Yeah, Mississippi St. has these caps. And they won, so obviously they work. (They play Indiana tonight at 8pm EDT on ESPN2.)
And if you need an afternoon baseball fix - and have access to TV/internet/apps - Oregon St (#3 in the nation) is playing Louisville in an elimination game. 1st pitch set for about 2:10 CDT.
Months with 3 games of 18+ innings
June 2013 (Rangers-Blue Jays, 18; Marlins-Mets, 20; Yankees-A’s, 18)
(h/t Jayson Stark, @jaysonst)
The Cubs and Reds are playing their 2200th game dating back to 1890.
Cubs have won 1105 games.
Reds have won 1095 games.
(Although the Reds have taken 10 of 12 this season.)
Stats courtesy of Pat Hughes on WGN Radio.
Geez, McGwire’s temper escalated quickly.
Say hello to Joe Jackson, Shoeless’ great-great-grand nephew.
The Texas Rangers drafted catcher Joe Jackson of The Citadel in the fifth round of this years Rule 4 draft. After signing he was assigned to Class A short season affiliate Spokane.
Photo: Instagram @spokaneindians
Before you ask, yes he wears shoes. Yes, I’m disappointed as well. But he’s not illiterate so that’s a plus.
Do you like the fact that the MLB All-Star game determines World Series home-field advantage?
Sports Illustrated for Kids, June 2013
Someone should play the Pick 3
Mike Minor’s ERA going into the game on June 9, 2013
Home - 2.52
Away - 2.52
Day - 2.52
Night - 2.52
Career vs. Dodgers - 2.52
Thanks to Vin Scully on KLAC radio.
A-Rod, Ryan Braun, and 20 other players to be suspended by MLB
in connection with Biogenesis Labs in Miami.
This is big, my friends.
June 1, 1925: Walter Johnson & the Senators won 5-3 over the Yankees, with “The Big Train” moving to 8-2 on the season.
In other news from that game, a young Lou Gehrig pinch hit & would then go on to start at 1B the next day. For the next 14 years he never sat out a game.
The Buccos catch the Tigers taking a cat nap…
Nothing better than a suicide squeeze
Until tonight, Mariano Rivera had never had a blown save in a game where he didn’t get an out. - @DannyKnoblerCBS
Those in attendance for a Memorial Day matchup in the fierce Florida rivalry between the Marlins and the Rays.