitcher Comes Up With Bizarre Complaint

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Sports

Texas Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis tried to make up his own unwritten rule of baseball on Saturday night after a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. But nob...

WATCH: Lucky Bounce Bails Out Blue Jays Player

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion lost sight of an infield fly ball on Sunday because of the sun. Base hit, right? Wrong. The ball too...

Blue Jays Slugger Continues Hot Streak

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

Opposing pitchers might want to think twice before giving Toronto's Edwin Encarnacion anything to hit, at least in the near future. The Blue Jays slug...

WATCH: Blue Jays Star Takes Away Single With Incredible Throw

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

It looked like Kansas City's Billy Butler hit a routine single to right field in the ninth inning on Thursday night. But Toronto outfielder Jose Bauti...

WATCH: Nachos Were Sacrificed For This Foul Ball

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.23.2014 | Sports

Boston's A.J. Pierzynski hit a foul ball on Thursday night that bounced in and out of a fans plate of cheesy nachos. To make matters worse, the nacho-...

WATCH: Fans Nearly Fall Over Railing For Foul Ball

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.22.2014 | Sports

A pair of fans nearly fell over the railing at Fenway Park while trying to grab a foul ball on Wednesday night. And it took a while for one of them to...

GIF: The Worst Attempt To Catch A Fly Ball

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.09.2014 | Sports

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. showed everyone how not to catch a routine fly ball on Wednesday in a game against the Blue Jays. ...

Stories the Mets Tell Themselves

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Despite four pennants and two World Series victories, the Mets have embraced the lovable loser narrative. This is a difficult thing to define; clearly Mets fans to prefer their team to win, but the existence of this narrative, even though its relationship to reality is more tenuous, gives the Mets a more forgiving environment than some teams.

WATCH: Orioles Ballgirl Makes Impressive Play... On A Fair Ball

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

The Baltimore Orioles ballgirl probably wishes she can turn back time after making a play on a fair ball during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays o...

Opening Day -- But It Doesn't Count

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.01.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Today was Opening Day in spring training in Sarasota, Florida. The Baltimore Orioles hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in a game that didn't count, an upbeat, cheerful -- even joyous -- occasion. Neither club has lost a game that counts in the standings. Everyone was in a good mood.

Two-Time Cy Young Winner Retires

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports

That dang Rally Squirrel still haunts Roy Halladay. Citing a desire to avoid surgery for an ailing back and wanting to spend more time with his famil...

More Memorable MLB Playoff Comebacks

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — David Ortiz's grand slam in the eighth inning helped Boston to a remarkable comeback win Sunday night in the AL championsh...

Quintana Leads White Sox Over Blue Jays

AP | Posted 11.24.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jose Quintana pitched into the eighth inning and rookie Marcus Semien hit his first homer to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-2 victo...

Beasts Of The East

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox waited four years to get back to baseball's postseason. They were more than happy to put off their playoff celebrati...

Jose Shut Down

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports

PHOENIX (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are shutting down right fielder Jose Bautista for the rest of the season due to a nagging left hip injury. ...

Blue Jays 3B Makes Wild Barehanded Play

Posted 08.31.2013 | Sports

Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie may have mistimed his jump on a high chopper hit by Royals slugger Billy Butler. But Lawrie still managed to catc...

WATCH: Pitcher Somehow Avoids Liner To Face

Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports

Lansing Lugnuts pitcher Daniel Norris narrowly avoided a very serious injury during a game last week. The 20-year-old, who currently plays for the...

Embarrassing Errors Turns Out Into Run

Posted 08.15.2013 | Sports

It looked like Boston's Jon Lester was about to throw out Toronto's Rajai Davis at first base after he hit a sharp liner to the pitcher. Then, after a...

WATCH: Red Sox Players Take In A Ballgame

Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

Familiar faces were in attendance as the Toronto Blue Jays squared off against the Oakland A's on Monday. During the second inning, announcers at ...

No. 40

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 08.03.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 40th home run and Nate McLouth contributed his first career grand slam to a power display that c...

WATCH: Catch Of The Year?

Posted 08.03.2013 | Sports

Another Angels outfielder made another candidate for catch of the year on Friday night. In the top of the fourth inning, Blue Jays slugger Jose Ba...

'Praying For The Others That Hate'

AP | Posted 09.22.2013 | Sports

TORONTO (AP) — J.P. Arencibia has quit Twitter. The Toronto Blue Jays catcher tweeted his farewell and deleted his @jparencibia9 acco...