Posts Tagged Head

  • World Series: heart says Royals, head says Giants

    When it comes to the World Series, or any championship for that matter, it comes down to picking with either your heart or your head. The San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals present a perfect example of this long-standing debacle. Let me tell you a story…back in October of 2003, after ...

  • Kansas City Royals: Head home with a 2-0 lead

    Mike Moustakas has been the most valuable player in the Royals’ offensive power success  this postseason (kansas.com). The Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 6-4 on Saturday giving them a 2-0 lead in the ALCS and pull them within two victories of representing the Amer...

  • Video: Royals Alex Gordon hit in back of the head by pitch

    When you have a player that is red hot at the plate the one way you can cool him down is to pitch around him. Give him nothing to hit and he can't hit. However, if you are a dirty rat of a pitcher there's another way you can get a batter to back off.Nail him in the head with a pitch.@cjzero/TwitterR...

  • Jose Altuve Shows Off Jump Swing, Makes Contact On Pitch Over His Head (GIF)

    Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve could have used a stepladder Monday night. The 5-foot-5 All-Star is having a monster season, leading the league in batting average (.345) and hits (221) while ranking third in steals (54). But he’s also the shortest active player in Major League Baseball...

  • Dustin Pedroia Injury: Updates on Red Sox Star’s Head and Return

    Dustin Pedroia's Saturday night was over quickly as the Boston Red Sox second baseman left early after getting hit in the head by Logan Forsythe of the Tampa Bay Rays. According to Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com, Pedroia was hit by Forsythe's forearm as he slid into second: McAdam had more after the game...

  • Dustin Pedroia Elbowed In Head By Logan Forsythe, Exits Game With Injury

    Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia exited Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field with an apparent head injury. Pedroia was elbowed in the head by Logan Forsythe on a play at second base in the bottom of the second inning. Forsythe was diving head-first into second ...

  • Yankees’ five-game winning streak credited to reliever’s horse head mask? (photos)

    With time winding down on the season and the New York Yankees’ hopes of making the postseason dwindling, relief pitcher Shawn Kelley may have inadvertently stumbled upon the team’s good luck charm while perusing Amazon. Kelley last week debuted a particularly disturbing-looking horse head mask d...

  • Young Washington Nationals Fan Takes Foul Ball to Head While Falling onto Field

    So many things went wrong for this poor kid, all at the same time. A young Nationals fan found himself bruised and covered in dirt after a series of unfortunate events at Nationals Park on Wednesday night. It all began in the bottom of the sixth when Bryce Harper pieced a low, foul ball over t...

  • Dan Jennings Injury: Updates on Marlins Pitcher’s Head and Return

    Updates from Friday, Aug. 8 MLB.com's Joe Frisaro has an update on Jennings' status: Jennings provided a status update on Friday: Original Text There was a scary moment during Thursday's game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins, as relief pitcher Dan Jennings had to be carted off afte...

  • WATCH: Dan Jennings hit in head by liner, carted off field

    Miami reliever Dan Jennings was involved in a scary moment during Thursday’s Pirates-Marlins matchup. In the seventh inning of the game, Jennings was hit in the left side of his head by a Jordy Mercer line drive. He immediately fell down to the ground, and then got up and staggered around on the m...