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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Top 11 athletes that have been involved in a murder


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In light of what's going on with the Aaron Hernandez, I thought we could take a look back at other disturbing situations that involve murder cases. Let's take a look at the top 11 athletes that were involved in the most heinous murders of all-time.

 

11. Dante Stallworth's DUI manslaughter charges
I think I can safely bet that Dante Stallworth is the first person to use a Bentley as a murder weapon. It was a 2005 Bentley coup used to kill 59-year-old Mario Reyes who was on his way to the bus depot headed home from work. Stallworth had admitted to drinking the night before as he was headed to the beach in Miami the next morning. Dante was going around 50mph when he reportedly saw Reyes walking. Stallworth flashed his lights giving Reyes a warning; but somehow he ended up hitting him anyway. Toxic reports came back and showed that Stallworth's blood alcohol level was 0.12, which is .04 over the nationwide legal limit. A Miami Beach police report said Reyes was not in a crosswalk on busy MacArthur Causeway when he was struck by the black 2005 Bentley luxury car driven by Stallworth. Dante must have had a helluva lawyer as he only had to pay a $200,000 fine, a 30-day jail sentence, and some community service.


10. Leonard Little's DUI manslaughter charges
After celebrating his birthday, Leonard Little got behind the wheel of his Lincoln Navigator with a blood alcohol level of 0.19 percent and struck Susan Gutweiler's car, killing her instantly in St. Louis, Missouri. Little received 90 days in jail, four years probation and had to perform 1,000 hours of community service. The NFL gave Little a 8-game suspension. Since the manslaughter conviction in '98, Leonard had a run in again behind the wheel. On April 24, 2004, he was arrested again for driving while intoxicated. How fitting, both Leonard and Dante Stallworth attended the University of Tennessee.      


9. Robert Rozier involved in killing seven men
Though he was only a member of the St. Louis Cardinals for only six games we still link this disturbing man with the rest of the troubled athletes. Robert Rozier was involved with a black supremacist cult before joining Yahweh's secret group called "The Brotherhood". In order to be in the group he had to kill a "white devil"(a white male) and bring back body parts to the members before joining. In November 1986, Robert admitted to killing seven men in Florida and was sentenced to 22 years while only serving ten of the years because he agreed to testify against Yahweh's organization. He was later rearrested for passing back checks that totaled up more than $2,000. That became his third felony and now he is serving 25 years to life.


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8. Mark Rogowski rape and murder case
Mark Rogowski ran in the same circles as legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk back in the day. Can you imagine what Mark would be today if he hadn't committed rape and murder on March 21, 1991. The born-again Christian changed his name to "Gator" though it didn't matter because he was an addict to drugs and alcohol. It was also believed that he was having psychological issues as well. "Gator" was contacted by Jessica Bergsten, who was a friend of his ex-girlfriend. She wanted Rogowski to show her around San Diego. When they were scheduled to go out, Bergsten was putting on shoes when Rogowski hit her in the head with The Club several times to the face and skull. Then he raped her over and over again. He then put her in a surfboard bag, drove her to the desert and then buried her. Rogowski pled guilty and received a 31-year prison term for the rape and murder of Jessica Bergsten.  

credit hiphopcube.com 7. Jayson Williams manslaughter charges
This was not the way to spend Valentine's Day. Jayson Williams was sentenced to five years in prison for fatally shooting his limousine driver, Costas Christofi, back in 2002 at Jayson Williams's mansion in New Jersey. He was convicted on four counts for trying to cover up the shooting. Williams took out a shotgun to show some friends when the gun discharged and hit Christofi in the chest killing him immediately. Williams served 18 months in state prison under the terms of the plea. Williams started his sentence on February 23, 2010 and was released from Rikers on April 13, 2012.

credit deadspin.com 6. Jovan Belcher's Murder/Suicide
How do you explain to a child when she was a newborn, that her father killed her mother after an argument in front of her grandmother? Then he eventually turned the gun on himself in front of the whole Kansas City Chiefs organization? Jovan Belcher was questioning the paternity of his newborn daughter which led to the shooting. Are you kidding me! Get a paternity test and if it AIN'T yours then dump her! This little girl will never ever know what her mom and dad's voices sound like. This kid would be better not knowing the truth at all.  

