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# don't stand there
Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Broken baseball bat flies into player waiting behind the plate
‘He could have killed the lad!’
# So cool it's friesian
Could cow-milking contests be the future of pre-game entertainment?
Moo-ve over Artane Boys band.
# Walking Dead
No doubt about it, this guy was the clear winner of Zombie Night
The Arizona Diamondbacks hosted legions of the walking dead at Chase Field on Friday.
# some people
Evil baseball watcher poaches ball from grasp of young Yankees fan
We know the Red Sox – Yankees rivalry is a big deal, but COME ON!
# warrior spirit
Baseball player pays tribute to The Ultimate Warrior in TV interview
‘Sing the power of the Warrior.’
# It's outta here
Milwaukee Brewers player literally knocks the cover off the baseball with incredible hit
This was a new one on us.
# looking swell
Baseball star shows off severely swollen face after being struck by 90mph fastball
The Houston Astros prospect will find Easter Egg munching difficult this weekend.
# Nice Try
Baseball fan eats concrete after hopelessly heroic dive for foul ball
Nothing was harmed, bar one man’s pride.
# Opening Day
Baseball coach breaks his leg while catching first pitch on opening day
“I’ve never seen anything like that,”Anaheim manager Mike Scioscia said.
# Use the Force
Star Wars themed baseball uniforms appear to be the next big thing
The force is strong in these minor league teams.
# War Wounds
MLB pitcher stapled back together after taking ball to the head
Aroldis Chapman of the Cincinnati Reds was unlucky enough to be hit full force by a line drive.
Alex Rodriguez files lawsuit to overturn doping ban
The New York Yankees batsman is battling against the longest suspension in major league history.
# Cover story
The story behind Sports Illustrated’s brilliant Red Sox cover
The Boston Police Department and MVP David Ortiz join together after the World Series win that lifted a city.
# Stay Classy
John Henry's Red Sox took a full page ad to thank St Louis fans today
A week after sealing the World Series, Boston thanked the Cardinals fans for their hospitality.
# mad mascots
Kansas City legal team look at the nasty case of the hot dog in the eye
The ‘baseball rule’ looks like it may not extend to meat based snacks.
Red Sox close in on World Series with game five win
The Boston outfit had their pitcher to thank and both offences continue to struggle.
Gomes comes from school of hard knocks as Boston tie World Series
The 2013 World Series is nicely poised after four games.
# tripping out
Chaos reigns as 'Trip-gate' costs Red Sox the World Series lead
Bizarrely, Allen Craig scored the winning run after he was tagged out at home-plate.
# Game one
First blood to Red Sox as World Series gets underway
Five runs in the first two innings gave Boston a commanding game one win.
# giving it sox
Epic Grand Slam sends Red Sox into World Series showdown with St Louis
Shane Victorino’s homer sent the Sox Nation wild at Fenway Park with a four-run effort.
# fighting back
Yankees star Alex Rodriguez sues MLB over doping probe
The filing alleges that baseball officials bought testimonies ‘to destroy the reputation and career’ of A Rod.
# Cover story
Why Kate Upton is on the cover of Sports Illustrated's baseball playoff preview
She’s the first model to appear on a non-swimsuit issue of SI.
# Baseball
Does beer make you better at sport?
In the specific case of this Padres fan, it would seem so.
# drinks on me
Excited Red Sox fan knocks beer into woman's face after amazing catch
One Boston baseball fan got far too excited by a flying Shane Victorino pouch.
# welcome to fenway
A-Rod targeted by Red Sox pitcher, but takes revenge with game-turning home run
And the Yankees and Red Sox normally get along so well.
# Quits
They think it’s all over: 6 of the most surprising retirements in sport
From Magic Johnson to Conor Mortimer, we look at those who quit the sport they loved unexpectedly.
Fan dies after 65ft-fall during Atlanta Braves game
The tragic accident occurred at Turners’ Field last night.
Alex Rodriguez handed 211-game ban in doping scandal
The New York Yankees slugger has been suspended until 2015 while 12 other players were suspended.
# Under investigation
A-Rod in crosshairs as MLB targets doping
The Yankees star looks set to face serious sanctions.
# standing o
Ball boy's great catch was followed by a standing ovation from the players
Things hadn’t been going while until this…
# Strike three
Red Sox baseball star annihilates phone after striking out
“I don’t play that,” said David Ortiz after he lost the absolute rag during his side’s victory.
Aaron Rodgers says Ryan Braun 'lied to his face' over drugs
The Packers QB has previously bet his salary on Braun being clean.
# Tekkers
Even if you don't like baseball, you'll like this behind-the-back flip pass
The Tampa Bay Rays turned on the style last night.
# Ouch!
MLB pitcher suffers gruesome-looking ankle break
Atlanta Braves star Tim Hudson was on first base when Eric Young of the New York Mets came charging through.
Orioles 3rd baseman puts the 'macho' in Machado with unreal long distance throw
Power, distance, accuracy: Manny Machado is headed for the big time.
# bendy
One of the weirdest first pitches you're ever likely to see
We’re going to try this at the next office sports day.
# the new thing
San Francisco Giants open a ‘social media cafe’… whatever that is
Fans will have the chance to read the latest tweets, popular Instagram photos and Facebook posts on big screens in @Cafe.
# Fogging Hell
The Cubs and Reds played last night in some seriously thick Chicago fog
This is crazy.
# the art of fielding
Little kid steals a baseball from a very excited woman
Sneaky little bugger.
# Gent
Baseball player makes young kid's day by playing catch with him
Hyun-Jin Ryu of the LA Dodgers is a gent, even if he is friends with Psy.