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Introducing Joey Gallo, Possible Centerpiece of Game-Changing Winter Trade

Rangers prospect Joey Gallo introduced himself to a national audience at this year’s All-Star Futures Game, as he put on an unbelievable power display during batting practice and followed it with a booming home run in the game. The tape-measure blast—measured at 419 feet—led to the 21-year-old being named the game’s Most Valuable Player. Show More Summary

What I Learned During Lunch With Derek Jeter

(Derek Jeter during batting practice in 1996 and at Steiner's farewell lunch/Q&A in 2014) Truth be told...before she met me, my wife wanted to marry Derek Jeter. I can't say that I blame her. He's a great ballplayer and he's a greatShow More Summary

Yankees Insider: Carlos Beltran's year may be over

Carlos Beltran felt pain in his right elbow during batting practice Wednesday and it may mean the end of his season. Beltran has a bone spur in the elbow that has plagued him most of the season and will ultimately require surgery.

Home Run Derby 2014: Contestants Whose Power Will Humble Target Field

We are in awe of the incredible feats of strength Major League Baseball players show, both in games and during batting practice, but not all power is created equal. In the case of the 2014 Home Run Derby, Target Field isn't a hitter's...Show More Summary

Mariners Pitching Coach Refuses to Turn Down During Batting Practice

Turning down is the coward’s way out. Rick Waits is not a coward. The 62-year-old Seattle Mariners pitching coach proved this much by stripping down and rocking out to DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s “Turn Down For What” during a recent batting practice. It all started when 6’6” reliever Tom Wilhelmsen tried to catch his coach off guard on the bass drop. Show More Summary

Jonny Gomes Rocks Patriotic Batting-Practice Outfit Ahead of USA-Belgium Match

Jonny Gomes really loves America. On the same day that the United States play Belgium in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Boston Red Sox outfielder sported a very patriotic look during batting practice at Fenway Park. Of course, Gomes also repped the U.S. Show More Summary

Rays' Matt Joyce Hits Ball Back into Pitching Machine During Batting Practice

The Tampa Bays Rays' Matt Joyce did something that you may never see again, no matter how many baseball games you go to. During batting practice before Thursday's game against the Houston Astros, Joyce hit a ball off the top of the cage. Show More Summary

Ben Roethlisberger Hits Pirates Coach Ray Searage During Batting Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger may not be allowed to take batting practice at PNC Park anymore after what happened before a recent Pittsburgh Pirates game. Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage found himself in a tough spot when Roethlisberger took batting practice. Show More Summary

Peyton Manning Visits Derek Jeter During Batting Practice At Yankee Stadium

Peyton Manning, a legend of the gridiron and current quarterback of this year’s Super Bowl runner-up Denver Broncos, took some time on Sunday to visit with another legend and friend, New York Yankees star Derek Jeter. Peyton made his way to Yankee Stadium on Sunday to pay a visit to his his friend before the

Ruf Hurt in BP Before Phillies Beat Astros 6-3

9 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Philadelphia outfielder Darin Ruf strained his left oblique muscle during batting practice and was scratched from the starting lineup Thursday as a Phillies' split squad beat the Houston Astros 6-3.

Brian Urlacher Takes Part in Los Angeles Angels Batting Practice

Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was at spring training with the Los Angeles Angels in Arizona on Friday, shagging fly balls and even hitting some balls during batting practice before the team's game against the Chicago...Show More Summary

World Series: Late replacement Jonny Gomes propels Red Sox to 4-2 win: Griffin

ST. LOUIS-It was only during batting practice that Jonny Gomes heard he was going to be in the Game 4 starting lineup in left field. It was only during the fifth inning that David Ortiz gathered the team around him...

Bye, bye, Wrigley ballhawks?

"Keep watching." That was the best advice Ken Vangeloff could give me. We were trying to catch baseballs on Waveland Avenue during batting practice before the Cubs game Sunday. If anyone would have a good advice, it would be Vangeloff. Show More Summary

Washington Nationals Wear Navy Hats During Batting Practice to Honor Victims

The Washington Nationals showed solidarity with victims of the tragic Navy Yard shooting by wearing Navy ballcaps during batting practice today. It was a touching gesture that shows the Nationals are standing behind all those affected...Show More Summary

Batting Practice Has Been A Menace During This Orioles-Astros Series

last yearSports : Deadspin

Before Wednesday's game against the Astros, Manny Machado was hit by a batted ball during batting practice. He was fielding grounders at third base when Adam Jones hit a ball that struck Machado's elbow. He was helped off the field as a precaution, though later played in the game, going 0-3 with a walk. He was just the beginning. Read more...

Marlins Hitting Coach Tino Martinez Quits Over Player Abuse Complaints

Tino Martinez has resigned his job as Miami Marlins hitting coach over complaints that he abused players. He evidently stands accused of grabbing rookie second baseman Derek Dietrich by the jersey in May during batting practice and also for verbally abusing other players from spring training onward. Show More Summary

Eric Wedge Released From Hospital After “Very Mild Stroke”

last yearSports : Deadspin

Seattle manager Eric Wedge was hospitalized before Monday's series opener against his former team, the Cleveland Indians, due to light-headedness he experienced during batting practice. Wedge was released today and is expected to make a full recovery from what doctors believe was a "very mild stroke." Wedge is 45 years old. Read more...

Dodgers Pitcher Plays Catch with Kid in Outfield Stands Before Game

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu won over a lot of fans by playing catch with a kid--"Deuce"--in the stands during batting practice before a Dodger game this week. "Deuce" actually has a pretty good arm himself. Ryu reportedly played catch with the kid for a good give minutes. Show More Summary

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