Baseball Hall Of Fame Cuts Election Eligibility From 15 Years To 10They changes are effective immediately and will be reflected in 2015 Hall of Fame voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Derek Jeter Gets Boots, Cowboy Hat From AstrosBefore Wednesday's game, Yankees manager Joe Girardi wondered how Jeter will deal with participating in one of these ceremonies each time he visits a different city this season.
Astros Bringing Back Clemens, Pettitte For Wednesday's Jeter CeremonyGet ready for another milestone: the first ceremony of Derek Jeter's farewell tour.
Keidel: The A-Rod Apologist Is Just As Delusional As Rodriguez IsSince most men don't have the time, money, and desperation for such municipal waste, we have the A-Rod apologist, who, like their fallen icon, has resorted to vast swaths of illogical reasoning, deflection, and denial in his defense.
Leo Mazzone On WFAN: Piazza Belongs In Hall Of Fame; Bonds, Clemens Too"I'd rather face (Jeff) Bagwell and (Craig) Biggio than Piazza," Mazzone told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Thursday afternoon.
Palladino: Are Hall Of Fame Voters Softening On Steroid Candidates?It may not happen on Wednesday. It may not happen next year. But soon, the cheaters and suspected cheaters will get in. It is inevitable.
Palladino: Torre Put Ego Aside For Yankees’ Own GoodHe was the right man at the right time for a club that had fallen on hard times before 1996. And he didn’t mess it up when it would have been so easy to do just that.
Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA MemberRemember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas Highlight Hall Of Fame BallotGreg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining a collection of steroid-tainted holdovers that include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
Mo Rivera Apologizes To Astros Fans For Skipping Final Series "I want to keep that memory of mine," Rivera told the crowd of 40,542, second largest of the season at Minute Maid Park behind Opening Day. "For that, I apologize. You guys deserved more, but I'm being a little selfish."
Beloved Yankees Pitcher Andy Pettitte Announces Retirement "I've reached the point where I know that I've left everything I have out there on that field," Pettitte said in a statement. "The time is right. I've exhausted myself, mentally and physically, and that's exactly how I want to leave this game."
Report: Woman Accuses Cashman Of Misleading Federal Investigators The petition, according to USA TODAY Sports, claims that the GM "intentionally misled federal investigators during the Roger Clemens investigation (and) knew of clubhouse steroid use by various Yankees players..."
Shane Spencer Victim Of Hoax On ESPN Radio; Ex-Yank Denies PED Use On WFANAn imposter claiming to be Spencer called the station and admitted to taking steroids, saying, "I have used steroids in the past ... Did I ever see anyone using them? Absolutely."
CBS News: A-Rod On List Of Players To Be Suspended By MLBMLB has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation. Three-time MVP Alex Rodriguez is on the list, according to CBS News.
Roger Clemens On Biogenesis Investigation: 'I Don't Care About It' "I've got my own feelings on particular people in MLB, you know, how they approached my situation," Roger Clemens said. "I don't know about it, and I don't care about it, to tell you the truth."