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Catcher Drills Batter in Stomach, But He Clearly Doesn’t Know the Rules MLB Catcher Drills Batter in Stomach, But He Clearly Doesn’t Know the Rules , 10:59am, August 29

During an International League game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Durham Bulls, things got a little weird. A…

Female Little League Catcher’s Play Wows Major Leaguers High School Female Little League Catcher’s Play Wows Major Leaguers , Staff Writer 3:27pm, August 11

Any fan watching a Texas West Little League game would take notice of the catcher. Yes, the person behind the…

Softball Catcher Ejected For Shoving Runner, But Was it the Right Call? High School Softball Catcher Ejected For Shoving Runner, But Was it the Right Call? , Staff Writer 12:16pm, August 5

Umpires in baseball and softball interpret the rules in their own way. Sometimes coaches, players and fans think their interpretations…

Batter Tauntingly Blows Kiss at Catcher, Who Then Gets Ejected High School Batter Tauntingly Blows Kiss at Catcher, Who Then Gets Ejected , Staff Writer 12:50pm, July 23

My basis for any catcher and batter interaction stems from "Ham" Porter chatting up a rival Little League team in…

Baseball Team Goes Full NASCAR Pit Crew To Help Catcher High School Baseball Team Goes Full NASCAR Pit Crew To Help Catcher , Staff Writer 2:50pm, July 19

It seems the time between innings is getting shorter nowadays. Baseball, ever known as a game of brevity, is trying…

Clumsy Tee-Baller Uses Her Face as a Glove, Hilarity Ensues High School Clumsy Tee-Baller Uses Her Face as a Glove, Hilarity Ensues , Staff Writer 4:28pm, July 13

Remember the scene from "The Sandlot"? The one where Scotty Smalls is standing in the outfield, camped under a fly…

Home Plate Collision Sparks Bench-Clearing Brawl in HS Baseball Game High School Home Plate Collision Sparks Bench-Clearing Brawl in HS Baseball Game , Staff Writer 12:30pm, July 9

Rounding third base, runners only have one thing on their mind: score. If you're going for it, you better go…

Baseball Player Tackles Catcher After He’s Called Out High School Baseball Player Tackles Catcher After He’s Called Out , Staff Writer 5:18pm, June 30

It's basically July, which means football season is right around the corner. That isn't to say baseball season has ceased.…

Softball Pitcher Takes Line Drive Off Face Mask Like a Champ High School Softball Pitcher Takes Line Drive Off Face Mask Like a Champ , Staff Writer 3:26pm, June 22

Forty-three feet. That’s all that separates a softball pitcher and hitter. That mound-to-plate distance is about the same length as…

Little Leaguer Throws Punch at Catcher, Gets Ejected High School Little Leaguer Throws Punch at Catcher, Gets Ejected , Staff Writer 4:00pm, June 21

They say all is fair in love and war. All is fair in baseball when a kid has a mohawk…

What Happened to Brad Cresse After LSU’s 2000 CWS Title? College Baseball What Happened to Brad Cresse After LSU’s 2000 CWS Title? , Staff Writer 2:31pm, June 15

You're 9 years old in the backyard. A makeshift diamond is set up that more resembles a rhombus, but who…

High Schooler Levels Catcher, Somehow Isn’t Ejected High School High Schooler Levels Catcher, Somehow Isn’t Ejected , Staff Writer 2:11pm, June 15

If you've never seen a football player take the baseball field, it isn't always pretty. Every fielder on the diamond…

The “Slip Pitch” is Softball’s Most Deceitful Trick College Softball The “Slip Pitch” is Softball’s Most Deceitful Trick , Staff Writer 1:11pm, June 11

Baseball has knuckleballs and eephuses and screwballs and spitballs, but what is softball's equivalent of a trick pitch? Sure, there…

Softball Catcher Drills Batter on Stolen Base Throw High School Softball Catcher Drills Batter on Stolen Base Throw , Staff Writer 10:50am, June 10

Softball players are tough. They've endured ground balls to the face, full-scorpion face plants, nasty forearm collisions at home plate,…

Controversial “Obstruction” Call in WCWS Divides Softball World College Softball Controversial “Obstruction” Call in WCWS Divides Softball World , Staff Writer 12:58pm, June 9

The Florida State Seminoles took down the No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners in Game 1 of the Women's College World Series…

Ball Gets Stuck in Umpire’s Front Pocket & Allows Run to Score College Baseball Ball Gets Stuck in Umpire’s Front Pocket & Allows Run to Score , Staff Writer 12:12pm, June 8

Just when you thought you've seen everything on the diamond, college baseball is there to prove you wrong. A jousting…

Daring Runner Steals Home When He Catches Pitcher Snoozing College Baseball Daring Runner Steals Home When He Catches Pitcher Snoozing , Staff Writer 2:12pm, June 3

Stealing home is one of the hardest things to do in baseball. It takes the speed of Benny "The Jet"…

Minor Leaguers Throw Punches in Massive Bench-Clearing Brawl MLB Minor Leaguers Throw Punches in Massive Bench-Clearing Brawl , Staff Writer 12:04pm, May 26

Baseball missed the minor leagues last season. Like, really missed them. Not just for the dollar beers, delicious hot dogs…