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The Best Half Inning Ever

I couldn’t have been more excited.  We were going to take Alex to his first-ever San Francisco Giants game. Well, technically, it wasn’t his first game — he went once when he was 10 months old and once for a work event for Amy, but this was the first game in which he had asked to go, wanted to go, and understood how cool it would be to go to a game with just mommy and daddy.   1,475 more words


Grandal has 4 RBIs, Dodgers rebound over D-backs

Yasmani Grandal heard all the negative comments after he arrived in Los Angeles — about his recovery from knee surgery, his ability to handle the pressure of playing for the Dodgers, being the centerpiece of a trade for Matt Kemp. 625 more words


Pujols homers, Heaney deals in Angels' 2-1 win over Yankees

Andrew Heaney’s first major league victory was the stuff of baseball storybooks. He struck out Alex Rodriguez while shutting down the New York Yankees, and he got a homer from Albert Pujols as run support. 720 more words


Baseball: Midlands Players Make All-USA State Team

USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA South Carolina Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2014-15 season. 267 more words


#31 Dylan Bundy

Yesterday I talked about a pitching prospect I liked in Lucas Giolito, so today I figured I would write about another right handed pitching prospect I like. 187 more words


"It's Summertime, Summertime, Sum, Sum, Summertime".....Sherm Feller

The summer officially arrived yesterday and it was celebrated for the 107th time in the State of Alaska with an annual baseball event in the Alaska Baseball League. 724 more words

Fenway Park Baseball

Marilyn Armstrong reblogged this on SERENDIPITY and commented:

Okay, this post took a lot of research and makes a lot of connections, so if you are a fan, this is a great post. I'm sorry I hadn't found it until today, but better late than never. I never would have guessed ... but probably should have ... that the first baseball night games were in Alaska where you don't need lights at night because in the summer, in Fairbanks, the sun never sets.

Steve Lyons on Mattingly: "No matter what Donny does lately, he can't make a right move"

Steve “Psycho” Lyons, nine-year MLB vet and Red Sox Analyst, joined The Home Team to talk about baseball. Steve talked about Mike Bolsinger’s sudden exit in last night’s game; will the Dodgers utilize saber metrics to pick another pitcher; is Joc Pederson not getting his just rewards nationally because the Dodgers aren’t winning enough games; and the situation in Anaheim with general manager Jerry Dipoto, Mike Scioscia and Albert Pujols. 58 more words