A panda chews on some Verlander after downing some Coke. - Ian Walton
If you've been under a rock this weekend, the San Francisco Giants are the 2012 world champions. Which means 12 months until our own celebration.
- Behind the MVP hitting of Pablo Sandoval, the San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Little Caesars in four games.
As opposed to sweeping them in six.
$119.2 million bought Ilitch a nice ALCS ring, and this fastball that will live in his mind for the rest of his life:
Freebies, honey. Not free bees.
- On Sunday, Clayton Kershaw was named the 2012 winner of the Clemente Award, for his charitable work. Specifically for the strides he made with T.B.A.
- Major League Baseball is concerned about line drives to the heads of pitchers. Tim McCarver suggested batting helmets for them. Players react to this:
Philadelphia pitcher Vance Worley heard that remark and tweeted: "Pitchers....wearing helmets....really?"
"Helmets for pitchers??? Really," Desmond tweeted.
I don't think most of the pitchers in the league would still be wearing batting helmets after the force it takes to deliver a pitch 90 mph.
- The Astros new logo was leaked, which MLB Advanced Media has apologized for. Sportslogos.net takes a look at the leaks. I think this is an improvement for the Astros.