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.
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…
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.
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…
Ozzie Guillen is back on Twitter, after three-and-a-half month sabbatical. Today he shared with the world his thoughts on Derek Jeter, Alex Cintron, football, and bullfighting, all in typical Ozzie fashion:
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…
Your roundup of all the hottest hot-stove items of the day (and whatever shit Ken Rosenthal is throwing against the wall.) This is ... HOT FUCKING STOVE!!
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.