“The Freeze” beat another fan during a race at SunTrust Park

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If you haven’t been watching the Braves this weekend, perhaps you’ve missed out on the best thing to happen to ballpark entertainment: a race against “The Freeze.” The Freeze, who bears an uncanny resemblance to The Incredibles‘ Frozone, has challenged several Braves’ fans to a thrilling warning track sprint between innings.

While the fans are given a generous head start, it takes a combination of speed and endurance to beat The Freeze to the finish line, as this fan discovered the hard way during Friday’s race:

On Saturday, The Freeze faced his second challenger. This time, he was the one who almost ate it on the warning track, stumbling out of the gate and recovering for another spectacular finish. (If those finish line moves look familiar, you may recognize a similar flourish from world-renowned sprinter Usain Bolt.)

As for the secret identity of the masked sprinter? SNY’s Steve Gelb got the full scoop:

Roger Clemens will be an analyst for ESPN on opening day

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Roger Clemens will be an analyst for ESPN when the defending World Series champion Houston Astros host the Chicago White Sox on opening day.

Clemens made four appearances on last year’s KayRod Cast with Michael Kay and Alex Rodriguez. He will be stepping in on March 30 for David Cone, who will be doing the New York Yankees opener against the San Francisco Giants on YES Network.

“Roger has been sort of a friend of ours for the last year, so to speak, he’s in. He’s been engaged, knowledgeable and really present,” said ESPN Vice President of Production Phil Orlins. “You know, whatever past may be, he’s still tremendously engaged and he really brought that every time he was with us.”

Clemens was a seven-time Cy Young winner but his career after baseball has been tainted by allegations of performance-enhancing drug use. He is a Houston native and pitched for the Astros for three seasons.

Orlins said that with the rules changes and pitch clock, it is important to have a pitcher in the booth with Karl Ravech and Eduardo Perez.

“We don’t feel like we have to have the dynamic of Eduardo with a pitcher, but we certainly think that works. Throw in the added factor of rule changes and it is better to have a batter-pitcher perspective,” Orlins said.

Orlins did not say if this would open the door for future opportunities for Clemens as an ESPN analyst.