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Fan oblivious to fact he’s about to get drilled with A.J. Pierzynski’s airborne bat (video)

A St. Louis Cardinals fan seated in the front row was drilled in the melon with A.J. Pierzynski’s flying bat during Wednesday afternoon’s matinee ballgame between the Redbirds and Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. Pierzynski, serving as a pinch hitter late in St. Louis’ 3-1 loss, lost his grip on the bat and it launched […] The post Fan oblivious to fact he’s about to get drilled with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierzynski On Boston Stay: 'It Wasn't Very Fun'

A. J. Pierzynski (FenwayNation Photo)After driving in the tying run yesterday in a 3-2 Cardinal victory, A. J. Pierzynski took a parting shot at the situation he left in Boston. Said Pierzynski, "I'm just happy to be able to play and contribute on some kind of level. It doesn't matter what the situation is, but it's just nice to be in a pennant race and have the opportunity to contribute...
Via FenwayNation
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

AJ Pierzynski Writes His Former Red Sox Teammates

So it’s been a week since I was DFA’ed. And yesterday, my ties to the Boston Red Sox were officially cut. So now I’m out here, floating through Major League Baseball like some great, untethered zeppelin just looking for a place to call home for a couple months. And I’m fine with that. Maybe I’ll latch on to a team that ends up officially eliminating you guys from contention on an...
Via Surviving Grady
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

AJ Pierzynski was and still is an A-Hole

Nick Tarantino Contributing WriterIt turns out the guy that had behavoiral problems everywhere else, had one in Boston too. Who would have guessed?! According to WEEI Pierzynski was a cancer to the team and worse than anyone could have imagined. Here's one reason why guys in the Red Sox clubhouse didn't like Pierzynski. I mean... Really?— Jen Royle (@Jen_Royle...
Via RedSoxLife
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

AJ Pierzynski was reportedly a ‘dark cloud’ over Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox designated catcher AJ Pierzynski for assignment on Wednesday. Hours later, they erased a four-run deficit against the Chicago White Sox to walk off with a win. Coincidence? The team doesn’t want you to think so. According to’s Rob Bradford, players had approached both the Red Sox coaches and front office about […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Pierzynski DFA’d By Boston Red Sox; Vazquez Recalled

The Boston Red Sox have lost four in a row and are now 10 1/2 games out of first place with the season slipping away. The past few days have been swarmed with rumors of Jake Peavy going to the Cardinals, but now Boston has made another move. The Red Sox have designated catcher A.J. Pierzynski for assignment. The former Twin, White Sox, Giant and Ranger had been playing the entire...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

A. J. Pierzynski's All-Time Classic Umpire Insult

In the midst of an article that shows 2014 ejections up almost 30% over last year, we find a great little vignette about Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Earlier in June, A.J. was upset with the strike-calling ability of young umpire Quinn Wolcott. After his battery mate issued a walk, Pierzynski turned and laid this beauty on Wolcott: "Give me a new ball. One you can see." Pierzynski...
Via FenwayNation
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

A. J. Pierzynski Appears At Jimmy Fund Event

(A.J. Pierzynski—FenwayNation Photo)He helped the Pale Hose end a drought in 2005, and now—after a brief stop in Arlington, Texas— A. J. Pierzynski is donning Carmine Hose. He started his Boston career by participating in a signature Jimmy Fund event on Saturday—New Stars For Young Stars at Jillian's. We had a chance to chat with A.J. and ask him about one of his Single A teammates...
Via FenwayNation
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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