Mark Townsend

  • Jockey produced 'Mad Bum' underwear given away at Giants celebration

    Mark Townsend at Big League Stew4 mins ago

    To commemorate Madison Bumgarner's historic postseason, the folks at Jockey — yes, the underwear company — created a very limited supply of "Mad Bum" inspired apparel that was given away to 2,000 lucky fans at Friday's championship celebration.

    Hey SF, who scored a pair of #Madbum underwear? Show your support & post a pic. #SFGiantsParade #SupportingGreatness

    Eat your heart out, Jim Palmer. Madison Bumgarner has his own Jockey underwear line.

    Well, kinda. 

    #Jockey jumped on the #MadBum bandwagon and dropped these new trousers: #SFGiantsParade

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  • Royals minor leaguer critical of Yordano Ventura wearing Dominican flag following Game 6, later apologizes

    Mark Townsend at Big League Stew2 days ago

    So much for organizational camaraderie or human compassion.

    After Yordano Ventura's gem of a pitching performance in World Series Game 6, which the Kansas City Royals won 10-0 to force a decisive Game 7 on Wednesday, a Royals minor leaguer named Zeb Sneed took to Twitter to criticize Ventura for wearing and displaying the Dominican flag over his back during postgame interviews.

    Get that Dominican flag off your back Ventura, this is america! #america #royals

    As most of the viewers were aware, Ventura dedicated his Game 6 performance to Oscar Taveras, who was killed along with his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo, in an automobile crash in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Taveras, 22, was a blooming star out of the Dominican just like Ventura. 

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