NICK PUNTO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Umpire Sean Barber blew strike three call on Nick Punto (GIF)

The Oakland A’s beat the Seattle Mariners on a walk-off home run from Coco Crisp in the bottom of the 12th on Thursday, and they have umpire Sean Barber to thank for helping to keep them in the game. Barber completely blew what should have been a strike three call on A’s infielder Nick Punto […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Punto Goes To Oakland And No One Cares… Or Should They

Billy, Billy, Billy, you slyest of dogs, you smuggler of young girl`s hearts, you captain of our ship. Billy Beane, the GM of the Oakland A`s has once again gone incognito, and purchased another piece of an intricate plan he and the Oaktown boys are trying to piece together. No, Billy doesn’t have an overweight assistant that forces him to watch underground minor league footage...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

What Does The Nick Punto Signing Mean For The A’s Infield?

The Oakland A’s signed versatile infielder Nick Punto to a one-year, $2.75M deal on Wednesday. The contract will run through 2014 and includes a vesting option for 2015. Punto, 36, spent the 2013 season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, playing a role on manager Don Mattingly‘s bench and filling in for frequently-injured shortstop Hanley Ramirez on a number of occasions. In 116...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Punto singles to center field, slides into first base for no reason

Say what you want about Nick Punto, but that guy can hustle. Even on singles to center field. Punto needlessly sprinted as hard as he could and slid into first base after getting a base hit to centerfield during last night’s game against the Diamondbacks. Some guys just really want it, man. The post Nick Punto singles to center field, slides into first base for no reason appeared...
Via The Nosebleeds
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Punto Celebrates Dodgers Win With Danny DeVito Who Makes Infielder Look Like a Giant (Video)

Actor Danny DeVito was at the Dodgers-Mets game Monday night, and for whatever reason, he was wearing a Nick Punto jersey. That set the stage for what has to be one of the more memorable embraces of Punto’s career. The Shredder, as Punto’s affectionately known, hit a big home run in the Dodgers’ win over the Mets to keep Los Angeles rolling. After the game, Punto was pulled...
Via NESN.com
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss
IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN L.A.

Danny DeVito celebrates win with Nick Punto

Nick Punto gave Danny DeVito a small-sized Dodgers jersey with his name and No.7 on the back before Monday's game against the Mets. So what does The Shredder do — he goes out and hits his fifth home run of the season to help lead his team to a 4-2 victory over the visitors. After his eighth-inning solo shot, Punto walked over to high-five his biggest fan next to the dugout...
Via The Other Paper
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Punto Thanks Boston Fans, Bids Red Sox Nation Goodbye

Red Sox and Dodgers fans will be fixated on the three big names headed to Los Angeles in this weekend's deal, but Boston is also losing another solid team member in the epic trade. Nick Punto, who has filled in admirably all over the roster as the Red Sox fought injuries this year, is also part of the trade package the Red Sox and Dodgers are rumored to be completing. Punto appeared...
Via NESN.com
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox show more suspect management with Kevin Youkilis trade

Months ago I talked about the possibility of Kevin Youkilis being traded.  It was a move that the team should have made in the offseason when such things are easier to explain and easier to bear.  Losing a guy like Youk is never easy; he has more fire and determination than any ten guys in the league.  But this isn’t the Joe Morgan baseball league.  One can only go so far on...
Via isportsweb.com
June 25, 2012  |  3 Comments

Your Morning Dump...where Punto has an alter ego named "The Shredder".

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Two seasons ago, when the Minnesota Twins clinched the American League Central title, infielder Nick Punto was celebrating with teammates when his wife, Natalie, accidentally ripped his shirt, sending...
Via Ted's Army
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Three Reasons Cardinals Will Miss Nick Punto

When the St. Louis Cardinals made their unexpected surprise run to their 11th World Series Championship last season, they had a surprise face playing second base.  For most of September and the entire post-season, defensive minded, switch-hitting Nick Punto played second base for the Cardinals.  As of Wednesday afternoon, Punto officially will not be playing for the Cardinals at...
Via STLSportsMinute
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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