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Cubs Play Inappropriate Song as Aroldis Chapman Walks off Mound, Team Apologizes

During the ninth inning of Sunday's 6-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field, the Chicago Cubs played a song called "Smack My B---h Up" as Aroldis Chapman walked off the mound.

That is a wildly inappropriate song for a sporting event, and the Cubs closer's history only intensifies the misstep. 

Warning: The following tweets contain NSFW language.

Dodgers Ask Fans to Rank Vin Scully's Top 20 Calls, Will Reveal Winner in Sept.

Veteran announcer Vin Scully has had too many iconic calls to count.

But on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers asked fans to rank the 88-year-old's top 20, which include perfect games by Don Larsen (1956) and Sandy Koufax (1965) and Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter (2014). Also featured are Hank Aaron's 715th home run (1974) and the team's first game after Sept. 11 (2001).

Cubs P and TCU Alum Jake Arrieta Loses Bet, Will Get Coastal Carolina Tattoo

Tattoo bets are no joke.

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta is about to find that out.

TCU, the 30-year-old ace’s former school, lost its chance to reach the College World Series finals after losing Saturday night’s game to Coastal Carolina, 7-5.

Ken Griffey Jr. Throws 1st Pitch at Mariners Game, Does Felix Hernandez's Pose

Before the Seattle Mariners hosted the Oakland Athletics at home on Friday night, Ken Griffey Jr. threw out the first pitch.

On its own, that’s pretty cool.

But Junior tossed the ball to Mariners star Felix Hernandez and then hit the former Cy Young winner’s celebratory dance he broke out after his perfect game in 2012:

Blue Jays Lose After Jose Bautista Slide Results in DP on 'Chase Utley Rule'

Tuesday night's contest between the Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays ended in controversy after a Jose Bautista slide at second base resulted in a "Chase Utley Rule" double play.

Marlins RF Giancarlo Stanton Hits Monster HR off Tigers P Justin Verlander

Looks like Giancarlo Stanton is OK.

After a broken hand cut short his 2015 campaign, the Miami Marlins slugger returned with a bang in his team's season opener against the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.

Justin Verlander entered the bottom of the sixth inning with a no-hitter intact, but Stanton put two on the board with a monster blast to left field.

Cubs CF Jason Heyward Swarmed by Bees in the Outfield, Game Gets Delayed

Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward is apparently despised by members of the bee community.

During his team’s spring training contest against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, the 26-year-old was harassed by a swarm of bees.

Pirates Fan Saves Kid in the Stands from Getting Hit in the Face with Bat


During a Pittsburgh Pirates spring training game Saturday in Kissimmee, Florida, one fan put on his Superman cape and saved the day.

An errant bat came within an outstretched hand of drilling a poor little kid in the head. Luckily, the guy to his right knocked it away.

Pittsburgh beat the Atlanta Braves, 9-6, but the bigger story was the kid's health.


MLB to Have 'Snapchat Day' and Allow Players to Post in the Dugout During Games

Baseball is typically the old man wagging his fist at the youngsters.

Not anymore.

On Friday, March 11, the league will host a “Snapchat Day” when players across the league will be permitted to use “SnapBat” selfie sticks—yes, that’s real—and smartphones in the dugout and bullpen.

Bryce Harper Shows off Unique Exercise, Squats While Standing on Exercise Ball

Bryce Harper doesn’t squat with an exercise ball.

He squats on one.

On Friday, the Washington Nationals star gave the world another reminder of what a freak athlete he is.

A year after winning the National League MVP, the 23-year-old slugger will look to use what he’s done in the weight room to carry Washington back into the postseason.


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