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Fan Dies After Fall At Texas Rangers Game

It’s never good to report such sad news in the world of sports but a fan has died after falling over the outfield railing and landing on the concrete behind the out-of-town scoreboard at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

According to Rumors and Rants,

A man, fell from the stands during the second inning of Thursday’s matchup between the Oakland A’s and Texas Rangers. The fan, wearing a blue Rangers cap and white Rangers shirt, was sitting in the front row of the bleachers and was apparently yelling at Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton to toss him a foul ball hit by Conor Jackson. Hamilton flipped the ball in his direction and the fan leaned over, caught the ball and fell in between in the gap between the railing and the back of the scoreboard in left field.

Ronnie Hargis, a 50-year-old from Hawley, Texas was sitting next to the fan who fell. He had this to say about the incident: “I tried to grab him, but I couldn’t. I tried to slow him down a little bit. He went straight down.”

The fan who died was said to be a fire fighter. The players were informed after the game of what had happened while the Rangers closed their clubhouse from all media outlets.

Prayers go out to the family.

Kevin Durant Hangs Out In LA With Dodgers' Matt Kemp

The NBA’s leading scorer and OKC’s talented star player Kevin Durant has been out and about in LA and was recently spotted hanging out with Dodgers’ player Matt Kemp, who might I say was linked to my girlfriend in my mind Rihanna earlier this year. KD seems to be enjoying his summer in L.A. (who wouldn’t) as he was spotted eating at Katsuya and is  rumored to be on the court this afternoon at the Drew League. Continue reading Kevin Durant Hangs Out In LA With Dodgers' Matt Kemp

Dallas Reporter Calls out Rangers Pitcher for Missing a Game to See Birth of His Child

The past year has been a rollercoaster for Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis. In October he helped lead the Rangers to their first World Series ever and just last week his wife gave birth to their second child. Colby missed his fourth start of the season as he was in the delivery room of his new born child. He committed to his fatherly duties, but according to a Dallas Reporter, he abandoned his team. Continue reading Dallas Reporter Calls out Rangers Pitcher for Missing a Game to See Birth of His Child

Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Mike Leake Arrested for Stealing $60 Worth of Tshirts from Macys

Okay so this story made me laugh. We know baseball  players are the highest salaried players  in sports- no salary cap. Mike Leake of the Cincinnati Reds was arrested earlier this Monday after noon after security cameras at Macys caught him walking out the store with unpaid merchandise. Continue reading Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Mike Leake Arrested for Stealing $60 Worth of Tshirts from Macys