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5 Crazy Events From Major League Baseball You May Have Missed

By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]

07/25/2014

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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

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The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

Check out our list of the 5 dirtiest plays in baseball history.

06/27/2014

White Sox left-hander John Danks. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Rejuvenated Danks Wins 3rd Straight

John Danks has won three straight starts for the first time in three years.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Adam Dunn. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Beckham, Viciedo Power White Sox Past Giants 8-2

Gordon Beckham and Dayan Viciedo hit two-run home runs, John Danks pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with an 8-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.

06/17/2014

Tim Hudson #17 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Hudson Handles Cubs, Who Lose 4-0 At San Francisco

Tim Hudson handled the Chicago Cubs the way he has most hitters this season. Hudson turned in another vintage performance to start the season, tossing seven innings to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Tuesday night.

05/28/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 13: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Giants’ Madison Bumgarner Poised To Join MLB’s Elite Pitchers

The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner, entering his sixth season, is beginning to show mastery of his pitches.

03/29/2014

An ambulance transports Bryan Stow. (Getty Images)

Two Men Admit Guilt In Brutal Beating Of Giants Fan At Dodger Stadium

One criminal got an eight-year sentence, while the other got four years.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Eric Surkamp.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

White Sox Claim Surkamp Off Waivers From Giant

The Chicago White Sox say they have claimed left-handed pitcher Eric Surkamp off waivers from the San Francisco Giants and lost infielder Brent Morel to the Toronto Blue Jays.

670 The Score–12/23/2013

Adam Jones. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Orioles CF Adam Jones Claims Banana Was Thrown At Him At AT&T Park

In one of the more outwardly racist acts at a sporting event, Orioles centerfielder Adam Jones claimed on Twitter that a banana was thrown at him during at game in San Francisco on Sunday.

670 The Score–08/12/2013

Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 28, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Wood Pitches, Hits Cubs To 2-1 Victory Over Giants

Travis Wood pitched a four-hitter over seven innings and had a home run among his two hits in helping the Chicago Cubs complete a three-game sweep in San Francisco for the first time in 20 years, beating the Giants 2-1 Sunday.

07/28/2013

Nate Schierholtz #19 of the Chicago Cubs is congratulated by Cole Gillespie after Schierholtz hit a solo home run in the top of the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 27, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Cubs won the game 1-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Schierholtz’s HR In 9th Lifts Cubs Over Giants 1-0

Nate Schierholtz’s recent power surge might not be enough to turn the Chicago Cubs season around. It sure is making the year a lot easier for the slugging outfielder to handle.

07/28/2013

Chad Gaudin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ex-Cubs Pitcher Arrested For Groping Woman At Hospital

The lawyer for a former Chicago Cubs and current San Francisco Giants pitcher accused of touching a woman’s breast at a Las Vegas hospital earlier this year says his client was ill at the time.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2013

Jeremy Affeldt.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Reliever Returns $500K To Team After Noticing Contract Error

It’s safe to say Giants relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt is an honest man.

670 The Score–05/15/2013

Matt Kemp. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Video: Matt Kemp Gives A Disabled Fan His Hat, Jersey And Shoes

Professional athletes get a lot of attention when they screw up, but they hardly get any when they go out of their way to do good.

670 The Score–05/07/2013

Fans wave to Barry Bonds after hitting career home run No. 756 (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds’ Home Run Plaque Missing From AT&T Park

The commemorative plaque honoring home run king Barry Bonds’ record 756th clout has gone missing from AT&T Park.

670 The Score–04/24/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Brandon Belt #9 after hitting a game-tying homer against the Chicago Cubs during the ninth inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Jackson, Bowden Tie WP Mark, Giants Beat Cubs 10-7

Edwin Jackson and Michael Bowden tied a major league record by combining to throw five wild pitches in an inning, and the San Francisco Giants got another big assist from a Cubs pitcher in a three-run 10th in Sunday’s 10-7 victory over Chicago.

04/14/2013

Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants forces out Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs at second base during the fourth inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Bumgarner Shuts Down Cubs In Giants’ 3-2 Win

Pinch-hitter Dioner Navarro hit a two-out, two-run homer off Bumgarner in the seventh to pull the Cubs to 3-2. It was Navarro’s second career pinch home run in two days, each hit from a different side of the plate. His tying homer in the ninth Friday was hit from the left side.

04/13/2013

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Rally In 9th To Beat Giants

Starlin Castro’s ninth-inning double off the center-field wall gave the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 win Friday over the San Francisco Giants.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2013

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