credit www.ajc.com5. Ray Lewis involved in an Atlanta night club stabbing
The most decorated defensive football player of all-time was caught in a fatal brawl outside an Atlanta nightclub on January 31, 2000. Ray Lewis's group was involved in a scuffle with another group that left Jacinth Baker and Richard Lollar left for dead as both victims were slain to death due to multiple stab wounds. Their were no witnesses that accused Ray of killing the two men but Lewis admitted to giving misleading statements to police on the morning after the killings. Lewis pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstruction of justice and received a 12 month probation sentence. The NFL fined Lewis a 250,000 fine and a slap on the wrist.    

credit www.mirror.co.uk   4. Oscar Pistorious killing of girlfriend What is the deal about slaughtering love ones on Valentine's Day? Oscar Pistorious fired off four shots through the bathroom door hitting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three times. His reasoning was he thought Reeva was in bed asleep. He swore that an intruder had entered his home. There have been reports of an argument that led up to the slaying of Miss Steenkamp.

According to Reeva's mother, Mrs. Steenkamp: 'Listen, if you hurt my baby in any way I will have you wiped out'."
Trial is set for August, if in any way Oscar gets away with this murder, he better get a bodyguard or something because Reeva's mom will be after him.
 
3. Rae Caruth hired a hitman to kill his pregnant girlfriend
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 On November 16, 1999 Rae Caruth setup his eight months pregnant girlfriend Cherica Adams by stopping his car in front of hers. Another vehicle stopped alongside her and the passenger of that vehicle shoots her five times. Miss Adams was shot because Rae wanted her to have an abortion. She was able to dial 911 and give exact details of what happened to her. Cherica delivered a baby boy by emergency C-section. Unfortunately her son developed cerebral palsy. Caruth got out of jail by posting bail at 3 million dollar in good faith that if Miss Adams or the newborn baby dies, he would turn himself in. Cherica died a month later and guess who was America's Most Wanted? Caruth was found outside of Tennessee in the trunk of a car. Rae was sentenced to 18 to 24 years in prison and is scheduled to get out of prison on Oct. 22, 2018. Here's the disturbing part. Take a look at Rae's son Chancellor Lee Adams.

credit kstp.com2. Orenthal James Simpson acquitted in the slaying of ex-wife & friend
I can't believe O.J Simpson isn't the obvious pick anymore as his murder case was the most talked about case in US history. People still remember June 12, 1994 when Nicole Simpson & Ronald Goldman were found dead in front of Nicole's house. Then when O.J became a person of interest, the world was introduced to the White Bronco! That was supposed to be his getaway car as it was stocked with money, fake goatee, clothing.
Simpson hired the "Dream Team" (Robert Shapiro who turn it over to Johnnie Cochran and also included: F. Lee Bailey, Alan Dershowitz, Robert Kardashian, Gerald Uelmen, he had the best lawyers money can buy. This trial was shown daily up until the verdict which was must see tv. This case was the start of courtv! In the end, Johnnie Cochran had O.J try on the gloves and the famous words of "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit." O.J was acquitted and released from prison. This case was black and white. While Black Americans may have felt justice was served, White Americans believe the opposite. I guess it didn't matter much, O.J found himself doing time anyway after being charged with criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, assault, robbery, and using a deadly weapon in Las Vegas. This time there was no Johnnie Cochran and he is now serving a 33 year sentence with parole after 9 years.

credit www.nydailynews.com1. Aaron Hernandez is accused of slaying a friend and under investigation of a double homicide back in July 2012.
We are just scratching the surface with Mr. Hernandez, who has been charged with the murder of semi-pro football player, Odin Lloyd. Lloyd was found at an industrial site by a jogger just a mile away from former New England Patriot's home. With all the surveillance camera footage, text messages and witnesses who heard the gunshots, it almost looks like a slam dunk in convicting Hernandez. Either Hernandez took Lloyd down to the industrial site and executed him, hisself or he witnessed the execution of Odin Lloyd. We don't know yet the motive but Lloyd must have known something was going down because he was texting his whereabouts at 3am.
After getting into the car, Lloyd allegedly texted a family member, asking, "Did you see who I am with," prosecutors said. He then texted that it was Hernandez and followed it up with "Just so you know" in another text message, the prosecutors alleged during the arraignment.
Do you believe that investigators are trying to connect Hernandez with other homicides? Authorities are still investigating Hernandez's home for a possible double murder that happen last July in Boston. This is to be continued.

