Category Archives: Strange

Hit the Deck: Twitter pix of the week: @Braves abs, ‘school’ supplies, purple kicks, @JDate

Baseball’s tweeps aren’t shy about sharing pictures some of their most humorous, mundane and intimate moments with the world. READ THE COLUMN HERE!

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Picture: Atlanta Braves Abs Contest – Dan Uggla v. Gerald Laird v. Photobomb

The Atlanta Braves are mere days from clinching yet another National League East title, but that is stopping them from having a little fun. Today, Braves back-up second baseman Elliot Johnson decided to conduct a Twitter poll between second basement … Continue reading

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Reality or Comedy? Twins Auction Ball Signed by Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

Desperate times, desperate measures. This is what happens when you finish in last place, lose 99 games and lose almost two-thirds of your games in your almost-new stadium. Below is the official press release. The Minnesota Twins today announced that bidding has … Continue reading

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Video: Japanese Astronaut Plays Baseball in Space!

Japanese astronaut, Satoshi Furukawa, plays baseball against himself in the International Space Station during mission 28 & 29

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Video: Foul Ball Gets Stuck in Catcher’s Mask

During a battle between two disappointing teams Saturday, the afternoon was saved by one funny moment when the Oakland Athletics Cliff Pennington hit a foul ball that sticks in Seattle Mariners catcher Josh Bard’s facemask. Bard, who was a little … Continue reading

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Video: Moth Flies into Cardinals Matt Holliday’s Ear

The St. Louis Cardinals have been beset by injuries in 2011, but it’s safe to say that when a moth flew into Matt Holliday’s ear last night, that topped them all. The bizarre incident happened during the top of the … Continue reading

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Did Faith Day End Rockies Record-Breaking Sunday Losing Streak?

Was it divine intervention? I was wondering why all those people were still hanging around my hood more than two hours after the Colorado Rockies defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers today. It was the Rockies’ annual Faith Day with the … Continue reading

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Halloween in August: Memphis Redbirds Unveil Creepy Jerseys for a Good Cause

I believe I’ve found my Halloween costume. The Memphis Redbirds will be wearing some freaky uniforms in a couple of weeks for a good cause. On Saturday August 13, the St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate will host Organ Donor Night … Continue reading

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Video: Cirque de Solei Performer Flips and Twists Before Tossing First Pitch at Padres Game

Cirque du Solei performer flips before delivering the first pitch at Monday’s game between the San Diego Padres and Kansas City Royals at Petco Park. It’s strike! Sign him up

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Crazy Video: Brewers Nyjer Morgan Didn’t Know He Had The Game-Winning Hit; Throws Up “The T”

A bizarre post-game interview with Nyjer Morgan after he helped the Milwaukee Brewers rally from a 6-2 deficit Wednesday night.

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Picture This: A New Bromance? St. Louis Cardinals Ryan Theriot and Colby Rasmus

A couple of months ago, Colby Rasmus shared an interesting dance with Adam Wainwright. Has the St. Louis Cardinals center fielder found a new bromance with hot-hitting shortstop Ryan Theriot? This screenshot from the Cardinals recent trip to Denver speaks … Continue reading

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Hilarious Video: Durham Bulls Pitcher’s Unique Approach to Throwing Strikes in the Bowling Alley

Dirk Hayhurst is a pitcher for the Durham Bulls in the Tampa Bay Rays organization. Other than pitching, he is perhaps best known for two things: 1) The New York Times bestseller, “The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a … Continue reading

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Video: NCAA Baseball – Troy Trojans Record Four Outs in an Inning!

Believe it or not, it IS possible to get four outs in one inning. Here’s the short version of the story: With one out in the top of the third inning of Sunday’s game with University of Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns, … Continue reading

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Mug Shot: Cincinnati Reds Mike Leake Arrested for Shoplifting 6 T-Shirts! Dude, What Were You Thinking?

Is this crazy or what? Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake was arrested for shoplifting at a downtown Cincinnati Macy’s Monday, accused of trying to steal six American Rag T-shirts with a total value of $59.88. (Simple math: He was accused … Continue reading

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Squeezed: Boston Red Sox Season Slip Sliding Away after McDonald Overruns Second Base

The Boston Red Sox were predicted by many not only win the AL East, but also to return to the World Series. After a road trip to Texas and Cleveland, the Sox head home 0-for-the-season. While a rough time might … Continue reading

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