In a matter of hours on Friday night, the Yankees waived goodbye to prized prospect Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi and welcomed much-needed arms to their rotation. GM Brain Cashman stayed patient and appears to have won big.
Damon just joined a most exclusive club last week. Upon swatting his 500th double, he became the 11th player in MLB history to hit that many doubles, 100 triples, 200 homers, and 2,500 hits. The prior ten are a roll call for Cooperstown.
With an opposite-field bloop double to left in the first inning of Saturday night’s game against Florida, Damon became just the 11th player all-time to have 500 doubles, 100 triples, 200 homers, and 2,500 hits.
Alex Rodriguez homered twice, Jorge Posada had two hits and the New York Yankees stopped a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
A little quality time with Johnny Damon is always fun. While he’ll always be remembered as a key member of the 2009 World Series Champs, he has also led a bit of an itinerant lifestyle as a baseball player.
The Rays are counting on Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon to help them remain competitive against the Yankees and Red Sox in baseball’s toughest division.
Even though the Yankees came two wins shy of returning to the World Series and the Giants collapsed for the second season in a row, 2010 was a good year. Let’s start the countdown…
According to Newsday, the Yankees have had “multiple conversations” with Johnny Damon about returning to the Bronx. However, a conflicting report from the NY Daily News labels the potential signing as “unlikely.”
Tuesday’s Game 5 ALDS match up between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Texas Rangers has Yankee fans debating – which team would offer the Bombers an easier path to the World Series?
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.
Unless you’re from Boston, it’s hard not to start thinking about the Yankees and October baseball in just over a month. And unless you’re Jerry Manuel, it’s almost impossible to not have already given up on the 2010 Mets.
Johnny Damon is staying in Detroit. The 36-year-old outfielder decided to pass up a chance to return to the Boston Red Sox, rejecting their waiver claim and choosing to remain with the Tigers.
The Tigers Johnny Damon has been claimed off waivers by the Red Sox.
Johnny Damon isn’t the only former Yankee in recent years to attract attention (positively or negatively) in his return to the Bronx.
CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander will meet for the second time this season Tuesday night when the Detroit Tigers continue a four-game road series against the Yankees, who could be without Alex Rodriguez.
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