Daniel Norris signed a bonus worth just over $2 million to join the Blue Jays organization out of high school. While life on the road becomes normal for any pro athlete, the 21-year-old takes things to the next level by spending his summers living in a Volkswagen camper van.
I don’t think I have ever seen a baseball player intentionally catch a pitch with his bare hands, but it has finally happened and there is video. As you can see from the above video a pitcher for some high school threw a wild pitch which was going to hit the right handed hitter, but
Former pitcher and noted madman John Rocker’s career was full of bigotry, hatred, and furious ‘roid rage the likes of which have never been matched in baseball. The most polarizing figure in the sport over a decade ago, Rocker has returned in glorious fashion to grace us with the privilege of doing his own Reddit
Detroit Tigers’ pitcher Max Scherzer recorded his 12th victory of the season Friday night, as he struck out nine batters and led the Tigers to a 6-3 victory in Tampa Bay. In 16 starts Scherzer has been impressive boasting with a (12-0) record, 131 strikeouts/25 walks and a 3.10 ERA. Obviously, this guy should be
The Giants’ Jean Machi is a normal man, except he is really good at baseball. He is so normal in fact that he has no problem passing gas in the dugout just a few days after being called up from Triple-A ball. The reaction of Jose Mijares is just perfect. [Minus 22]
We have seen a few of these happen in the MLB, but I have yet to see a ball get lodged in a mitt, and then get unlodged as it is tossed over to first base. That is exactly what happened in the top of the 7th inning of a recent Oregon and Cal State
During a Division III Southern Athletic Association series game recently, a pitcher lost it for a few seconds and applied some rugby skills to a baseball game. The game featured the Hendrix College baseball team against Berry College, and not to ruin it for you but Berry won 9-7. Levi Austin, a senior right-hander from
Thanks to a site called Thuzio, anybody willing to dish out an X amount of dollars can do a various amount of activities with some of the world’s ‘top athletes.’ For a cool $4,000, Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova will come to your bar mitzvah, wedding, or anniversary party! This is like the make-a-wish foundation for adults.
In game five of the 1956 World Series between the New York Yankees and the then Brooklyn Dodgers, Yankees pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game — the only pefect game to be pitched in a World Series to this day. Recently, the jersey he wore during that game was auctioned off for a price
We have had two candidates for catch of the year in the past week, and both are spectacular. The first came from Derrick Salberg and the most recent came from Joe Robie during the Three Rivers Athletic Conference l league championship baseball game. Check out the deflection given by the catcher and incredible effort that
This young California pitcher may be better suited to be sitting on the bench. [youtube width=”640″ height=”390″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByKwYPjihAs[/youtube] Barstool
Cincinnati’s Edinson Volquez called out his teammates after giving up seven runs against the Cleveland Indians in just 2 2/3 innings on Sunday which, eventually led to him being sent down to the minors. Volquez said, via John Fay on the Reds Blog at Cincinnati.com: “Everybody has to step up, start to score some runs.