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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C


All time
One of baseball's legendary names, Yogi Berra has died
“It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” The New York Yankees and Mets Hall of Famer was 90.
# not impressed
Video: This baseball fan does not like the 'Mexican Wave'
This guy, huh?
# Totes Awks
Jordan Spieth was asked out by Miss Texas while he was sitting beside his girlfriend
Well this is awkward…
# Picture perfect
It’s Sunday so here are our favourite sports images from the last week
Here’s how the week looked through a lens.
# Rare sight
The Mariners produced one of the rarest plays in baseball last night
The 3-6-2 triple play has not been seen in 60 years.
# Man's worst nightmare
'Testicular contusion' - A baseball to the groin left this man in worlds of pain
Every man’s worst nightmare.
# samba softball
Cian Lynch's behind-the-back handpass has extended to baseball
# Grand drying out
This baseball team has a unique way of drying their outfield
We can’t imagine this is the best use of police resources mind.
# It's a Tarp
A rain cover tried to eat a man during a baseball game last night
Luckily, he had some friends on hand to help.
# Insta-ban
Baseball star dropped after he's caught 'liking' Instagram photos - in the middle of a game
“I was in the bathroom… I just grabbed my phone and checked it.”
# Take a bunt
Baseball player scores the worst 'home run' you'll see this season
Well done Steven Souza.
# Hacked off
Major League team under FBI investigation for hacking rival's scouting database
The St Louis Cardinals have been issued with subpoenas.
# Baseball
Woman struck by broken bat at Fenway Park is 'expected to survive'
A spokesperson for Boston Police has revealed the condition of the Fenway Park spectator injured by a broken bat has improved.
# ejected
This might just be the managerial rant of the year
Seattle Mariners coach Lloyd McClendon did not go quietly.
# Empty Seats
Baseball history was made last night in Baltimore
And it was quite surreal.
# yippee ki-yay
Struggling Chicago Cubs pitcher finds an ingenious way around his throwing 'yips'
We can guarantee you’ve never seen anything like this before.
# noodle arm
The Chicago Cubs' $155 million ace has the yips and can't throw the ball to first base
It’s getting ugly for the lad.
# US sports
Tom Brady is great at American football... not so much at baseball
You’d expect more from a four-time Super Bowl winner.
# transition
Can the hero of 'Moneyball' make a successful transition from baseball to soccer?
The club’s front office has heavy American ties and has turned to the Oakland Athletics’ general manager to help out.
# so hot right now
Here's how Will Ferrell - yes, that one - made baseball history yesterday
He’s kind of a big deal.
# cameraman
Jackie Tyrrell 1, camera 0 as the Kilkenny star's baseball career gets under way
Decent technique though.
# marginal gains
CC Sabathia turns up for spring training weighing a whopping 22 stone
The Yankees pitcher is two-stone heavier than last year.
# Cash Money
Why are baseball players paid so much money?
This week Giancarlo Stanton signed the most expensive deal in the history of US sport.
# Game 7
San Francisco win another World Series as 'Mad Bum' delivers on the biggest stage
Madison Bumgarner pitched five scoreless relief innings as the Giants beat the Royals in nailbiting Game 7.
# Game 7
'Tell these guys they're going against the odds': Giants battling Royals momentum in World Series decider
San Francisco may be chasing a third championship in five years, but they’ve always got the job done before game seven.
Rising baseball star Oscar Taveras, 22, dies in car crash
The rookie died in his native Dominican Republic.
# Game one
The Irish bandwagoner's guide to the 2014 Baseball World Series
Who’s playing, which team should you support and what time are all the games on?
# Mad Bum
The Giants are going to the World Series - so one of their players chugged six beers to celebrate
Meet Madison Bumgarner.
# Red Cup
The Royals are into the World Series - so Paul Rudd invited fans to a keg party in his mam's
Kansas City back at the big dance for the first time in 29 years.
Baseball's postseason kicked off with some serious extra-innings drama last night
Kansas City Royals rally late to stun the Oakland A’s in AL Wild Card game.
# Denied
THIS is how you save a no-hitter
Take a bow Steven Souza.
# Science pitch
Breaking ball: Bryan Cranston has a new one-man show about baseball
Not really, but this is still really good.
# Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter will wear a badge honouring Derek Jeter on 'Derek Jeter Day'
Eh….Derek Jeter?
# Boom!
6.5 hours, 19 innings into a baseball game, Albert Pujols hit this walk-off home run
The LA Angels and Boston Red Sox played an epic last night.
# major league damage
Insult to Red Sox injury as home run smashes fan's car windscreen
Melky Cabrera made Blue Jays fans very, very happy last night.
# mr sasquatch
Baseball fan pays tribute to favourite player with 'back hair jersey'
God bless these United States.
# Field of screams
Is this the single worst baseball slide of all time?
Quite possibly yes.
# giant among men
No-one could lay a bat on 'The Freak' in San Francisco
Tim Lincecum was scarily good against the hapless San Diego Padres.
# Swing and a miss
Teenage girl throws a knuckleball special that makes pro baseball players look silly
Tampa Bay Rays batters went up against a 17-year-old girl with a vicious throw last weekend.
# So Close
This wild throw spoiled Clayton Kershaw's perfect game last night
Dodgers pitcher struck out 15 on the way to the first “no-hitter” of his Major League career.