A change in approach during batting practice paid off big for Maikel Franco, who hit two long home runs to power the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
The Nationals honored the late singer with a Prince playlist during batting practice and a moment of silence.
Chicago Cubs fans will have the opportunity to get a close-up look at the windshield Kyle Schwarber broke during batting practice in spring training last month. That's because Beth Goldberg Heller, executive vice president of Harry Caray's Restaurant Group, bought the windshield with a winning...
What are the odds I hit my own Window during batting practice. #Lucky pic.twitter.com/f8sLLdLWGn — Jacob Nottingham (@JayNott) March 12, 2016 It's been a killer spring break for baseball players and their cars. It seems that every other day, there is news of someone's car getting damaged, but it's always someone else's fault. In this case, it wasn't. Show More Summary
Spring training isn't even yet officially underway for the Chicago Cubs, but that didn't stop young slugger Kyle Schwarber from making his mark at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona. Schwarber during batting practice on Wednesday launched a ball into the parking lot, that left an unfortunate souvenir. Our car is now famous. Show More Summary
Don’t park close to the field.
The 42-year-old righty has a delightful routine with younger teammates in center field.
"One Cubs fan's window was already shattered by a Cardinals player during batting practice." [ more › ]
Bill DeWitt, Jr., principal owner of the St. Louis Cardinals, watches during batting practice prior to Game One of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 11, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) On Wednesday night in Pittsburgh, the St. Louis Cardinals clinched their [...]
Rain started falling at Nationals Park during batting practice Monday and did not stop, which led the Nationals to postpone Monday’s game until Thursday afternoon at 4:05 p.m. The decision was made around 8:15, by which time the tarp had been on the field for more than three hours, and the rain had not subsided.Read full article >>
Houston Texans defensive end/human Chip Hazard doll J.J. Watt is spending his Thursday afternoon visiting Minute Maid Park. MLB.com Astros reporter Chandler Rome posted video of Watt taking some pitches. He's not hitting the balls so much as sending them abroad to study other cultures and experience new things. Show More Summary
The Marlins pranked the Nationals during batting practice.
A day after awkwardly falling on his leg and leaving Thursday’s game with what the Nationals described as a mild left hamstring strain, Bryce Harper walked through the home dugout during batting practice with no noticeable limp. Harper...Show More Summary
Brewers radio announcer and all-time great baseball voice and funnyman Bob Uecker was injured in a freak batting practice incident earlier this week. Uecker was watching batting practice before Monday’s game against the Royals when a baseball bounced out of the cage and struck him in the head. Show More Summary
Completely drenched in sweat through his gray Glory Kickboxing shirt on a sunny Tuesday at Citi Field in Queens, former WCW and WWE superstar Goldberg finishes up tacking hacks in the cage during batting practice. It’s been over a decade...Show More Summary
These days, despite the brace on his swollen left wrist, Jayson Werth hustles out to the outfield during batting practice and pursues fly balls, hat in hand. For now, the wrist is still too swollen to use a glove — or do much of anything, really. Though it is not broken or damaged structurally, it is swollen, and Werth cannot rotate it or swing.Read full article >>
How Hollywood can you get? Bobby Crosby reportedly makes a habit of videotaping himself and other spectators catching home run balls during batting practice and games. On Saturday at Dodger Stadium, he found himself at the center ofShow More Summary
Instant impact in Boston.
Imagine meeting Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly during batting practice before a home game at historic Dodger Stadium. Then picture talking baseball with "Dodger Talk" radio host David Vassegh while overlooking the field, sitting in the press box in the chair that belongs to legendary broadcaster Vin Scully. Thanks to [...]