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Chris Davis is first to 30 home runs


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The best thing about this baseball season so far has to be the emergence of Baltimore Orioles first baseman, Chris Davis, who was the first player in the majors to hit 30 home runs. Davis, who was a journeyman for the first three years in Texas, got an opportunity to play everyday when he was traded to Baltimore back in 2011, for reliever Koji Uehara. Do you think Texas is regretting that trade now?

Davis played his first full season last year and hit career highs in home runs (33) and RBI(85) while playing 139 games. Now that he is an everyday player and no longer looking over his shoulder after every at-bat, Chris is now putting up numbers that only last year's MVP and Triple Crown winner, Miguel Cabrera can only relate too. Davis has reached the half-way point of the 2013 season and as of now he is making a serious run at the MVP award. His following numbers thru 81 games look like this: .333BA 30HR 79RBI. He is on-base forty percent of the time with a .704SLG and of course the 4.0WAR! Davis is leading the majors in home runs with 30, trailing in the RBI category two behind Cabrera and second in batting average also behind Cabrera who leads all of baseball with a .375 average.

Chris Davis is the 34th player to reach 30HR before the all-star break. Could this be the year that someone who isn't linked to the steroid era, to go after the original home run mark set by Roger Maris. I know Barry Bonds holds the baseball record but if by chance Davis's magical year continues and he challenges #61, then we all know what the topic of conversation will be. Chris Davis hit two home runs tonight in a 11-3 victory over the New York Yankees. Take a look at the bombs he hit.

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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Watch: Milestones For Torii Hunter & Chris Davis


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 Congratulations to Detroit Tiger's Torii Hunter and Baltimore Oriole's Chris Davis as they both hit a personal milestones with the bat today. Torii who is in his 16th season connected on a two run shot over the left field wall for his 300th career home run in the first inning against Minnesota Twins pitcher, P.J Walters. The home run gave the Tigers and early 2-0 lead and they went on to win 5-2. What better team to hit your 300th career home run against than the team that gave you your first start, the Minnesota Twins! Take a look: Torii_300th_homer_medium
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Chris Davis is having a fabulous year. He is coming off a career high 33 home runs last season and already has hit his major league leading 23rd home run. It was a two run shot against Red Sox pitcher, John Lester in the third inning and the 100th career home run for Davis as he helped the Orioles to a 6-3 victory of Boston. Take a look.
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Phil Mickelson Eagles #10 at US Open


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It's the Final Round at the US Open and Phil Mickelson is up to his usual rollercoaster ways. He started the day off with a one-shot lead before he double bogeys hole 3 and 5. This was not the day to come crashing down as he has been a runner-up at this tournament a staggering five times. Well you know Phil, he loves doing things his way as pars holes 6 thru 9 to keep in arm's length of the leaders. In order for Mickelson to win this 2013 US Open, he will have to do something that separates him from everyone else. That happened on hole #10.  Take a look:

You got to be kidding me! Mickelson is a lucky son of a gun! That shot put him back at EVEN par for the tournament and tied for the lead thru 10 holes. Somewhere I have to think Payne Stewart is up in the sky rooting for Phil to bring this one home.

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Friday, June 14, 2013

40 All-Time Baseball Players Iconic Moments

Here at RBTS we went brainstorming for a list of baseball players in the past and present to see who has the best iconic moments. Our goal is to feature players who have wowed us with their signature move that fans all over have talked about, mimic, or can tell you where they were when the incident happened. We will use Babe Ruth for example. We have heard for years about how he allegedly called his home run shot. Baseball purist have told stories about that for years. How truthful was it? We will never know, it sounds more like a tall tale but it's still Babe Ruth's iconic move.

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Let's take a look at other Major League players' trademark or brand that have made them forever popular. The iconic moments are not in any order.

