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A minor league Yankees affiliate team tried to throw an “OJ Simpson Trial”-themed baseball game

The Charleston RiverDogs are a farm team for the New York Yankees based out of South Carolina. Like plenty of minor league baseball teams, they throw a lot of themed promotional event nights to help fill the stands, including a Human Cannonball to celebrate the season's opening weekend, and a Presidential Election Bobblehead night ...

‘Lock him up’: Watch a huge World Series crowd loudly boo Trump

10.28.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

There's no crying in baseball, but sometimes there is booing. Donald Trump turned up to Nationals Park to see the Washington Nationals take on the Houston Astros in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday, while the first innings were already underway.&... ...

Watch the crowd at the World Series chomp in rhythm to ‘Baby Shark’ and despair

10.26.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Baseball players having fun with their walk-up music is nothing new, but the Washington Nationals exposed much of the world to one of the strangest ballpark traditions we've ever seen on Friday night. In the midst of a 4-1 loss in Game 3 of the World... ...

Workout app Fitplan adds Alex Rodriguez as a trainer… and an investor

Former New York Yankees all star Alex Rodriguez is racking up quite an impressive batting average in his new career as an investor and has added Fitplan to his roster of portfolio companies. The Los Angeles-based workout app launched by Landon Hamilton and Cam Speck has closed on $4.5 million led by A-Rod and Corazon ...

The Oakland A’s sign fan who threw viral 96 mph fastball in a speed challenge

08.03.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

A baseball fan threw a pitch that clocked in at 96 miles per hour during a stadium speed challenge. Two weeks later, he was signed to a team as a Major League Baseball player. Nathan Patterson, 23, attended a Colorado Rockies game with his brother on... ...

This sweet video of a kid giving up his foul ball to another kid will make you cry

07.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

There's no crying in baseball, but I'm crying watching this sweet video.  The Philadelphia Phillies posted a video on Twitter of two young boys running to claim a fly ball that made its way into the stands. When the first boy picks up the ball, ... ...

‘Robot umpires’ make independent league baseball debut

Four months after being announced, so-called “robotic umpires” have made their debut in baseball’s Atlantic League. The addition is one of several tweaks currently being piloted in the independent league in an attempt to update some fundamentals of America’s pastime. MLB exploring using tech to help call ***** and strikes The system utilizes TrackMan radar ...