Found October 26, 2011 on
When new Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington announced that John Lackey will undergo Tommy John surgery this offseason and would likely miss the entire 2012 season, it became painfully obvious that the team absolutely needed to acquire a top-notch starter this offseason. However, the Sox aren't the only ones reeling from the Lackey news, as the New York Daily News' Anthony McCarron believes that the Yankees may have "got a shiver" with the announcement, as well. Why? Because their ace, CC Sabathia, has a chance to opt out of his current deal with the Yanks and could be "lured...

Raise Your Hand If You’ll Miss John Lackey

John Lackey has decided to follow up divorcing his wife for having a double mastectomy with an unexpected act of chairty; he’ll be improving Boston Red Sox rotation by having Tommy John surgery and sitting at home for the entirety of 2012. From Joe McDonald at ESPN Boston: Lackey recently received an MRI and was examined by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles, and it was decided...

Lacoste XL Launches In New York With CC Sabathia, Nick Mangold, Osi Umenyiora & David Lee

Monday night in New York at Pisco Porton Lounge, Gotham magazine presented the launch of LACOSTE XL. New York, fashion and an XL line… you know that means some of your favorite jocks were in attendance. The event was hosted by New York Yankee, C.C. Sabathia, New York Jet, Nick Mangold, New York Giant, Osi Umenyiora and Golden State Warrior, David Lee. The new line is the classic...

John Lackey to undergo Tommy John surgery

Newly named general manager Ben Cherington announced this afternoon that starting pitcher John Lackey will undergo...

Pitching on the farm

The news that John Lackey will undergo Tommy John surgery and will miss 2012 might look somewhat positive at first glance. The man obviously has problems both off and on the field and would be a huge question mark for the 12 rotation. The Sox, however, are still short of starters. Even if Clay Buchholz comes back and John Lester and Josh Beckett start earning their millions...

Nova hopes CC will stay

The Yankees are trying to make sure that CC Sabathia doesn’t leave The Bronx and Ivan Nova doesn’t believe the big lefty will.“What I feel is that he’s not going anywhere,” Nova said last night. “I think he loves the Yankees and pitching in New York...

Good thing Mets didn’t overspend for John Lackey

According to Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston, Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey needs Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery, which will force him to miss all of 2012. Matthew Cerrone: From what I recall, the Mets were VERY interested in Lackey when he was a free agent two winters ago. In fact, they set their mark on getting one of Lackey or Jason Bay, just like the Red Sox. The...
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