The Time Barry Bonds Was Intentionally Walked With The Bases Loaded

Seventeen years ago today—May 28, 1998—Diamondbacks manager Buck Showalter made the decision to intentionally walk Barry Bonds with the bases loaded. It’s the rarest of baseball strategies, but it didn’t feel nearly as wrong as it might have: Bonds was, after all, the most fearsome hitter of all time. » 5/28/15 4:07pm 5/28/15 4:07pm

Tall Grandpa Mark Hendrickson Is Trying A Comeback

Is there anything better than a good comeback attempt, especially one where everybody involved recognizes the minuscule chance of it being successful, yet wants to give it a shot anyway because what the hell, why not? Hope springs eternal in Orioles minicamp, where 40-year-old grandpa and former NBAer Mark Hendrickson… » 1/14/15 2:55pm 1/14/15 2:55pm