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WATCH: A's Lawrie blasts mammoth 470-ft home run at Arizona's Chase Field

The Oakland Athletics lost again on Friday night to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, but it wasn't without one major highlight.  In the ninth inning down 6-2, infielder Brett Lawrie stepped up showed off his powerful build by absolutely annihilating a pitch from David Hernandez for a two-run homer to left field.  The blast was so impressive that A's play-by-play announcer...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie sends flowers to fan injured by broken bat

Tonya Carpenter, the woman who was struck by a broken bat during a Boston Red Sox-Oakland A’s game at Fenway Park on Friday night, is still recovering in the hospital and has been upgraded to fair condition. A bouquet of flowers from Brett Lawrie has helped lift her spirits. Lawrie is the player whose broken...Read More
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie sends flowers to fan hit by his broken bat

The Oakland A’s third baseman sent flowers and a note Tuesday to the hospital room of 44-year-old Tonya Carpenter, who is recovering from her injuries at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. “Sending my thoughts and prayers,” Lawrie’s note read, according to WCVB-TV in Boston. The Carpenter family responded with a message of its own. “Brett, (the flowers) are the...
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Fan struck by broken bat in Boston expected to survive

Fans take risks by attending games, and much to the dismay of all of us, Tonya Carpenter experienced that danger first-hand on Friday night when a broken bat struck her in the head. Fortunately and thankfully, she is expected to survive what are considered life-threatening injuries, according to the Associated Press, via ESPN. The message was brief, yet direct. The report said...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie Reflects On Scary Incident In Red Sox-A’s Game At Fenway

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — A scary incident during Friday night’s Boston Red Sox-Oakland Athletics game at Fenway Park has everyone concerned. Brett Lawrie never saw anything like it. Lawrie’s bat shattered in the second inning and struck a woman sitting in the box seats located near the visitors’ on-deck circle. The woman, identified...
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura ejected for plunking Brett Lawrie

In case you were wondering whether or not Brett Lawrie’s hard slide into second base on Friday that injured Alcides Escobar would have repercussions, well, it did. On Saturday, Royals starter Yordano Ventura plunked Lawrie, leading to his immediate ejection from the game. There’s a lot not to like about Ventura throwing at Lawrie. For one, throwing at players is stupid...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie has embarrassingly bad game for A's

The Golden Sombrero is a wonderful baseball term used to describe a player who strikes out four times in four at-bats during a game. Wearing the sombrero for a spell is a sure embarrassment to a player, but Brett Lawrie somehow found a way to achieve the most embarrassing Golden Sombrero possible. In Tuesday’s Oakland...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie visits girl who was devastated when he got traded

YouTube videos of kids crying over sports are really nothing new, so when a Toronto Blue Jays fan posted one of his inconsolable 6-year-old daughter after Brett Lawrie was traded, most people probably watched it and moved on. Not Brett Lawrie, though. The third baseman, who was shipped to the Oakland Athletics for Josh Donaldson, saw the viral video and took notice. So on Friday...
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie imitates Jose Reyes bobblehead doll (GIF)

On Sunday, the Toronto Blue Jays held Jose Reyes Bobblehead Day at the Rogers Centre, and third baseman Brett Lawrie celebrated by showing Reyes his hilarious imitation of a bobblehead doll.H/T Extra Mustard. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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