Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant left today’s game against the Braves almost as soon as it started. Bryant slapped a first-inning double off R.A. Dickey, then tried to take third on a passed ball, although he was picked off by Tyler Flowers to end the inning. While sliding into third, his left hand got caught on Johan…
Skateboarders congregated at San Francisco’s Dolores Park in the Mission Tuesday to race down the street, but it wasn’t too long before police showed up.
Sidney Crosby apparently wants P.K. Subban to know what it’s like to have a concussion... real bad.
A screaming foul liner off the bat of Paul Goldschmidt was headed straight for Craig Minervini’s, er, “midsection” tonight until the Marlins sideline reporter deflected certain disaster with a well-placed clipboard:
Rick Ogden, seen exiting stage right straight through the ropes in the following video, hasn’t had much a professional career. The poor dude has lost all eight of his professional fights by knockout and seems to have been fed to a number of debutantes around the Midwest. One of those dudes is Mikey Dahlman, who sent…
Yasiel Puig caught a dangerous fly ball from Yadier Molina to end the 10th inning tonight, but he paid for it dearly. A few innings after Pederson and Cody Bellinger ran into each other, Puig took out Pederson with a nasty elbow to the face while also taking a shot himself. Both men lay on the grass before slowly…
Viktor Arvidsson headed to the bench bearing a crimson R upon his forehead after being boarded by Anaheim’s Nick Ritchie. That’s great, but let us know when one of the Russian guys pulls this off in Cyrillic.
Joey Gallo’s known for crushing it, and the Rangers slugger nearly tallied up another dinger with this bomb that landed just wide of the foul pole—and directly into one fan’s noggin.
Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta had a scare Friday night when he took a 93-mph fastball directly to the face, laying him out and giving him a terrifyingly bloodied nose:
Right in the middle of a bike race!
Dale Scott left the field in Toronto tonight on a stretcher as the 31-year veteran umpire took a foul tip directly to the face.
Today’s Brewers-Rockies game got a bit frightening in the second inning when Keon Broxton was hit in the head by a pitch. The 92 mph fastball from Antonio Senzatela struck the outfielder squarely on the side flap of his helmet, taking him down instantly. (A slo-mo replay makes it appear that the pitch forced the flap…
Cardinals outfielder Stephen Piscotty had a great day yesterday, signing a six-year extension with St. Louis the day after beating the Cubs on national television. He had the opposite sort of day today, as he had to leave the Cards’ game early with a head contusion after getting hit by a trio of baseballs thrown by…
Dallas Stars forward Curtis McKenzie left a trail of blood on the ice after the Bruins’ Kevan Miller high-sticked him in the third period of Thursday’s 2-0 Boston win.
The Carolina Hurricanes lost in dramatic fashion tonight, falling 4-3 to the Red Wings in overtime. Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack got flattened by Andreas Athanasiou as he scored the winner, and Lack had to be stretchered off the ice.
Sharks center Logan Couture could miss some time after taking a deflected puck to the mouth in Saturday’s 7-2 loss to the Predators.