Daily Archives: June 15, 2014


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Everyone knows about Yasiel Puig, everything from his ties to the drug cartel he apparently owes money to for being brought over to the US from Cuba to his crazy plays in the outfield and hard hitting bat. The one thing Puig is most famous for?? His bat flip. He flips his bat when he hits a home run or at least so I thought until I saw this video. Now I have no real issue with Puig’s showy behavior – it’s not like he is going all Manny Machado on people. Going all “Manny Machado” and acting like a […]

Puig almost hits himself with famous bat flip (video)


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I’ve reported on Jimmy Rollins’ stance about being traded on both Call to the Pen and OutsidePitchMLB. Both times Rollins’ remained firm in his resolve. He would not approve a trade away from the Philadelphia Phillies. Rollins falls under MLB’s 10-5 rule. It basically means that any player who has been in the league ten years and has spent five of those years with the same team can veto any trade thrown their way. So up until Saturday, Rollins had said there was no way he’d EVER approve a trade.  His stance softened when he talked to reporters  Saturday saying […]

Jimmy Rollins changes mind, might accept a trade


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The Colorado Rockies’ Brandon Barnes hit his second inside the park home run in June on Saturday. It was also his second in the last ten days! It prompted me to look up some inside the park home run statistics. To read more about Brandon Barnes big walk-off inside the park home run against the San Francisco Giants on FanSided’s Call to the Pen, CLICK HERE! Inside The Park Home Runs: Did you know? Ty Cobb holds the record American League record for most inside the park home runs in a season with nine in 1909. The National League/Major League record for most […]

Rockies’ Brandon Barnes & a brief history of inside the ...



Welcome to another edition of ICYMI: Around MLB with Oakland A’s Socks Girl! I am going to post highlights from my blog, daily articles from both my sites Call to the Pen and OutsidePitchMLB as well as list the days scores. If there’s something you want to see so that Bullpen, Baseball & Sock Talk will be your first stop for all the latest news around the league please let me know! Leave a comment! Email me: jenrainwater@bbstmlb.com or hit me up on Twitter @OakAsSocksGrl! I would love to hear your suggestions and feedback!That’s my goal to get you guys coming […]

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