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Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes T-shirt giveaway still on despite trade (Photo)

The Oakland Athletics will be giving away Yoenis Cespedes "La Potencia" T-shirts to the first 10,000 fans to arrive for Saturday's game, despite the fact that they just traded Cespedes to Boston.Great news #Cespedes fans: @Athletics announce they'll still give 1st 10k fans that t-shirt on Sat. #collectorsitem pic.twitter.com/iZpBnGJnIU— Grant Lodes (@GrantLodes...
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Chris Heisey makes diving grab after replacing contact lens (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Cincinnati Reds outfielder Chris Heisey made a fantastic diving grab just a few batters after replacing a lost contact lens during the fourth inning of Thursday night's game in Miami.Heisey was in right field when he lost his contact lens during the Marlins' first at-bat in the bottom of the fourth. The Reds called time on Heisey'...
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Tigers fans say goodbye to Austin Jackson with standing ovation (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson was pulled from center field in the middle of the seventh inning during Thursday's game against Chicago when it became official that he had been traded, and the home crowd at Comerica Park said goodbye with standing ovation.The moment came with a 2-2 count to White Sox batter Gordon Beckham with...
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WATCH: Brazilian defender kisses opponent on neck

A Brazilian soccer defender kissed an opposing player gently on the neck to diffuse a potentially hostile situation during a Copa de Brazil match Wednesday night between Internaticional and Ceara.It happened after Ceara centre-half Sandro took down Internaticional striker Rafael Moura and stood over him, making it difficult for Moura to get back onto his feet. Moura got into Sandro...
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WATCH: President Bush surprises Jeter at Rangers game

Former President George W. Bush surprised Derek Jeter during a pregame ceremony to greet the New York Yankees captain before he played in his final game in Arlington on Wednesday night.President Bush presented Jeter with a photo of the two of them together talking underneath the stands at Yankee Stadium prior to Game 3 of the 2001 World Series. Bush was in the Bronx to throw the...
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WATCH: Alex Rios drops fly ball, charged with 3-base error

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios was charged with a three-base error after a fly ball bounced out of his glove during the sixth inning of Tuesday night's game against the N.Y. Yankees.Yankees batter Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right-center field, with Rios was chasing the ball along with center fielder Leonys Martin. It appeared...
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Angels rookie reliever wears pink backpack to bullpen (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Angels rookie reliever Mike Morin went through some standard rookie hazing by having to wear a pink backpack to the bullpen before Tuesday night's game in Baltimore.The pink backpack was appropriately labeled as the "Bullpen Rookie Goodie Bag", so Morin is simply paying his dues. It doesn't matter how good he is...
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Mets fan hit in face by foul ball ricochet (Photo)

A New York Mets fan was hit in the face with a foul ball that bounced off an empty seat during Tuesday night's game at Citi Field against Philadelphia.It happened in the bottom of the second as Mets batter Travis d'Arnaud hit a sharp liner foul into the third base stands. Unfortunately, the ball ricocheted off the seat and hit the nearby Mets fan on the left side of his...
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UCLA athletic facilities flooded after water main break (Photos)

A water main break on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles is responsible for flooding the UCLA campus, including their major athletic facilities. Based on the pictures, this is going to take a while to clean up.The court inside Pauley Pavilion is completely under water...Pauley Pavilion was renovated a couple years ago. Look at it right now. Court likely ruined. pic.twitter.com/mJuEUzDLXY—...
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Jack White chills out with Santa Claus at Tigers game (Video)

Rocker Jack White spent some quality time with Santa Claus at Tuesday night's Detroit Tigers game as Comerica Park held their annual "Christmas in July".As part of the festivities, White threw out the ceremonial first pitch with Santa playing catcher.Afterwards, White seemed to be in a playful mood as he took a photo with Santa and the Tigers mascot, Paws:Santa Claus...
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Melky Cabrera hits HR over Green Monster, breaks car winshield (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera hit a monster home run over the Green Monster at Fenway Park that broke a car winshield in the sixth inning of Monday night's game in Boston.The 3-run HR, which Cabrera hit while batting right-handed, was Cabrera's second of the game. Cabrera also hit a 2-run HR in the first inning while batting...
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Yu Darvish blames batter's folks for 'creating a great hitter'

