Even through a most generous lens, it’s hard to assert that Tino Martinez is a bedrock member of Yankees royalty. When you’re not even the best or second-best first baseman in franchise history, it’s hard to declare that you belong in Monument Park.
“I’m very entrenched with the Yankees. My face and my career is more so shaded with the Yankees than it even is with Oakland. And I played in Oakland for nine years.”
Mr. October isn’t afraid of a little controversy. So perhaps it was telling Wednesday when the man who voices his opinion on everything said absolutely nothing about embattled Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.
The Hall of Famer alleges that he wasn’t selected No. 1 overall in the 1966 draft because the Mets thought he’d be a “social problem” due to his relationship with a Mexican woman, according to the New York Post.
Yankees broadcaster Suzyn Waldman said of the acrimonious Yankees: “This is uncharted territory.”
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Pitcher Orlando Hernandez, better known to fans as El Duque, was one of six first-time old timers taking part in the game. He helped lead the Bronx Bombers to three straight World Series titles from 1998 to 2000.
If Wheeler can just get a fraction of Harvey’s traction, the sun could finally shine on Queens, where they could someday be Kings.
“It probably wasn’t the best thing to say, but I didn’t mean anything by it,” Price said. “I wasn’t looking to offend the Yankees. It’s probably the best organization in all of sports. Not just baseball, but all of sports.”
Election Day is not usually about sports, but it’s time to credit our past presidents for the biggest sports events that occurred during their times in office.
Joe Girardi must finish the job. He took the first step when he put Alex Rodriguez (.083 in the series) on the bench in the ninth inning on Wednesday night and had Raul Ibanez pinch-hit for him. He must now leave him there.
In honor of the last full day in the life of Keith’s mustache, what follows is a definitively unofficial list of the top 10 mustaches in baseball history.
It doesn’t get much worse than this for a Major League Baseball star. Insult, then injury.
The Yankees have as deep a bench as they have had since the championship teams of the late ‘90’s. In the wake of Brett Gardner’s injury, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones have filled in well and Eric Chavez has gotten more at-bats.
Manager Joe Girardi said Thursday it’s time for everyone to move forward, and he is happy to have Jackson back.