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Cristiano Ronaldo threw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night, but if he wanted to ensure accuracy to home plate, he probably should have kicked it. The Real Madrid star’s wild attempt could best be described as “just a bit outside,” and Yasiel Puig who was scheduled to catch the pitch, had no chance to corral it. Check out the pitch below, which is still better than Carly Rae Jepsen’s attempt. Filed under: Anna Fogel, Headlines, Los Angeles Dodgers, NESN Nation

MLB players pay tribute to 'The Sandlot'

The Sandlot is the single greatest baseball movie ever. It is celebrating its 20th anniversary and to commemorate it, a handful of Major League Baseball players recited the most quoted lines from the movie, including the greatest performance this year by Yasiel Puig. “Wendy Peffercorn…” Now, granted they busted out the famous ‘you’re killing me Smalls’ line, but they...

Diamond Girl Niki Ghazian took care of Cristiano Ronaldo?

  We realize this is a baseball site, but when you hear rumors that the beautiful Niki Ghazian hooked up with soccer phenom Cristiano Ronaldo we had to take note. According to, Niki Ghazian claimed she had sex with Ronaldo while he was recovering from ankle surgery. Think I might fake an injury!   [Show as slideshow] ...

Report: Manchester United in Advanced Talks to Sign Cristiano Ronaldo From Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo could be set for a sensational return to Manchester United. United and Real Madrid have been negotiating a potential transfer involving the Portuguese soccer superstar for nearly two weeks, and the deal could be worth around £80 million ($122.2 million), according to the Star. “[United manager] David Moyes made his move two weeks ago when the club heard through...

Cristiano Ronaldo Submits His Bid For Worst First Pitch Of All-Time

Cristiano Ronaldo is in the United States playing for Real Madrid in the International Champions’ Cup. The Dodgers wrangled Ronaldo to throw out the first pitch at tonight’s Dodger-Yankee game. The results were not so splendid. Ronaldo threw the ball about twenty feet too high for Yasiel Puig to have any chance to save the soccer phenom from embarrassment. Take a look at the...

80 million reasons Ronaldo to Manchester United could happen

With Real Madrid stepping up their interest in Gareth Bale and media reports coming at us hot and heavy about a world record transfer fee, there has been work going on behind the scenes in Manchester for another blockbuster deal, David Moyes has been in contact with Madrid in relation to the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo for £80 million. Many people have claimed that a move back...

Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig make another diving catch to rob a hit

If you have the opportunity to see Yasiel Puig play, pay the money, because you’re likely to see something special.  Friday night’s Puig highlight was a diving catch, as he was coming in and to his left and robbed Chicago Cubs IF Darwin Barney of a sure hit.  What I want you to watch is the economy of steps.  By the time the camera catches Puig who got a great jump, he makes...

Yasiel Puig Kicks off the Weekend Early in Chicago with a Wrigley Bomb

We kind of had the feeling Yasiel Puig would do this last night in his first game in Chicago. He seems like the kind of guy who likes to start a weekend early – and start the weekend early he did. The ball was flying out of Wrigley last night like crazy. The Dodgers won the game 6-4, their 12th straight road win. The highlight was clearly Puig catching this low breaking ball and...

Man United in talks with Ronaldo

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Real Madrid has agreed to pay £105million for Gareth Bale. Manchester United has written to Everton apologizing for the way they recruited David Moyes as their manager. Liverpool is about to sign rising...

Cristiano Ronaldo & Yusiel Puig Juggle Baseball

Video:  Puig showing off his soccer skills

Yasiel Puig leads the Dodgers past Cubs 6-4

The Los Angeles Dodgers had their liveliest crowds of the season on this last homestand but they seem to save their best baseball for when most of the people in the building are against them. The Dodgers flew through the night to the Midwest and then played one of their most explosive games in a week in a 6-4 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Thursday. It was the Dodgers...

Tuesday Recap: Who needs the DH? Yasiel Puig slides into home, Miggy ejected

Quote of the Day ”Each player does what he can when he gets to the plate. Some people jump, some people slide, some people run,” Puig said through a translator. ”I have a previous teammate in Cuba that jumped and hurt his ankle. So I decided to slide.” – Yasiel Puig on sliding at home plate after his walk-off home run, Sunday against the Reds. Personally, I don’t think...

Buddies: Yasiel Puig posts photo with Kobe Bryant

What do you get when Yasiel Puig meets Kobe Bryant? The answer: Awesomeness. Puig, the Dodgers phenom, posted a photo of himself with Lakers star Kobe Bryant to his Instagram account on Wednesday afternoon. With my friend kobe bryant class player and want to recover to see it shine http:t.covpkR3nHCXr yasielpuig (@YasielPuig) July 31, 2013

Kobe Bryant Meets Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig At Lakers Training Facility

Kobe Bryant had a special visitor while rehabbing at the Lakers training facility Wednesday – Dodgers’ phenom and rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig stopped by for a tour of the training center and even got to hang with the Black Mamba and pose for a few photos. Kobe later acknolwedged meeting the ball player and says it inspired him to catch the Dodgers game tonight against the Yankees...

Astros Rookie Jonathan Villar Steals Home

Yasiel Puig isn’t the only MLB rookie trying to make headlines. The speedy Jonathan Villar is quietly making a difference for the Houston Astros. As CBS Sports reports, Villar stole home in last night’s game against the Orioles. Watch video of Villar, who has only played 8 major league games, make an exciting play in the top of the 3rd inning: To add insult to injury, it was...

Video: Christiano Ronaldo, Yasiel Puig juggle baseball at Dodgers game

Christiano Ronaldo and Yasiel Puig juggled a baseball back and forth at the Dodgers game on Wednesday.
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