Will Ferrell MLB Live Blog: Actor Stays Classy, Finishes Tour With San Diego


12:30 a.m.: We’ll just leave this right here. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576238210520473600 align=’center’]

12:02 a.m.: I’m Will Ferrell? [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576230226776096768 align=’center’]

12:00 a.m.: The tour finally is over, and Ferrell already is feeling the pain. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576229136831684608 align=’center’]

11:50 p.m.: I KNOW HIM! [tweet https://twitter.com/Padres/status/576226326232715264 align=’center’]

11:45 p.m.: Ferrell now has the whole outfield covered. [tweet https://twitter.com/Padres/status/576225540069179392 align=’center’]

11:30 p.m.: Don’t act like you didn’t know this was coming. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576222620854579200 align=’center’]

11:28 p.m.: Gotta go out on top. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576220605277585408 align=’center’] [tweet https://twitter.com/Dodgers/status/576222184412090368 align=’center’]

11:20 p.m.: The Dodgers are bringing in their closer. Or something like that. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576218372955770881 align=’center’]

11:03 p.m.: That’s some World Series champion chemistry right there. [tweet https://twitter.com/SFGiants/status/576214904501202944 align=’center’]

10:45 p.m.: That can’t feel good on the ol’ knees. [tweet https://twitter.com/SFGiants/status/576211965875372032 align=’center’]

10:40 p.m.: Smart move, White Sox. [tweet https://twitter.com/whitesox/status/576209717002915840 align=’center’]

10:16 p.m.: This might get ugly. [tweet https://twitter.com/SFGiants/status/576204364336918529 align=’center’]

10:08 p.m.: Thanks for the lift, Penguin Air … [tweet https://twitter.com/SFGiants/status/576200500992835584 align=’center’]

9:49 p.m.: Ferrell certainly has a flair for the dramatic. Which is good. You know, because he’s an actor. [tweet https://twitter.com/whitesox/status/576197275157860352 align=’center’]

9:06 p.m.: What? [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576186610347282432 align=’center’]

8:36 p.m.: Ferrell has traded red for black and white, “helping” the White Sox battle the World Series-champion Giants. [tweet https://twitter.com/whitesox/status/576178087672446976 align=’center’]

8:15 p.m.: Bill Belichick would be proud. [tweet https://twitter.com/funnyordie/status/576172736747151360 align=’center’]

8:03 p.m.: Already? [tweet https://twitter.com/Reds/status/576170692825079808 align=’center’]

7:58 p.m.: Nothing to see here … [tweet https://twitter.com/HBO/status/576168011918229504 align=’center’]

7:55 p.m.: The Reds just landed Ferrell, but it came at a cost. [tweet https://twitter.com/Reds/status/576165046759256065 align=’center’]

7:53 p.m.: Tony LaRussa didn’t mince words in announcing his team’s release of Ferrell. [tweet https://twitter.com/Dbacks/status/576165399194021888 align=’center’]

7:40 p.m.: Speaking of hot dogs, Ferrell had no problem showing off after firing some lasers in left field. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576164969735159809 align=’center’]

7:30 p.m.: No word on whether these hot dogs were of the “Churro” or “D-back” variety. [tweet https://twitter.com/HBO/status/576162627488903168 align=’center’]

7:25 p.m.: We’ve seen worse throws. [tweet https://twitter.com/Dbacks/status/576158906969247744 align=’center’] [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576163309725970432 align=’center’]

7:15 p.m.: Ferrell has hit the field, and we’re back to more “Old School” quotes. [tweet https://twitter.com/Dbacks/status/576158036173004800 align=’center’]

6:40 p.m.: Ferrell’s new skipper isn’t messing around. [tweet https://twitter.com/Dbacks/status/576148783781703680 align=’center’]

6:20 p.m.: How ’bout this proposal, though? [tweet https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/576142117694738432 align=’center’] [tweet https://twitter.com/Dbacks/status/576143942481129472 align=’center’]

6:10 p.m.: If the Cubbies end their World Series drought this season, it doesn’t look like Ferrell will be in uniform for it. [tweet https://twitter.com/funnyordie/status/576142818680295425 align=’center’]

6:07 p.m.: The Doug Mirabelli treatment? [tweet https://twitter.com/ctrent/status/576141521335906305 align=’center’]

6:04 p.m.: Third base coach might actually be a good spot for Ferrell given his offensive shortcomings. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576140587902070784 align=’center’]

6:01 p.m.: Can’t say the Angels weren’t baiting Ferrell to pull the ball. [tweet https://twitter.com/alysonfooter/status/576139928142131200 align=’center’]

5:55 p.m.: Ferrell had a chance to swing for the fences with the Cubs. It didn’t exactly go as planned.

