Found June 28, 2013 on
Lady At The Bat:
I'm usually upset when I have to miss a weekday Yankee game. Yesterday, however, as I checked my phone while I sat waiting to see my doctor, I realized that missing this particular game was a good thing. The result was far from surprising. Derek Holland might have pitched a complete game shutout even if the Yankees' A lineup had faced him.That A lineup is still very far from returning to the field. Big pieces of it, Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez, have made news lately. We won't see Teix until next spring. As for A-Rod, who knows?One thing we do know, if you believe Derek Jeter, is that Alex Rodriguez has not and will not be a distraction to the team. I was pleased and, to be honest, pleasantly surprised to find out that Jeter spoke up in his teammates defense. The Captain has a history of leaving Alex Rodriguez twisting in the wind. He has publicly supported guys like Jason Giambi but, when given the opportunity to do the same for A-Rod, he's all like, "Who...
BEST OF MAXIM
Derek Jeter turned 39 today (June 26). He has won five World Series rings is a 12-time All Star, has five Gold Gloves and four Silver Sluggers. He leads the Yankees in most career games played (2,451), stolen bases (340) and at-bats (9,974). He is the Major League Baseball all-time leader for hits as a shortstop (3,130).
With all the hardball accolades Jetes has racked up, the...
Derek Jeter has joined teammate Alex Rodriguez in hitting against minor league pitching.
Coming back from a broken left ankle, Jeter had an opposite-field single to right in six at-bats Friday against a minor league right-hander. The Yankees captain said it was his second day of facing live pitching.
Rodriguez, who had hip surgery in January, had two doubles and a single in five...
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is acting up again, and as a fan I don’t appreciate his antics.
A-Rod is not exactly the poster boy for good judgment off the baseball field. But considering the current state of the Yankees offense, A-Rod could be a little more selfless about his health.
Here is a timeline of A-Rod’s latest public antics that are messing with Yankee...
Oh, this is so A-Rod.
The New York Daily News reports that the reason Alex Rodriguez is rushing to get back on the field is because the embattled superstar wants to prove he can’t play so he can retire and collect the $114 million remaining on his contract with the Yankees. The New York Post also reports that Rodriguez is looking to use his injured hip as a reason to retire.
This was a battle that folks should’ve seen coming from the start. Yankees vs Arod is about to commence, because it’s conspiracy time.
According to a source the disgraced 3rd baseman who is also rehabbing from a hip injury feels the Yankees are intentionally slowing his return to the starting roster so that they can have him declared medically unfit to play this season, thus...
ONE WAY OF PUTTING IT
With the relationship between the Yankees and Alex Rodriguez becoming more and more strained, a Yankees insider referring to his behavior as "bizarre" won't help.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman wants gimpy superstar Alex Rodriguez to know that a doctor clearing him to play doesn’t mean the third baseman can just hop back on the field.
Apparently, Rodriguez agrees — just not the way everyone thought.
In a week full of firestorms after Rodriguez said a doctor had cleared him to play and Cashman angrily retorted that the team would...
The Alex Rodriguez rehab-gate saga just took a strange turn. One day after he tweeted about how excited he was to begin playing baseball in minor league rehab games, which led to him being told by GM Brian Cashman to ‘shut the f up’, A-Rod has informed Yankees officials in Tampa that he is physically not ready to play baseball, according to the New York Post. “He is not ready...
ALEX WITH THE ANGLE
Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez intends to make a quick return to the field so he can retire and collect his entire salary before he's suspended by the MLB.
The Yankees are in need of a third baseman since Alex Rodriguez is hurt and facing a possible suspension. While the Yankees have faced injuries to Mark Teixeira, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson and Derek Jeter, they still have found a way to remain in contention. To be honest, I can't believe it and neither can many reporters throughout the league.
The Yankees, according...
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez doesn't believe he is ready to
return to game action, the New York Post reports.
We reported the news last night of the rather umm… direct way New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman responded to Alex Rodriguez tweeting out that he had been cleared by doctors to resume playing baseball.
Taking into account the way Cashman responded, we knew it would only be a matter of time before A-Rod decided to issue a statement in regards to what Cashman had to say.