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish jokingly blamed the parents of New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner for "creating a great hitter" after Gardner hit two solo home runs against him during Monday night's game at Globe Life Park.Reporters asked Darvish about the expression he made on the mound after the second home run he gave...
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Andrew Susac hit in backside while catching bullpen session (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.San Francisco Giants catcher Andrew Susac was hit in the backside by a foul ball while catching a bullpen session during the sixth inning of Monday night's game against Pittsburgh. Giants batter Tony Abreu hit a 2-1 pitch foul on the third base side which caromed off the dugout railing and took a couple of bounces before hitting Susac in...
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Peyton Manning dances awkwardly to 'Rocky Top' (Video)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning broke out some awkward dance moves as "Rocky Top" played over the loud speakers during warmup stretches in Monday's practice session. Manning, being an alumnus of the University of Tennessee, clearly appreciated the Broncos choosing to play the fight song of his alma mater. However, it's up for debate whether Manning'...
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Derrick Rose dunks at Team USA training camp (Video)

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose threw down a nice slam dunk during Monday's Team USA practice session as they began preparing for the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup.With Rose missing so much of the last two seasons with knee injuries, it's easy to forget how good he was. Soon we will all get a chance to see how much he has recovered, and that could be great news for...
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Red Sox fan makes barehanded grab while holding beer (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A Boston Red Sox fan made an impressive barehanded grab while managing to hold onto his beer during the third inning of Monday night's game against Toronto. Blue Jays batter Jose Bautista hit a 1-2 pitch foul into the upper deck behind the plate, and the fan snagged it while spilling only a small amount of his beer. The fan topped things...
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Mets giving away cap autographed by 'Sharknado 2' star Ian Ziering (Photo)

The New York Mets are giving away a Mets cap autographed by Ian Ziering, star of the upcoming Syfy movie "Sharknado 2: The Second One".Photo via Twitter/@Mets.Why are the Mets shamelessly promoting a B-movie? Well, "Sharknado 2" takes place in New York City, and one of the scenes in the movie was filmed in Citi Field. The Mets gave director Anthony C. Ferrante...
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Liverpool's Lazar Markovic hits security guard in head with missed shot (Video)

Liverpool forward Lazar Markovic accidentally hit a security guard in the head with a missed shot on goal during Sunday's International Champions Cup preseason soccer match at Soldier Field in Chicago against Olympiakos.At least, we think it was by accident, but what were the chances of Markovic being able to bounce the ball so perfectly off the back of the security guard'...
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Angels rookie gets silent treatment after first MLB HR (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Angels rookie outfielder Efren Navarro received the silent treatment from his teammates after hitting his first major league home run during Saturday's game against Detroit.Navarro took Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander deep to right field for a solo shot to break open the scoring in the second inning. Navarro gave high fives to...
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Giants fans grilling in McCovey Cove with horse masks (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A couple of San Francisco Giants fans wearing horse masks were grilling in their boat in McCovey Cove during Saturday night's game against the L.A. Dodgers.Needless to say, it was an unusual sight, although it might have made more sense if Matt Cain was pitching. Video via MLB.Related posts:Giants fan in horse mask enjoys a beer (Video)...
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WATCH: Yonder Alonso blows out pants on steal attempt

Your browser does not support iframes.San Diego Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso ripped his pants while sliding into second base on an attempted steal during Saturday night's game in Atlanta.Alonso hit a single to reach base in the sixth inningf and was running on an 0-2 pitch to Craig Nelson, who fouled it off behind the plate. Alonso got up from his slide into second and...
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Rockies give away Troy Toluwitzki jerseys with name misspelled (Photo)

On Saturday night, the Colorado Rockies gave away 15,000 Troy Tulowitzki jerseys...with the shortstop's last name mispelled on the back. Talk about a PR nightmare.Photo via Twitter/@PurpleRow.Well, they are intended to be collectibles, and these certainly will be.H/T LBS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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Chris Capuano nearly hits dragonfly with pitch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Yankees pitcher Chris Capuano nearly hit a dragonfly with a pitch in the early innings of Saturday's game against Toronto.YES Network slow-motion cameras captured the moment as a dragonfly passed just below Capuano's pitch as it was heading towards the plate. The dragonfly it wasn't flying an inch higher, or else it would...
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Cat walks onto field at Rangers game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A cat walked into the field at Globe Life Park during the ninth inning of Friday night's Texas Rangers game against Oakland. The Rangers were closing out a 4-1 victory when the cat made his appearance. We've seen lots of animals run onto the field at sporting events, but this is definitely the first time we've seen a cat on the...
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Nick Saban wears Luigi hat for Colin Cowherd (Video)

Alabama Crimson Tide head football coach Nick Saban wore a Luigi hat (based on the legendary Mario Bros. video game series) during a segment of ESPN personality Colin Cowherd's new football TV show, appropriately called "Colin's New Football Show".During the Cage Confessional segment, Cowherd made reference to the houndtooth hat that legendary Alabama football coach...
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