Phillies’ Kyle Kendrick to Wed ‘Survivor’ Survivor

Things are finally looking up for Kyle Kendrick. You may remember the Phillies pitcher as the victim of a team-wide prank where he was told he was being traded to Japan. And also you might recall how Kendrick admitted to being a big Backstreet Boys fan. Well, it’s all turning around for Kyle now, buddy […]

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Irishmen, A Playboy Model And $1 Beer … Yikes

President Obama’s first pitch at the All-Star Game was all well and good, but if you’re like me, you’d much prefer to see a Playboy Playmate with humongous breast implants chuck a ceremonial delivery. It could end up anywhere! (The pitch, I mean). And thanks to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers Minor League Baseball team, we’re […]

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St. Paul Saints Embrace Twitter In A Very Odd Way

Technology marches on: As you know, the Bengals’ Chad Ochocinco and the Bucks’ Charlie Villanueva have been banned from using Twitter during games, and the T-Wolves’ Kevin Love recently got into trouble for blabbing about team business via Tweeting. The St. Paul Saints independent minor league baseball team doesn’t think that’s fair, and they’re fighting […]

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Ozzie: Colon Likely Crying Over Michael Jackson

Bartolo Colon is still scheduled to pitch in a rehab assignment tonight for the White Sox Triple-A affiliate in Charlotte, but there’s a problem. No one’s still quite sure he’s going to show up. Colon was completely AWOL until late Tuesday, when the White Sox said that they finally got in touch with him. What’s […]

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The White Sox Can’t Seem To Locate Their Colon

White Sox Nation and now baseball fans in general are all asking the musical question: Where in the world is Bartolo Colon? Colon, owner of a 2005 AL Cy Young Award and several XXXL jerseys, is kind of hard to miss; he’s listed at 5-foot-11, 250, which I suspect is hitting the target a bit […]

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Baseball And Free Liposuction; God Bless America

Many minor league baseball teams have promotional giveaways, but most are of the free seat cushion variety, with an occasional Bill Buckner bobblehead thrown in. But the Mahoning Valley Scrappers of the New York-Penn League had a dream: To give away a free liposuction treatment to one lucky fan. Tomorrow, that dream becomes reality.

The Scrappers, […]

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Manny Being Manny Includes Manny Being Cheap

Now that Manny Ramirez is back from his suspension and playing with the Dodgers it means we can all move on from his penchant for taking women’s fertility medication, and start focusing on the more important matters in Manny’s universe. I mean, it’s not like the guy hasn’t given us plenty of things to talk […]

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Rinku And Dinesh Are Officially Baseball Players

Remember Rinku and Dinesh? Those Indian reality TV show contestants who can throw kind of hard, but not really, but that’s still good enough to get you a contract with the Pirates? They finally got some game action yesterday.

Rinku Singh got knocked around a little in his inning of work; Dinesh Patel was better. And […]

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Braves Minor League Manager Melts Down. Again.

Who says there’s no such thing as organizational personality. Following in the footsteps of Bobby Cox’s ML record 145 ejections, Braves minor league coaches seem to be upholding a tradition of epic manager meltdowns. Thursday, it was Class-A Rome (Ga.) Braves manager Randy Ingle showing you don’t need to be insane to argue a […]

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And For The Ladies … Ball-Less Baseball Is Here

What if we lived in a world where women were graciously admitted to sporting events, but men were forced to wait in the parking lot with the vehicles? The Hudson Valley Renegades, a minor league baseball team from the New York-Penn League, dared to dream, and now that concept is reality. Welcome to Ball-Less Baseball, […]

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