Josh Outman threw another impressive game, Jemile Weeks scored three times and the streaking Oakland Athletics walked their way to a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night, handing rookie Dillon Gee his first loss of the season.
Cliff Lee fired a shot at the Yankees during a WIP radio interview last week, saying the reason he didn’t sign with New York was because “some of the Yankee guys are getting older.” Brian Cashman took exception to the 32-year old’s dig.
Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Manny Ramirez and Hideki Matsui failed to receive salary arbitration offers as one of the first deadlines of baseball’s offseason passed.
Baseball’s offseason market got busy even faster than usual Tuesday, with teams forced to make quick decisions on contract options as they prepare offers to a relatively weak free-agent class headed by Cliff Lee and Carl Crawford.
Even if I was just doing some wishful thinking back in May when I turned the AL East into a two-team race, I ended up being right. But I wasn’t right about everything.
If you know how important legs are to a pitcher, and if you know how cautious the Yankees are with injuries, it took you a millisecond after Andy Pettitte hopped off the mound Sunday to realize he was going on the DL.