Tag Archives: Minor League Baseball

Hit the Deck! Baseball’s tweeps are back!

After an 18-month hiatus, “Hit The Deck,” your go-to source for what our favorite MLB and MiLB players are sharing about their daily lives and insights, has returned. Oh, and food still matters to our tweeps. READ THE COLUMN HERE!

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Hit The Deck! @Decker6: Funniest player you’re not following on Twitter

So, who is @Decker6 aka Cody Decker? While at UCLA, the slugger was named twice to the All-Pac-10 team and was known for his unique “batters box stomp” featured in this video. Now in the San Diego Padres organization, the … Continue reading

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Funny Video: Baseball Player’s Hilarious Batter’s Box Ritual

Cody Decker is a minor league first baseman drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2009. While at UCLA, the slugger was named twice to the All-Pac-10 team and was known for his lengthy, unique “batters box stomp.” (He developed … Continue reading

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Video: Ball Bounces off Player’s Head and Turns into a Triple Play!

Minor League Baseball provides all sorts of entertainment, particularly when it comes to promotions, but it’s unlikely you’ll ever see a more bizarre legitimate play than the triple play the Nashville Sounds turned Saturday night against the Omaha Storm Chasers. … 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: Rockies Minor Leaguer Hits Two-Run Home Run with Broken Bat!

Colorado Springs Sky Sox Jordan Pacheco somehow manages to hit a BROKEN BAT two-run home run that measured 410 feet, as the Colorado Rockies Triple A team defeated the Salt Lake Bees, 7-6 at Security Service Field in Colorado Springs, Colorado … Continue reading

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Funny Videos: Vancouver Canadians Parody “Major League” for Ticket Promotion

The Vancouver Canadians released a new ticket promotion that parody’s the great baseball comedy “Major League,” called “Major League Savings.” (One wonders if not for Charlie Sheen and his antics this year, if this 20+ year old movie would be … Continue reading

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Video: The Phillie Phanatic Hit by Foul Ball at Minor League Game

The Philadelphia Phillies iconic mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, made a rare visit to team’s Triple-A club, the Allentown IronPigs – my favorite team name this season. And it’s no wonder the big green thing probably prefers the safety of a big ballpark … Continue reading

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Funny Video: Fan Clotheslines Minor League Baseball Mascot

This video captures one of the reasons why I love minor league baseball – stupid human tricks. Fan participation on such a goofy, yet creative way, has been mastered by the marketers of minor league teams.  The Triple-A New Orleans … Continue reading

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Video: Nationals Uber Prospect Bryce Harper Blows a Kiss to Pitcher after Smacking a HR

Bryce Harper, last year’s number one overall pick by the Washington Nationals, is in trouble. The outfield prospect who plays for the Class A Hagerstown Suns, hit a home run, flipped his bat, trotted around the bases, and then blew … Continue reading

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Video: Cincinnati Reds Prospect’s Amazing Inside-the-Park Home Run

Friday night red-hot shortstop Billy Hamilton of the Dayton Dragons legs out a sweet inside-the-park home run. Watch how fast the Cincinnati Reds prospect motors around the bases – it wasn’t even close.

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Video: Bam! Memphis Redbirds Outfielders Collide

The Iowa Cubs home opener against the Memphis Redbirds Saturday was anything but routine after a horrific collision between two Redbirds outfielders in the bottom of the 1st inning. As you can see from this VIDEO, it is not for the faint of heart. Andrew … Continue reading

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Call TMZ! Bryce Harper Linked to Miss Utility

Bryce Harper was optioned to the Hagerstown Suns, the Washington Nationals class ‘A’ squad, earlier this week. While the rookie was disappointed he didn’t get more time playing with the big boys down on the Space Coast, it didn’t take long for the Sun’s savvy marketing department to take … 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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Colby Rasmus & St. Louis Cardinals Caravan Goes to Memphis + Colby Fangirl Video

Now that you watched the “imaginative” Colby Rasmus fangirl video, here are the deets on Colby return to Memphis on Sunday. Colby will be joined by two other former Memphis Redbirds and three St. Louis Cardinals alumni at AutoZone Park in Memphis for the annual … Continue reading

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