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WATCH: Pat Burrell hit home run in BP wearing slacks, polo

Your browser does not support iframes. The legend of Pat Burrell continues to grow. Burrell, a former slugger with the Philadelphia Phillies now working as a scout for his most recent team — the San Francisco Giants — decided to take a hack during Giants BP before Wednesday’s game as part of a bet with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Never Change, Pat the Bat

Pat Burrell on dating as a scout as opposed to as a player ‘I can still pluck one from the herd once in a while’ #BTH — 95.7 The GAME (@957thegame) April 2, 2014
Via Hugging Harold Reynolds
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Burrell homered in khakis before Wednesday’s Giants game

Pat Burrell is now a Giants scout, and clearly, he’s kept himself in shape during his retirement. Also, check out manager Bruce Bochy dancing behind the plate in an attempt to distract him. Wonderful.
Via The Outside Corner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Three key questions for the Tampa Bay Rays

Watching Joe Maddon’s team every year, you get a real sense of appreciation for the way he manages to get every last drop of production out of his players. Sometimes, you have guys that simply don’t work out with the team, like Pat Burrell or (for a very brief time) Manny Ramirez. Sometimes, players revitalize their careers in Tampa Bay, like James Loney a year ago or Fernando...
Via The Outside Corner
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The two biggest weaknesses of the Tampa Bay Rays

When you have a team like the Rays that is so well-run and so well-constructed, finding weaknesses is tough. However, digging a little deeper, maybe it’s not that hard. Tampa Bay’s two biggest weaknesses are rather obvious – their terrible stadium situation and as a result of that, their limited payroll. Think of the stadiums in the American League East. Up in Boston, you have...
Via The Outside Corner
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #57 Pat Burrell

  The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #57. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  From this point forward...
Via Phillies Nation
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Phillies Catcher Darren Daulton Gets Married In Florida

John Clark of NBC 10 passed on a couple really neat photos from Darren Daulton's wedding in Florida. We learned recently that Daulton was engaged and that he proposed via text message. He met his fiancee Amanda while golfing with former Phillies outfielder Pat Burrell (who was present). Congrats to...
Via Philliedelphia
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Reactions to the Michael Morse Signing

Reactions to the Giants signing Michael Morse:Giants take a gamble on Mike Morse - Me at BASGThe Giants are taking a gamble that he can play the Pat Burrell role from 2010, three at-bats and then a late defensive replacement while providing some home runs down the lineup. Perhaps that’s not a bad bet to make, but it’s far from a sure thing. If he stays healthy and hits the Giants...
Via The Crazy Crabbers
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Swing and Miss With Cuban Sluggers

The San Francisco Giants sent a strong contingency to Cuba in late summer and early fall. A team comprised of general manager Brian Sabean, special assistant and former coach Felipe Alou, and special scout and former slugger Pat Burrell, among others, headed over to the Caribbean island to watch two special talents who are trying to be MLB’s next Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes...
Via Nation Orange
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: San Francisco Giants are Front-Runners to Sign Jose Abreu

Just yesterday we reported that the San Francisco Giants – led by General Manager Brian Sabean, star-turned-scout Pat Burrell, and special assistant (and former manager) Felipe Alou – were heavily scouting Cuban slugger Jose Abreu, the 26-year old corner infielder who just became available as an MLB free agent, and is testing American baseball’s waters for the first time. ...
Via Nation Orange
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Sabean, Alou and Burrell Scout Jose Abreu

Cuban Slugger Jose Abreu We’ve already heard that the San Francisco Giants were scouting Cuban Slugger Jose Abreu. Ben Badler of Baseball America has confirmed that every team had someone there to watch Abreu, but the Giants had a strong presence at the showcase in the Dominican Republic. Badler says the Giants were led by GM Brian Sabean, special assistant Felipe Alou, and...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Reactions To The Francoeur Signing

What do I think of the Giants signing Jeff Francoeur? I hope I’m wrong, but I don’t see it having a major impact.  I was wrong, after all, about Pat Burrell. Francoeur has had a lot of bad years and only one good one over the last half-decade or so.  He’s decent against left-handed pitching only.  He’s got mediocre defense.  I don’t see him catching the Giants magic...
Via SF Lunatic Fringe
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Reactions To The Francoeur Signing

What do I think of the Giants signing Jeff Francoeur? I hope I’m wrong, but I don’t see it having a major impact.  I was wrong, after all, about Pat Burrell. Francoeur has had a lot of bad years and only one good one over the last half-decade or so.  He’s decent against left-handed pitching only.  He’s got mediocre defense.  I don’t see him catching the Giants magic...
Via SF Lunatic Fringe
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Amaro Unhappy With Offensive Approach

“I think it’s ridiculous that we’ve had no walks in three days. I cannot believe it. More importantly, it’s about not just walks, but producing, and we haven’t done that. We haven’t gotten hits, period. We haven’t gotten hits with runners in scoring position, we haven’t gotten hits to lead off innings. We need more people on base and more offensive production. You’ve...
Via Phillies Nation
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

The RGIII Birthday Cake & Did Pat Burrell Slam 30 Beers At Larry Andersen’s Wedding?

