And now, a random picture of people playing baseball dressed as astronauts

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baseballspacemenSometimes, you come across random things online. I’m not sure where, exactly, I found this picture- I think it was on a blog about Godzilla (as happens sometimes), especially given the fact that the pitcher in this picture appears to be Japanese.

Anyway, consider this picture a nice dose of whimsy into your dreary Boxing Day.

Last Night in One GIF (October 6, 2014)

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Through the postseason, I’ll be posting a GIF that summarizes the events of the previous night.

Like a blimp coming over a stadium, an ominous doom may overshadow some teams: Can the Dodgers survive to get to Game Five? Has Bumgarner’s error opened the door for a stunning comeback by Washington?

Last Night in One GIF (Division Series Day One)

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Through the postseason, I’ll be posting a GIF that summarizes the events of the previous night.

Much like Nori Aoki here, the Royals had a bit of an unusual way of getting there, but in the end it worked out for them last night.

Meanwhile, as for the Orioles/Royals game, here’s a artists rendition of the Orioles’ 8th inning:

Last Night in One GIF (NL Wild Card 2014)

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Through the postseason, I’ll be posting a GIF that summarizes the events of the previous night.

This is basically the opposite of what George Brett was feeling. The Kansas City faithful got to see a classic game that was beyond belief. But a day later, Pirates fans… they just kind of had to sit there grim and dejected as their team was eliminated.

(As you can see, @_MarcusD_ made this gif, so thank you, @_MarcusD_, whoever you are).

2013 World Series Game 2 in one gif

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Holy cow, that Carlos Martinez slider is beautiful. And it also shows how much trouble the Red Sox found themselves when they ended up down after their disastrous defensive inning in the 7th: the Cardinals grow nasty relievers on trees, and that puts a monkey-wrench in the usual Red Sox strategy of working up the pitch-count of opposing starters and then going after the bullpens.

“Mr. Octobers” and “Headlines” are coming up in the coming hours, and by the end of the day, we have a very special edition of “Bizarre Baseball Culture”.