New kicks for Players Weekend, back to school, Peralta backing Cookie

Back to School

Major league players, like many other parents, have been sharing back to school photos of their kids on social media. Yasiel Puig and Alex Claudio shared these priceless shots.

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Feliz primera semana de escuela a mis bebes los amo mucho

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A big day for a little girl

Gary Sánchez celebrated a big birthday recently – for his daughter. While the balloons are great, the cake is incredible. Way to go El Gary!

Fresh Kicks for Players Weekend

The uniforms might be all white or all black this year, but that doesn’t mean big leaguers won’t show out with vibrant shoes. Luis Cessa of the Yankees and Luís Garcia of the Angels showed off these beauties.

Supporting Cookie

The Diamondbacks shared this photo of David Peralta supporting Cleveland’s Carlos “Cookie” Carrasco as he battles leukemia. We’re in your corner too, Cookie!

Stylin’ Lindor

Francisco Lindor’s post is promoting a new cap he designed for New Era (which looks great). But where can we get that jacket?

Pro Post of the Day

Leonys Martín shared an important personal anniversary on Instagram. We’re thrilled he’s healthy and back to pursuing his dream.

Fan Post of the Day

These three lucky fans got to see the Mets win in style.


1957 – Monterrey, Mexico repeat as Little League World Series champions.
1971 – The A’s started and finished their game against the Red Sox with a bang. Bert Campaneris hit a leadoff home run and Reggie Jackson hit a walkoff homer as Oakland defeated Boston 2-1.
2000 – In a 5-4 loss to the Phillies, Reds outfielder Alex Ochoa hit the 142nd grand slam of the season, setting a MLB single season record.
2007 – The Rangers set an American League record for runs in a 30-3 blow-out win over the Orioles. Ramón Vázquez, who batted ninth for Texas, hit two home runs in the game including a three-run shot in the ninth to close the scoring.
2007 – José Reyes stole his 67th base of the season, setting a new Mets franchise record. Reyes surpassed Roger Cedeno’s record from the 1999 season.
2007 – Albert Pujols became the first player in major league history to hit 30 home runs in his first seven seasons. Pujols’ first inning blast extended a personal home run streak to five games.
2008 – Cuba beats USA 10-2 in Olympics to advance to Gold medal game.
2014 – The Red Sox signed Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, a new record for international free agents.

Happy birthday!

Sandy Rosario (b. 1985)
Hipólito Pichardo (b. 1969)
José Arcia (b. 1943)

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