While many Yankees fans despise the designated hitter, the nine-time All-Star told the co-hosts that he has a ton of respect for Yankee Nation.
Noah Syndergaard, the Mets’ top prospect, has been placed on the disabled list with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow.
“I hope (my coming out) encourages other people to live an authentic life — an honest, authentic life — and not be afraid or ashamed to be who they really are in the public eye,” Collins told WFAN’s Marc Malusis.
“Suspensions and testing and the whole drug program that they’ve got is obviously a failure,” Fay Vincent said. “It’s not working, and something has to be done to keep these guys from doing what they’re doing.”
“I think with the new playoff system, with the additional teams now in the playoffs, I don’t see why we can’t fight for one of those final spots,” Young said.
Perhaps the two biggest names available in unrestricted free agency this year are superstars Chris Paul and center Dwight Howard. The question is, which of them is the best value?
Both the Yankees and the Mets kick off their 2013 campaigns on Monday — but the usual Opening Day optimism is being tempered by tons of questions surrounding both teams.
“I needed one team to believe in me, and that was the Mets,” Byrd said. “They believed in me. They brought me in and they trusted me. They’re trusting me to be the player that I was. They’re trusting me to be the clean player that I am.”
I sure hope the MSG executives were listening…
In arguably the most anticipated part of the show, Chris “Mad Dog” Russo called in to reunite with his old partner.
Neil Keefe is joined by Marc Malusis to preview the 2012 season for the Yankees and Mets, talk about the new wild-card format and give some predictions for the year.
The first Saturday in August, is like the first Saturday in May (Kentucky Derby day) if you follow harness racing. Over 30,000 will show up at the Meadowlands to watch the 86th edition of the Hambletonian, the premier trotting event of the year.
The Giants said Osi Umenyiora sat out Thursday’s practice “because he says he has a sore knee.” And according to the New York Post, Umenyiora “has told the Giants he may need knee surgery.”