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Friday, September 4, 2015

Baseball

Report: CC Sabathia nearly involved in Toronto street brawl

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia nearly found himself at the center of a fight outside a bar in Toronto over the weekend. According to TMZ, a huge brawl broke out outside EFS Nightclub early Saturday morning after the Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays. A video allegedly shows Sabathia being restrained and forced into…Read More

Ian Kinsler to home plate umpire: ‘Do your f—ing job!’ (Video)

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler has had a brutal week at the dish. Entering the day sporting a .190/.227/.238 slash line over his last five games, the 33-year-old veteran capped things off on Sunday with a spectacularly bad 0-for-4 with a strikeout showing against the Houston Astros. The frustrations of Kinsler’s mini-slump appeared to…Read More

David Price joked on Twitter about receiving random drug test

Every so often, Major League Baseball players are subjected to random drug tests. On Saturday, it was David Price’s turn. Price, of course, passed and took the opportunity to thank MLB for the boost of confidence it gave him. Hey @MLB thanks for that boost of confidence with that drug test yesterday…BUT I'm all me…Read More

Royals playoff run may have led to baby boom

The Kansas City Royals reignited their fan base last season with a surprise run to the World Series. They may have inspired an increase in the local population while they were at it. According to a recent feature story in the Kansas City Star, the Royals’ success may have coincided with a baby boom. One…Read More

Brewers prospect David Denson comes out as gay

Milwaukee Brewers prospect David Denson publicly came out as gay this weekend, becoming the first openly gay player in a Major League Baseball organization. Denson, who was a 15th-round pick by the Brewers out of South Hills (West Covina, Calif.) High School in 2013, revealed to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in a phone interview that…Read More

Houston Astros mascot hits on Kate Upton during Justin Verlander’s start

Justin Verlander better watch his back, because the Houston Astros’ mascot is coming for his woman. The Astros’ mascot, Orbit, hit on Kate Upton via Twitter Saturday, possibly in an effort to jinx her boyfriend, who was starting for the Tigers against Houston. Look @KateUpton, I realize @JustinVerlander is a handsome guy, but I really…Read More

Jose Valverde suspended 80 games for PED use

The fall from grace of the artist formerly known as Papa Grande continues. Ex-Tigers closer Jose Valverde was given an 80-game suspension by the MLB on Friday for the use of performance-enhancing drugs, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN who first broke the news on Twitter. The drug in question was said to be a…Read More

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