40. Josh Hamilton's Home Run Derby
39. Ozzie Smith's Backwards Flip
38. Sammy Sosa's Home Run Hop & Kissing The Fingers Courtesy of nbcchicago.com
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37. Red Sox Win the 2004 World Series
36. Teddy Ballgame Homer's In Last At-Bat
35. Rafael Palmeiro's Finger Pointing
34. Bo Jackson Breaks Bat Over Head!
33. Pete Rose running into Ray Fosse to score the winning run in the 12th inning of the 1970 All-Star Game
32. Randy Johnson Hits Bird
31. CURT SCHILLING'S BLOODY SOCK
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30. KEN GRIFFEY JR.'S HOME RUN SWING & SWAGGER!
29. FERNANDO VALENZUELA HIGH KICK AND EYES IN THE SKY
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28. MANNY BEING MANNY! HI FIVING A FAN AFTER A CATCH.
27. WILLIE MAYS THE CATCH
26. LOU GEHRIG FAREWELL SPEECH
25. Joe Carter's Home Run To Win The WS
24. George Brett a.k.a The Pine Tar Guy
23.Nolan Ryan Punching Robin Ventura
22. Albert Belle Bulldozing Fernando Vina
21. Nomar Garciaparra's Batting Ritual
20. Derek Jeter's Catch Then Plows In The Stands
19. Adrian Beltre Hits With One Knee On The Ground
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18. David Ortiz Flipping The Bat
17. Kirk Gibson's famous fist pump after a pinch-hit walk-off home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series
16. 1975 World Series Game 6 Carlton Fisk Home Run
15. Hank Aaron Hits Number 715!
14. Bill Buckner Between The Legs In '86 World Series Game 6
13. Cal Ripkin Jr. Ends The "Iron Man" Streak
12. Disco Demolition Night (1979)
11. 2001 World Series Game 3 - President Bush Throws Out First Pitch After 9/11
10. Pedro Martinez vs Don Zimmer
9. Bobby Thompson 1951 Miracle Home Run
Shot Heard 'Round the World
8. Kevin Mitchell's Bareheaded One-Handed Catch
7. Don Larsen's Perfect Game In The 1956 World Series
6. Reggie Jackson (Mr. October)
5. Barry Bonds #756
4. Nolan Ryan 7th No-Hitter & Rickey Henderson's 939th Stolen Base On The Same Day
3. Sammy Sosa & Mark McGwire's Home Run Race
2. Roberto Clemente's 3,000th Hit
1. Jackie Robinson: Breaking The Color Barrier
 
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Dwyane Wade: Knee Problem? What Knee Problem!

 
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If I didn't know any better I swore I saw Dwyane Wade steal the ball, go coast to coast and dunk the ball in game 5 of the NBA Championship. If I'm not mistaken, Dwyane Wade scored 32 points and looked like the 2006 MVP for the first time in the 2013 playoffs. Has this guy been playing possum for the past month or so. Do we need to check his urine after this performance? If I'm Gregg Popovich, I surely would. This is the first time during the entire playoffs that DWade has shown he still capable of playing at an elite level. At least for one night he will lead the team without turmoil, bickering and doubt. This is the "FLASH" I know!
Miami wins game four 109-93. The series is tied 2-2 and game 5

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

MLB Is About To Pursue Suspensions On Arod,Braun And Multiple Of Others


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As Arod continues to recover from hip surgery his plans on returning to the big leagues may have gone SOUTH. Way SOUTH! According to multiple sources Major League Baseball will pursue the suspensions of at least 20 known ball players that have been linked to the Miami-based clinic Biogenesis. Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are the biggest names targeted by MLB and according to ESPN baseball writers Mike Fish, T.J Quinn and Pedro Gomez:
One source familiar with the case said the commissioner's office might seek 100-game suspensions for Rodriguez, Braun and other players, the penalty for a second doping offense. The argument, the source said, is the players' connection to Bosch constitutes one offense, and previous statements to MLB officials denying any such connection or the use of PEDs constitute another.
Outside the Lines has learned that MLB is preparing to suspend Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun and others connected to Biogenesis clinic in Miam

The reason for Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun's possible 100-game suspensions are because they have both been linked to P.E.Ds in the past. Rodriguez admitted as much to using back in 2001-2003 while playing for the Texas Rangers. Ryan Braun had a 50-game suspension overturned last year because of a mishandled a urine sample, a sample that was found positive for elevated testosterone.

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Sunday, June 2, 2013

Roy Hibbert’s Potty Mouth During His Press Conference


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Roy Hibbert is in the middle of his fifteen minutes of fame and it should be noted that it seems as if he's feeling himself just a little bit. He had just completed game six of the Eastern Conference Finals where he helped the Indiana Pacers force a game seven against the Miami Heat. Hibbert finished the night with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Before this season we didn't really know anything about Roy; but in this press conference we get to see his personality come out. Watch this video:

Wow! Mother who and "NO HOMO?" I wonder how much the league will fine him? Especially since he don't care! He's being real with us! Before these playoffs I didn't even know Roy had a pulse. I think its good to see a big man have some swagger. But I have to agree with Shaq, you better bring that swagger to Miami Monday night.

