As you approach the end of the first month of the fantasy baseball season, like all smart fantasy owners you must look every day for better players. Sure, you may like a guy on your bench who plays for the local nine, but fantasy baseball is won with the head—not the heart.
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You may not always agree with Mike Francesa, but the baritone bard of New York City sports is spot-on about one thing: the Subway Series was planned by a blind man.
The stage is now set for a fascinating scene Friday night, when the crosstown Mets bring the majors’ best record and a team record-tying 11-game winning streak to Yankee Stadium.
“I think it would be wrong to be celebrating,” King said, “since for all we know, hundreds of those home runs probably occurred when he was taking steroids.”
“I’ve been booed for 15 years, buddy,” Rodriguez told Jeff Riger of 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit. “I don’t know if you haven’t been around. It’s been one long boo for 15 years.”
Alex Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night.
Whenever I’m slightly objective about the Yankees, I’m branded nouns unsuitable for family programming — particularly on Twitter, the toxic waste of human dialogue. Well, then I’m writing this in my HAZMAT suit.
Miguel Gonzalez struck out a career-high 10 over seven innings, and the Baltimore Orioles beat CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees 4-3 Tuesday night at soggy Camden Yards.
There was an emphatic anti-A-Rod crowd for the series opener in Baltimore, led by 56-year-old Tolbert Rowe, who stood and turned his back for each and every one of Rodriguez’s at-bats.
It’s expected that the Yankees will fight a series of bonuses due to Alex Rodriguez by ignoring the milestones. If that’s the plan, they’re sticking to it.
Alex Rodriguez went into Monday night batting .300. He finished at .250 after going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Yankees’ win over the O’s.
“My godfather means the world to me,” Bonds told USA TODAY Sports. “I love him to a T. But when Alex hits No. 660, I’ll be happy for him. Willie will be happy for him.”
Sure, it’s only been three games, but there’s no denying the fact that the Yankees look very much like their mediocre-at-best selves from last season.
Alex Rodriguez tossed his bat aside and rounded the bases without any fanfare, though the drive invigorated a small crowd on a cold night at Yankee Stadium.