Found July 26, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
The rivalry between the Red Sox and Yankees is arguably the most heated and historic in all of sports. When thinking about it, images of Jason Varitek and Alex Rodriguez brawling or Pedro Martinez tossing Don Zimmer probably race through your head. Is it possible to fit Ichiro into the equation? The former Mariners outfielder says he is looking forward to it. “When I watched those games on TV they looked like fighting, not in a real sense, but physically,” he said according to the NY Post. “It was more like a fighting atmosphere is what I felt watching TV. I know there is a lot of tradition. I have just been here a few days. I don’t know what to expect.” If he’s not looking for actual fighting, Ichiro probably joined the rivalry at the right time. However, he may not get a battle between two AL East powerhouses either. The Yankees are one of the best teams in baseball and the Red Sox continue to struggle to remain above .500. They are 10.5 games out of first place and tied for las...

Alex Rodriguez out with Broken Hand

New York Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez left tonight’s game against the Mariners after getting hit on the hand by Felix Hernandez. According to a report by Matthew Pouliot of, Rodriguez suffered a non-displaced fracture of his wrist and will likely be headed to the DL. This is rough news for a Yankee team that is coming off a four game sweep at the hands of...

A-Rod Headed to the DL with a Broken Hand

This team's luck is just awful. Here's the most recent bad news, via Marc Carig:Alex Rodriguez will go onto the disabled list after suffering a non-displaced fracture in his left hand. Rodriguez was hit on the hand by an 88-mph changeup from Felix Hernandez in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's 4-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners. The fracture is on the pinky side of...

A-Rod Ks for 2,000th time in his career

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez struck out for the 2,000th time in his major league career when he went down swinging against Seattle's Felix Hernandez. Rodriguez struck out in the sixth inning on Tuesday night when Hernandez got the Yankees star on a 2-2 changeup. Seattle's crowd erupted into cheers as they usually do when Rodriguez strikes out against his...

Alex Rodriguez out with broken hand

The New York Yankees will be forced to mix and match players at third base after Alex Rodriguez suffered a non-displaced fracture of his left fifth metacarpal when he was hit by a pitch from Felix Hernandez in the eight inning of a 4-2 loss to the Mariners. Rodriguez immediately grabbed his hand in pain and went to the ground as manager Joe Girardi and the training staff rushed...

Video: A-Rod Breaks Hand After Being Hit By Pitch

Seattles Felix Hernandez drilled Yankees 3rd baseman, Alex Rodriguez, with a pitch during Tuesday night’s game in Seattle.  X-Rays revealed that the 88 mph changeup fractured A-Rod’s hand, an injury that could sideline him anywhere between  4 to 8 weeks.Mark Texiera said of this A-Rod injury, ”You hate to see a guy go down on something freak like that. I had a weird feeling...

A-Rod on DL with fractured wrist

Alex Rodriguez will likely be out several weeks after getting hit by a pitch from Felix Hernandez on the wrist. He went down immediately.

Could Brandon Laird Be The Answer at Third Base?

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-9832\">Brandon Laird could be the Yankees’ best internal option for a platoon with...

Injuries to AL East Foes Proving Red Sox Aren't Only Ones Dealing With Bad Luck (Video)

For a while, it felt like the Red Sox were being singled out. Boston's dealt with its fair share of injuries in the 2012 season, but as the year goes on, more and more teams are dealing with many of the same problems. The Yankees will be without Alex Rodriguez for a while and the Blue Jays are now coming to grips to life without catcher J.P. Arencibia. That means that not only...

Headley rumors grow from a whisper to a roar

Almost as soon as Alex Rodriguez hit the ground Tuesday night clutching his broken hand, the rumors about Chase Headley and the New York Yankees started flying. A number of teams had already contacted the San Diego Padres about the availability of the third baseman. With A-Rod out, certainly the Yankees would be calling. A New York radio station even put in a call to a Padres...

A-Rod likely to miss two months with broken left hand

SEATTLE -- The Seattle Mariners continued to make the New York Yankees' trip to the West Coast as painful as possible Tuesday. It wasn't just that the Mariners scored a 4-2 win that sent the Yankees to their fifth loss in six games on the trip. More notable was that New York third baseman Alex Rodriguez came out of the game after taking an eighth-inning fastball off his...

The Sound of Felix Hernandez Breaking A-Rod's Hand is Brutal

How Seattle Mariner pitcher Felix Hernandez missed Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez' elephant sized elbow guard is only overshadowed by the brutal sound of the fifth metacarpal in Arod's left... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Going, Going, Gone

Being a sports fan in Seattle hasn’t always been easy. Diehard SuperSonics fans helplessly watched as their beloved team was uprooted and moved to Oklahoma City. Mariners fans had to watch heroes such as Ken Griffey Jr., Alex Rodriguez and Randy Johnson go on to have Hall of Fame careers with other teams. And now Seattle sports fans have lost another legend as Ichiro Suzuki was...

It is time to take nominations for It is High/Lunchables July Yankee Employee of the Month.

Some possibilities...Ichiro Suzuki, Ice Age: Continental DriftBrian Cashman, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire HunterRobinson Cano, Rock of AgesJoba Chamberlain, That's My BoyAlex Rodriguez, Safety Not GuaranteedJoe Girardi, PrometheusRaphael Soriano, The Dark Knight RisesJohn Sterling, Magic Mike Suzyn Waldman, Snow White and the Huntsman
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