Category Archives: Pitching

Blue Jays Hand Phillies Cliff Lee a Unique Loss

When the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a 4-0 deficit to defeat Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies, it not only snapped Lee’s streak of 34 consecutive scoreless innings, but also marked the first time that Lee had lost a game in … Continue reading

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Video: ESPN Fail on Tigers Justin Verlander No-Hitter – Identifies Him as a Twins Pitcher!

In the how does this happen to a dedicated sports channel category, I nominate ESPN. Saturday afternoon ESPN’s scroll announcing that Justin Verlander had just thrown a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Center in Toronto – identified … Continue reading

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Video: San Francisco Giants Tim Lincecum Pitching Delivery Captured in Ultra-Slow Motion

During Spring Training this March, San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum’s delivery was captured in ultra slow motion using a Phantom Flex High Speed digital camera system. Very cool. He is a freak, in a good way! And,  sorry, no … Continue reading

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Video: San Francisco Giants Brian Wilson Gets The Call from “Digital Brian” Commercial

San Francisco Giants reliever Brian Wilson is challenged in this 2K11 Perfect Game Contest commercial by his alter-ego “Digital Brian”. Watch the end when “real” Brian reveals the reason why no one has touched “The Beard.”

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Video: San Francisco Giants Brian Wilson 2K11 Perfect Game Contest Commercial

San Francisco Giants Brian Wilson provides inspiration and practical tips, like lotsa snacks, while teasing us with the fact that we can’t use all that he is to pitch a perfect game for a cool million in the 2K11 video … Continue reading

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In The Pink! Toronto Blue Jays Rookie Pitcher Kyle Drabek Wears Major League Bubble on his Head

Rookie hazing is back! Toronto Blue Jays rookie pitcher Kyle Drabeck thought he was just joshing with the guys during spring training workouts on a recent day in Dunedin, Florida. Little did he know that he was a victim of the good old … 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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San Francisco Giants Win First World Series Since Moving to California!

The Giants moved to San Francisco in 1958, the same year the Dodgers moved to California, leaving New York without a National League franchise. Unlike the Dodgers, the Giants never taste sweet champagne in San Francisco until tonight with a … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat Video: SF Giants Brian Wilson Reveals “The Machine” on Cheap Seats

San Francisco Giants reliever Brian Wilson interviewed on the Cheap Seats. At 0.33, a mystery guest appears and shocks Chris Rose. Definitely for adults only.

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Memo to CJ Wilson: Super Glue Use is Illegal

C.J. Wilson tried everything he could think of to close a blister on his pitching hand Thursday night during Game 2 of the World Series. The Texas Rangers starter even attempted to seal the skin with super glue. However, that … Continue reading

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Phillies’ Power Trio! Team Announces NLDS Pitching Rotation

Will more champagne pour for the Philadelphia Phillies? Well, they are lining up their big guns for their next opponent. Friday, Phillies announced their rotation for the National League Division Series, which begins Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Citizens Bank Park: Game 1: Roy … Continue reading

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After 35 Starts, Chris Carpenter ties MLB Record with Latest Complete Game

In the “How Did These Teams Crash & Burn?” series, St. Louis Cardinals’ right-hander Chris Carpenter threw his first complete game of the season in the Redbirds 6-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Carp (16-9) tied the … Continue reading

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Rzepczynski Gets 8 Straight Outs by K as Blue Jays Prevent Yankees from Clinching Playoff Spot

Marc Rzepczynski notched eight consecutive outs by strikeouts Monday leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees. The loss kept New York’s magic number to clinch a playoff spot at 1. The Jays left-hander tallied nine Ks … Continue reading

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It’s Another Halladay as Phillies Win Fourth Straight Division Title

The Philadelphia Phillies notched their fourth straight National League East Division title in a resounding way Monday with an 8-0 whitewashing of the Washington Nationals. Ace right-hander Roy Halladay was masterful again while picking up his 21st win, fourth shutout and ninth … Continue reading

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St. Louis Cardinals’ Reliever Blake Hawksworth Gets 20 Stitches; CT Scan Negative After Line Drive to Face

Blake Hawksworth received some good news today after a CT scan was negative. The St. Louis Cardinals’ reliever was released from a Chicago hospital Sunday after taking a line drive to the face during the Cardinals – Chicago Cubs game … Continue reading

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