Rain Pushes ALCS Game 3 to Tuesday on TBS; Eliminates Off-Day

Rain in Kansas City has washed out Monday’s Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. The game will be aired Tuesday at 8 p.m. on TBS which would have been Game 4′s timeslot anyway. With the rainout, it means that the off-day that was scheduled for Thursday, will be occupied by Game 5 of the series, if necessary. Games 6 and 7 scheduled for Friday and Saturday remain...
Via Fang's Bites
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Your MLB League Championship Series Announcing Schedule

American League Championship Series: Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Turner: Ernie Johnson, Ron Darling, Cal Ripken; Reporter: Matt Winer Turner Pregame: Casey Stein, Pedro Martinez, Gary Sheffield MLB International: Gary Thorne, Rick Sutcliffe ESPN Radio: Jon Sciambi, Chris Singleton Live Streaming:, Series Schedule: Game 1: Fri., October 10, at Orioles...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

AA Q&A: Casey Stern on taking over for Olbermann and getting cigars from Gary Sheffield

You may have noticed a new face on TBS Tuesday. No, it wasn’t endless promos for American Dad or various other new Turner series, but that of Casey Stern. He replaces Keith Olbermann as the network’s new host for their half of the Major League Baseball postseason. The 35-year-old is actually a veteran of the old ESPN series Dream Job, but he’s spent most of his career on...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

TBS Jumps Into the American League Division Series Today

The MLB Postseason has begun and it means Day 1 of the American League Division Series. TBS will air the Baltimore-Detroit series and the Anaheim-Kansas City series. Brian Anderson, Dennis Eckersley and Joe Simpson call O’s-Tigers from the start all the way through the conclusion. Jaime Maggio will be the on-field reporter. Ernie Johnson, Ron Darling and Cal Ripken will be on the...
Via Fang's Bites
19 days ago  |  Discuss

TBS’ MLB Broadcasters Spoof Classic ‘Boom Goes The Dynamite’ For Promo Video

Your browser does not support iframes. TBS, which will air the AL postseason, while FOX has the NL postseason, had its broadcasters,Ron Darling, Pedro Martinez, Cal Ripken, Gary Sheffield and Ernie Johnson, spoof the classic ‘Boom Goes the Dyanmite’ video from 2005, that has over 8 million views. The post TBS’ MLB Broadcasters Spoof Classic ‘Boom Goes The Dynamite’ For...
Via Diehardsport
21 days ago  |  Discuss

TBS Reenacts ‘Boom Goes The Dynamite’ With MLB Analysts (Video)

Here’s the brave soul, Brian Collins, who coined this term. TBS reenacted this scene and it was brilliant.  MLB playoff fever is officially here and the commercials wouldn’t be missing either. It was tough to see Ron Darling, Gary Sheffield, Pedro Martinez and Cal Ripken Jr. struggle as they reenacted this video. Check it out. Your browser does not support iframes. And here’s...
Via Geeks and Cleats
21 days ago  |  Discuss

TBS MLB talking heads do promo inspired by ‘Boom Goes the Dynamite’ (video)

Brian Collins may be one of the biggest sports-related celebrities of the Viral Video Age. The former Ball State University sports anchor became an Internet legend when footage of his incredibly awkward, highly amusing and comically inept debut broadcast surfaced. Collins apparently had no idea he would be filling in for the regular guy, who […] The post TBS MLB talking heads...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

TBS' MLB broadcasters spoof 'Boom Goes the Dynamite' in new promo

If you're a sports fan who has ever had an Internet connection, you've seen the infamous "Boom Goes the Dynamite" video from 2005. In the trainwreck sports report, Ball State University student Brian Collins, struggles (to put it kindly) to get through the day's highlights. However, Collins became an online superstar and a new phrase was born into the sports...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh No! TBS Baseball Guy's do a "Boom Goes the Dynamite" Parody

((ht: many of us in the world of TV Sports, this local TV sportscast by Brian Collins is arguably one of the most awkward segments in history.In 2005, it was one of the early "Viral Videos" that now populate the Internets..For some reason, which we guess the promo department at TBS Sports would have to explain, the folks doing the Major League Baseball playoffs...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

TBS is the Home of the American League During the 2014 MLB Postseason

TBS is prepping for the MLB Postseason. In the past, it would air both Wild Card games, all four League Division Series and one League Championship Series. Under the new MLB contract which took effect this season, TBS will now air just one Wild Card game, two League Division Series and one LCS. Starting this season, it will alternate leagues with ESPN and Fox. This season, TBS will...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Miami Marlins

All things considered, the 2014 Miami Marlins were a bit of a surprise. Sure, they were never truly a playoff contender — especially after Jose Fernandez tore his UCL in mid-May and needed Tommy John surgery — but they hung around .500 for much of the season. Coming off a year in which they lost 100 games, there may actually be some reason for hope on South Beach. Preseason Prediction...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Miami Marlins

All things considered, the 2014 Miami Marlins were a bit of a surprise. Sure, they were never truly a playoff contender — especially after Jose Fernandez tore his UCL in mid-May and needed Tommy John surgery — but they hung around .500 for much of the season. Coming off a year in which they lost 100 games, there may actually be some reason for hope on South Beach. Preseason Prediction...
Via The Outside Corner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

