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BRANDON BARNES RUMORS

Stubbs' HR, Barnes' catch lift Rockies over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Brandon Barnes timed his jump perfectly, leaped and caught Rene Rivera's fly ball that was on a home-run trajectory. The Colorado Rockies left fielder then took great delight in showing the fans that he made the catch. Drew Stubbs hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth and Barnes robbed Rivera of a tying shot in the bottom of the inning to lead the...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies beat Padres behind De La Rosa, Stubbs, Barnes

The San Diego Padres sponsored one of the season's more popular promotions Tuesday night at Petco Park. It's called the Shirts Off Their Backs, in which the team raffles off game-worn jerseys for charity. Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa had no interest in the promotion. He already has their number(s). De La Rosa took the mound having beaten the Padres eight times...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Toronto interested in Rockies' Brandon Barnes

The Toronto Blue Jays fell to the New York Yankees on Friday by the score of 6-4. The loss dropped the Blue Jays to 54-50, four games behind the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. For the Blue Jays to compete down the stretch with the Yankees and the Orioles in the division, they will need help with the staff that is 24th in the league in ERA. The Blue Jays are also...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes caps inside-the-park home run with dugout pushups (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Most regular folks — crap most major league baseball players who aren’t known for being the epitome of physical fitness — likely would be able to pull off the remarkable feat Colorado Rockies outfielder Brandon Barnes was able to do following his inside-the-park home run during Thursday’s game against […] The post Brandon Barnes caps...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Barnes flies around bases for inside-the-park HR

Arguably the most exciting play in baseball, an inside-the-park home run requires a well struck ball, usually a crazy bounce, and a really really fast runner.  Colorado Rockies OF Brandon Barnes made it look easy by running full speed out of the box and never letting up.  Check out his deep shot against Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Brad Ziegler and the subsequent smoke around...
Via Reading Between The Seams
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies’ Brandon Barnes Celebrates Inside-The-Park Homer With Push-Ups

Your browser does not support iframes. Colorado Rockies’ right fielder Brandon Barnes hit his first home run of the season Thursday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks, an inside-the-park dinger. Even after running around the bases and probably being completely tired, Barnes, who was pinch-hitting for the pitcher, was forced to do push-ups by his teammates […] The post Rockies’...
Via Diehardsport
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

OC native Barnes reflects on journey to the bigs

ANAHEIM, Calif. This season marked the first time that Houston Astros' outfielder Brandon Barnes was able to play at Angel Stadium, against the team he always grew up watching. But the Big A wasn't the field he expected to ever play on. While at nearby Katella high school, the Orange native thought he would be playing about 45 miles away at the Rose Bowl for UCLA. In...
Via Fox Sports West
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss
SOMETHING TO WATCH

Astros rookie Brandon Barnes hits for cycle

Congratulations to Brandon Barnes for becoming the second player in the majors this season to hit for the cycle.  Mike Trout was the first to do it also against the Seattle Mariners back in May.  The rookie, Barnes, was the eighth player in Astros’ history to accomplish such a feat.  Luke Scott was the last Astros to do it back in 2006. Barnes hit a home run in his first...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss
NEAR MISS

Barnes makes diving catch to preserve no-no

In a surreal night in Tampa, a rookie making his major league debut had a no-hitter through six innings, while the reigning Cy Young Award winner ended with a complete game and under 90 pitches.  In the middle of it, was another amazing catch by Houston Astros CF Brandon Barnes on a ball hit by Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Molina destined for the gap.  It preserved rookie Jarred...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss
FULL EXTENSION

Astros OF makes tremendous catch

Houston Astros center fielder Brandon Barnes made the catch of the night on Saturday, with a diving catch that saved a run in a close 1-1 game against the Diamondbacks. Barnes, a first year player from Cypress College, is batting just .167 on the season for the Astros, but has made some excellent plays in the field. The Diamondbacks went on to win the game in decisive fashion with...
Via RotoStars.com
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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