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Pat Neshek gets signed Babe Ruth ball after trading numbers with John Lackey

Sports.yahoo.com  -  Sports customs say that players can swap numbers upon arriving at a new team, but they don't always come cheap. Baltimore Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman, for instance, recently got a Rolex for agreeing to give Ubaldo Jimenez No. 31 after Jimenez signed with the Orioles this season.Most of the time, jersey-number trade negotiations involve luxury items or big checks. But when John Lackey was traded 1 day 11 hours

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Cubs grounds crew booed when it can't cover field with tarp at Wrigley

Sports.yahoo.com  -  After a quick rain storm apparently took them by surprise Tuesday night, the Wrigley Field grounds crew sadly and hilariously struggled for six or seven minutes to get a soaked tarp to fully cover the infield during the fifth inning. In true Chicago form, many in the crowd booed the grounds crew's feeble execution. "Pull, pull, pull!" others shouted.Only the Cubs grounds crew wouldn't know how to 2 days

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Angels Looking Like MLB's Best After Furious Acsension to Top of AL West

Bleacherreport.com  -  The last time the Los Angeles Angels were alone atop the American League West, Thor was No. 1 at the box office. OK, so May 15, 2011, wasn't that long ago. Yet it must seem like long enough to Angels fans, who watched their club limp to third-place finishes in each of the last two seasons. Now, with a 4-2 win Monday night against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, the Halos moved a half 2 days

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Nationals get third straight walk-off win, extend winning streak to seven games

Sports.yahoo.com  -  It seems like the Washington Nationals have been playing with magic wands the past few days.The Nats won their third straight game via a walk-off hit Monday night and their seventh consecutive game overall. Adam LaRoche blasted an 11th inning home run — a no-doubt type of homer — to give the Nats a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.After the game, LaRoche told reporters, including Chelsea Ja 2 days

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Cubs rookie Javier Baez annihilates a baseball (Video)

Sports.yahoo.com  -  Chicago Cubs rookie Javier Baez, he of the 60 minor-league homers since the start of 2013, launched his fifth home run Monday since joining the big-league team. It came in the ninth inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field and it might have landed in the East River.OK, the ball wasn't hit that far, but it was absolutely crushed by Baez. It looked like something Yoenis Cespedes hit last seas 3 days

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Jessica Alba Throws Out 1st Pitch from the Mound at Dodger Stadium

Bleacherreport.com  -  Jessica Alba is known for her acting skills, but, as it turns out, she has pretty good form on the mound.The Sin City: A Dame to Kill For star was invited to throw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium before Sunday's game. Miss Texas set the bar pretty low this past weekend, so the actress probably practiced enough to make sure she didn't join the list of infamous first pitches.Be 3 days

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Farm Uses Derek Jeter's Face for Giant Corn Maze

Bleacherreport.com  -  As New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter continues his final season in Major League Baseball, people continue to pay tribute to the 40-year-old shortstop.The latest tribute comes from Von Thun's Country Farm in New Jersey, which created this five-acre corn maze. It will be up until the end of October.[MLB.com, h/t NJ.com]Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com 4 days

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Yasiel Puig Shares Silly Video of Him Going Through Outfield Wall for a Catch

Bleacherreport.com  -  Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is built like a brick, so when he collides with the outfield wall to make a catch, damage will happen to either him or the wall. MLB FanCave created this goofy video, which Puig himself shared from his Twitter account. It's well edited and quite entertaining.@YasielPuig And the Vine version: https://t.co/3eytqdmG4J— MLB Fan Cave (@MLBFanC 6 days

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