Found March 20, 2013 on Bob's Blitz :

One day...these Hooters ballgirls that the Phillies employ in spring training are going to have an epic video. Until then, we have yet another blooper vid. Here, she has no idea how to avoid a pop-up... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~


Yankees: The logical replacement for Mark Teixeira

“All I can continue to tell everyone is our commitment to the fans is never going to change. We will always field a championship-caliber   Justin Morneau (Photo credit: Wikipedia) team. Is our goal 189 next year? Yes. But only if I’m convinced if the team I see, that we’ve put together, is a championship-caliber team.” That is what New York Yankees inherited owner Hal Steinbrenner...

Any last hurrahs for Utley and Howard?

Once upon a time in our not too distant past, Chase Utley and Ryan Howard were a two-man wrecking crew for the Philadelphia Phillies. In 2006, the two combined for 13.7 fWAR as Howard hit 58 homers and Chase Utley was in the second year of a five-year run that might be among the best runs ever for a second baseman. Howard has never matched the incredible numbers he put up in 2006...

Yankees rumors: New York not done acquiring players

The New York Yankees recently added free agent Brennan Boesch to bolster the competition in the outfield, and the former Detroit Tigers outfielder likely isn’t the last veteran general manager Brian Cashman looks at before the start of the regular season, according to Dan Martin of The New York Post. “Opening Day’s not till a ways down the line. I’m keeping my...

Jeter limited to minor-league games

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says shortstop Derek Jeter will play only in minor league spring training games for the rest of spring training. The move could cut short how much time Jeter would miss if he starts the season on the 15-day disabled list. By not playing in major league exhibitions, the Yankees want to be able to backdate Jeter's start time on the...

Bernie Williams sighting in NYC March 16

Was at Vision Expo East 2013 at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan over the weekend and Bernie Williams of the New York Yankees was there taking pictures and signing autographs. The fiance was tempted to wait online for a picture but everybody and their mother was in line and we actually had some business to attend to. Oh well. It would've been fun...but at least we got to...

Derek Jeter Pulled From Yankees Lineup After Surgically Repaired Left Ankle Stiffens Up

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Derek Jeter was removed from New York’s lineup against the Phillies on Tuesday for “precautionary” reasons because his surgically repaired left ankle feels “stiff.” He said he might be able to play Wednesday and doesn’t consider this a setback. “I’m not concerned because I was told this was going to happen,” Jeter said. “From everything I’ve...

Familiar face seen at Yankees complex

A familiar face may soon be rejoining the Yankees. According to Trenton Thunder beat writer Josh Norris, former Yankee Chien-Ming Wang was visible at the Yankees’ spring training complex down in Tampa, Fla. this morning. However, Wang has not signed a contract with the team just yet. The Yankees had scouted Wang in the WBC, where he pitched well for his native Taiwan, going 1-0...

Derek Jeter has setback in recovery

While spring training isn’t the time to get up in arms over injuries or players recovering from them, New York Yankees living legend Derek Jeter has been scratched from today’s lineup because of stiffness in his left ankle. Via USA Today: New York manager Joe Girardi said that Jeter was flexing the ankle a lot during batting practice. Jeter eventually went to trainer Steve Donohue...

Flashback to Phillies 2012 Offseason

The baseball world moves very fast. That’s why I always find it interesting at this time of year to think back to where the Phils were last year. You might be amazed at how much you forget in just one year, so I thought I would remind you through a short hike down memory lane.

Kendrick goes six strong; Brown, Howard homer in win

Domonic Brown hit his sixth home run of the spring in the Phillies' 4-1 win over the Yankees. For the first spring of his career, Kyle Kendrick doesn't have to focus on making the rotation. The Phillies' likely fourth starter continued to post positive results this spring with another strong...

After Disasterous Start, Rodrigo Lopez Sent to Phillies Minor League Camp

Only competing for an outside-chance-if-someone-gets-hurt spot on the Phillies roster, Rodrigo Lopez's prospects of making the team out of camp were bleak. Then he gave up eight runs yesterday in the 17-10 Braves-Phillies blowout. Today, Lopez has been reassigned to minor league camp, Jim Salisbury reports. The bullpen appears to...

SI Swimsuit rookie Hannah Davis is Direct TV Genie, Jeter’s GF (Pics)

Hannah Davis is a 22-year-old, 5’10″ model who comprises one fourth of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue rookie class for 2013. We’ll take a look at all of them, and see which has the potential to be the next Kate Upton. Hannah Davis grew up in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Must have been nice to have warm sun and beaches instead of ice and slush all the time. Prior...

Dominican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic; Robinson Cano MVP

The Dominican Republic is much more than a great place to vacation now (been there; loved it--highly recommend it). The small island nation is now home to the World Baseball Classic champions! Puerto Rico never had a chance against the DR in San Francisco Tuesday night. Edwin Encarnacion got the scoring started with a two run double in the first, and that would end up being...

Phillies 4, Yankees 1

Derek Jeter treated fans to some batting practice before a sore ankle sent him home early. Domonic Brown hit his sixth homer of the spring, Kyle Kendrick threw six impressive innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees 4-1 Tuesday. Those who came to see Jeter play his first road game of the spring left disappointed because the Yankees captain was scratched from...

Domonic Brown Leads MLB in #SpringTraining Homeruns

Philadelphia Phillies Downtown Domonic Brown now leads #MLB with 6 homeruns in Spring Training on 2013. Get the latest updates at!
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