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Houston Astros Fan Throws Latest Worst First Pitch Ever

This Houston Astros fan throws the latest worst pitch ever. Who's next?
Via Gamedayr
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It’s a tall order, but this Astros fan’s first pitch may be one of the worst ever (video)

The pantheon of pathetic ceremonial first pitches is packed with poor showings, embarrassing failures and outright travesties. So many, in fact, that it would take far too much time to chronicle each and every one of them. While it is indeed harder than it looks – just ask 50 Cent — the act of either […] The post It’s a tall order, but this Astros fan’s first pitch may...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Carter’s three-run blast caps Astros’ comeback

Chris Carter’s a relatively emotionless slugger, a trait that can bring him at times some undue criticism, suggestions he might not care. A slow exit from the batter’s box in the eighth inning was deserved flare Tuesday night. He crushed a 439-foot, go-ahead homer to left field as far as Minute Maid Park’s enclosed roof would allow in a 4-2 Astros win over the A’s. If anything...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Astros fan spikes terrible first pitch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Is it just me, or has this been one of the worst years for ceremonial first pitches that Major League Baseball has ever seen? A Houston Astros fan may have topped them all on Tuesday night. As you can see, the young lady spiked the ball directly into the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Cute Houston Astros Fan Threw out the 1st Pitch Last Night, Needed Pine Tar ...

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Via Bob's Blitz
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Astros Fan Tops 50 Cent, Miss Texas For Year’s Worst First Pitch (Video)

Stop the fight. We have a winner. The 2014 Major League Baseball season has seen the full gamut of terrible, horrible, no good, very bad ceremonial first pitches, but the one tossed out Tuesday by one “lucky” Houston Astros fan takes the cake. Your browser does not support iframes. That was more of a slam dunk/volleyball spike, and its never a good sign when the ball hits the...
Via NESN.com
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Astros fan spikes first pitch into the ground (Video)

A Houston Astros fan botched the ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday night's game at Minute Maid Park by spiking the ball into the ground. It wasn't planned, but was more a matter of releasing the ball too late in her throwing motion. She probably could have used a little more practice.Astros mascot Orbit hung his head in disappointment, but gave the fan a reassuring...
Via Holdout Sports
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WATCH: Fan at Astros game has terrible first pitch

One lucky Astros fan was invited to throw out the first pitch before Tuesday night's Athletics-Astros game. And after watching her fail as badly as 50 Cent did, the team may want to consider vetting their choices next time...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This New Horrible First Pitch Takes The Cake (Gif)

This Houston Astros fan wasn’t impressed. There’s nothing we can really say about this first pitch. Please watch. This pitch hurt our soul. [L/D] The post This New Horrible First Pitch Takes The Cake (Gif) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Tigers unlikely to land Astros closer Qualls

The Tigers have long been interested in Astros closer Chad Qualls, even before he signed with Houston last winter. Their latest efforts to acquire him appear likely to meet the same fate as their previous ones. "As far as I know, from a Tigers baseball standpoint, there's nothing," manager Brad Ausmus said Tuesday. MLB Network first reported Tuesday morning that Detroit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Astros Rumors: Chad Qualls claimed on waivers by an unknown team

The Houston Astros have been running their players through waivers this August, hoping to continue to develop some more minor league talent in their system. They traded Jarred Cosart on July 31st to the Marlins, but might be able to deal a few more players this month to get a few more prospects for the future. On Saturday, they placed both Scott Feldman and Chad Qualls on revocable...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Brad Peacock expects to make next start

The Houston Astros lost to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday by the score of 3-2 to drop to 55-75 on the season. Although 22 games out in the division, the Astros have improved upon last year's win total of 55 with 32 games left in the season. A respectable 16th in the league in runs scored, the Astros need improvement with a staff that is 26th in the league in ERA. There is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Brad Peacock, George Springer

The Houston Astros improved to 55-74 with a 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday. The Astros got strong pitching from starter Brad Peacock before he had to leave the game after five innings with pain in his forearm. The good news is that the injury doesn't appear to be serious. In other injury news, rookie outfielder George Springer continues to recover from a left...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros star in terrible mall commercial of their own

The “intentionally terrible” mall commercial that has caught fire this week has inspired numerous parodies, and Houston Astros pitchers Dallas Keuchel and Collin McHugh starred in a remake of their own. Quickly, two thoughts. 1) Why are they advertising “back to baseball” when we’re near the end of August? 2) Is someone going to get wound up at a pitcher advertising pine...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros could still sign No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken?

The Houston Astors failed to sign the first overall pick in Brady Aiken after selecting the left-hander in June. Concerns over his elbow in a pre-signing physical caused the Astros to lower his signing bonus and for a deal between the two to fall though. The Astros also failed to sign fifth-round pick Jacob Nix who has a grievance hearing scheduled. Reports across the web circulated...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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