Found March 10, 2013 on
Sports by Colin:
Recovered from undergoing arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur in his left elbow, brilliant New York Yankees southpaw CC Sabathia will premier in the Grapefruit League and make roughly 65 pitches on Friday. Following an uncharacteristically injury-plagued year, the 6-foot-7, 290 pound Sabathia, who has amassed a record of 191-102 with a 3.50 ERA since debuting for the Cleveland Indians in April 2001, had the procedure performed by Dr. James Andrews in Alabama last October. “Felt good today, no problems. I felt strong. I’m ready to go,” said Sabathia, 32, after throwing 50 balls in a simulated game Sunday. … Continue reading →
BEST OF MAXIM
The Yankees won the World Series in 1996, but it wasn’t before the team came close to making a move that would have significantly altered New York’s future.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman retold a story to the New York Daily News’ Mark Feinsand recently. Apparently, the Bronx Bombers came close to trading away legendary closer Mariano Rivera during spring training in...
With the official announcement earlier this morning that Mariano Rivera will be retiring at the end of the 2013 season, the BronxPinstripes writers have assembled their fondest moments of the all-time saves leader. Since 1996, Rivera has been at the forefront of some of the biggest Yankee wins. He’s made countless memories for Yankee fans everywhere along the way. Here are just...
Photo: Mark Feinsand's Twitter feed
Haven't done a link dump in a while, figured I'd start today:
- Richard Justice calls the Yankees trio of Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte "a timeless classic" in this article for MLB.com.
- Joel Sherman says that Mariano was what separated the Yankees from everyone else. I would have to agree.
- After CC Sabathia sim game today, he's...
The Yankees don’t have many viable options to fill in for Mark Teixeira as he recovers from a strained tendon in his right wrist, so they’re turning to a player who has been retired since 2011.
The Yankees are in talks to bring Derrek Lee out of retirement, according to the New York Times. The 37-year-old was last seen playing for Pittsburgh and Baltimore two years ago.
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera says this will be his
I can’t recall when last the New York Yankees were this desperate.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, has put it out there that he would love to sign the recently retired Atlanta Braves great Chipper Jones. The Yankees have been blitzed by injuries to some of their best players and are interested in bringing in a few veterans to fill the holes in their lineup. Cashman even...
Mark DeRosa is waiting for a call back from Mark Teixeira, his friend and former teammate with the Texas Rangers.
DeRosa, now with the Toronto Blue Jays, says a wrist injury "wrecked" his career - and he wants to issue a warning to Teixeira, the New York Yankees' first baseman.
"Don't come back until it's right or you'll never be right again,"...
New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter thought it was a terrible idea for his club to call up retired Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones, which he thought was a media-created joke. "Y'all just come up