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.
“God gives us many holes in our body,” Bert Blyleven said Wednesday morning. “And he just spoke out of the wrong one. That’s the way I look at it.”
Reggie Jackson isn’t the only one with an opinion on the great Hall of Fame debate: Should suspected cheats be enshrined in Cooperstown?
We thought that peace had returned to the Bronx. At least until Reggie Jackson spoke up a few days ago.
Just like “Manny being Manny” was used for years to explain the antics of former Red Sox star Manny Ramirez, the Mets legend explained to the Buffalo News that “Reggie is Reggie.”
Reggie has a special talent with his venom. He couldn’t just go after Bert Blyleven and Phil Niekro. He had to attack The Kid, just as he had to attack Thurman Munson back in the day.
Reggie has now been banished by the Yankees until the time is “right” for his return. But all he did, with respect to A-Rod, is tell the truth.
Let his banishment serve as a wake-up call. If Reggie Jackson wants to continue being associated with the Yankees, let him learn a thing or two about human decency.
The Yankees want Reggie Jackson to steer clear of the clubhouse and team events following his pointed remarks about Alex Rodriguez and several former stars, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Monday.
When you mess with late Mets great Gary Carter, you mess with fiery former teammate Wally Backman.
Reggie Jackson finds himself in the middle of a controversy for speaking his mind. That was a position that he often found himself throughout his career.
The straw that stirs the drink is at it again. The ever-opinionated Reggie Jackson delivered a harsh assessment of his “good friend” Alex Rodriguez’s chase for MLB history in the latest edition of Sports Illustrated.
While Craig was asking Boomer for advice about what style of underwear he should purchase, Al Leiter called-in on the hotline and found the conversation all too familiar.