1. Red Sox Catcher David Ross on Both Ends of Ugly Collisions in ALCS Game 5

    The life of a catcher in Major League Baseball can be at times be perilous. On Thursday in Game 5 of the ALCS between the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers , that fact was on full display...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 9 months ago 43,771 reads 24 comments

  2. Watch Mike Napoli Hit 460-Foot Rocket for HR in ALCS Game 5

    On a cold and overcast night in Detroit, the ball doesn't travel quite as far as it would on a summer's night in June. But Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli treated the baseball like it was June...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 9 months ago 6,078 reads 5 comments

  3. Watch Jose Iglesias Come out of Nowhere to Rob David Ortiz with Sick Catch

    When the Detroit Tigers acquired shortstop Jose Iglesias from the Boston Red Sox in July, they knew they were getting a slick defender...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 9 months ago 9,718 reads 6 comments

  4. Watch Jarrod Saltalamacchia Rip Game-Winning Hit to Bring Red Sox Back in ALCS

    For much of the night in Game 2 of the ALCS, the Boston Red Sox were unable to solve Detroit Tigers ' pitchers...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 9 months ago 5,330 reads 7 comments

  5. Tigers vs. A's Video: Watch Victor Martinez Hit Controversial HR to Tie Game 4

    MLB 's revised instant replay rules aren't in play yet, but replay certainly played a role in a critical situation during Game 4 of the ALDS between the Detroit Tigers and Oakland A's Tuesday evening...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 10 months ago 19,040 reads 66 comments

  6. Video, Twitter Reaction for Dodgers Celebrating Trip to NLCS

    The Los Angeles Dodgers punched their ticket to the NLCS on Monday with a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves in Game 4 of the NLDS ...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 10 months ago 1,186 reads 0 comments

  7. Rays' Alex Cobb Makes Not One, but Two Outstanding Inning-Ending Defensive Plays

    Today is Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb 's 26th birthday, and he's been tasked with the responsibility of shutting down the high-powered Boston Red Sox and staving off elimination for his team...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 10 months ago 858 reads 2 comments

  8. Twitter Reacts to Tigers Clinching 3rd Straight AL Central Title

    The Detroit Tigers haven't had a postseason run like this in a long time. Their 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday gives them their third consecutive AL Central title...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 10 months ago 7,990 reads 9 comments

  9. Watch Giancarlo Stanton Launch a Moonshot into Unknown Territory at CBP

    Batting in the top of the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies with a runner on first and one out, Miami Marlins right fielder Gincarlo Stanton hit an absolute moonshot off pitcher Ethan Martin Wednesday night...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 10 months ago 14,765 reads 12 comments

  10. Alfonso Soriano Robs Manny Machado With Sick Jumping Catch at Left Field Wall

    New York Yankees left fielder Alfonso Soriano has made his mark in the Bronx with his bat, belting 15 home runs with 47 RBI in just 45 games since his trade from the Chicago Cubs ...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 10 months ago 6,314 reads 4 comments

  11. Dodgers' Juan Uribe Shocks Diamondbacks with 3 Consecutive Home Runs

    It's safe to say the first two years after Juan Uribe signed a free-agent contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers were a complete disaster...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 5,262 reads 12 comments

  12. Watch Juan Perez Save Yusmeiro Petit Perfect Game Bid with Outstanding Catch

    With two outs in the sixth inning on Friday, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit was in the middle of putting together a game for the ages...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 1,433 reads 1 comments

  13. Wild 9-8 Win by Red Sox over Yankees Shows Why Rivalry Is Greatest in MLB

    They had them right where they wanted them. Well, sort of. The New York Yankees suffered a heartbreaking 9-8 loss at the hands of the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, dealing a blow to their playoff hopes...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 6,500 reads 28 comments

  14. Watch Josh Donaldson Make Eye-Popping Catch over Tarp in Foul Territory

    Quite simply, it might have been the best catch of the 2013 MLB season. That's what many are calling the incredible grab pulled off by Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh ...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 32,553 reads 28 comments

  15. Tampa Bay Rays' Fernando Rodney Saved from Being Trapped in Dugout Bathroom

    If there haven't been enough issues at O.co Coliseum this season, this latest one certainly helps add more evidence that the Oakland A's are in dire need of a new home...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 183,139 reads 26 comments

  16. Does Yasiel Puig's 4-Hit Night Show That Benching Was Right Call?

    On Friday, embattled Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig collected a double, three singles and two stolen bases on his way to a four-hit night...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 5,981 reads 24 comments

  17. Angels' C.J. Wilson Does a Face-Plant on Tropicana Field Turf

    Los Angeles Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson has had to endure a long season as his team entered Tuesday's contest with the Tampa Bay Rays sporting a 58-71 record. Wilson will now have to endure a lot more than just a tough season...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 6,875 reads 10 comments

  18. Teenager Reportedly Assaulted Over Home Run Ball at AT&T Park

    MLB fans absolutely love to go after a baseball that's been launched into the stands, especially when it's a home run. But last Wednesday, one fan took it to the extreme, and a 16-year-old got hurt in the process...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 39,592 reads 90 comments

  19. Watch Bryce Harper Make Diving Grab to Preserve Nationals Win

    When Bryce Harper was chosen by the Washington Nationals as the first overall pick in the 2010 MLB draft, he had played for most of his amateur career as a catcher...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 2,815 reads 2 comments

  20. Vin Scully Will Return for 65th Year Calling Dodgers Games in 2014

    When he started calling games for the Brooklyn Dodgers as a freckle-faced 22-year-old back in 1950, Vin Scully couldn't possibly have imagined becoming arguably the greatest broadcaster the sport has ever known...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 18,350 reads 38 comments

  21. Oakland Athletics Outfielder Chris Young Robbed of HR for 2nd Consecutive Night

    After Wednesday's game with the Houston Astros , Oakland Athletics outfielder Chris Young has every reason to believe that he is completely snake-bit...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 6,702 reads 4 comments

  22. Blue Jays' Jose Bautista Dedicates Game to Boy Killed in Tragic Accident

    Last Sunday, nine-year-old Derek Lendosky was killed in a tragic accident. On Friday, Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista dedicated a game in his honor...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 12 months ago 9,131 reads 30 comments

  23. David Ortiz Gets Stuck Holding Baby During National Anthem

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz has always been generous with his time for his many legions of fans. But it's doubtful he ever expected what happened on Thursday during pregame ceremonies with the Kansas City Royals ...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 12 months ago 13,623 reads 12 comments

  24. Ranking Chances of Hot 2nd-Half MLB Teams Continuing Their Torrid Play

    The Atlanta Braves have won 13 games in a row. The Detroit Tigers have now won 11 consecutive games. The Los Angeles Dodgers had a 15-game road winning streak snapped on Tuesday...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 12 months ago 4,093 reads 10 comments

  25. Bryce Harper Hit-by-Pitch Clears Benches, Spawns Nats vs. Braves Twitter War

    Since his debut in late April of last year, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has certainly garnered quite a bit of attention, both for his performance on the field and his all-out style of play...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 12 months ago 115,575 reads 409 comments