Found October 16, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Mariano Rivera could still be a very effective closer if he chose to return to the New York Yankees for another season in 2014. The 43-year-old saved 44 games this season. He blew a career-high seven saves, though his 2.11 ERA was below his career ERA of 2.21. Still, all indications are that the Sandman […]

Pining For Yankees Baseball: A Look At The 2014 Schedule

With both the ALCS and NLCS moving closer to their endings and the World Series on the horizon, what am I thinking about these days? The 2014 New York Yankees schedule, of course. If you click here you will be taken to the full schedule, highlights of which include:* Starting the season where things left off: against the Astros in Houston.* An April series against the Cubs in Chicago...

Who New York Yankees Fans Should Root for in the Playoffs

Yankees fans aren’t exactly accustomed to watching other teams play in October. This is normally New York time. Playoff baseball without the Yankees is just . . . weird. It’s like those vegan gluten-free pizzas; just wrong. Doesn’t look right. Doesn’t taste right. Shouldn’t happen. However, as we all know, rooting for one team isn’t as simple as saying “Go Yankees...

MLB's COO and NY Politicians Trade Verbal Jabs over A-Rod and Discrimination

Man, everyone’s fighting in New York these days. A few days ago it was lawyers for Alex Rodriguez and Anthony Bosch getting into it, and now it’s MLB and . . .New York politicians. Yep, you read that sentence correctly. In recent weeks, groups in New York have taken great offense to MLB suspending Rodriquez for 211 games, when the rest of the players on the Biogenesis...

New book details A-Rod's alleged love for threesomes with call girls

A new book by “740″ author Michael Gross is set to dish on all the shinnanigans that took place at FIFTEEN Central Park West, where Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez rented a $30,000 per month apartment and had neighbors like Denzel Washington, Sting and Bob Costas. “House of Outrageous Fortune: Fifteen Central Park West, The World’s Most Powerful Address,” details ARod’s...

New York Yankees Position Breakdown: Third Base

Yesterday I wrote that shortstop might be the hardest position for the New York Yankees to fill this off season, but third base might be their hardest plan. Alex Rodriguez is slated to continue his appeal for the 211-game suspension handed down by Major league Baseball back in August, and assuming the process wraps up this week, the Yankees should know by Thanksgiving whether or...

Report: Alex Rodriguez’s Lawyer, Joseph Tacopina, ‘Nearly Came to Blows’ With Anthony Bosch’s Attorney

The verbal fisticuffs of Alex Rodriguez‘s appeals process nearly escalated into a full-blown brawl. Rodriguez’s fiery defense attorney, Joseph Tacopina, “had to be physically restrained” from attempting to fight one of the representatives of Major League Baseball star witness Anthony Bosch during a hearing at MLB’s New York offices, sources told the New York Daily News...

Carlos Beltran Wants to be a Yankee

The Yankees are a team that could use some bat power, and Carlos Beltran would reportedly be more than happy to lend his services. Let's make it happen Yankees! Beltran is set to be a free agent and according to CBS Sports, the Cardinals slugger wants to wear the pinstripes: Beltran once again "would strongly consider" signing with the Yankees when he...

A-Rod's lawyer loses temper?

The verbal fisticuffs of Alex Rodriguez's appeals process nearly escalated into a full-blown brawl. Rodriguez's fiery defense attorney, Joseph Tacopina, "had to be physically restrained" from attempting to fight one of the representatives of Major League Baseball star witness Anthony Bosch during a hearing at MLB's New York offices, sources told the New York...

New York Yankees, Carlos Beltran Have Mutual Interest In Each Other

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees have mutual interest in having Beltran come to the Bronx this winter, says Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News. Beltran, who has been coming though with a few big hits for the Cards this postseason, will be 37-years-old next April, and will likely have another couple of years left in the tank to put up reasonable...

Folks, it's early, but this might not be a Yankee century

Make no mistake: The Yankees won the last Millennium. Twenty six world championships. Ha. Next "closest" were the Cardinals and A's - and the word "closest" is a joke. They each won nine.But let's ask a fundamental baseball question: What have you done lately?Well, we've been contenders. In the 2000 century, here are the current standings:Cardinals...

New York Yankees icon Derek Jeter will have ‘a lot of strength’ in 2014

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi predicts that Derek Jeter will aptly rebound in 2014. The 39-year-old Jeter underwent the knife in October 2012 to fix his fractured left ankle. Although expected to recover in four to five months, Jeter never fully healed from the procedure and played in only 17 games this season. Missing Hannah Davis’ banging partner, New York went 85-77 and...

Alex Rodriguez reportedly ‘got hookers all the time, usually two at a time’

There is very little that could be said about New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez that could surprise us a this point. Entertain us? Well, that’s a different story. And some recent rumors about A-Rod’s alleged escapades with prostitutes are entertainment at its finest. An upcoming book written by Michael Gross called “House of Outrageous […]

A-Rod's lawyer nearly fights Anthony Bosch's attorney at MLB offices

Alex Rodriguez decided last summer that he needed a street fighter in his corner to beat his 211-game doping suspension. When he hired lawyer Joe Tacopina in August he got one. The high-profile defense attorney had to be physically restrained from brawling with another lawyer two weeks ago during his defense of Rodriguez when the steroid-stained slugger’s appeal kicked off in...

Carlos Beltran to Yankees sounds like strong possibility

Can you imagine Carlos Beltran playing for the New York Yankees? You might have to get used to it, because it sure sounds like a possibility. The New York Daily News’ Mark Feinsand reported this week that the Yankees could be looking to add an outfielder in the offseason and that Beltran might be one […]

Mike Francesa makes good points

Jorge Posada, new Yankees hitting coach and catcher mentor. Andy Pettite, pitching coach. Joe Girardi, he's a pretty good manager with those 2 World Series rings. Unfortunately, most good hitters are terrible coaches. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return HomeFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
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