A HoF Suggestion or Two

As announced last week, and discussed here, the Padres are going to create a Padres Hall of Fame on the grounds of Petco Park. Aside from the lockers moving from the Western Metal Supply building down, and relocating the plaques of Hall of Fame players who spent some time in San Diego from below the batters eye, nothing has been revealed about what will be in the Padres HOF. Naturally...
Via Padres Public
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers call up Gary Sheffield trade piece Kevin Whelan from Triple-A Toledo

With their 19-inning loss to the Blue Jays capping off a disappointing weekend in Toronto the Tigers called up reliever Kevin Whelan who’s currently sporting a 1.85 ERA in 35 appearances and 20 saves for Toledo this season. And if you remember correctly Kevin Whelan is one of three players that the Tigers traded to the New York Yankees back on November 10th, 2006 for Gary Sheffield...
Via The Majors Detroit
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Javier Baez’s Swing Draws Comparison To Former All-Star

Javier Baez started his MLB debut a little slow but capped it off with a game winning home run. His encore? Two more home runs in Colorado. While I’m not ready to start making a plaque for him in Cooperstown just yet, Baez definitely is showing the world he has a ton of potential at the MLB level. One comparison that is floating around now is Gary Sheffield. To begin take a look...
Via Sports Mockery
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Crazy Javier Baez-Gary Sheffield comparison

via r/baseball Javier Baez is the hottest new name on the baseball map. The 21-year old Cubs second baseman has belted three home runs in his first three Major League games, including a game-winning homer in extra innings during his MLB debut on Tuesday. Though it’s tough to argue with results but Baez’s mechanics at the plate are pretty unorthodox – his swing is long and violent...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' moves are a reconstruction, not a fire sale

Huston Street is up the freeway in Anaheim, Chase Headley is in the Bronx and who knows what's next. Say this for the Padres' "Office of the General Manager": For a club without a GM, the office sure is doing a lot of general managing. The reaction is simple and quick: Hallelujah, it's about time this roster started getting rearranged. But let's get one...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Worst Home Run Swings Of The Modern Era

Facts are facts and home runs are home runs, regardless of how they get there. If they go over the fence by one foot or 1,000 feet, it counts as a single home run. Some home runs are like a fine painting. The player is the artist, the bat is the brush and the result is the paint. Other home runs are, well, just ugly. Some guys launch home runs and you find yourself asking “how...
Via Sportsnaut
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss


By: Andrew Crawford I didn’t get to grow up in San Diego, like many of the tributes start out. I was born there, and we moved to Orlando due to my dad’s job when I was two.  Both branches of the family were there though, and back in the day my mom’s parents bought season tickets in 1970.  My great uncle bought season tickets in 1969, so I guess my grandpa was playing catch...
Via Padres Public
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Trades Are Coming But No Firesale Is Imminent

Whether you agree with the decision to fire Josh Byrnes or not, something needed to be done to change the culture of losing that is taking hold of this organization. The Byrnes termination is certainly not going to be the only move made by the club in the coming weeks but it was the first and sets the stage for the moves that are bound to come. The team, according to CEO Mike Dee...
Via Friarhood
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Gwynn is a one-of-a kind loss

Former major leaguers pass away almost every day, just like everyone else. But losing Tony Gywnn? That’s different. I lost a friend and former teammate on Monday. See, everyone who ever wore a Padres uniform, even if it was briefly like me, became Tony Gwynn’s friend. His passing is the kind of loss that hits you harder than most, because of what kind of player and teammate he...
Via Mile High Sports
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Broken wrist expected to sideline Dmitry Orlov until late September

Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov, injured early into Russia’s gold-medal run during the IIHF World Championships last month, is facing a recovery process that could extend into the beginning of October, a team spokesman said Wednesday. Though the injury was initially cited as a broken left arm, Orlov underwent surgery on May 22 to repair a broken left wrist. He was put into a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

What made Kid Elberfeld such a tough guy and his impact on two Hall of Famers

There are many views historians take to the man that was Kid Elberfeld. Some say he was Ty Cobb before Ty Cobb. Others say he was Gary Sheffield with the Brewers (when he allegedly made errors intentionally just to get traded, which by the way, has never been proven as a fact). A very verbal […]
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians take University of San Francisco OF Bradley Zimmer with first pick

Over the years the Indians have butted heads with the Kansas City Royals for a variety of reasons, but it's never taken on the seriousness of a brother vs. brother conflict. All that may have changed Thursday when the Indians selected University of San Francisco center fielder Bradley Zimmer with the 21st pick in the first round Thursday night. After selecting Zimmer, the Indians...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Day: A Closer Look At The Indians First Four Picks In The First Round

21. Bradley Zimmer, OF Bradley Zimmer, the younger brother of Kyle, a fifth overall selection by the Kansas City Royals in 2012, was selected by the Indians as the 21st overall pick in the 2014 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. Zimmer had a very good 2014 season for the University of San Francisco, ending with a solid .368 average and seven homers. He was the only collegiate...
Via Burning River Baseball
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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