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Houston Astros - September 21

After an exceptionally long travel day getting to Texas and a whirlwind tour of Globe Life Park in Arlington, it was time to take a short flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to Houston, and get ready for Astros games on back-to-back nights. 3,213 more words

Side Flips Should Be Banned!


Whenever I see coaches flipping the ball to hitters from the side in practice or before a game, I cringe! For those who don’t know what “side flips” (some refer to this as side toss) look like, a coach or another player gets down on one knee or sits on a ball bucket, facing the hitter from the side. 478 more words

Paul Petricca

A Future Oklahoma State Cowboy

A young ball boy is anxious to shag some fly balls during batting practice before the Oklahoma State vs Oklahoma baseball game at Bricktown.

Photo taken May 2nd, 2015.

Baseball

Make Things More Challenging

As a boy, Stephen Curry played basketball in his grandfather’s gravel driveway, as did his father, Dell.

“If you can dribble and control the ball off that gravel,” Curry says, “you’ll be all right on hardwood.” 208 more words

Miscellaneous

Cardinals player shatters Wrigleyville apartment window during BP

CHICAGO, IL (KTVI) – A friendly game of one–upmanship between Cardinals players during Sunday’s round of batting practice resulted in a shattered window outside the “friendly confines.” 180 more words

News

Dodgers using balls with odd stamps on the sweetspot during BP

If you happen to catch a ball during a Los Angeles Dodgers’ batting practice in the final few weeks of this season, you may notice some markings that you probably have never seen before on a baseball. 351 more words

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The Marlins Enjoy a Good Fart Joke

The Scene:  Marlins vs Nationals in Miami, pre-game Nationals batting practice.

The Plot:  Fart noises during batting practice.

Matt Williams reaction to said fart noises. Thanks to…

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Casey S. Gutting