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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Roy Hibbert Stands His Ground As LeBron Gets A Technical


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Emotions are high for LeBron who is seemingly by himself as he tries to will his team to another NBA Finals appearance. But first they must get through the Indiana Pacers and big man Roy Hibbert, who has been a force in the 2013 playoffs. In this video you will see Roy Hibbert and LeBron James in a major collision. You decide, was it a blocking foul or a charge?

In my eyes it could have gone both ways, LeBron used his arm and Roy did not go straight up. Either way, I think LeBron has had enough! The technical was warranted and for the first time this series we see some true emotions from LBJ! By the way, where was LeBron running after?

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MLB Needs Instant Replay For Crying Out Loud!


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Milwaukee Brewer's shortstop Jean Segura gets my vote for an academy award for the job he did fooling second base umpire, Mike Estabrook in the ninth inning of the Brewers/Phillies game. Philadelphia used Kyle Kendrick as a pinch runner. He was on second base as the potential tying run with one out. Milwaukee had reliever K-Rod on the mound who made an attempt to pick off Kendrick from second base and watch what happens.

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You have to be kidding me! Did you see how Segura used his glove to tag out Kendrick? Then Jean got clever and showed umpire Estabrook the ball with the other hand. All this happening while Kyle Kendrick is clearly safe because Segura never had control of the ball. Didn't you just love the fist pump by Jean Segura when Estabrook called Kendrick out! What about Kendrick, he had to know he was safe, he was staring at the ball on the ground and not one time did he put up a fight. MLB, WHERE IS THE INSTANT REPLAY? Oh by the way, Brew Crew wins 4-3!

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Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasberg Exits Game With Back Issues


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Stephen Strasberg leaves the game in the second inning against the Atlanta Braves because of a muscular issue in his back. It's unfortunate that injuries are becoming a lingering issue but thank goodness it's not an arm issue. Strasberg has been solid so far this season with a 2.49ERA, 71Ks in 72IPs. It's unknown how sever the injury is or if he will miss anytime.
We all know how careful the Washington Nationals are with Strasberg as they kept Strasberg from participating in the playoffs last season and they will take every precaution that is necessary for their starting ace. Stephen finished the night with two strike outs and surrendered a home run to Freddie Freeman.

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Kansas City Royals Ends An Eight Game Losing Streak At 3:14 In The Morning

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The I-70 interleague series hasn't been to kind to Kansas City Royals this year. The St. Louis Cardinals have feasted off the sliding Royals in the first three games of this series. In fact the last ten days have been brutal for KC; they were only a game under .500, sitting at 21-22 for the year. Then all of a sudden they went back to the team they have been since George Brett retired back in 1993. It's been so bad for the Royals organization, that George Brett finally committed himself to helping his beloved team as he was named the hitting coach immediately.

After blowing a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning, in last night game. The Royals eventually lost 5-3 for the third consecutive time against their state rival St. Louis Cardinals. Kansas City had a chance to salvage a victory out of the four game series by winning tonight's game. With a 2-2 tie in the ninth inning thanks to Jeff Francoeur solo home run; the Royals loaded bases and it began to rain, and rain, and rain some more. The rain delayed the game and hour at the start. It started up again at 10:32 pm before resuming a little after 3:00am central standard time. Was it wise for these two teams to continue this route especially when both teams have games today? This is the only time they meet this season.
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Jeff Francoeur's Game Tying Home Run in the ninth What does a die-hard Royals or Cards fan do during a four-hour rain delay? Think about it, beer venders were long gone and after staying there past the first two hours, you can't leave now! When play resumed, Eric Hosmer hit a bases loaded double with no one out giving the Royals their first lead, 4-2. The bottom half of the inning Greg Holland retired the Cardinals in order to finally end the slide and a well deserve victory for Kansas City.  Here's a recap of the Royals and Cardinals game.



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Dioner Navarro Launches Three Bombs Against The White Sox

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Hey baseball world, have you ever heard of Chicago Cubs backup catcher Dioner Navarro? If you live in the windy city you do now! Dioner Navarro replaced Wellington Castillo in the lineup today and had a day to remember. The Chicago Cubs, who are desperate for any offense got it from their backup catcher. Dioner Navarro took John Danks yard twice hitting a solo shot in the second inning, and a two-run shot in the fourth inning. He hit a three-run shot in the seventh inning off of Brian Omogrosso. Navarro ended the day with 3HR, 6RBI, 4RUNS, and a walk in a 9-3 win against their arch rival White Sox in the The Windy City Showdown.
Navarro entered the game with 44 career home runs in 2,066 at-bats. That is, he had one homer for every 47 at-bats previously in his career. On Wedneday, Navarro homered in his only three at-bats.

