The Miami Marlins were playing the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. In the 7th inning, pitcher Dan Jennings took Jody Mercer’s line drive off the side of his skull. Not pretty. Not the shot, nor the aftermath. The ball was traveling at 101 miles per hour and perhaps what’s most surprising is that Jennings’ head… Continue reading Dan Jennings Got Hit in the Head with a Line Drive
Obnoxious, yes, but also funny. This umpire has been compared to Frank Drebin. Remember that time he umpired that game between the Seattle Mariners and (then) California Angels? Sure you do. Anyway, this guy has got a bit of that going on. You’ve got to think the players and coaches are in on the gag… Continue reading Here’s Some Obnoxious Umpiring
There’s a new commercial for the baseball video game MLB 2014 The Show featuring Danny McBride. No, he is not playing Kenny Powers, but he may as well be. McBride in real life is inserted into the actual video game footage and that’s pretty cool. Also, Danny McBride is funny, even when he’s not Kenny… Continue reading Danny McBride Tells us Why Baseball is Better
Like you have a giant, deformed skull! Seriously, pitchers are getting drilled in the head all the time lately in Major League Baseball. You’re pretty much defenseless when you’re hurling a baseball at 90-odd mph and then someone is smacking it right back at you at somewhere around that speed. So guys get hit in… Continue reading Here’s What a Protective Pitching Cap Might Look Like
Today is opening day in Major League Baseball. In Detroit they’re celebrating that by displaying life-size bobbleheads of various players. One of those players is pitcher Max Scherzer. With a name like that he sounds like he should be running a concentration camp, but he actually won the American League Cy Young Award last season.… Continue reading This is a Creepy Life-Size Bobblehead of Max Scherzer
This is one hilarious way to deal with an obnoxious heckler. Jim Carrey (circa Ace Ventura) would be proud. Tony Gwynn Jr. gets our respect. – Via Holy Taco.
Isn’t it weird when you see guys throwing things with the hand they’re not used to pitch in? Looks so ghey. – Via I Have Seen The Whole Of The Internet.
One great moment in baseball came to Jayson Werth as he caught a ball with his left hand. Nothing extraordinary with that. But he caught it with a baby held on the other arm. – Via MLB.