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Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/200th, Manual  Texas Rangers pitcher Joakim Soria poses for a portrait in a bathroom during photo day at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/200th, Manual
Texas Rangers pitcher Joakim Soria poses for a portrait in a bathroom during photo day at Surprise Stadium.

Next up in my Best of 2014 blog posts are my best baseball photos from 2014. Continue on to see them all!

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 640iso, f4, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority Detailed view as Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto catches a baseball during team workouts on the practice fields of Goodyear Ballpark.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 640iso, f4, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
Detailed view as Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto catches a baseball during team workouts on the practice fields of Goodyear Ballpark.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman is silhouetted by the rising sun as he throws during team workouts on the practice fields of Goodyear Ballpark.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman is silhouetted by the rising sun as he throws during team workouts on the practice fields of Goodyear Ballpark.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority Cincinnati Reds pitcher Chien-Ming Wang does a pitching session during team workouts on the practice fields of Goodyear Ballpark.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Chien-Ming Wang does a pitching session during team workouts on the practice fields of Goodyear Ballpark.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f7.1, 1/800th, Aperture Priority A father and his son take in Texas Rangers team practice at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f7.1, 1/800th, Aperture Priority
A father and his son take in Texas Rangers team practice at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobes Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt poses for a portrait during photo day at Salt River Field.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobes
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt poses for a portrait during photo day at Salt River Field.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 125iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobes Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray poses for a portrait during photo day at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 125iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobes
Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray poses for a portrait during photo day at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 125iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobes Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig poses for a portrait during photo day at Camelback Ranch.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 125iso, f7.1, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobes
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig poses for a portrait during photo day at Camelback Ranch.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/200th, Manual  Texas Rangers pitcher Joakim Soria poses for a portrait in a bathroom during photo day at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/200th, Manual
Texas Rangers pitcher Joakim Soria poses for a portrait in a bathroom during photo day at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson signs autographs prior to the game between the Texas Rangers against the Cleveland Indians in a spring training game at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson signs autographs prior to the game between the Texas Rangers against the Cleveland Indians in a spring training game at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash San Francisco Giants former outfielder Barry Bonds waves to the fans prior to the game against the Chicago Cubs at Scottsdale Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
San Francisco Giants former outfielder Barry Bonds waves to the fans prior to the game against the Chicago Cubs at Scottsdale Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo celebrates after the final out against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 9-8.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo celebrates after the final out against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 9-8.

Nikon D800, 70-200mm, 800iso, f7.1, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hits a two run home run in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field.

Nikon D800, 70-200mm, 800iso, f7.1, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hits a two run home run in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f5, 1/1600th, Manual Bees swarm in the outfield as San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence warms up prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f5, 1/1600th, Manual
Bees swarm in the outfield as San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence warms up prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo connects on a two run home run in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 400iso, f3.5, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo connects on a two run home run in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f4, 1/4000th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter is bathed in sunlight as he pitches in relief against the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f4, 1/4000th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter is bathed in sunlight as he pitches in relief against the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f4, 1/1600th, Manual Flying dirt is illuminated by the backlit sun creating a glowing effect as San Francisco Giants base runner Hunter Pence slides into home to score in the eighth inning.

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Flying dirt is illuminated by the backlit sun creating a glowing effect as San Francisco Giants base runner Hunter Pence slides into home to score in the eighth inning.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Chris Owings leaps in the air after forcing out sliding Los Angeles Dodgers base runner Andre Ethier in the third inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Chris Owings leaps in the air after forcing out sliding Los Angeles Dodgers base runner Andre Ethier in the third inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez throws a paper airplane off the field in the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez throws a paper airplane off the field in the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Manual Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu (left) jokingly hits outfielder Yasiel Puig with a bat in the dugout prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6 to sweep the series.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/500th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu (left) jokingly hits outfielder Yasiel Puig with a bat in the dugout prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6 to sweep the series.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/5000th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt reacts in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6 to sweep the series.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/5000th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt reacts in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6 to sweep the series.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual New York Mets third baseman David Wright is unable to make a diving catch in the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
New York Mets third baseman David Wright is unable to make a diving catch in the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual New York Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr celebrates after scoring against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 5-2.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
New York Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr celebrates after scoring against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 5-2.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez (left) jokes with third base coach Stu Cole in the dugout prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez (left) jokes with third base coach Stu Cole in the dugout prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero slides into home where he is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk off home run in the tenth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero slides into home where he is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk off home run in the tenth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill leaps in the air after throwing to first to complete the double play after forcing out Washington Nationals base runner Jayson Werth in the sixth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill leaps in the air after throwing to first to complete the double play after forcing out Washington Nationals base runner Jayson Werth in the sixth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Manual Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons (right) slides beneath the tag of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero to score in the third inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Manual
Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons (right) slides beneath the tag of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero to score in the third inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Gerardo Parra (right) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk off hit in the eleventh inning against the Atlanta Braves at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks defeated the Braves 4-3 in eleven innings.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Gerardo Parra (right) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk off hit in the eleventh inning against the Atlanta Braves at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks defeated the Braves 4-3 in eleven innings.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual Exterior view of Chase Field in downtown Phoenix prior to the game between the Arizona Diamondbacks against the Miami Marlins.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
Exterior view of Chase Field in downtown Phoenix prior to the game between the Arizona Diamondbacks against the Miami Marlins.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and his shadow in the dugout prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and his shadow in the dugout prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Detroit Tigers base runner Don Kelly (right) slides safely into home ahead of the tag by Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero in the eight inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Detroit Tigers base runner Don Kelly (right) slides safely into home ahead of the tag by Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero in the eight inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain heads into the dugout as the Arizona Diamondbacks legends race takes place in the fifth inning at Chase Field. Kansas City defeated Arizona 4-3.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain heads into the dugout as the Arizona Diamondbacks legends race takes place in the fifth inning at Chase Field. Kansas City defeated Arizona 4-3.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura reacts as he throws a fastball against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura reacts as he throws a fastball against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Los Angeles Dodgers base runner Carl Crawford (right) is safe at home as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero tags him in the fourth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers base runner Carl Crawford (right) is safe at home as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero tags him in the fourth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks base runner Ender Inciarte (right) is tagged out at the plate by San Francisco Giants catcher Andrew Susac while attempting to score on a passed ball in the first inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks base runner Ender Inciarte (right) is tagged out at the plate by San Francisco Giants catcher Andrew Susac while attempting to score on a passed ball in the first inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Diamondbacks base runner Ender Inciarte (left) is tagged out at the plate by San Francisco Giants catcher Andrew Susac while attempting to score on a passed ball in the first inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks base runner Ender Inciarte (left) is tagged out at the plate by San Francisco Giants catcher Andrew Susac while attempting to score on a passed ball in the first inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Fans in the grandstands react as the bat of San Francisco Giants batter Matt Duffy flies into the crowd in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 4-2.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Fans in the grandstands react as the bat of San Francisco Giants batter Matt Duffy flies into the crowd in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 4-2.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell makes a diving stop on an infield hit to make an out during an Arizona Fall League game in Scottsdale.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 10,000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell makes a diving stop on an infield hit to make an out during an Arizona Fall League game in Scottsdale.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 125iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird warms up in the on deck circle for the Scottsdale Scorpions against the Mesa Solar Sox during an Arizona Fall League game at Cubs Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 125iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird warms up in the on deck circle for the Scottsdale Scorpions against the Mesa Solar Sox during an Arizona Fall League game at Cubs Park.

That wraps up my best baseball photos of 2014. Up next are my best images from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil!


 
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