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Watch: Melvin Upton Jr. channels Willie Mays with catch

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Melvin Upton Jr. (or the artist formerly-known as B.J. Upton) is trying to rehab his image around baseball this season and lately he has been doing just that for the San Diego Padres. On Thursday night against the Washington Nationals, Upton threw out two runners, tripled and made one of ...

Video: Jonathan Schoop blasts 484-foot home run

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

You could be forgiven if you haven't heard of Jonathan Schoop. But after what he did Wednesday night, you might want to get familiar with the Baltimore Orioles' second baseman. During an 8-5 win over the Kansas City Royals, Schoop took Johnny Cueto deep, and when we say deep, we mean ...

Matt Kemp hits for first cycle in Padres history

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

The San Diego Padres had played 7,443 games in their history entering Friday night, and the franchise had never had a player hit for the cycle. So when Matt Kemp stepped to the plate in the top of the ninth inning against the Colorado Rockies needing only a triple to ...

Don’t look now but Madison Bumgarner is heating up

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Last October, San Francisco Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner went on an insane roll to absolutely dominate the postseason. During the playoffs he went 4-1 with a save, a 1.03 ERA, 0.65 WHIP, two shutouts and 45 strikeouts in 52.2 innings while leading the Giants to a World Series title. Don't ...

Report: Chase Utley put on waivers by Phillies

Monday, August 10th, 2015

In a move that has been long suspected, the Philadelphia Phillies have placed second baseman Chase Utley on revocable waivers in an attempt to move the 36-year-old. Utley has spent his entire 13-year career in Philadelphia and would have full no-trade protection if he were to slip through waivers unclaimed. Utley ...

Video: Squirrel interrupts Royals-Tigers game

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

The Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals were in the middle of an intense contest on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park when something crazy happened. The game was tied 6-6 in the bottom of the eighth inning when a squirrel - yes a squirrel - caused a break in the ...

Nelson Cruz is on fire, homers in fifth-straight game

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

In case you're not plugged in to the world of baseball in the Pacific Northwest, Nelson Cruz is absolutely on fire right now. The Seattle Mariners slugger, hammered a mammoth home run during his team's 10-4 stomping of the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night, giving him five straight games with ...

Richie Incognito named Buffalo Bills starting guard

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

The Buffalo Bills took a chance on Richie Incognito this offseason and it appears he was worth the investment. The Bills signed the disgraced offensive lineman to a one-year contract in February, and on Monday head coach Rex Ryan confirmed that the eighth-year pro would be the team's starting left ...