Last week, Derek Jeter was voted New York’s all-time favorite athlete in a Siena College poll. This week,the shortstop has been crowned king of MLB jersey sales.
Roy Halladay and CC Sabathia both pitched like aces Thursday and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Yankees 7-0.
The baseball world has revolved around the Yankees the last few days and it called for an emergency discussion with the voice of reason, Sweeny Murti.
As much as we New Yorkers know that this is the greatest city in the world, it’s not for everyone and apparently, it’s not where Cliff Lee and his family wanted to be.
Cliff Lee and the Phillies have finalized a $120 million, five-year contract that brings the star pitcher back to Philadelphia. Lee spurned more lucrative offers from the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers to return to the Phillies.
Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels — and Cliff Lee. Yes, Cliff Lee. The Philadelphia Phillies have assembled quite an impressive starting rotation that could eventually go down as one of the best in baseball history.
Why is Cliff Lee taking so long to decide which bazillion dollar offer he will accept? Probably because he can.
Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies has unanimously won the NL Cy Young Award, making him the fifth pitcher to earn the honor in both leagues.
Roy Halladay pitched through a groin pull, outdueling Tim Lincecum and keeping the Philadelphia Phillies alive in the NL championship series with a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.
Facing elimination, Roy Halladay and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies look to prevent Tim Lincecum and the Giants from reaching the World Series in Game 5 on Thursday.
The playoffs have followed the regular season trend back to pitching dominance. Not that aces haven’t done this in past postseasons, it’s just that their supremacy this year stands out.
With pitchers ruling these playoffs, Matt Cain made it six shutouts — a half-dozen, count ’em! — in only 22 games this postseason.
Lincecum outdueled Roy Halladay, Cody Ross hit a pair of solo homers and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in Game 1 of the NLCS.
Maybe, if you are old enough, you understand that there is something inherently wrong with Jorge Posada passing Mickey Mantle for NINTH place on the “All-Time Post-Season RBI” list.
Don Larsen was watching the news Wednesday night when he saw an item of particular interest. His most exclusive of clubs had just picked up another member.