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Since the days of Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa battling for the single season home-run record, Major League Baseball has seen a resurgence of dominant pitching. Pitchers are developed from a young age and put through rigorous daily routine. The mechanics, speed and endurance exhibited from the mound are all second to none in today’s era, making pitchers stronger than ever. That being said, hitting a Major League home run is somewhat of a difficult task. Going even beyond that; hitting 400 career home runs in next to impossible. Don’t tell that to the Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz. Big Papi hit his 400th career home run during a day game on July 4th in Oakland, making him a part of Major League history.
Atlanta Braves fans haven’t seen Freddie Freeman in the line up for quite some time now. That all changed this week, when Freeman returned with a vengeance, hitting a home run in the first at bat of his return. The Atlanta Braves first baseman showed up to Turner Field in Atlanta on Wednesday filled with anticipation. It wasn’t because the Braves were beginning a playoff series or celebrating a historic occasion. Wednesday’s game was your average, run-of-the-mill regular season game. For Freeman however this game represented something more. The young slugger was expecting a package before the game; a package that could turn his season around after weeks of frustration. It’s contents? A fresh pair of custom Oakley Rx Fast Jacket™ XL glasses with Oakley True Digital™ corrective lenses and Oakley Dual-Peripheral Technology™. Freeman was the first person to the clubhouse on Wednesday. He ripped open the package, threw on his new sport performance glasses and rushed to the batti...
Career Save! MLB Star Miguel Cabrera’s Face Directly Struck By Baseball, Eyes Spared By Oakley Performance Eyewear
Miguel Cabrera is on the field…today…still playing baseball for a living. And he thanks exactly two things for that. Oakley and God. It was a split second moment, in mid-March, when the Detroit Tigers Superstar Third Baseman thought that his career was in danger of being over. For good.