Indeed, Girardi seems the easy choice for Manager of the Year again, at least at the quarter-pole.
Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.
2013 brings major issues and tons of uncertainty for the aging, payroll-trimming New York Yankees.
“I think it’s important for me to grieve leaving New York,” Dickey said on Tuesday. “I had a proverbial home there. I had a home among fans. I had a home in an organization.”
As “statement games” go, the Nets’ 102-97 victory over Boston last night should probably be declared in a whisper.
You’d like to think that the fire sale or deconstruction of the Miami Marlins is now complete, but with these bozos driving the bus, who knows.
Jeffrey Loria is laughing all the way to the bank. Or as Gordon Gekko would put it, “Greed is good”. Truth be told, Gekko is a rank amateur compared to the Marlins owner.
Reacting to the Marlins’ latest payroll purge on Twitter, slugger Giancarlo Stanton gave it three exclamation marks. Didn’t we all?
R.A. Dickey pitched a complete game for his 15th win, stopping Jose Reyes’ 26-game hitting streak as the Mets topped the Marlins, 6-1, on Thursday.
Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees as they return home from a 2-5 West Coast road trip with Ichiro Suzuki, but without Alex Rodriguez.
The Mets hoped all the bad news was limited to the walls of the Hospital for Special Surgery. Then a relief pitcher made an awful day even worse.
Josh Johnson took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, John Buck hit a grand slam in his Florida debut and the Marlins beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Both the Mets and the Marlins say getting the season off to a quick start might prove vital. In the Mets’ case, it’s doubtful the regular season can get any worse than the offseason.
Two of the league’s top pitchers square off Tuesday night at Citi Field when Josh Johnson and the Marlins open a three-game set against R.A. Dickey and the Mets.