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  1. Chevy makes the best of exec's nervous speech

    Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  2. Baserunning adventures of Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura...

    Jayson Stark

    Jean Segura performed an act of baserunning madness Friday that he'll be seeing, on scoreboard video-screen blooper reels, for the rest of his life.

    Blog | Conversation | April 20, 2013
  3. Webber & the 10 biggest sports gaffes

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Hard to believe, but it's true: 20 years have passed since Chris Webber made his most infamous play, calling for a timeout with none left in the 1993 national championship game between Michigan and North Carolina. So, to "celebrate" the 20th anniv...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  4. Verlander proves he's king of the hill

    David Schoenfield

    Sometimes a playoff series comes down to a blooper here and there, or that one extra clutch hit, or maybe a key managerial move or a critical injury. And sometimes it comes down to which team has the best player. With all due respect to Miguel ...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  5. Kansas City boos, more no-hitters and other outlandish prediction...

    Jim Caple

    There will be boos. There will be bloopers. There will be Billy Butler. Baseball's second half will be full of bombshells.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  6. David Wright lifts Mets at Miami with home run, 3 singles

    David Wright homered and singled three times in his fourth consecutive multihit game Saturday, and R.A. Dickey earned his fifth victory by pitching six innings to help the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 9-3.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 12, 2012
  7. Padres 3, Dodgers 0

    Padres 3, Dodgers 0

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 21, 2012
  8. The Bronx Bloopers?

    Wallace Matthews

    Interesting piece in the Newark Star-Ledger this weekend from my pal Jeff Bradley, formerly of ESPN The Magazine, who writes the Yankees became too reliant on the longball to be successful in the postseason. "If you don't have singles hitters," sa...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  9. A history of World Series Game 7

    David Schoenfield

    There have been 35 Game 7s played in the World Series. They provide many of the most indelible moments in the sport's long history: Bill Mazeroski's home run, Jack Morris' shutout, Luis Gonzalez's blooper, Joaquin Andujar going nuts. Now we have 3...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  10. Manager's moment: No walks in 9th

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- Tony La Russa was faced with some tough choices in the ninth inning of Game 2. After a blooper by Ian Kinsler (Michael Young called it a lawn dart), a two-strike single by Elvis Andrus and a botched play by Albert Pujols when he failed t...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  11. Story complete: Cards rise, Braves fall

    David Schoenfield

    It was a sickening way for the Atlanta Braves' season to die, with Hunter Pence's cracked-bat blooper that didn't even escape the infield but forlornly fell in no-man's land between first baseman Freddie Freeman and second baseman Dan Uggla. There...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  12. Weaver spins contender's comeback

    David Schoenfield

    Last week, the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3, scoring two runs in the eighth inning on Ian Kinsler's two-out barely-making-contact blooper off Ervin Santana. The hit knocked Santana from the game, and, seemingly, knocked the Angels ou...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  13. Mets use HRs to overcome Braves; Dan Uggla extends hit streak to ...

    Justin Turner homered twice and the New York Mets stopped a five-game losing streak with an 11-7 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 06, 2011
  14. Miguel Olivo hits home run off Ryan Raburn's glove in Mariners' w...

    Miguel Olivo hit a blooper-reel home run and Felix Hernandez extended his dominance of the Detroit Tigers in the Seattle Mariners' 7-3 win Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  15. Cliff Lee's no-hit bid ends after 4 2/3

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW YORK -- The no-hit bid ended with a blooper. Yankees catcher Jorge Posada hit a little flare to shallow right field, just beyond second baseman Ian Kinsler's range, for a single with two out in the bottom of the fifth. Lee is in the midst o...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  16. Rays strike first for first time this series

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Poor communication between second baseman Ian Kinsler and right fielder Nelson Cruz cost the Texas Rangers a run in the top of the second inning. Kinsler backpedaled on Matt Joyce's blooper into shallow right. Cruz looked to ha...

    Blog | October 10, 2010