Category Archives: Strange

Tu-No! Colorado Rockies Troy Tulowitzki Gets Bieber Fever! Tulo Changes Tunes & Smacks Home Run for 1st Hit of 2011

Tuesday night marked my highly anticipated return to Coors Field to see the Colorado Rockies take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. After settling in on a beautiful night, I received a most unwelcome jolt as Troy Tulowitzki was announced to … Continue reading

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Video: St. Louis Cardinals Colby Rasmus & Adam Wainwright Share a Scary Dance in the Dugout

St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Colby Rasmus and injured starter Adam Wainwright find an interesting way to express themselves during Monday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. If you dare, click on the picture to activate the boys’ special dance. … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up! Was Pete Rose Channeling Former Cincinnati Reds Owner Marge Schott?

Check out the outfit that former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose wore to Opening Day this week. Seriously, did he pick that himself? Was former Ghost Whisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt sent by controversial ex-owner Marge Schott to take over Rose’s … Continue reading

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Video: SF Giants Brain Wilson Stars in ESPN “Fear the Beard” Commercial

San Francisco Giants reliever extraordinaire Brian Wilson explains to Josh Elliot and Jay Harris why they should “fear the beard” in the latest “This is SportsCenter” commercial from ESPN.

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Parody Video: The Real Culprit Behind the Longoria, Price & Brignac House Heist!

As you’ve no doubt heard, the Spring Training rental home of Tampa Bay Rays Evan Longoria, David Price and Reid Brignac was robbed Saturday while the Rays were battling the Baltimore Orioles. Here is a hilarious video about the real … Continue reading

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SF Giants Tim Lincecum Secret Diet Causes Millions to Give Up Trying to Lose Weight

San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum broke the hearts of millions of Americans who are desperately trying to slim down as bulky coats can no longer hide the love handles, by revealing his post-game diet this week. After the game, he’s off to … Continue reading

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A VERY Big Bird Shatters Front Windshield of Yankees Bus; Blue Jays, Cardinals & Orioles Have Alibis

On the way to Ft. Myers to play the Boston Red Sox for Monday night’s game, the New York Yankees coaches’ bus was hit by a bird, which flew into the front windshield and shattered the glass on the passenger’s … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Dontrelle Willis Sprains Ankle After Tripping on BAT!

Yet another strange injury. Dontrelle Willis left the Cincinnati Reds’ 7-6 victory over the Chicago Cubs after spraining his right ankle after he tripped over a bat! Willis, trying to win a spot in the Reds’ bullpen as a non-roster invitee, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Holy Cow! Harry Caray Statue Tagged! Another Omen for 2011 Season?

First, the Wrigley Field press box gets blown out during the blizzard. Now, a statue of famed Chicago Cubs broadcaster Harry Caray was defaced Sunday in yet another bizarre incident surrounding the Wrigleyville memorial. A Cubs spokesman said staff learned of the graffiti Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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Funny Video: Army ‘Baseball’ in Afghanistan – Remember our Troops During the Holidays

Since all content on this No Pepper Playing relates to baseball, I wanted to find a way to say thank you to those who are serving our country and are away from their families and friends during the holiday season. Thanks for … Continue reading

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Video: Metrodome Roof Collapses; Minnesota Twins Grateful Target Field is Topless

Twin Cities residents endured the fifth biggest snow event in the region’s history during the weekend. Of course, this blizzard perhaps will be remembered as the one that finally put the nail in the coffin for the Metrodome aka Mall of … Continue reading

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2010 Baseball Memories: Cubs Carlos Zambrano Meltdown During White Sox Series – Video

This past June, the Chicago Crosstown Rivalry took a new turn when Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano launched a dugout tirade against teammate Derrek Lee after the first inning during the opener against the Chicago White Sox. Zambrano had to be separated from teammate … Continue reading

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