Dan Jennings Got Hit in the Head with a Line Drive

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

Here’s What a Protective Pitching Cap Might Look Like

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

This is a Creepy Life-Size Bobblehead of Max Scherzer

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