When in Rome, do as the Romans do. A group of MLB players touring Taiwan to play the national time did as the locals do earlier this week, stopping in Snake Alley to drink some shots of snake blood. The players watched the snakes get sacrificed and then threw back shots... some more than others. Whether the blood gave them special powers is debatable, but they dominated in their first game of the series.
You might remember the photo of Katie Siepman from World Series Game 6. She's holding the sign saying "He told me I could have an engagement ring or World Series tickets - Here I am." Yeah, well, that was false. Not true at all, according to an interview with Katie via SI's Andy Gray. True, there is a jacked up personal trainer boyfriend. Been on the fence on how to handle this story. Support the dude or call him a tool for not dropping to a knee? JUMP!
Baseball finally got something right with a World Series Game 7 on a Friday night. In two years you'll be scratching your head trying to figure out who won the 2011 WS. As for the Rangers, God just doesn't think now is the time. As for that gambler who had the Cardinals winning it all at 999/1 at MGM, yeah, he's still hammered off his ass this morning. That $250 bet paid him $250,000. Gonna be a light day. We're in Chicago.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is supporting friend and St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa in one of the strangest ways we can fathom -- by wearing his jersey. It's kind of creepy if you ask us, but hey, we don't want to criticize the fashion plate that is Bill Belichick. Or do we? Here's the story of how this diabolical merger of Belichick and La Russa happened. Check it!
What balls on this Big Junk Jeremy Reiland guy, the Cubs fan who infiltrated the Cards locker room with his bro last night. In other news, UGA fan emailed us re: Aaron Murray Photo: Please give me your name and address so I can come and knock on you door and talk to you for a quick second before you start talking more nonsense about Aaron Murray tough guy, don't hide behind your words. Go Florida! Let's get rolling.
The story of porn star Bibi Jones & Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski in a pic took another strange twist overnight. It was just 24 hours ago that we traded emails with Business Insider reporter Tony Manfred over what agent was kinda pimping out Bibi Jones to recruit MLB clients. We threw out the name Terry Bross, who just happened to be Dan Uggla's agent. Jones says she had sex with Uggla. Well, we now know Bross was the guy using porn arm candy. JUMP!
About three years ago, for some reason, we were building up a fake Facebook account using the name Richard Harden. Making friends with professional baseball players was pretty simple since they just figured it was then Oakland A's pitcher Rich Harden wanting to 'Friend' up. For some reason Angels catcher Mike Napoli ended up a 'Friend.' Cool, whatever. Then the other night it reminded us - wait, Napoli, World Series & implants! Time to repost. JUMP!
Now infamous 20-year-old porn star Bibi Jones (@XXXBiBiJones) made even more news this afternoon, according to Business Insider. Reporter Tony Manfred caught up with the slutty provocateur for an interview on comments made Monday to a Boston radio station in which Bibi claimed a baseball agent would hook her up with baseball players after Diamondbacks games. Nothing wrong with that, right? Um, did that agent use the porntress to land clients.JUMP!
Look here, babydoll, you need a casual encounter at Game 6 in St. Louis? Just happens that Kevin the Intern lives in West Lafayette, Indiana & can be there in 4-5 hours. You email us, say the word and his ass will be southbound in a heartbeat. Bring a hot girlfriend we can hook up with. In other news, the Baltimore Ravens dropped a giant deuce on their 2011 season. That offense looks unstoppable. Four field goals beat you? Pathetic. Congrats to those who had Jags +11.5.
Much is being made this afternoon of Tony La Russa's daughter dropping a Twitter bomb last night by referencing a crackhead and Ron Washington. Devon La Russa is backtracking from this: "I saw a crack head doing "The Wash" today. Coincidence? I think not..." That tweet was deleted & followed by: I really truly did not mean to be offensive! It's a phrase I use, meant as a joke. Please don't be offended! Go Cards!!! Now comes mom, Elaine & this. JUMP!
Again, these baseball cap bank robbers keep killing us with their creativity. Normally, a bank robber comes in, makes his demand or passes a note, money is handed over and the transaction process is complete. But then we get Braves Hat Bank Robber and his buddy, Shorty. They have a weird plan that means, when caught, both will be doing hard time on felony robbery convictions. Nice to see Adidas get repped during one of these heists, though. Details - JUMP!
We're kinda digging this new idea from ESPN where they throw a Baseball Tonight set outside ballparks and let drunks yell at future hall of famers. They'll also get a few racists signs into a shot here and there. And then there is Schill-dog. He's never one to shy away from a little tussle with controversy. Take today when some guy called him out for that turkey neck blasting through a collared shirt. Schill-dog isn't afraid to throw down on Twitter. JUMP!
Just look at how the NY Post played the photo of Yankees fan and Libyan rebel holding Gaddafi's gold gun. Perfect placement. Perfect headline. Tabloid journalism at its best. BC used to be in the newspaper business. Want to know why newspapers are getting their asses handed to them? Old fashioned. That secret should be out by now. Spice it up a bit, boys. Go visit Newseum. Count the number of papers who showed the death photo. Then figure out who's broke.
The St. Louis Cardinals are three games away from winning the World Series and making one crazy bastard considerably wealthier. A St. Louis man laid $500 down on two bets picking the Cards to make the Series and win the Series on September 12. Vegas didn't think too much of the Cardinals odds at the time, so the payouts will be substantial. We run you through the particulars. Check it!
Ah, to be a mediocre baseball player with staying power. That's what former Oakland A's and Colorado Rockies shortstop Walt Weiss was and it paid him well. It paid him so well, in fact, he was able to afford 73 acres in Colorado. Now he wants to pawn it off for a cool $4 million. Hey, why not? It comes with it's own baseball diamond so you can do your Field of Dreams thing. We've got the photos. Check it!
What do we remember about Pat Hentgen's run as a right-handed pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays? Oh, maybe that 1996 season when he won 20 games and had 10 complete games on his way to a Cy Young Award. That was pretty much the end, though. He'd eventually make $37,000,000 over a 14-year career and then buy a house in Tarpon Springs, Fla. with one of the most worthless theater rooms we've ever seen. Pat, seriously, $2mm for that garbage? JUMP!