Monthly Archives: March 2011

UPDATE: NOT GUILTY! Kansas City Royals Mascot on Trial for Assaulting Fan with a Hot Dog!

UPDATE: The Kansas City Star just reported that the jury only need an hour to clear Sluggerrr of any wrong doing in the case of the hot dog turned missile. The Kansas City Royals’ mascot, “Sluggerrr,” is on trial for … Continue reading

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Have a Coke and an IronPig? Phillies Triple-A Club Featured on Coke Bottles for Charity

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (one of my favorite minor league team names) announced that the local Coca-Cola bottler has released a commemorative one-liter Coke bottle featuring the IronPigs logo and design. The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of the Lehigh Valley will donate $1 … Continue reading

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Pic: White Sox Juan Pierre Goes Bottoms Up!

Chicago White Sox left fielder Juan Pierre ends up upside down after attempting to catch a foul pop up during Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Even though the Sox lost 8-3, it’s great to see Pierre giving it all during … Continue reading

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Video: Charlie Sheen Praises Giants Brian Wilson; Irks SF Newscaster

Eventually, I knew I’d end up drinking the TigerBlood. Saturday night on Charlie Sheen’s new streaming talk show “Sheen’s Korner,” the “Winning” actor took time to honor San Francisco Giants reliever Brian Wilson. (That part of the clip starts at 0:40.) Nearly … Continue reading

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Royals Shortstop Escobar Scratched from Lineup Due to Bug Bite!

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was scratched from Sunday’s lineup after a bug bite caused an infection on his right arm. The Royals say Escobar is being treated with antibiotics and is expected to miss a few days. (As soon as I get … Continue reading

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Video: Tampa Bay Rays Five-Man Infield Fails Against Phillies Again

Just like Game 3 of the 2008 World Series, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon decided to use of his favorite tricks against the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday. The Phillies had runners on second and third with one out in a tie … Continue reading

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Headline of the Day: “Yanks’ Martin catches an impressive Colon”

Either the Yahoo Sports editors are completely oblivious or wickedly funny. I’d like to think the latter. That was the headline recapping Friday night New York Yankees loss to arch rivals the Boston Red Sox, 5-3, in Tampa. Russell Martin caught five … Continue reading

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Wart Hole: Pic of Minnesota Twins Cuddyer Paw After Pesky Beast Removed

  Minnesota Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer had a nasty, painful plantar wart removed from his left foot this week. Cuddy was trying to be a soldier and treat the pesky beast himself with medication this winter, but it ended up getting infected. … Continue reading

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College Baseball Speeds it Up!

Answering casual baseball “fans” biggest complaint — that America’s pasttime moves too slowly, college baseball may have cracked the code. Last summer, NCAA Baseball Rules Committee enacted new rules that limit time between innings and pitches. According to Jeff Sackmann and Kent Bonham, … Continue reading

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Chicago Cubs turn to Careerbuilder.com for new Wrigley Field Public Address Announcer

The Chicago Cubs announced Monday they are searching for a new public address announcer at Wrigley Field. Not only that, but they’ve decided to open the job search up to anyone, posting the ad on jobs site careerbuilder.com. Can you imagine … Continue reading

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