John Axford Throws Perfect Oscar Prediction Game

Last year, Cleveland Indians closer John Axford predicted 15 Oscar categories and got 14 winners correct. So close. He took another crack at it this year, picking 18 categories, and at the end of the (incredibly long) ceremony, he had done it. Axford had pitched a perfect Oscar game. » 3/02/14 11:58pm 3/02/14 11:58pm

Brewers Closer John Axford Blows Save, Endears Himself To Media Anyway

Normally when a player fails to "take his lumps" or "stand up and face the music" or however else you'd like to phrase "talk to the media after screwing up," he is taken to task. John Axford, however, had a pretty good excuse and let the media know via handwritten message. » 5/12/12 12:30pm 5/12/12 12:30pm