Found July 07, 2012 on Sports by Colin:
Mlb_may_08_fa98
Controversial Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has reportedly spent the past two days apologizing to Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees hierarchy for rightfully questioning the achievements of the admitted juicehead. “He is trying to rectify everything,” Yankees manager … Continue reading
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Alex Rodriguez voted most overrated player in baseball by SI players’ poll

Sports Illustrated released the results of its latest poll which asked MLB players to name the most overrated position player in baseball. Surprise surprise, Alex Rodriguez topped the list. The Yankees third baseman captured a strong percentage of the vote: 1. Alex Rodriguez (16.8%) 2. Derek Jeter (9.2%) 3. Jayson Werth (6%) 4. Nick Swisher (5.4%) 5. Albert Pujols (4.7%) 6. Ichiro...
YANKED!

Yanks tell Reggie to stay away

A week after saying some controversial things about the organization, the Yankees brass has told Reggie Jackson to stay away from the team indefinitely. 

Reggie Jackson apologizes for A-Rod comments

Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson told Sports Illustrated that Alex Rodriguez's 642 career home runs was questionable because of his admitted performance-enhancing drug use, now Jackson is apologizing for the comments.   "Al's a very good friend," Jackson told SI. "But I think there are real questions about his numbers. As much as I like him, what he admitted about...

Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Albert Pujols Among Those Voted Most Overrated by Peers in Recent Poll

The Yankees are typically well-represented in the All-Star Game. They're also well-represented when it comes to far less illustrious honors. Alex Rodriguez was voted the league's most overrated position player by his peers in a poll conducted by Sports Illustrated. The magazine polled 228 MLB players, and Rodriguez was considered the most overrated by 16.8 percent. Rodriguez...

A-Rod gives baseball's 'WHIP' a new meaning

The next time you hear someone say that the New York Yankees got spanked, they may be referring to only one player— literally. Alex Rodriguez and his girlfriend were spotted hanging around Miami Beach hotspot Mokai having fun with some whips and handcuffs at the bar late Wednesday night, reports Page Six of The New York Post. Witnesses told the Post that A-Rod and Wilson were...

Reggie Jackson has been banned by the Yankees.

Reggie Jackson has been banned from all Yankee events after he made comments about key Yankees Andy Pettitte, Alex Rodriguez and Mets Hall of Famer Gary Carter according to the New York Post. The special advisor to the team has been told that he must stay away from the team for the time being but he is expected to rejoin the club in the future. The comments that spawned all of this...

Yankees tell Reggie to steer clear

The New York Yankees have told Mr. October to stay away this summer. A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the Yankees want Reggie Jackson to steer clear of the clubhouse and team events following his pointed remarks about Alex Rodriguez and several former stars. The Hall of Famer will lay low for several weeks, the person told the AP on Monday on...

AP source: Yankees tell Reggie to steer clear

The New York Yankees have told Mr. October to stay away this summer. A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the Yankees want Reggie Jackson to steer clear of the clubhouse and team events following his pointed remarks about Alex Rodriguez and several former stars. The Hall of Famer will lay low for several weeks, the person told the AP on Monday on...

Yankees Tell Reggie Jackson to Stay Away from Team

Reggie JacksonPhoto courtesy of Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Reggie Jackson, the man known to be the “straw that stirs the drink,” has stirred up some ill feelings within the New York Yankees organization. Last week, Reggie Jackson had some negative things to say about some of the Yankees members. The most notable member of the Yankees that Jackson made disparaging comments about...

SI MLB Players Poll: Who is the most overrated position player in the game? (Hint: It's Arod)

July 9-16, 2012 special Where are They Now double issue of Sports Illustrated: Who is the most overrated position player in the game? (h/t Andrew Vazzano) 1. Alex Rodriguez, Yankees 3B.....17% 2.... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com

Report: Yankees bar Reggie Jackson from team events

Reggie Jackson sent a strong message with comments that appeared in Sports Illustrated last week and publicly apologized for disparaging third baseman Alex Rodriguez. Apparently, that wasn't enough. Jackson was told to stay away from team events last week according to ESPN's Buster Olney, who said Jackson wasn't with the team as per usual for the four-game series completed...

Yanks Tell Reggie To Stay Away

From Buster Olney:After Reggie Jackson's disparaging comments about Alex Rodriguez and others last week, he was essentially benched by the Yankees and told to stay away from team events indefinitely, according to AL sources. Jackson was not in Boston over the weekend, where the Yankees played the Red Sox. Jackson, a special adviser for the Yankees, usually is around the...

New York Yankees: Sports Illustrated gives new meaning to overrated

If you haven’t heard yet, Sports Illustrated recently released a poll asking 228 MLB players: Alex Rodriguez (Photo credit: Keith Allison) Who is the Most Overrated Position Player in Baseball? And the winners, listed in order were as follows: 1.          Alex Rodriguez 2.          Derek Jeter 3.          Jayson Werth 4.          Nick Swisher...
Yankees News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.