Adrian Beltre Gets 2,500th Hit, Unwanted Head Touching

Adrian Beltre collected his 2,500th hit in Tuesday night's game against the Tigers. (That's pretty impressive! He's only the seventh third baseman to reach the mark.) Miguel Cabrera was at first base to give him the ball and a quick touch on the head. Beltre, a man who hates having his head touched, did not appreciate… » 6/25/14 10:20am 6/25/14 10:20am

Miguel Cabrera Touches Adrian Beltre's Head; Beltre Flips Out

Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre hates when anyone touches his head. When someone touches his head, a switch flips, and he gets so angry. He's always been like this, and it's always been hilarious. So, when Miguel Cabrera touched his head during a break in play last night, Beltre was unsurprisingly pissed. » 5/24/14 10:00am 5/24/14 10:00am

Umpire Taps Torii Hunter In The Face After Benches Clear

Umpire Paul Nauert gently slapped, or tapped, Torii Hunter in the face tonight during Detroit's game against the Orioles and it's kind of a strange thing. It seems harmless—obviously he did not injure Torii Hunter—but if the roles were reversed, and Torii Hunter put his hands on an umpire, we'd be discussing whether… » 5/12/14 11:37pm 5/12/14 11:37pm

Okay, So Miguel Cabrera's Contract Is Bad. Just How Bad Is it?

The only thing more predictable than ballplayers signing enormous deals is people complaining about them, so when news of Miguel Cabrera's new eight-year, $248 million contract extension broke, you knew that this sort of thing—it amounts to saying that $248 million is a lot of money—was coming. » 3/28/14 2:24pm 3/28/14 2:24pm

Max Scherzer Rejects "Substantial" Offer; Tigers Play Greedy Card

This morning, the Tigers woke up and decided to call their reigning Cy Young winner greedy. Max Scherzer was apparently offered a long-term deal "that would have placed him among the highest paid pitchers in baseball" and he turned it down. So the Tigers put out a press release killing him for it and informing the… » 3/23/14 10:29am 3/23/14 10:29am