New York Yankee
Hal Steinbrenner shared his optimism for 2012 and his plans for beyond, namely the Yankees commitment to bring their payroll under the $189 million luxury tax threshold under the new CBA.
The Yankees have signed former Mariners right-handed reliever David Aardsma.
CC Sabathia allowed two hits and struck out two for the Yankees in a 6-2 loss to the Tigers.
Bobby Lemke and Leo Smith were two of my best friends growing up in Hoboken in the 1960’s. And they still are. If the weather was bad and we couldn’t play stickball, boxball or touch football, we would head to Bobby’s house (or Leo’s or mine) to play APBA Baseball.
Derek Jeter, as he has deftly done for a decade and a half, once again deflected the flurry of questions regarding his future as a Yankee.