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On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees, as is baseball tradition, celebrated their American League East title with some champagne-dumping shenanigans in the clubhouse. Ichiro, who joined the Yankees on July 23 after he requested a trade from the Seattle Mariners after 11+ highly productive seasons with the team, was the victim of a champagne [...]
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English: Joe Girardi, manager of the New York Yankees. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The New York Yankees went into to last night with a one-run lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the AL East.
The Yankees fought hard vs. a more complete Red Sox. And after 12-innings, the Bronx Bombers won, in walk-off fashion, 4-3.
And Yankee fans owe a lot of that win to the moves made by skipper Joe...
Apparently, Mariners utility player Chone Figgins doesn't want to be with the team anymore. He told John Hickey of SportsPressNW.com that "I can't take 2 more years of this."
Well Chone, I'm sure the feeling is mutual from your employers. They've paid you $28 million over the last three seasons (which includes a $2 million signing bonus), and you've...
David Cone may have some racial sensitivity classes in his future after a comment he made on Tuesday.
The former Cy Young Award winner and current Yankees TV analyst for YES Network referred to outfielder Ichiro Suzuki’s bat as a “chopstick” on the telecast during the Yankees-Red Sox game.
“Probably a ball, but Suzuki with the chopstick,” Cone said while watching a replay...
Congratulations are in order for the New York Yankees, who officially became AL East DivisionChamps last night.
Yankees Game #162 – 2012 MLB season
The Bronx Bombers finished the 2012 regular season with a 95-67 record, the best in the American League.
It was a magnificent way to finish a season for a Yankees team where injuries and age made everyone else doubt their ability, myself...
In the final regular season home game, the Yankees will send Hiroki Kuroda to the mound tonight against the Boston Red Sox. In his last outing against the Toronto Blue Jays, Kuroda lasted only 5 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on ten hits while striking out four.
Right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka (1-6, 7.68 ERA) is on the mound for the Red Sox.
New York Yankees (94-67)
Derek Jeter SS...
The Seattle Mariners will not retain hitting coach Chris Chambliss for 2013 after another season during which their offense was among the worst in baseball.
The Mariners made the announcement on Thursday. The rest of Seattle's coaching staff will return next season.
Chambliss was Seattle's hitting coach the past two seasons. The 63-year-old previously was the hitting coach...
With a debate settled over whether the Seattle Mariners will move in their fences in 2013, the question now is whether that will make any difference for one of the worst offensive teams in baseball.
There is no question the Mariners are an improving ballclub, as evidenced by their eight-win jump to 75 victories in 2012. Their pitching remains a strength, led by Felix Hernandez,...
Ackley, Ryan Have Arthroscopic Surgeries
The Mariners announced today that starting middle infielders Dustin Ackley (second base) and Brendan Ryan (shortstop) underwent arthroscopic surgeries on Thursday. The organization announced that Ackley had a bone spur removed from his left ankle, and Ryan had a bone spur removed from his right elbow. The team fully expects both players...
While the New York Yankees are on a three-day break before the ALDS this Sunday night at 8:30pm EST, I thought it was the perfect time to reminisce a little
New York Yankees (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
before the real season begins.
So here it is….
Adversity is a state, condition, or instance of serious or continued difficulty or adverse fortune.
And that has been the most...
Robinson Cano can thank the players he grew up watching – Jose Canseco, Rafael Palmeiro, Sammy Sosa, Barry Bonds and the rest of the cheaters. The suspicion of performance-enhancing drug use still burns rampant when players have big offensive years or careers – especially those that play positions that do not usually generate big power numbers. Professional ESPN clown Skip...
Another Russell Martin printing plate bites the dust in my quest to grab as many affordable 1/1s of the former Dodgers' backstop as I can. From 2008 Topps Chrome comes the Magenta Plate:I think this ran me around half a blaster, and it's a welcome addition to my Martin Collection. I've said it countless times before, but Russell's cards always feature an awesome photo...
As Major League Baseball's regular season finally came to an end last night, the New York Yankees grounds crew had a little trouble with a rogue bird back on Tuesday.
During the twelfth inning of New York's extra inning affair against the Boston Red Sox, a rogue bird had made its way onto the field and parked itself near second base.
One of the umpires summoned a Yankees...
Mike Francesa debates Nick Swisher v Mark Teixeira statistics and history as Yankees in the postseason. Recollections, baby. Caller: Have Victor put up the stats. Francesa: You are going to look...
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