In case you didn't know: Navarro is also a switch hitter, hitting two of his three home runs from the right hand side. The last Cub's player to hit three home runs in a game was Aramis Ramirez against Houston Astros three years ago. The last Cub's catcher to hit three home runs in a game was George Mitterwald on April 17, 1974, against Pittsburgh. Don't know how long Navarro will be able to keep the glass slipper on, but for one afternoon there will be a smile on his face!

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Aaron Hicks Takes A Home Run Away From Carlos Gomez

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Aaron Hicks does his own version of Kirby Puckett by making a spectacular catch, taking away a Carlos Gomez home run away early in the second inning. Denying that home run in the second inning gave his team a chance as the Twins and Brewers had to play extras. The game went 14 innings before Minnesota pulled it out 6-5.
Catch was so impressive that even Carlos Gomez tipped his hat to Aaron Hall.

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New York Mets Send Mariano Rivera To Throw Out First Pitch

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As Mariano Rivera's farewell tour continues, the best gesture any opponent has given him so far may have been tonight as the New York Mets showed the greatest closer of all-time the mound before the game. Mariano Rivera was given the ball to throw out the first pitch at Citi Field. Classy move by the Mets organization, Rivera represents the city and state of New York. It gets no better than that and well deserved.

Catching Rivera was Mets legend John Franco, who recorded 424 career saves of his own for the Amazin’s. Check out the video of the moment below.

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Ben Revere Sacrafices His Body For A Great Catch

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Ben Revere made an unbelievable catch Monday night taking away a for sure double from David Ortiz. In the process, Revere ran to the deepest part of Fenway Park right smack into the metal garage at full speed. He was able to hold onto the baseball; but was grimacing and grabbing his left elbow in
 sever pain. Take a look.


Revere was checked out by the trainer and lucky for him he dodged a bullet as x-rays came back negative. He will be dealing with some soreness and he will be day-to-day.

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Adrian Beltre's Head Is The New Fetish

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Someone please tell me what is the big deal about Adrian Beltre's head? It's become a fetish to several of his teammates for years. When he does something remarkable you tend to see players touching (we call it SUCTION) his head. Does touching his head give good luck? By the look of Beltre's reaction, he does not tend to think so. Well, that's the wrong way to react especially around a bunch of grown men playing a child's game.

Adrian can thank former Seattle Mariners teammate Felix Hernandez because he is the one who exposed Beltre's pet peeve! If you don't like when people touch your head then don't go crazy when they do so. Everyone loves a train wreck!

Look at Adrian's reaction when teammates touch his head. This incident happened just last night. Elvis Andrus, is a thorn in Beltre's side and he loves to pick on him as they tend to horse around a lot. In the same game the two Ranger players fought over a pop fly, and Adrian swatted at Elvis before making the grab. courtesy of Eye on Baseball Even Manager Ron Washington joined in the fun. Watch Washington get some suction!
Ever since the Texas Rangers acquired him, they have been one of the best teams in baseball. So like it or not Beltre, suctioning your head is a good luck charm.

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Adrian Beltre & Elvis Andrus Fight For A Infield Pop Up

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It's must be nice being able to play for the Texas Rangers, who currently have the best record in baseball (32-17). So nice that Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus can clown around in the infield for a routine pop up. Beltre, who is probably the best defensive third baseman in the MLB called off Andrus several time, swatting him off while Andrus was snickering, being defiant and wouldn't layoff the play. Watch the result and Beltre's look after the play.
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Earlier in the game there was a conference at the pitcher's mound and Elvis did a no no and grabbed Beltre's head. Adrian is notorious for being sensitive about his head as he loathes anyone touching it. Beltre tried to do a karate kick and threw his glove at Elvis but missed as Elvis ran back to his shortstop position. Fun times for the Texas Rangers!

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LeBron James Blocks Roy Hibbert's Dunk

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If you don't understand why LeBron James was pissed off when he wasn't name Defensive Player of The Year, then you need to watch this block on Roy Hibbert, who was attempting a dunk.
Come on Roy Hibbert, you are 7'2. Take it up strong!

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