[tweet https://twitter.com/Keefe21/status/576140109017456640 align=’center’]

5:38 p.m.: Time to exact some revenge versus the Halos. [tweet https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/576133776822001664 align=’center’]

5:36 p.m.: Two of the best right here. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576132893140881408 align=’center’]

5:33 p.m.: … But they’ll sell high. [tweet https://twitter.com/Angels/status/576133407471603712 align=’center’]

5:29 p.m.: The Angels might have discovered a hidden gem… [tweet https://twitter.com/Angels/status/576130321864753152 align=’center’]

5:17 p.m.: It’s showtime. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576128597276037121 align=’center’]

5:15 p.m.: Mike Scioscia, a source of inspiration. [tweet https://twitter.com/Angels/status/576127678656352257 align=’center’]

5:10 p.m.: Popcorn, check. [tweet https://twitter.com/Angels/status/576126152927936512 align=’center’]

5:08 p.m.: Who doesn’t? [tweet https://twitter.com/Angels/status/576124223090872320 align=’center’]

4:45 p.m.: Look good, feel good, play good. We know Ferrell has at least one covered. [tweet https://twitter.com/Angels/status/576121361908662272 align=’center’]

4:27 p.m.: After suiting up for the Angels, Ferrell will join the Cubbies. We might have an unconventional rivalry brewing. [tweet https://twitter.com/Angels/status/576115444618129408 align=’center’]

4:20 p.m.: Everyone has been having fun with this whole thing via Twitter using the hashtag #FerrellTakesTheField. [tweet https://twitter.com/JLester34/status/576036601379303424 align=’center’] [tweet https://twitter.com/whitesox/status/576075632271966208 align=’center’] [tweet https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/576038406540558337 align=’center’] [tweet https://twitter.com/ESPNStatsInfo/status/576013414608330752 align=’center’] [tweet https://twitter.com/LawyerMilloy/status/576113417347428353 align=’center’]

3:58 p.m.: Ferrell will play center field for the Angels. Sorry, Mike Trout.

3:52 p.m.: But oh, what an illustrious career! [tweet https://twitter.com/funnyordie/status/576108528382803969 align=’center’]

3:50 p.m.: Yeah, you’re right. Robinson Cano is probably a better option. [tweet https://twitter.com/Mariners/status/576107987393085440 align=’center’]

3:44 p.m.: It didn’t take long for Ferrell to suit up. [tweet https://twitter.com/Mariners/status/576103989902635009 align=’center’]

3:39 p.m.: Ferrell’s first Mariners card. Behold. [tweet https://twitter.com/Mariners/status/576100985627545600 align=’center’]

3:33 p.m.: Handling it like a true pro. [tweet https://twitter.com/Athletics/status/576102091657060352 align=’center’]

3:29 p.m.: Big news! [tweet https://twitter.com/Athletics/status/576101286812073984 align=’center’]

3:24 p.m.: We’re off to a roaring start! [tweet https://twitter.com/Athletics/status/576100305462390786 align=’center’]

3:18 p.m.: Way to use that athleticism. [tweet https://twitter.com/Athletics/status/576098579309199360 align=’center’]

3:16 p.m.: Is that Mr. Perfect? No, it’s Will Ferrell. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLBGIFs/status/576096836991107072 align=’center’]

3:06 p.m.:  Hey, those colors look good. [tweet https://twitter.com/Athletics/status/576066714284089344 align=’center’]

3:05 p.m.:  Cuckoo and Coco, I guess you could say. [tweet https://twitter.com/Athletics/status/576080128616198144 align=’center’]

3:04 p.m.:  Bert Campaneris once played all nine positions in a single game. But Mr. Ferrell is taking things to new heights. [tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/576057764377542656 align=’center’]

3:02 p.m.:  Ferrell looks locked in. [tweet https://twitter.com/funnyordie/status/576048438707519488 align=’center’]

3 p.m. ET: Will Ferrell has a busy day on tap.

Ferrell plans to make Major League Baseball history Thursday by playing for 10 different teams in spring training action. The actor/comedian is scheduled to appear in five different Cactus League games and play every position on the diamond throughout his crazy afternoon.

It isn’t all about the laughs, either. Ferrell, who is filming a baseball special with HBO and Funny or Die, is raising awareness and money for cancer research. The equipment used by Ferrell on Thursday will be auctioned off, with proceeds being donated to Cancer for College and Stand Up to Cancer.

Below is a glimpse of Ferrell’s itinerary. He’ll travel to each park via helicopter.

3:05 p.m.: Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics (HoHoKam Stadium)
4:10 p.m.: Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (Tempe Diablo Stadium)
5:10 p.m.: Cincinnati Reds at Arizona Diamondbacks (Salt River Fields at Talking Stick)
7:05 p.m.: San Francisco Giants at Chicago White Sox (Camelback Ranch)
9:15 p.m.: Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres (Peoria Stadium)

Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@funnyordie

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