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Chapman’s Instagram of the staples in his head


Aroldis Chapman got hit in the face by a line drive earlier this week. The Reds pitcher is one of the hardest throwers in baseball having a fastball recorded 103 MPH.

Earlier this week he got hit in the face by a line drive and was carried off by a stretcher. The ball he threw was clocked at 99 MPH. Chapman recently underwent a procedure to insert a titanium plate in his head. He should be throwing in 10-14 days and back in game conditions in 4-6 weeks.

Here’s a photo that he just instagrammed of the staples in his head. (Warning, this is graphic)

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Best Minor League Uniform Promotions

On I posted some of the best promotional uniforms in Minor League Baaseball that have been unveiled.


With baseball season around the corner, many Minor League teams have been announcing their promotional schedule. If you’re a minor league team looking to get noticed, one way is to unveil a wacky unconventional uniform. That is exactly what these teams have done. Here are some of the best uniform promotions announced so far.

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Barry Bonds is looking slim these days!

Here’s my post from earlier today at TSN’s Bardown

Barry Bonds is now Skinny!

The San Francisco Giants legend showed up at Spring Training today sporting a much different look than when we last saw him during his playing days.

Bonds’ listed weight fluctuated from 185 in his rookie season with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1986 to 228 in his final season with San Francisco in 2007.

The much slimmer Bonds is in camp to be a special instructor for the Giants.

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