The Easiest Way To Catch A 350-Pound Marlin

This video's apparently a few days old, but it's new to us. A group of fishermen floating near the Dominican Coast made the most effortless catch ever when a 350-pound blue marlin jumped onto their boat, essentially invalidating the whole point of fishing. » 8/27/13 8:26pm 8/27/13 8:26pm

The First Season Of Marlins Park Was A Tremendous Failure

The Miami Marlins opened their new ballpark in April to much pomp and fanfare and cringe-inducing spectacle, and there were great hopes that the empty orange seats that had come to represent the very idea of baseball in South Florida would fast become but a memory. Funny thing about that! The team, despite its… » 10/04/12 10:45am 10/04/12 10:45am

Adam Greenberg Is Getting A Topps Card

Adam Greenberg got his much anticipated first official major-league at-bat last night. R.A. Dickey struck him out on three pitches, but Topps thought his "dedication, hard work & persistence" were worthy of being immortalized on a baseball card. The stats on the back of that card are going to look pretty unusual. » 10/03/12 1:30pm 10/03/12 1:30pm

Seven Years After Getting Concussed By The First Pitch He Saw, Adam…

Adam Greenberg's career slash line is .000/1.000/.000. On July 9, 2005, Greenberg made his debut with the Chicago Cubs when he entered a game against the Marlins as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning. His major league debut ended abruptly, though, when Valerio de los Santos's first pitch, a 92-mph fastball, hit… » 9/27/12 12:50pm 9/27/12 12:50pm

Jason Bay Hit A Grand Slam, So Naturally Twitter Brought Out The Knives

Jason Bay has been having a bit of a rough go of it lately...this season...since he was diagnosed with that reverse-aging disease since joining the Mets. Mets fans can be tough crowd to please, too, so when Jason Bay hit a spirit-lifting grand slam during today's game to put the Mets up five on the Marlins, you know he … » 9/02/12 2:30pm 9/02/12 2:30pm

Australian Cameraman Braves Shark-Infested Water To Film A Shark…


A couple of Australians sailed out into the ocean to release a marlin back into the wild. That sounds like a nice story, right? Well, it would have been, if a giant shark hadn't come out of nowhere to rip the marlin to pieces in front of them and their cameraman, who was stuck in the water at the time. » 2/22/11 4:20pm 2/22/11 4:20pm