Brewers Eliminated; Fans Left With Sheets Of Useless Playoff Tickets

The Milwaukee Brewers spent 150 days in first place this season, but they did not make the playoffs: the team was officially eliminated after yesterday's 5-3 loss to the Reds. Milwaukee's collapse provided us with Brewers fans taking sad photos of their now-meaningless postseason tickets. It's not your fault, Hank the… » 9/26/14 10:24am 9/26/14 10:24am

Carlos Gomez Is A Dancing Ninja Turtle

Mark Reynolds was a guest on MLB Network's Yukfest Live with human balloon-from-the-supermarket-checkout-line Kevin Millar and Chris Rose Wednesday afternoon and got himself videobombed by Carlos Gomez. This was no run-of-the-mill videobomb, though, Gomez was dressed up as Leonardo the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. We… » 7/24/14 11:10pm 7/24/14 11:10pm

Jean Segura's Nine-Month-Old Son Passed Away

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura learned after last night's game against the Cardinals that his infant son, Janniel, passed away in the Dominican Republic. According to manager Ron Roenicke, he had been battling an undisclosed illness but, as recently as yesterday, the family thought he was getting better.… » 7/12/14 4:12pm 7/12/14 4:12pm

Corey Dickerson Boned Himself Out Of An Inside-The-Park Home Run

With his team down 6-4 in the bottom of the ninth inning of yesterday's game against the Brewers, Corey Dickerson stepped to the plate and ripped a pitch into the right-field wall. With the ball caroming sharply into no-man's land, it looked like Dickerson had himself a guaranteed triple and a possible homer. A bad… » 6/23/14 11:16am 6/23/14 11:16am

Ryan Braun Hits Jean Segura In Head With Bat

In the first inning of Saturday's game against the Cubs, Ryan Braun—going through his typical warm-up routine in the hole before making his way into the on-deck circle—struck Jean Segura in the head as he whipped his bat around. Segura was taken out of the game and helped back into the locker room. He wound up with a… » 4/27/14 9:30am 4/27/14 9:30am

Down With Baseball's Fun Police

As much as I love baseball, no sport gets further up its own ass when it comes to players being allowed to look like they're having fun. Take the bench-clearing brawl in yesterday's Brewers-Pirates game, sparked by Carlos Gomez taking time to admire what he thought was a home run. Words were exchanged, punches thrown,… » 4/21/14 11:16am 4/21/14 11:16am