Perfect Pitch

No, not a perfect game… but a few days (July 2) ago marked the 50th anniversary of what many baseball historians think is the greatest pitching duel ever (between the Milwaukee Braves’ lefty Warren Spahn and the San Francisco Giants’ Juan Marichal). Grantland’s Jonah Keri had a great piece up the other day on […]

Oh, say can you shred?

Metallica rocks. That is all.

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The pair’s version was respectful, but it definitely retained that Metallica spirit and energy. The crowd certainly ate it up, which hopefully gave James and Kirk an added boost of confidence as they return to the studio to complete their long-awaited follow-up to 2008?s […]

“If I think about crashing, how am I gonna do my job?”

Best seat in the house. The best. For those with MLB Network, cannot recommend “The Third Team” enough.

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The Mark of Cain

This mark is a positive one. Mark Cain of the San Francisco Giants pitched a perfect game against the Astros tonight.

For all those Giants masterpieces, from Christy Mathewson to Juan Marichal and Gaylord Perry, Matt Cain topped them all.

Cain pitched the franchise’s first perfect game and the 22nd in major league […]