Nesn.com - Nobody ruins a feel-good moment like the IRS. Christian Lopez, the Yankees fan who caught Derek's Jeter's 3,000th hit, will probably owe the Internal Revenue Service $5,000 to $13,000 in taxes for the estimated $32,000 luxury suite seats the Yankees gave him as a gift, the New York Daily News reports. 883 days
Bustedcoverage.com - We had a conversation with our old friend David Freedman of Tempe12 fame yesterday afternoon. BC had ambitions of getting a reporter into a MLB Home Run Derby afterparty so the initial reaction was to contact David. Come to find out Freedman had his Tempe12 ladies scheduled to work the Marucci Bats party at the Scottsdale W. But no go on getting our reporter into that bash. 883 days
Larrybrownsports.com - While we have certainly expressed our discontent with some recent athlete tattoos, it looks like there are people in the world who are more fed up with the phenomenon than we are. Tattoos like David Beckham’s Jesus tattoo, A.J. McCarron’s ridiculous chest tattoo, and Monta Ellis’ family tree design highlight some of the most recent bizarre artwork, but the tattoos themselves don’t seem to be the 883 days
Hardballtalk.nbcsports.com - PHOENIX – Say what you will about MLB’s All-Star Game. Call it ridiculous that the winner of an exhibition game clinches home-field advantage for its league representative in the World Series. 883 days
Outsidetheboxscore.blogspot.com - The brawl started after a ground ball by Spokane's Zach Cone led to a force-out at second base. After the play was over, there was an exchange between Spokane's Rougned Odor and Vancouver's Jon Berti, which started the whole brewhaha: 883 days
When you are an All-Star you are an All-Star for life. Alfredo Griffin and Kent Bottenfield may turn up only two hits in Google, but I assure you they say, “former All-Star” before their name.
For as many superstars bas aseball has, nothing showcases players with rare good seasons (in many cases half-seasons) than the All-Star game. Many of these “breakout” years amounted to nothing much in th 883 days