• Best CNBC screencap you’ll see all day – promise • Did Pat Burrell slam 30 beers Sat. night? • Official: Nick Swisher sperminated his wife • Best Auburn football presser GIF of 2012 • Introducing the RGIII birthday cake • BOOOOOBS: GIF #1 FTW • BOOOOOBS: Billie Faiers! • Hottest South African Of The Day: Dannielle Filed under: Daily Dump
Via Busted Coverage
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

It’s The Ultimate Reclamation Project

It’s the small moves that make a season and a team. I admit, when the Giants picked up Ryan Vogelsong, I thought it was to sell tickets in Fresno.  I was wrong. When the Giants found Pat Burrell on the scrap heap, I expected it to be a non-factor in anything.  Nope. Cody Ross?  It seemed like sacrificing a roster spot to stop a rival.  Well, not just. Marco Scutaro?  A fine...
Via SF Lunatic Fringe
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Phillies OF Pat Burrell "Tried to Fight" CBS Sports Columinist Jon Heyman in a Bar Last Night

You cannot make this up:  According to CBS Sports columnist Jon Heyman himself, Pat Burrell and he almost got into a physical altercation.   Heyman tweeted a thank you to former major leaguer and MLB Network host Kevin Millar for coming to his aid.   Deadspin identifies the other as MLB public relations employee Mike Teevs. Heyman tweeted this: Heyman is no physical threat...
Via Philliedelphia
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Left-field, the Phillies have got that covered

Ruf’s first major league home run against the Washington Nationals, a glimpse at the future? The power that was shown by Ruf in fisting the ball out of the park, the added power we need next season. Whether or not Ruf will be that guy should be decided during the winter. Winter ball for Ruf will turn him into the new better Pat Burrell. Better because Ruf is a hitter, fighting...
Via Philly Sports World
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: G-men Are Rolling, Pence Hit Streak, Machi Debut and Nady The 2012 Pat Burrell

The NL West leading (4.5 games) San Francisco Giants came home yesterday after going 5-1 on the road in Houston and Chicago.   Yesterdays game seemed like it was going to be a frustrating let down as the Giants blew a 4-0 lead to be down 7-4. However, they kept chipping away and managed to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth, and then won it in the bottom of the 10th with a...
Via San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants Rumors)
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Pat Burrell Has A Boob-Grabbing Party Weekend For His Retirement

Pat Burrell came back to the city of Philadelphia this weekend to retire as a Phillie. I’m sure that was a great moment for Pat The Bat, but the highlight for everyone else was his party filled weekend that included this picture above. As stories go, if you believe everything you read on the internet, this lovely fan asked for a picture and Burrell insisted that he would only...
Via Ride The Pine
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Pat Burrell supposedly agreed to take picture with girl only if he could grab her boob (Photo)

Pat Burrell made a valiant return to Philadelphia over the weekend to be honored by his former franchise. By the looks of things, he had plenty of fun doing so. Known as a ladies’ man throughout his MLB career, the former slugger hit the bar scene pretty hard and apparently got touchy feely in one pic. According to Crossing Broad, the woman who shared this picture on Twitter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

The Phillies Bring Back Pat Burrell...Hilarity Ensues

You're never going to see Pat Burrell get his day in Cooperstown, but, thankfully, that didn't stop the Philadelphia Phillies from bringing back the fan favorite for one more game.Saturday, "Pat the Bat" was back in uniform and retired as a member of the Phillies."It doesn’t seem that long ago, really, that it started," the 35-year-old said. "...
Via Hall of Very Good
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Pat Burrell Retirement Weekend Highlighted By Boob Grab

Pat the Bat, as we mentioned Saturday morning, went on a Philly bender this weekend in honor of Pat Burrell Retirement Weekend. Of course the guy drank truckloads of booze, went bar hopping at Philly’s finest establishments and even was allowed to grace some chick named Jill Marie with his throwing hand on her left breast. Yes, we’re still waiting for the shirtless dancing pics...
Via Busted Coverage
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Former Phillies OF Pat Burrell Goes Shirtless, Stiffs Bartender in Return to Philly

You MUST check out this Deadspin article. It's every Pat Burrell stereotype from his whole career in Philly all rolled into one, except it's legitimate. Some highlights: Pat Burrell removed his shirt at the bar the night before his first pitch appearance Saturday,  with Chase Utley and Jennifer Utley Burrell "made an ass of himself" Burrell "stiffed...
Via Philliedelphia
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Blanton and Lester Headline "Pat Burrell Day"

Look Out Ladies! Today, Pat "the Bat" will officially retire as a Phillie after he signs a one-day contract with the team he got his start from. There will be a nice ceremony before the game, he'll throw out the first pitch and most likely collect a standing ovation from the crowd. That's nice, for Burrell spent most of his career (2000-2008) with the Phillies...
Via Philliedelphia
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

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