Found May 22, 2012 on Sportress of Blogitude:
Your browser does not support iframes. A couple days late on this video, but it’s far too amusing to pass up briefly mentioning it. One of the more important responsibilities of a ball boy at work in a major league ballpark is to ensure the safety of members of both teams’ bullpens if those bullpens [...]

Beachy becomes dominant force for Braves

Brandon Beachy has a tendency to lose things when hes on the road. He left his phone charger on the Braves first road trip. He replaced it, but lost the new one on the next trip. Beachy had no trouble remembering his charger in Chicago earlier this month, but wasnt afraid to let his 17,000-plus Twitter followers know that he left his wallet and phone in a cab in the Windy City...

Reds to pay tribute to Chipper Jones with logo on the side of bases (Picture)

With the Braves beginning a four-game series in Cincinnati on Monday evening, the Reds have decided to pay tribute to one of their franchise’s most famous opponents. At the end of the season, Chipper Jones is all but certain to call it a career. When he does, it will only be a matter of time before the seven-time All-Star and 1999 NL MVP makes his way to Cooperstown. Since this...

Reds to honor Chipper Jones with special bases during series with Braves

  The Chipper Jones farewell tour is in full swing as the career of one of the greatest switch hitters and third basemen in Major League Baseball history slowly comes to an end. Tonight, Jones’ Atlanta Braves begin a four-game series against the Reds in Cincinnati, marking Chipper’s last appearances at Great American Ballpark. To commemorate the occasion special bases [...]

Drew Sutton traded to Rays

Drew Sutton has been traded to Tampa Bay for ptbnl or cash. — Kristy Robinson (@Kristy_Robinson) May 21, 2012   It was over before it ever started. Just yesterday, the Pirates acquired Drew Sutton from Atlanta for cash. He now has been traded to Tampa Bay for a player to be named later or cash. I would assume that it is going to be for a player, because if not, it means the Pirates...

Tampa Bay Rays post lineup card with players’ superhero aliases (photo)

Say what you want about the Tampa Bay Rays and their antiseptic stadium, the entire organization, from the players all the way up to management and the front office, those guys sure know how to have fun. When the Rays players aren’t wearing gladiator helmets in the dugout and the organization isn’t booking the Go-Gos [...]

NL East Quarter Report Card

Atlanta BravesHitters: A. The Braves team OPS has risen from .695 last year under old hitting coach Larry Parrish to .737 this year under brand new hitting coach Greg Walker. The major improvements include Michael Bourn, in a career year, posting an .815 OPS with three homers and 13 stolen bases, and Martin Prado, fully healthy this year and OPSing .864 behind Bourn at the top of...

Chipper Jones misses 3rd straight game

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Braves third baseman Chipper Jones was out for the third straight game Monday because of a bruised left calf, saying he's a day or two away from being able to play. He really wants to be back on the field sometime during a four-game series with the Cincinnati Reds, who are honoring him in his final season. They've put a tribute on the sides of the bases...

DVR alert! G-Braves vs AAA Twins tomorrow on MLBN!

Set your DVR to see Teheran! I'll be watching, that's for sure! Secaucus, N.J., May 21, 2012 – The Gwinnett Braves (Triple-A Atlanta Braves) at Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A Minnesota Twins) game on Tuesday, May 22 at 11:00 a.m. ET will be available live on MLB Network. Braves’ prospect Julio Teheran is slated to start on the mound for the International League’s South...

John Smoltz: Baseball legend, TV Analyst and attempted weather dude

Yeah, it's as goofy as you'd think that it would be. But it is an athlete, albeit a now former one trying to do what people at the Weather Channel do for a living; forecast the weather. Smoltz was a guest on the Your Weather Today morning show shot in the metro Atlanta area. In this video, the former ace pitcher for the Atlanta Braves and current game analyst for TBS...

Upton, Rays beat Blue Jays on walk-off

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- B.J. Upton hit an RBI double in the 11th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Wednesday. Rich Thompson was hit by a pitch from Darren Oliver (0-2) to start the 11th and scored on Upton's one-out drive into the left-field corner. Jake McGee (1-1) struck out two during a perfect 11th. Tampa Bay took 2 of 3 from the Blue...

Rays Roundup: Defense Has Been Disappointing

In this edition of Rays Roundup: After being a strong-suit of the club in year's past, this year's Rays team has been disappointing defensively, INF Drew Sutton is traded twice on Sunday and ends up on Rays roster on Monday, Jeff Keppinger is the latest Ray to hit the disabled list and Hideki Matsui walks-off the Bulls in Durham.
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