Tonight at Chase Field in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona the 2011 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby was won by Robinson Cano from the New York Yankees. The second baseman for the evil empire bested Adrian Gonzalez, the first baseman from the rival Boston Red Sox. … [Read more...] about Yankees Robinson Cano Wins 2011 Home Run Derby in Arizona
This night wasn’t supposed to belong to David “Big Papi” Ortiz. For the past two and a half years now, fans and baseball experts alike have taken notice of his struggles. Many thought this year’s MLB Home Run Derby would be a hero’s last hurrah, one last time to hear the roar of the crowd, that same roar he used to hear nearly every time he stepped to the plate at Fenway … [Read more...] about Big Papi Finds Fountain of Youth in Anaheim
By: Melissa S. Wollering Last week, USA Today ran down its list of potential Top 10 2009 baseball season highlights. One of those highlights was the Brewers’ “bomb” celebration, detonated by Prince Fielder on September 6th at Miller Park. That’s the day he hit a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 12th inning against the San Francisco Giants. It’s interesting that play … [Read more...] about Sidetracked: Baseball as the New Celebration Sport?