The Mets’ star was locked in again. Wright drove in five runs, the last three with a bases-loaded double in the eighth. That prompted chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” from the crowd of 32,872.
They’ll play in the Far East and the Far West — and in the Caribbean, too. Wherever they are, Miguel Cabrera and R.A. Dickey and dozens of All-Stars in the World Baseball Classic know the team to beat: two-time WBC winner Japan.
A list written in April by Biogenesis of America clinic founder Anthony Bosch named the two Yankees with dollar amounts next to their names, according to an ESPN report.
The drugs are evolving. The conversation must follow suit. It’s time to stop the anger and disappointment that spews everywhere from airwaves to columns to happy hours.
According to the New York Times, the league is now focusing on the University of Miami baseball team. Investigators believe that there may be a connection between the university’s baseball program and PED use, according to the newspaper.
The NBA, for the most part, has managed to avoid the major performance-enhancing drug scandals that have plagued the NFL and Major League Baseball over the last decade. Commissioner David Stern is hoping to keep it that way.
“I know in New York it’s going to be larger than life, because I think this is the first time in many years that a Jewish ballplayer will be playing for the Yankees,” Youkilis said.
“I have nothing to hide,” Ryan Braun said in a statement released by his representatives on Tuesday night.
Major League Baseball could start in-season testing for human growth hormone next year.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
Truth be told, the Steroid Era has stripped our pastime of its eternal prerogative: innocence. Where has Joe DiMaggio gone, indeed?
Carrasco was already on thin ice with the Mets after precipitating some drama the night before. When he gave up a two-run homer with his first pitch on Wednesday night, that may well have been the last straw.
David Wright was ready and willing to take one for the team — actually, that may even be an understatement.
Don’t get me wrong, I respect the fact that Wright wanted to face the music. But someone had to be the adult in the room.
David Wright was ready to take one for the team. Terry Collins was not going to let that happen.