Blogz: Bikini-less Misty May-Treanor’s First Pitch

• HOME RUN DERBY tosses up images of Misty May-Treanor throwing out the first pitch at yesterday’s Diamondbacks-Marlins game.

Misty May Treanor baseball volleyball

You probably didn’t recognize her at first, since she wasn’t in a bikini being butt-slapped by George W. Bush. (Although she did pose for pics with John McCain.)

• LARRY BROWN SPORTS types up word that Dodgers manager Joe Torre is joining the blogosphere.

• WITH LEATHER reels in the news of a North Carolina fisherman who caught a record-sized catfish - with his granddaughter’s Barbie pole.

• Holy Cow! WALKOFF WALK wonders who’s the dumbbell that made this New Orleans gym TV ad featuring a really bad Harry Caray impersonation.

• DEADSPIN doesn’t feel small in pitching up ten reasons why the Little League World Series sucks.

• Michael David Smith of AOL FANHOUSE wouldn’t think you could successfully market Andy Roddick & the WWE’s Undertaker together, but there you go.

• MONDESI’S HOUSE bids a fond farewell to Jeremy Bloom, as the former ski bum has been booted from the Steelers’ roster.

• BABES LOVE BASEBALL doesn’t hide the truth that the Angels’ Francisco Rodriguez would love to set a new MLB single-season save record.