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Thursday Afterschool Special: Baseball on Deck

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Get ready for a new MLB season

Opening day is this Sunday. This year there are three games, including a World Series rematch in Kansas City. Get ready for the season ahead with a scout's take on every National League team and American League team.

Happy ballpark dog

Where to sit if you want to catch a homer

SeatGeek has used ESPN's home run data to create ballpark seating charts based on where you're most likely to catch a home run.

The rare double technical foul

For their sarcastic applause of referee Marc Davis last night, Rajon Rondo and DeMarcus Cousins got simultaneously T'd up. Rondo earned an ejection for his second technical of the night and Cousins is facing an automatic suspension after getting his 16th of the season.

One sneaky steal

Thirty-two-year-old Lakers rookie Marcelo Huertas pulled quite the trick last night in L.A.'s overtime win over Miami. He actually hid behind Heat coach Erik Spoelstra so he could sneak up on Goran Dragic and take the ball:

Here it is from another angle:

Dog gets crossed over

Today's Peanuts

(Photo credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)