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Category: <span>baseball</span>

  By Will Startup I thought I had snagged my prize pair of cleats back in August with a sample model of the Jordan Trunner Dominate Metal. I had seen a fuzzy picture earlier this summer from the Jordan Brand catalog of the Air Jordan 12 metal and molded. I wondered if this […]

It was an interesting year with lots of changes and oddities. The front brim skull cap made plenty of appearances and catchers really started to switch masks because of concussions. Like in football, things are starting to change. People are becoming more aware of the back swings to the head […]

Great season and a great championship team.  Papi is a Hall of Famer.  When do pitchers and catchers report?? Here’s the second half of our Gold Glove feature, this time starring the National League. Adam Wainwright – Mizuno Pro Limited Adam Wainwright wears a custom version of the most expensive […]

So all the stat nerds’ whining and complaining finally got ’em somewhere, as 2013 marks the first time that the Rawlings Gold Glove award voting took into account advanced defensive metrics, which I still don’t understand.  I’m sure you’ve already read 15 articles about it today, so I’m not going […]

Who is baseball’s all-time hits leader? If you said Pete Rose, you’re wrong. No man in the sport’s history can claim as many knocks (or subsequent mound visits) as our guest today, Jack Hillerich III, Louisville Slugger’s former CEO and current Chairman of the Board. From 1969 until 2001, Jack […]

New Balance tells us that these are Dustin Pedroia’s new home 4040v2s.  He has not worn them yet, and this is the first time anyone has seen them.  Look for these in Game 6 in Boston on Saturday!  (If you haven’t already, read all about Pedroia in our recent interview […]

No athlete knows the difference a millimeter can make as much as a baseball player, and New Balance aims to cut down your margin for error with a new concept called ProBalance (check out our interview with NB Baseball for more info).  With ProBalance, the New Balance 4040v2 turf shoe […]

NL home run champion Pedro Alvarez, aptly nicknamed “El Toro” (the Bull) has beastly power and should be hitting moonshots for years to c0me.  He’s also a sneakerhead, and takes his on-field style and off-field style seriously.  Check his Instagram for more of what I’m talking about, and check what […]

Got a few gems from @GeminiKeez this morning.  Vote for your fresh pick in the poll below. Also, Nike Baseball tweeted a couple looks at their special cleat for Mariano’s retirement: The links: New Balance 4040 (also see the newer 4040v2) Rawlings PROTB24 (Delmon Young) Mizuno 9 Spike Swagger 2 New […]

“Mike had to work on stuff that didn’t come naturally to him, more so than other catchers who maybe do it more naturally.” –Mike Scioscia (skip to 3 minutes for the stuff Mike Napoli decided to work on in the 2011 playoffs while Scioscia worked on his golf game) Treat this […]

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