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On Jackie Robinson day how fitting is it that the play of the day came from one of the few African American players in the game? Easily the defensive play of the year so far.
Totally makes you forget that the Phillies actually lost this game
BEST OF MAXIM
Ben Revere looked like a man on a mission last night. With a pair of highlight reel catches, Revere pulled out all the stops behind Cliff Lee. Before the game, he dedicated his play to the victims of the Boston tragedy, including a taping a simple message on his glove: Pray for Boston.
For the benefit of those who missed it, here is Revere’s catch from last night, courtesy of MLB...
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It's no secret that Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere is really, really fast.
For those who may not buy into Revere's elite quickness yet, please watch the incredible catch he made during the second inning of Monday's game at Cincinnati.
The play began when Reds third basemen Todd Frazier smacked an 0-1...
This is easily the defensive play of the year so far in this young MLB season. Watch as Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere gets a great jump on a well-hit ball and makes a spectacular catch in the outfield. Thanks to Blacksportsonline for the footage.
On any given day this play would be the featured play on highlight reels everywhere. However, with the message that outfielder Ben Revere wrote on his glove to the people of Boston it becomes more than just your average highlight.
Phillies OF Ben Revere put a special message for Boston on his glove & paid tribute with a spectacular catch » twitter.com/SportsCenter/s…...
Best catch of 2013 thus far.. hands down..
Tweet After spending the first three seasons of his major league career with the Minnesota Twins Ben Revere was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies this past winter to patrol center field. Against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday Revere did just that about as well as you possibly can, making this unbelievable play in the [...]
I was about to start working on an article about Jackie Robinson when I received word that there had been 2 explosions at the Boston Marathon.
There have been no reports of any threats to any areas outside of Boston, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has put the public on heightened alert.
The Dodgers have a highly visible presence of LAPD officers at every game. ...
ON THE WRONG FOOT
MLB reportedly told Carl Crawford to ditch his different colored cleats that he wore as a tribute to Jackie Robinson on Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS If you blinked, you might have missed Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau's brief cameo in the movie "42," which documents the story of Jackie Robinson's struggle to break baseball's color barrier.
After all, Morneau nearly didn't recognize himself on the big screen when he saw an advanced screening of the film during spring training...
Tweet Tomorrow is Jackie Robinson Day around Major League Baseball, where the man who broke baseball’s color barrier when he suited up for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947 will be honored and celebrated. In 1997 Robinson’s uniform no. 42 was retired by all thirty MLB teams. All players in action tomorrow will [...]
The Reds snapped their 5-game losing streak last night against the Phillies when they won 2-4. Photo from Better Off Red. Thanks, guys.Bronson Arroyo put in a good long outing, going 8.0 innings and allowing 2 runs (earned) on 5 hits. Cliff Lee was nearly as efficient and put up 6 quick, scoreless innings before a Joey Votto single, Brandon Phillips double, and 10-pitch...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Padres pitcher Eric Stults hit a three-run homer and stuck around long enough to benefit from a two-run seventh inning as San Diego beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 Monday night in the first game between the NL West rivals since their wild brawl last week.
There was no visible rancor between the teams on Jackie Robinson Day after Major League Baseball executive...
After a disappointing loss last night on Jackie Robinson night, the Dodgers will look to get things back on track in game two of the three game series with the San Diego Padres. This will be the Dodgers’ first look at what life will be like for the next couple months without Zack Greinke in their rotation.
That starting pitching depth is looking pretty good now, right? After...
The Yankees are back in action after a day off, as they begin a three-game set with the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks – both teams will honor Jackie Robinson by wearing number 42. Prior to tonight’s game, the Yankees will hold a moment of silence to honor those involved in yesterday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon. The organization also announced that Boston-favorite “Sweet...