Archive for the ‘Minor League Baseball’ Category

Minor league GM offers to get in-game prostate exam

Monday, July 21st, 2014

We're pretty sure Harry Caray never did it quite like this. General manager Andy Milovich of the Class-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans has offered to receive a prostate exam while singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" for an upcoming game. Perhaps we need to explain this a little more in detail. ...

You Just Never Know Who You’ll Run Into At The Ballpark

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

My roommate’s birthday was last week and as a supplementary gift his mom gave him two suite tickets for Monday’s Indianapolis Indians game. It's 5:30 p.m. He walks into my room asking if I’d like to make a 7 p.m. first pitch. I figure it’s a Monday night, the tickets provide ...

Did They Play On A Little League Field?

Monday, June 29th, 2009

In the High Class-A California League they play a version of what the rest of us call "baseball"  but apparently they do things a bit differently. They have to, right? That could be the only explanation for why the Lake Elsinore Storm beat the High Desert Mavericks 33-18 yesterday. In ...

Kevin Costner Has an Economic Stimulus Package for Zion, Ill.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Leave it to Kevin Costner to bring the people of Lake County, Ill., a little bit of good news in these economically troubled times. Mr. Costner is about to create some jobs. How? Well, let me tell you: He's the "primary owner" of a minor league baseball team that's going to ...

Let’s Be the Judge and Jury for this Idiot

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

You may remember this little nugget of news from over the summer. Cubs pitching prospect Julio Castillo got a little riled up as his Peoria Chiefs and the Dayton Dragons engaged in a pretty serious brawl in heated Midwest League action. What you can see in the video is Castillo winding ...

Dude, Weak

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

We're usually not fans of the Bob Brenly school of "unwritten rules" and all, but this story kind of made us rethink our stance. Mitch Hilligoss, a 21-year-old third base prospect for the Yankees, had a 35-game hitting streak going into Wednesday night's game. That tied him for the second ...