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Jul 29, 2014

Melky Cabrera hits HR over Green Monster, breaks car winshield (Video)




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 left-handed. Cabrera finished the game with 5 RBI as the Blue Jays blew out the Red Sox 14-1.

Photo via Twitter/@SidelinesTS.

Video via MLB.

Yu Darvish blames Brett Gardner's parents for "creating a great hitter" (Video)




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 up to Gardner, as he appeared surprised that the ball went out.

Fortunately for Darvish, Gardner's home runs accounted for the only Yankee runs of the game. Darvish earned the victory as the Rangers won 4-2.

Video via MLB.

Andrew Susac hit in backside while catching bullpen session (Video)




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 the rear end. Fortunately, Susac was fine, but hopefully next time his teammates can help more of a heads-up when a ball comes in his direction.

Andrew Susac hit in backside

Video via MLB.

Jul 28, 2014

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's teammates appreciate his quirky dance steps. H/T SBNation, 9News.

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 Bulls fans.

H/T Sports Grid.

Red Sox fan makes barehanded grab while holding beer (Video)




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 off with a nice gesture by giving the ball away to a young fan a couple of rows in front of him. Nice job.



Video via MLB.

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".

Sharknado 2 Mets cap Ian Ziering
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 a 12-hour day to film the scene for the movie.

"Sharknado 2: The Second One" premieres Wednesday, July 30th at 9PM, and FOX News calls it "a hilarious must-see treat". Should be a doozy.

H/T FoxNews.

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's head?

Markovic was playing in his first game for Liverpool after recently signing with the team. Liverpool won the match 1-0.

Vine via MostarLFC. H/T Who Ate All The Pies.

Jul 27, 2014

Angels rookie gets silent treatment after first MLB HR (Video)




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 some coaches on the way down the dugout steps, but found a mostly empty bench, with the exception of Hank Conger, who was looking down at his cell phone.

Efren Navarro silent treatment

Of course, it was all a big gag by the Angels, and after a few seconds, they all came around to congratulate him.

Video via MLB.

Giants fans grilling in McCovey Cove with horse masks (Video)




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.

S.F. Giants fans McCovey Cove horse masks

Video via MLB.

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