Found March 12, 2013 on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught:
Tribute-george
Yesterday, the often-rancorous Yankiverse came together in one rare, unified consensus:Whatever pain-killers Brian Crashman is taking - Dude, I gotta get me some.What happened was this: The Yankees acknowledged the looming disaster that is otherwise known as Opening Day 2013 in a manner that a general manager who is undergoing middle-age life crisis while taking prescription hallucinogenics. Cashman asked Yankee beat reporters to contact Chipper Jones, 41, to see if the guy would like to come out of retirement and board the Flying Dutchman, known as the 2013 Yankees.Well, talk is cheap, and these days, so are the Yankees. The Chipper moment cost us nothing, sold a few newspapers - (Cashman actually told reporters he should get points for being creative; I swear I'm not making that up) - and obscured for a few hours the depressing thought of the first season's first 10 weeks, a period when the Yankees play the entire AL East - and from which they might not recover.What does i...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
BRAVE NEW WORLD

Yankees to pursue Chipper Jones?

The Yankees reportedly intend to gauge the interest of recently retired Braves star Chipper Jones, among others, in possibly filling in for the injured Mark Teixeira.

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Says he Would Love to Sign Chipper Jones

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...

Yankees GM interested in Chipper

Chipper Jones in a New York Yankees' uniform? Yankees general manager Brian Cashman expressed interest Monday in the retired Atlanta Braves star as New York tries to shore up an injury decimated roster. ''He'd be perfect,'' Cashman said. ''I'd take Larry in a heartbeat. I think everybody would.'' Cashman added he didn't think the...

Chipper Jones a Yankee? Don’t believe the hype

Home » Sports » Chipper Jones a Yankee? Don’t believe the hype Chipper Jones a Yankee? Don’t believe the hypeStart here About Bklynboy59 i Rate This I received a text to day from someone who always likes to see if he can get a rise out of me. He’s a Yankee fan, I’m a Met fan. So the text reads “Awesome!!! Chipper Jones coming out of retirement to join the Yankees...

Yankees Came Close to Trading Mariano Rivera in 1996, According to GM Brian Cashman

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...

Desperate Cashman reaches out to retired players

There’s no question that the Yankees are in a world of hurt these days.   First baseman Mark Teixeira is out until at least mid-May after suffering a strained tendon in his right wrist. Centerfielder Curtis Granderson will miss the first 10 weeks of the season after breaking a bone in his forearm on the fifth pitch of spring training. And third baseman Alex Rodriguez – well...

Chipper Jones Says Hell No To The Yankees

CHIPPER TO YANKEES: Chop This! I was very glad to see Chipper Jones reject the Yankees’ overtures for a comeback. It’s not that I wouldn’t want to see Jones have a change of heart, but not with the Yankees … not with anybody else but the Braves. I’ve always admired players to begin and end it with the same team. That‘s what I want to see for David Wright. It’s one...

Jeter: Terrible idea to call up Chipper Jones

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 

Chipper Jones ‘Flattered’ by Interest in Retirement, But Says He Prefers Being Bad Golfer

With a plethora of injuries to deal with, the veteran-laden Yankees are in dire straits before the season has even begun. Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson and Mark Teixeira are all looking at weeks on the disabled list, and the New York depth is wearing thin. So, perhaps it shouldn’t have been much of a surprise that, with a traditionally quiet trade market during spring training...

Chipper Jones Rejects Yankees

I was very glad to see Chipper Jones reject the Yankees’ overtures for a comeback. It’s not that I wouldn’t want to see Jones have a change of heart, but not with the Yankees … not with anybody else but the Braves. CHIPPER: Turns down Yankees I’ve always admired players to begin and end it with the same team. That ‘s what I want to see for David Wright. It’s one of...

Yankees Plan to Reach Out to Chipper Jones in Attempt to Lure Him Out of Retirement

Mark Teixeira‘s wrist injury has the Yankees scouring the retirement list for possible replacements. Brian Cashman told Jack Curry of YES that he intends to reach out to Chipper Jones‘ agent to lure the third baseman out of retirement. The Yankees have shown interest in bringing first baseman Derrek Lee out of retirement as well. Cashman also told Curry that New York has “investigated...

Yankees: Retired to rehired

This will be short but not so sweet. Yankees put age before beauty. Upon my daily trolling of the big newspapers sports sections, USA Today reported that the New York Yankees were trying to get Chipper Jones, Derrek Lee and Scott Rolen out of retirement to come play in the Bronx. In utter disbelief instead of reaching for my morning coffee, I knocked it over and it went everywhere...

Will strikeouts sink the Braves?

As you may have heard by now, the Atlanta Braves made a few changes over the winter.  With the new additions, the Braves lineup figures to be among the most powerful in baseball. But along with all that thunder, there will also be plenty of whiffs. In fact the Braves strikeout tally could be among the highest in the game. Here’s the key question, though… Does it matter? But...

Brian Cashman's Top 10 Yankees options for first base

1. Derrick Lee2. Chipper Jones3. Tino Martinez4. Jorge Posada5. Kevin Maas6. Chris Chambliss7. Don Mattingly (if we can trade a few prospects to the Dodgers to get him, of course)8. John Olerud9. Richie Sexson10. Cecil Fielder
MLB 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.