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If the U.S. ever needs to launch men back to the moon, it's good to know we could just use Yoenis Cespedes' rocket arm.
The Athletics leftfielder made tremendous -- and that might be underselling it -- throws on back-to-back nights to cut down Angels baserunners at home and third, respectively.
Of course, Cespedes didn't play the balls in play all that well, which is why he had to uncork...Read more »
Umpire Laz Diaz has a reputation for taking a tense moment and ratcheting the drama up a few degrees.
So what happened Monday night in Anaheim should have been no surprise.
Shawn Kelley was walking off the field after a rough outing during which he'd walked four hitters, allowing the go-ahead run to score for the Angels. Kelley, heading back to the dugout, was not pleased with Diaz's...Read more »
Remember when ex-baseball star Jack Clark claimed that Albert Pujols used performance-enhancing substances and Pujols claimed he would sue Clark?
Well, we all had a good laugh because we've heard that line plenty of times before.
Then Pujols actually sued Clark.
But wait! There is still reason to laugh! And it comes courtesy of Clark's lawyers reply to the lawsuit paperwork: Albert...Read more »