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HR Flies Into Green Monster Stands

Fans in the Green Monster seats reach for the ball on a home run by Boston Red Sox's Jacoby Ellsbury during the fourth inning of the Red Sox's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Question: I've watched ballgames at Anaheim Stadium (Angels), Candlestick Park (Giants), Oakland Coliseum (A's), and Coors Field (Rockies). How about you? How many baseball stadiums have you been to?

APhoto Of The Day — 7.26.11

As a fan reaches for the ball, Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford makes the catch on a fly out by Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer during the 11th inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, early morning Tuesday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Top Cutlines:

  • 1 (& winner of $10 Fort Ground Grill gift certificate) When she told her fairy godmother that she wanted to go to the ball and meet the man of her dreams, this isn’t exactly what Cinderella had in mind — Idaho Dad.
  • 2. This image taken prior to the contact between fan and player shows what attorneys for Crawford are calling “unfortunate trajectory,” but attorneys for the fan call “an obvious grab for the plaintiff’s breast.” It would have been “unprofessional” and unlike the defendant to forsake ball for breast and the contact was “unintentional,” Crawford retorted in court filings, denying the allegation of giving “even a gentle squeeze” — Brent Andrews.
  • 3. The Seattle Mariners quickly rush to sign the fan to a contract, thinking that anyone even TRYING to catch a baseball might help them avoid a 17th straight loss in New York today — JohnA.
  • HM: Cabbage Boy & Idawa

Wilting Mariners Face 100-Plus Heat

A thermometer on the dugout steps reads 101 degrees on the field at Fenway Park during batting practice prior to the Boston Red Sox baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Boston today. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Question: On the day that I successfully interviewed for the sports editor job at the Red Bluff (Calif.) Daily News, the temperature topped 118 degrees. I'm not exagerating. What and where is the hottest day you've experienced?

Another Day, Another Mariner Loss

Seattle Mariners’ Ichiro Suzuki strikes out against Boston Red Sox starter Josh Beckett during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Wednesday. Boston won 5-3. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Question: Are you still following the Seattle Mariners this year?