Vin Scully To Return For A 66th Year, Gets Standing Ovation

This is cool. The Dodgers announced Vin Scully was returning in 2015 for a 66th year in the Los Angeles broadcast booth. They showed a pre-taped skit during the game tonight, featuring Hyun-Jin Ryu, Yasiel Puig, and Justin Turner making the announcement. After the video played, the feed turned back to the stadium… » 7/30/14 1:24am Today 1:24am

A Mets Game, As Experienced By The Team Twitter Account

We rag on the Mets here a good amount—mostly because it's so much fun—but tonight, during a 6-0 loss to the Phillies, the team twitter account got in on the joke and had some fun. With a healthy dose of self awareness and self-loathing humor, the twitter account presented the Mets Fan Experience, in eight tweets. » 7/29/14 11:05pm Yesterday 11:05pm

The Rangers Cap Off Rough Sixth Inning With Outfield Beanball

The Yankees scored seven runs in the sixth inning, the last coming thanks to this fielding miscue in right-center field. Alex Rios looks like he had a bead on a fly ball from Brett Gardner, but closes his glove too soon, causing it to bounce into centerfielder Leonys Martin and ricochet off his skull. The brush with… » 7/29/14 10:24pm Yesterday 10:24pm

Suns Forward P.J. Tucker Arrested, Charged With "Super Extreme DUI"

Back in May, before he signed his three-year $16.5 million deal with the Suns, P.J. Tucker was pulled over in Scottsdale, Arizona after allegedly blowing through a stop sign. Cops reported he made a wide left turn and was driving between two lanes before they finally pulled him over. According to the report he then… » 7/28/14 10:32pm Monday 10:32pm

Yankees Fan Finds Red Sox World Series Ring In Restaurant Bathroom

The Yankees fan in question is Luigi Militello, owner of Luke's Bar And Grill, and the Red Sox 2013 World Series ring belongs to Drew Weber, owner of Boston's single-A affiliate Lowell Spinners. On Thursday night, Weber wore the diamond-and-ruby encrusted ring to his favorite New York restaurant and somehow left it in… » 7/28/14 9:49pm Monday 9:49pm

Adorable Kid Hugs His Dad For Catching A Foul Ball

Here we have a brief moment from this afternoon's Padres-Braves game and, god damn, is it ever the cutest. Dad and son take in an afternoon ballgame when all of sudden, a foul ball comes their way. Triumphant dad displays the ball he has just snagged, his son echoes that triumph for exactly one second, and then hugs… » 7/28/14 7:45pm Monday 7:45pm

Fantasy related, anyway: a place for Bad fantasy Beats. It goes against the "nobody cares about your fantasy team" grain, yeah, but it happens to everyone and would be cathartic for the submitter, and probably entertaining to sympathetic readers. We could share the best/worst ones over to the main page, etc. » 7/28/14 5:24pm Monday 5:24pm

Here's Frank Thomas's Emotional HOF Induction Speech

On the other end of the Hall-of-Fame-Speech spectrum, Frank Thomas gave a pretty touching speech today at the Hall of Fame and spent almost the entire time either crying or fighting off the tears. He spoke fondly of his parents and family and got very emotional when speaking about his father (which he was worried… » 7/27/14 4:35pm Sunday 4:35pm