Several people from other teams I’ve spoken to think the Yankees need Brett Gardner as insurance for an older and injury-prone outfield.
The 40-year-old had an excellent campaign for the A’s in 2013. The free-agent pitcher went 18-6 with a 2.65 ERA in 190 1/3 innings over 30 starts. He struck out 117 and issued 29 walks.
MLB has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation. Three-time MVP Alex Rodriguez is on the list, according to CBS News.
Even though Tuesday night’s All-Star game is for the young, there’s still a place at Citi Field for the guys sporting a bit of gray.
Although fresh faces are taking over, that doesn’t mean all the old guys are out. Rivera, Hunter and Beltran are back at the All-Star Game, bringing decades of experience and wisdom.
MLB announced on June 14 that umpire Brian Runge was no longer on the staff. He is believed to have failed multiple drug tests.
Everyone seems sure that Anthony Bosch will just show up and testify. How can this be? Why would Bosch incriminate himself?
A league executive told CBS News that Anthony Bosch could implicate up to 25 players, including some stars not currently connected to the firestorm.
Phil Hughes struck out nine and hurled eight scoreless innings as the Yankees beat the A’s on Saturday.
The hot injury of the young spring training season appears to be ulnar fractures. First it was Curtis Granderson, who throws right-handed but bats left. He was hit on the right forearm on February 24 by the first pitch he faced in a spring training game.
If the new allegations were true, the Yankees would face high hurdles to get out of the final five years and $114 million of Rodriguez’s record $275 million, 10-year contract.
On Tuesday, the Miami New Times blew the doors open on Anthony Bosch and his anti-aging clinic, Biogenesis. There was A-Rod’s name, among others, reportedly listed in “an extraordinary batch of records.”
We New Yorkers are an ardent, dichotomous bunch. We can love or loathe our own, but don’t let someone else – a talking head from ESPN, no less – question our Captain.
In this day and age in baseball, where everybody’s on guard for PED use, Melky and Bartolo got caught . There must be something in the Yankees’ water that makes players stupid after they’re done in New York.
Before the game, Derek Jeter told reporters he’d never been mentioned in a steroids conversation publicly as Skip Bayless did.