Pride of the Yankees
I’m sure it’s no surprise to any intelligent follower of baseball on Planet Earth, but the Yankee player that fans most love to hate … Will retire after next season when his current contract runs out. So, does A-Rod have chances at more milestones? Let’s look at his career on B-Ref. He’s 28 HRs behind…… Continue reading An afternoon social coffee with … guess who?
I thought I was done with my little Spring Training tour for now, but I woke up Sunday feeling malaise that it would be a day without baseball in person. Kevin S. to the rescue! He helpfully reminded me that the Yankees would be playing the Phillies but a stone’s throw from me at Brighthouse Field. Bah,…… Continue reading Spring Training 2016 Part 3: Yankees v. Phillies, Glutton for Punishment
Shout-out to COPO for alerting us to this story and professormaddog31 for the title. This was a team effort. The Yankees have announced that fans will no longer be allowed to print their tickets from home, nor do they want the hoi polloi who have never sat in a premium location mixing it up with the…… Continue reading Yankees Brass Elitist Piece Of Crap
PECOTA hates your team except mine.
According to this article which appears on NJ.com, Bryce Harper was on the radio on Friday in DC. When the 23-year-old was asked about his looming free agency in 2018, and that he could be the first player to command over $400 million dollar, he responded: “Yeah, I mean I don’t really think about that stuff,” Harper…… Continue reading Bryce Harper to Cost Yankees $400-500M in 2018
Aroldis Chapman escapes legal prosecution
I waited for a few days to write this piece because I wanted to process my thoughts and feelings. As most of you are aware, I am a Rays fan but I do try to be objective in my analysis. I may not always succeed, but I try. I have no doubt many of you…… Continue reading Ruminations on the Chapman Trade
Despite being embroiled in the middle of some incredibly serious domestic violence allegations, the Yankees traded for fireballer Aroldis Chapman. Chapman was dealt in exchange for four relatively middle of the pack minor leaguers. In exchange for Chapman the Reds will be receiving 22 year old right hander Rookie Davis, third baseman Eric Jagielo, second…… Continue reading Reds Trade Chapman To Yankees
4 years, 56 Mil
It would appear that the Red Sox and Chris Young have come to an agreement on a multi-year contract today. The 32 year old outfielder had a decent year last year with the Yankees with a slash line of .252/.320/.453 and 7 home runs. Most of his production at this point comes against left handed…… Continue reading Red Sox Sign Chris Young
Courage and valor go hand in hand.
I like la pelota.
MLB is the new kid on the Hollywood block
Intentional dig or honest mistake?