Posts Tagged Card

  • Oakland A’s: Will the A’s earn a Wild Card spot?

    Josh Donaldson The Oakland A’s currently sit on top of the AL Wild Card standings by half a game. The Kansas City Royals are hot on the Athletics heals and the Seattle Mariners are also not far behind – only 1.5 games back. With the American League Wild Card race heating up and the Oakland A’s...

  • In Event of NL Wild Card Game, Pittsburgh Pirates Have Key Choice to Make

    The 2014 Major League Baseball season is reaching its end, and it looks as if the Pittsburgh Pirates are primed for another postseason run at the organization's first title since 1979.   With just eight games remaining in the regular season, the Pirates lead the Milwaukee Brewers by three-and-a...

  • Updated Report Card Grades for MLB’s Top 2014 September Call-Ups

    It hasn't even been three weeks since rosters expanded and teams announced their September call-ups, but some of baseball’s top prospects have already made a splash during their short time in the major leagues. Hitters such as Cory Spangenberg (San Diego Padres), Maikel Franco (Philadelphia Ph...

  • Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in Wild Card

    A day after mustering only two hits, the Milwaukee Brewers offense burst forth today in a relentless offensive assault on the Cincinnati Reds, winning 9-2 and remaining a game and a half behind the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Wild Card. The Brewers collected 15 hits and used a five-run seventh innin...

  • Ranking the Top Possible 1-Game MLB Wild Card Playoff Pitching Matchups

    The addition of a second wild-card spot in each league has made for a wider field of MLB contenders once again this year. As many as 16 teams can still claim to be in contention, and that should make for an exciting final two weeks of the season. Not only has the implementation of a second wild-card...

  • No-Quit Miami Marlins Making Late Push for Final NL Wild Card

    Sorry to begin with a dictionary definition, but...Merriam-Webster defines "fish story" as, "A story that is so strange or surprising that it seems very unlikely to be true." Sounds precisely like the tale the Miami Marlins are trying to write in 2014. Entering the season, most experts pegged ...

  • Ken Griffey Jr. owns 100 copies of his Photoshopped Upper Deck rookie card (photo)

    Ken Griffey Jr.’s arrival in the major leagues in 1989 as a bright-eyed, teenaged rookie with the Seattle Mariners was met with great fanfare and anticipation, not only from baseball fans, but those involved in the baseball card business as well. Griffey was only 18 years old when his Upper Deck r...

  • Russell Wilson Appears on 2014 Topps Baseball Card After Rule 5 Draft by Rangers

    Apparently, living out one childhood dream was not enough for Russell Wilson. On the precipice of leading his Seattle Seahawks into MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII, Wilson is now headed toward immortality in baseball as well: He's set to have his own Topps baseball card. Of course, there is no...

  • Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Appears on Texas Rangers Baseball Card

    In the middle of the 2014 NFL Super Bowl week, Seattle Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson is making his way around the Internet for appearing on a Texas Rangers baseball card. NFL on Fox tweeted a picture of the Bowman brand baseball card on January 27. Bowman brand is part of Topps, a popular ba...

  • Mets filmed an incredibly awkward holiday card for their fans

    The holiday season is upon us, and the New York Mets are hoping their fans have a safe and happy holiday season. Of course, this video card they released might scare their fans more than anything else. Matt Harvey and Travis d'Arnaud singing offkey is one thing, but Justin Turner and Lucas Duda si...