Found February 27, 2013 on Fangraphs:
Of the positive events for hitters, home runs and infield hits are polar opposites, and not just in terms of impact. The home run is the realm of the beefed-up slugger, the lumberers. The infield hit is reserved for the wisps, the sprinters, the scrawny slap hitters. Unsurprisingly, there is a we...

Pence reveals unique regimen

After an inspired postseason performance last year, the San Francisco Giants outfielder gave credit to his off-field enthusiasm for a favorite off-field activity.

MLB stars Adam Jones and Miguel Cabrerra spoof Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ hit (VIDEO)

With the start the MLB baseball season is around the corner, Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles and Miguel Cabrerra of the Detroit Tigers did a video to show just how excited they are to get back on the [...]

Hunter Pence believes playing ping-pong has helped him succeed

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence put himself through an intense workout regimen this offseason that included two personal trainers, five-foot stools to jump on and an intense aerobic routine. But the real key to his confidence is ping-pong. Yes, as in table tennis. According to, Pence considers ping-pong to be an extremely important part of his offseason...

What are the Expectations for the 2013 Baltimore Orioles?

The O’s look to build on the success of their 2012 season As a life long Baltimore Orioles fan, the 2012 season can only be described as magical. The O’s took a talented young team without many marquee “stars”, and pieced together a competitive squad that went on a run and eventually snuck into the playoffs after defeating the Rangers in the wild card game. They eventually...

Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera & Orioles’ Adam Jones spoof Rihanna’s “Diamonds”

Opening day for the MLB is right around the corner. To get you fired up, the MLB network has spoofed Rihanna’s “Diamonds” featuring some of your favorite players. Tigers’ Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera and Orioles’ Center Fielder Adam Jones are ready for the fun. Your browser does not support iframes.

Miguel Cabrera, Adam Jones Remake Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ Music Video to Promote MLB Opening Day (Video)

Opening Day is within sight with spring training in full effect. Just as fans can’t wait to get back in the stands, players are anxious to return to the field. To prove it, reigning AL MVP Miguel Cabrera and Orioles All-Star Adam Jones were featured in a music video, tweaking the lyrics to Rihanna’s hit single, “Diamonds” to show fans that they can’t wait “to get...

SF Giants Rumors: Tim Lincecum Spring Debut, Hunter Pence Flexes Chest, Brett Pill Show

Yesterday the San Francisco Giants sent Tim Lincecum to the mound, and it was the first time he faced live hitters since the World Series. Lincecum allowed three runs, but told manager Bruce Bochy that he was happy with his outing. Bochy was also satisfied, says Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. “I think Timmy threw the ball well,” Bochy said. “He had a good rhythm...

Miguel Cabrera and Adam Jones star Rihanna's "Diamonds" parody(Video)

As we near the start of the Major League Baseball season, the fine folks over at the MLB Fan Cave decided to produce a parody music video starring Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones and Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera. They used the template of Rihanna's hit song "Diamonds" and called their track "The Diamond" to pump up baseball fans....

Miguel Cabrera and Adam Jones in Rihanna’s “Diamond” parody (VIDEO)

Tigers Tripler Crownee Miguel Cabrera and Orioles center fielder Adam Jones combined to drum up this beauty of a video parodying Rihanna’s jam “Diamonds.” The revamped lyrics couldn’t be worse, but the acting is dead nuts. If this doesn’t get you in the mood for a little romance baseball, nothing will. via Tyler Hissey

MLB Beginnings

Ron Kaplan at Kaplan's Korner had a nice write up about the beginning of Spring Training. Here is hoping Nate Freiman is the real deal. pring training games are underway and some of the boys are getting off to a quick start. Ryan Braun homered in his first at bat on Saturday to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Oakland As, 2-1.  He also walked. Ike Davis was...

Red Sox-Orioles Live: Franklin Morales to Make Spring Training Debut Against Adam Jones, Matt Wieters, Orioles

6:15 p.m. ET: John Farrell is turning to his starters in an effort to bounce back from Tuesday’s 15-4 defeat. A day after getting smoked by the Cardinals, the Red Sox will take on the Orioles in the first of the teams’ five spring training meetings. The Boston lineup will pack a pretty good punch, as a number of the team’s regulars will get the nod against Buck Showalter...
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