Jason Giambi

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7 Athletes Who Have Bizarre And Unusual Superstitions

We all know athletes have a ritual, routine, tradition or whatever you want to call it leading up to games. However, these 7 athletes have the most bizarre and unusual superstitions in the game.

07/25/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo credit should read Scott Nelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Hartnett: A-Rod Could Have Been King, Instead Leaves Behind Shattered Legacy

No one is shedding a tear for A-Rod. Whether he misses 150 games or two seasons, engages himself in a long, bitter legal fight or finds himself with a Pete Rose-like lifetime ban, it doesn’t matter. His reputation cannot be restored.

08/02/2013

The Yankees’ Mark Teixeira greets Jayson Nix after hitting a three-run home run against the Indians on June 4, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tex And Phelps Deliver As Yankees Make It 2 Straight Over Indians

David Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.

06/05/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Keidel: A Hearty Girardi — ‘G.I. Joe’ Making Early Case For Manager Of The Year

Indeed, Girardi seems the easy choice for Manager of the Year again, at least at the quarter-pole.

05/24/2013

Nick Swisher (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Cleveland Abuzz Over New-Look Indians, Former Yankees Slugger Swisher

Cleveland has caught “Indians fever” — partially due to former Yankee Nick Swisher.

04/07/2013

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Hartnett: Matsui Added His Own Dose Of Class, Pride To Yanks’ Pinstripes

Hideki Matsui added an extra bit of class to the Yankee pinstripes during his seven years in the Bronx and will be remembered as a beloved Yankee.

12/28/2012

Brian Cashman (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

So Far, Cashman Is Pleased With Yankees’ Offseason

Brian Cashman is pleased by the way the Yankees’ offseason is progressing.

11/30/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Granderson Key To Yankees’ Playoff Hopes

Curtis Granderson’s caught fire in his last six games and is powering the Yankees down the stretch.

09/16/2012

Lucas Duda (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Defeat Rockies, Duda Drives In 4 RBI

Lucas Duda drove in 4 runs as the Mets defeated the Rockies 7-5 on Saturday night.

WFAN–04/28/2012

Phil Hughes (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: The Time Is Now For Phil Hughes

Phil Hughes has regained his velocity and forced his way into the Yankees rotation. 2012 could a be bounce-back season for the rejuvenated Hughes.

WFAN–03/29/2012

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Bobby Valentine Admits ‘Total Mistake’ On Yankees’ Derek Jeter

The new Boston manager backed off some of the comments that started first Yankees-Red Sox stir of the year.

WFAN–03/01/2012

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By The Numbers: Taking A Swing At ‘Moneyball’

Billy Beane’s transactions don’t quite seem to have the statistical impact one would expect.

WFAN–02/15/2012

Jorge Posada #20 of the New York Yankees hits the game tying double in the eighth inning to score two runs against the Boston Red Sox during game 7 of the American League Championship Series on October 16, 2003 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hartnett: How I’ll Remember Yankees Icon Jorge Posada

Jorge Posada had many outstanding playoff memories as a New York Yankee but one stands out in particular, his tying double in 2003 ALCS Game 7.

WFAN–01/10/2012

NEW YORK - AUGUST 29: Pitcher Roger Clemens #22 of the New York Yankees looks over at first baseman Jason Giambi #25 after Giambi made a diving stop during a game against the Boston Red Sox on August 29, 2007 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Regarding The Epidemic Of Booze And Drugs In Baseball

Has baseball actually gotten over the drug and alcohol problems of its past? It’s time for those in charge to bring major baseball into the 21st century and adopt stronger clubhouse policies.

WFAN–10/20/2011

Alex Rodriguez

A-Rod, Yanks Look To Stay Hot Vs. Rockies

Alex Rodriguez will try to continue his hot hitting for the New York Yankees on Sunday when they finish a three-game home set against the Colorado Rockies.

WFAN–06/26/2011

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