Viral Video: A's Grand Slam Brings Homer-Catching Kid To Tears In DetroitEvery kid who brings a glove to the game dreams of making a fully outstretched grab on a home run ball, but what if that perfect moment comes at the expense of your favorite team? Apparently that scenario is quite tragic.
MLB's All-Time Home Run King Rejected Again In Hall Of Fame VoteBarry Bonds, who holds the single-season and all-time home run records, still held back by steroids.
Giants Journeyman Ishikawa From Near Retirement To Baseball Immortality With NLCS Walk-Off HomerIt's a script ready-made for Hollywood: longtime ballplayer facing the end of his career struggling in the minor leagues after short-lived stints on major league clubs, getting another chance with the team that originally drafted him - and etching his name into history with a pennant-clinching home run.
21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby ChampionWith 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.
Giants Slugger Brandon Belt Promises Homer For 12–Year-Old Cancer Patient, Delivers It appears Giants 1st Baseman Brandon Belt did his best Babe Ruth impression over the weekend, saying he'd hit a home run for a sick child and delivering on that promise.
Commissioner Selig Hints That Bonds Is Phony 'Home Run King'Aaron was honored before the Braves game against the New York Mets on Tuesday night with a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run, the one that pushed him past Babe Ruth and gave him the major league record.
Longest Home Run Of 2013 Officially Belongs To Hunter PenceThe longest home run of the Major League Baseball season was Tuesday night's shot of 476 feet by SF Giant Hunter Pence at Coors Field in Denver. It was Pence's 16th home run of the year.
MLB Admits To Blown Call On Game-Tying A's HomerOne day after umpire Angel Hernandez and his crew failed to reverse an obvious home run by A's infielder Adam Rosales following a video review, MLB executive vice president Joe Torre said an "improper call" was made in the ninth inning of Wednesday's game between the Indians and Athletics.
Japanese Home Run King Oh Pays Tribute To Matsui For 500th HomerJapanese home run king Sadaharu Oh paid tribute to Hideki Matsui after the Oakland Athletics' outfielder hit his 500th homer.
Daily Madden: No Bonus For No-Show All-StarsA growing number of healthy players selected for Major League Baseball's All-Star team are deciding not to attend, and they're being criticized for it.
Giants Cough Up Late Leads; Cubs Walk-Off With 5-2 WinPinch-hitter Geovany Soto’s three-run homer capped a four-run rally with two outs in the 13th inning and sent the Chicago Cubs to a wild 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.
Matsui's 10th-Inning Blast Lifts A's Past RangersHideki Matsui hit the first pitch of the 10th inning from Darren Oliver into the right-field seats for a game-winning home run, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday.