Back With A Bang
Cool moment from last night’s Nationals game, when outfielder Bryce Harper returned from a five-week stint on the disabled list and homered in his first at-bat. But it was a mixed bag, for Washington play-by-play announcer Bob Carpenter, who said it would be nice if Harper homered in his first at-bat, but then blew the call by saying the ball went off the wall.
A fan at last night’s Rays-Astros game took a foul ball right off the top of the head and basically went down as if he had been shot by a sniper.
Quote Of The Day
“Three strippers followed me, I followed them back. Next thing I know I’m in the GM’s office. Now I’m off Twitter.” This is how Rams first-round pick Tavon Austin explained the dangers of Twitter to a group of high school students yesterday.
When Javier Cantero, President of Argentine club, Independiente, tried to meet with fans over the weekend, things didn’t go so well. Actually, that’s a slight understatement because fans hurled furniture at him.
In Monday’s P.M. Hot Clicks, my fill-in, Chris Sesno, brought you a Mets fan wearing an Art Vandelay jersey. Not only did this prompt Justin from Baltimore, to let us know that there are 73 Art Vandelays in the U.S., but @abieDweck also let us know about another Seinfeld storyline that’s in the headlines today.
Sports Video Of The Day
We can all use a little football in July, so here is Edmonton Eskimos offensive lineman Matt O’Donnell CRUSHING Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back Diamond Ferri during an interception return. (Thanks to Thomas for the video.)
Videobombs Video Of The Day
Here’s the best of the best from this past NBA season.