New York Yankees
“I have to reinforce our pitching, in my opinion,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. “I have things that I feel I have to try to do, that I’m trying to do, but it is easier said than done.”
If the old rules applied to the All-Star Game, Wainwright’s pitch and Jeter’s resultant double would not have created even a ripple of controversy.
The New York Yankees are the most valuable North American sports franchise, but sit behind three world renowned soccer powers in the global rankings.
This is not a question you could ask in the last 20 years without getting laughed out of the room, but as we enter the second half of a sterile baseball season in New York City, it’s fair to ask now. Who has a better future: the Mets or Yankees?
Ken Griffey Jr. never liked the Bombers. It all stemmed from late manager Billy Martin’s treatment of his father, and one clubhouse incident in particular.
It’s time we tip our caps to the captain. Few Yankees — few humans — deserve it more. Millions of moms and dads, and even baseball deities, know royalty when they see it, and we’ve seen it since 1996.
However Jeter’s final season ends, he will leave an enormous void to be filled — not just in the Bronx, but also as the game’s foremost statesman.
Alex Rodriguez received a therapeutic use exemption for the otherwise-banned substance clomid, according to the book “Blood Sport,” which was published last week.
What will they do at the trade deadline? That’s the question that will follow the Yankees and Mets around once the All-Star break ends.
“This is a game that I’ve truly always looked forward to. I’ve appreciated the time that I’ve had here. So it’s kind of difficult to say that I’ll try to enjoy it more,” Jeter said on Monday.
“Class, leadership, righteousness,” Jets legend Joe Namath said of the retiring shortstop. “A whole lot of good things, man.”
Over their careers, I would take Mays over Mantle. However, during their primes, I think The Commerce Comet was superior to The Say Hey Kid.
Attorney David Cornwell’s law firm filed papers Monday in Manhattan federal court saying the baseball star owes more than $380,000 related to their work against his steroid suspension.
In a season of bad luck and frustration for the Yankees, Dellin Betances has emerged as one of the best relievers in the game.
Seattle’s Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night’s All-Star Game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.