Lincecum tosses No-Hitter!

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum threw the second no-hitter of the 2013 season, blanking the San Diego Padres 9-0 tonight.  It took 148  pitches, as Lincecum struck out thirteen Padres while walking four.

Hunter Pence made a spectacular diving catch on a line drive to end the eighth inning.

The last Giants no-hitter was thrown by Matt Cain just last season.

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Bailey throws a No-No Again!

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey threw the first no-hitter of the 2013 season, blanking the San Francisco Giants 3-0 tonight.   Tossing 109 pitches, Bailey struck out nine Giants and only walked one.

Gregor Blanco worked a walk leading off the seventh inning to break up the potential perfect game.

The last Reds no-hitter was thrown by Homer Bailey just last season in Pittsburgh against the Pirates on September 28th, 2012.

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Aaron Hernandez Arrested & Charged with Murder; Cut by Patriots

Well here is another case of a scum bag human being.  Celebrities & athletes, people who seem to have it all…….fame, fortune, talent…all for nothing.

Aaron Hernandez Arrested – ESPN

 

Hernandez was arrested and charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd as well as 4 misdemeanor gun charges.

The New England Patriots have released tight end Aaron Hernandez.  The release will cost the Patriots a large amount of dead money towards the salary cap in 2013/2014.

Aaron Hernandez career profile & statistics

2013 MLB Power Rankings – Mid-June Edition

 

Here is a look at how teams around baseball stack up heading towards July.

#1. St. Louis Cardinals (45-26) – The Cardinals are among the best current franchises in sports. Consistently competitive along with multiple championships.  They are at it again in 2013 holding the best record in baseball to this point.

#2. Boston Red Sox (44-29) – It appears the culture and negativity has been bounced from Boston.  They’ve had a great run to this point but there are a lot of games left against a lot of talented divisional opponents.

#3. Oakland Athletics (43-30) – Who are these guys?  The A’s still don’t have many recognizable faces to the average baseball fan yet they continue to win baseball games.  Strong pitching along with clutch hitting usually = victories.

#4. Cincinnati Reds (43-29) – Consistent starting pitching. Dominating closer and a strong offense has the Reds looking to reach the postseason for the 2nd consecutive season.

#5. Atlanta Braves (42-30) – The Braves are loaded with talent both offensively and pitching wise.  We’ve seen how good they can be when they play there best. (11-1 start).  Justin Upton needs to again find his stroke. Continue reading

Patriots sign free agent QB Tim Tebow

In non-breaking news the New England Patriots signed QB Tim Tebow last week.  Tebow is expected to be #3 on the QB depth chart behind Tom Brady and #15 Ryan Mallet.  Tebow was assigned jersey #5 by the team which looks to be permanent as jersey sales have begun.  The moves doesn’t come as shock to Patriots fans at he provides depth & versatility, two of Bill B’s favorite qualities in a football player. Will it work?  That question has yet to be answered but there is essentially nothing to lose so why not give it a shot?

Patriots sign free agent QB Tim Tebow.

 

Tim Tebow joins New England