Royals Fans Celebrate Pennant With Long, Sloppy Victory Kiss

The YouTube description accompanying this video claims that these two lovebirds are total strangers, which seems a little hard to believe, but I guess anything is possible when two people are a few beers deep and the Royals make the World Series for the first time since 1985. » 10/17/14 5:35pm 10/17/14 5:35pm

Royals Pitcher Gives Playoff Tickets To Broke Dude On Twitter

On Saturday, a Kansas City Royals fan was really sad about the fact that he was too broke to take his girlfriend to a Royals playoff game. As any sensible person would do, he looked to amend the situation by taking to Twitter and asking Royals reliever Brandon Finnegan for some tickets. » 10/14/14 5:54pm 10/14/14 5:54pm

Check Out These Beautiful (And Useful) Graphic MLB "Box Scores"

Michael Deal, who previously gave us this infographic of every pitch of the All-Star game as part of his Statlas project, has developed a new take on the MLB box score. The sample above shows the 8th and 9th inning of Game 2 of the ALCS, which, as Deal's line-and-node representations make clear, were a doozy. » 10/23/13 4:34pm 10/23/13 4:34pm

The Biggest Moments Of The NLCS And ALCS, Recreated With Legos

This is the work of our friends at SI Kids, and it's definitely the best baseball-themed short film featuring Lego men that you will see this week. Is Torii Hunter falling over the outfield wall still funny in Lego form? You bet it is. » 10/22/13 2:30pm 10/22/13 2:30pm

Charts: How Do You Build A Championship Baseball Team?

This season, the A's, Rays, and Pirates used front office wiles to build playoff-bound squads despite having minimal financial resources. Even with these feel-good stories eliminated, though, the four remaining teams still demonstrate that there are many good ways to build a competitive organization. » 10/16/13 1:34pm 10/16/13 1:34pm

Red Sox Fan Rips Home Run Ball Away From Woman Who Caught It [UPDATE]

We get it, Red Sox fans. You're frustrated about your team's lack of offense thus far in the ALCS. That's no reason to commit a televised mugging. » 10/13/13 10:34pm 10/13/13 10:34pm

Quiz: Fat, Complacent, Loser Yankees Or Fat, Complacent, Loser Tigers?

We all know that the Yankees are fat, overpaid losers who can't hit the ball. What you may have forgotten is that the Tigers—who just swept the Yankees—were fat, overpaid, hitless losers themselves just a few months ago. » 10/19/12 4:50pm 10/19/12 4:50pm

The New York Yankees Have A Coke Problem

Detroit reliever Phil Coke put up pedestrian pitching numbers this year; a 4.00 ERA and 1.65 WHIP while averaging less than a strikeout an inning won't get the ladies into much of a sweat—especially in the AL Central, where the only decent hitting could be found on Coke's own team. » 10/17/12 9:00am 10/17/12 9:00am

Report: A-Rod Spent The Eighth Inning Of Game 1 Macking On Some Ladies

So says the New York Post, which published an article today alleging that A-Rod, having been pinch-hit for in the eighth inning, put a considerable amount of effort into trying to woo two pretty ladies in the stands. » 10/16/12 10:33am 10/16/12 10:33am

"Raul Can Definitely Lay Down The Pipe": Twitter Explains Ibanez

What cannot Raul Ibanez do? What situation cannot he handle? Of all the situations with the possibility of can, there is nothing he cannot. » 10/14/12 12:41am 10/14/12 12:41am

Your Tigers-Rangers ALCS Game Six Open Thread

It's Max Scherzer vs. Derek Holland tonight as the latter's Texas Rangers attempt to close out the former's Detroit Tigers and advance to the World Series for the second consecutive year. Excitement. Experience it via comments here. » 10/15/11 8:00pm 10/15/11 8:00pm

Here's Video Of Josh Hamilton's Bat Apparently Hitting A Detroit Fan In…

ALCS. Top of the sixth. Man on second. One out. His Texas Rangers down 2-1. That's when Josh Hamilton lost his grip on a swing which, in turn, sent his bat into a front-row Tigers fan's head. Looks like it hurt. But it doesn't look like it hurt enough to stop guy there from yanking the souvenir from a lady's hands. » 10/11/11 10:15pm 10/11/11 10:15pm

Your Rangers-Tigers ALCS Game Three Open Thread

The ALCS arrives in Detroit tonight with the Texas Rangers up 2-0 on the hometown Tigers. Colby Lewis (postseason: 1-0, 1.50 ERA) is pitching for the Rangers; Doug Fister (1-1, 6.52) for the Tigers. But, Lewis had problems with the Tigers this year, and Fister notched a big win over the Rangers, so all those number… » 10/11/11 8:00pm 10/11/11 8:00pm

This Evening: Jim Leyland Did Not Have A Hard-On, But...

Your p.m. roundup for Oct. 10, the day we got bored and chopped at a few trees because it sure beats drinkin'. Photo via Mocksession. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 10/10/11 7:10pm 10/10/11 7:10pm

If You Dare Approach Frank Beamer On The Football Field, The Virginia…

Your morning roundup for Oct. 9, the day we learned they won't keep you in the clink very long after threatening to cook your friend's mom. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 10/09/11 9:30am 10/09/11 9:30am

Lincecum-Halladay Billed As "Matchup For The Ages," A "Pitching Classic"

Elsewhere, A.J. Burnett hits two batters in a Yankees' simulation game. Here's your evening update on the NLCS/ALCS pitching rotations. » 10/14/10 12:17am 10/14/10 12:17am

Tim McClelland Believes In His Heart That Nick Swisher Didn't Tag Up

Anyone else getting tired of umpires holding postgame press conferences to breakdown their poor decision making processes? It's bad enough we have to listen Joe Girardi explain his terrible bullpen moves, but this is getting out of hand. » 10/21/09 1:15pm 10/21/09 1:15pm

Yes, That Was Pat Sajak And A-Rod Groping Jeter's Buttocks

Alex Rodriguez's magic tush massage could not overcome the haunting Sajak voodoo gaze as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim staved off the Yankee gorilla trouncing for one more day. Something called Jeff Mathis is today's hero. » 10/19/09 8:19pm 10/19/09 8:19pm