Found May 09, 2012 on Fangraphs:
Jerry Blevins took the mound with a plan. The lefty reliever entered the game with runners on first and second and none out, his team trailing by two runs. Possessing neither overpowering stuff nor a high ground-ball rate, he was going to rely on scouting reports and location to get out of the in...

Brandon Inge’s home run ball bounced off a fan’s nuts into a woman’s face (Video)

In some sort of incredible twist that could only happen in a comedy movie, a Brandon Inge home run ball on Sunday night went off a fan’s nuts and caromed into a woman’s face. The video, seen above via Busted Coverage, is titled “Unluckiest couple at baseball game,” and it’s hard to disagree. That is some serious “Three Stooges” ish right there. The best part about...

Brandon Inge Caroms Home Run Blast Off Rays’ Fan’s Nuts & Into Chick’s Face!

How good of a shot is Brandon Inge with a home run blast? He did this during Sunday’s A’s-Rays game in Tampa. What we have here is the normal HR fan reaction. A baseball is incoming and arms go up. What many guys forget is that they’re one carom away from taking a shot to the nuts. That’s exactly what happens with the Inge blast. As for the woman, should’ve had your hands...

A's have fingers crossed about health of McCarthy, Cespedes

The Oakland A's have some potentially worrisome medical situations to keep an eye on. On Tuesday afternoon, the team announced that Brandon McCarthy would not start that night because of shoulder soreness. Manager Bob Melvin told reporters that McCarthy would throw a bullpen session Thursday, and if that goes well, McCarthy would start Saturday. Later in the day, Yoenis Cespedes...

Inge had to go

If theres one thing that we can all agree upon when it comes to former Tiger Brandon Inge, it's that he has a flair for the dramatic. Inge, now a member of the Oakland Athletics, was at it again on Tuesday when he hit a walk-off grand slam, giving the As a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Released by the Tigers on April 26, Inge signed with Oakland three days later...

You'll like Brandon Inge's 3 balls, 1 face routine

Brandon Inge hit a home run. And a guy's crotch. And a girl's face. But we really like the kid in the yellow hat's reaction. Every time you check twitter or facebook, think -- gotta check Bob's... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

That’s nuts: Brandon Inge homer ricochets off guy’s crotch straight into girl’s face (vid)

Here’s what happens in this delightfully and painfully hilarious video: while taking in a Rays game at Tropicana Field, Mr. No Depth Perception terribly misses catching a home run ball — or was he trying to protect himself? –  hit by longtime Detroit Tigers fan favorite and new Oakland Athletics infielder Brandon Inge. By whiffing [...]

Brandon Inge home run ball hits man in crotch, then hits woman in face (Video)

We've seen some pretty wacky bounces here on Outside the Boxscore but I've never seen this happened ever before. Over the weekend, Detroit Tigers Brandon Inge hit a home run against the Tampa Bay Rays which decided to bounce off one man's crotch and then hit a woman sitting behind him right in the face: (Courtesy of Busted Coverage)

The Walk-Don’t Walk Sign Is Flashing in Oakland

Even before Billy Beane and Scott Hatteberg and Moneyball, the Oakland A’s were a team that took a lot of walks. Over the 50 years of the Expansion Era (1961-2011), the A’s ended the season with a walk rate below the league average only eight times. Of those eight seasons, in only one did the A’s have a walk rate more than one percentage point lower than the league average...

A's OF Cespedes scratched from lineup

The Oakland Athletics scratched center fielder Yoenis Cespedes from the lineup shortly before Tuesday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Cespedes left batting practice early and the team announced he was out of the lineup about an hour before first pitch. The A's did not give a reason for the change. Josh Reddick moved from right field to center field, Seth Smith...

Athletics 7, Blue Jays 3

Newcomer Brandon Inge hit a game-ending grand slam to cap a five-run ninth inning rally that led the Oakland Athletics to a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays took the lead in the top of the ninth off Grant Balfour (1-1) when Eric Thames hit a leadoff triple and scored on Kelly Johnson's two-out single before the A's rallied to win it...

A's place Cespedes on disabled list

Yoenis Cespedes returned to the batting cage Saturday, then the bench. This time, he'll stay there a little longer. The Oakland Athletics placed the powerful Cuban defector on the 15-day disabled list with a strained muscle in his left hand that has bothered the center fielder for days. An MRI exam earlier this week revealed the strain and no further tests are scheduled. ...

Inge grand slam completes A's rally

Brandon Inge made quite a first impression in his first home game with the Oakland Athletics. Inge hit a game-ending grand slam to cap a five-run ninth inning rally that led the A's to a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. ''I'm so happy here right now,'' Inge said. ''I fit in. It's a new start for me. I welcomed it. I know...

MLB Real Talk: Josh.0

Photo Credit: Keith Allison Emerging from the clutter of the A’s outfield, Josh Reddick has become a serious option for owners even in three-outfield formats. Find out why it is your civic duty to help bump his ownership rate up... after the jiz-ump: Oakland is not a razzle-dazzle franchise. Outside of Yoenis Cespedes and a handful of others over the years, no one expects much...

Game 2012.31: Tigers at Athletics

If any eyes are still open at 10:05 EST and would like to watch baseball, they will have to tune in to Oakland where the Tigers will be starting a 4-game series with the A’s in tonight’s only MLB late game. The Athletic Brandon Inge awaits the Tigers in Oakland, although they may not recognize him.  For one thing, he is wearing his pants all the way down to his white shoes. ...
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