No doubt the ratings were fueled by some unique baseball theater: MLB announced a 211-game suspension Monday for A-Rod, who vowed to appeal before taking the field in his 2013 debut.
Tino Martinez resigned as the Miami Marlins’ hitting coach hours after complaints by players that he verbally abused them became public.
News Corporation has acquired a 49 percent stake in the YES Network.
Raul Ibanez says he’ll have a connection with the Yankees “forever.” Still, he wants to extend his current relationship with the franchise for at least one more year.
With the Subway Series fast approaching, Al Dukes reached out to one of the best analysts in the business. I’m talking of course about John Flaherty, who is one who still gets pumped-up when the two New York teams hook-up for interleague play.
The 48-year-old Lorenz was arrested early Wednesday morning. Police say they found him slumped over the wheel of his car and when they woke him up he drove away slowly and nearly hit a utility pole.
If you were watching the Yankees’ home opener on Thursday afternoon, you probably noticed a commercial on YES urging fans to “be heard” in the network’s ongoing contract battle with DirecTV.
Perhaps Thursday’s Opening Day win italicizes the new blueprint for the Bombers: get a solid six from your starter and end the game with a phalanx of fireball-hurling relief pitchers.