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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Articles tagged: slump busters

Eric Hinske Gets a Mohawk to Turn the Braves’ Fortunes (Pictures)

The Atlanta Braves have struggled in September, going just 8-12. The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants have been surging and are now pushing the Braves in the wild card race. With Atlanta’s lead in the wild care down to 2.5 games, utility man Eric Hinske decided to pull out all the stops Thursday….Read More

Logan Morrison Shaves Body Hair To Break Out of Slump

For whatever reason, baseball players tend to be the most superstitious people on the planet.  We rarely hear about football players sacrificing a chicken to recover from a string of bad performances.  We have never heard of a basketball player wearing a thong to snap a stretch of poor shooting, but guys like Aubrey Huff…Read More

Mets Sacrifice Toolbox to Turn Season Around, Have Not Lost Since

Being a New York Mets fan is filled with surprises. Whether it means having your team mocked on a subway sign or trying to raise money to buy out a player’s contract, the news is rarely positive for New York’s other team.  By destroying a toolbox, the Mets hope to change all that. Big League…Read More

Western Hills High Baseball Players Investigated for Sacrificing Chickens

Two Western Hills High School baseball players have been kicked off their team after allegedly killing baby chickens in a superstitious act aimed at turning their success around on the field. This is not a joke. The report hit the Associated Press after initially appearing in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and SI web producer Andy…Read More

Heath Bell Sacrifices Chicken to Break Padres Losing Streak

In a 162 game season, the potential for things to go wrong in baseball is great. Even for a team winning its division, things haven’t gone perfectly for the San Diego Padres. The Pads just snapped a 10-game losing streak with a win over the Dodgers on Monday night. Sick of losing for a week…Read More

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