Found June 13, 2012 on Lady Loves Pinstripes:
Carlos Quentin (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The New York Yankees are rolling. Winning their fifth game in a row by beating the Braves for the second night with a score of 6-4. Skipper Joe Girardi and crew deserve the recognition here for guiding this team through all the adversity and injuries. So now that we all know the Yankees can still win, what will GM Brian Cashman due to insure this team gets to October? With an already lengthy DL list and some players past their primes, Cashman will be looking to add something to assure the Yankees have the smoothest ride into the postseason. Now how big Cashman will go weighs heavily on the outcome of Brett Gardner’s elbow diagnosis, which has sidelined him since April 17th. Gardner has made it all the way to a minor league start in his rehab three times; and all three times have led to a setback. This week Gardner has already seen Dr. James Andrews and is on his way to see the Reds orthopedic Dr. Timothy Kremchek in Cincinnati today. Gardner...

Could Carlos Quentin be a Red soon?

It's that time of year again, rumor season The trade deadline is still over a month and a half away, but that doesn't necessarily mean teams aren't looking around the league in search for potential help. The injury-riddled, flu-striken Redlegs (35-27) are no exception as they, like other contending squads, continue to attempt to perfect their roster. And the...

Gardner Could be Back in 3-4 Weeks

From Marc Carig:Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner could be back in three to four weeks, the club announced today, after doctors ruled out the possibility of a major injury that could have cost him his season. Instead, two leading orthopedic surgeons confirmed that Gardner has a strained left elbow, a bone bruise, and joint inflammation, which have not fully healed. Gardner underwent...

New York Yankees: Gardner solutions

Ode to Brett Gardner. After a perennial sluggish start, the New York Yankees have smoothed out the kinks and are playing solid baseball again. This doesn’t mean the Yankees problems are solved but it does show fans that the Bombers can still compete at the top, which was once again somewhat in question not so long ago. At this point in the season, no team is home free. The likelihood...

Gardner Could Return To Yanks’ Within 3-4 Weeks

Yankees outfielder, Brett Gardner, saw Dr. Timothy Kremchek today, who agreed with a previous diagnosis – elbow muscle strain, bone bruised and joint inflammation, that have not fully healed, the Yankees said in a statement. Gardner received a PRP (platelet-rich plasma) and a cortisone shot in the elbow today. Doctors have recommended that Gardner give [...]

Morosi: Tigers interested in Padres’ outfielder Carlos Quentin

The Tigers may be looking to add to their outfield and apparently are interested in trading for Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin writes’s Jon Paul Morosi. A potential roadblock though for the Tigers could be Quentin’s $7 million dollar salary Morosi adds. Ben Nicholson-Smith of writes that Quentin could be one of the best available hitters this...

Detroit Tigers Links: Could Carlos Quentin Provide a Solution to Some Offensive Woes?

Here’s an update of the latest news and information from around the internet concerning the Detroit Tigers for Friday, June 15, 2012. With offense sometimes hard to come by, the Tigers may turn their attention to an old Central Division … Continue reading →

Source: Three bidders for Padres left

The sale of the San Diego Padres is gaining momentum. Three bidders remain, and Padres owner John Moores expects to select a buyer between Wednesday and Friday of next week, according to a source close to the sales process. A group led by former Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley is one of the finalists, and the other two bidders also are from southern California, the source said...

Detroit Tigers interested in Carlos Quentin

Outfielder Carlos Quentin has been on fire since coming off the Disabled List this season and has become an interesting target for teams looking for an offensive boost. One of this teams looking for offense are the Detroit Tigers, who according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports are interested in Quentin. The problem with Quentin could be his $7 million salary according to Morosi, and...

Ralph Nader to the Yankees: "Have you no mercy on your play-calling broadcasters?"

Ralph Nader — the once-relevant consumer fighter whose ego and useful-idiocy gave the world President George W. Bush — is targeting the Yankees’ relentless conveyor belt of in-game radio commericials.In a letter to Randy Levine and Brian Cashman, Nader lists 22 ads that "disrupt the flow and excitement of the game broadcast and undermine your responsibilities as...

A new deadline twist

Rarely do teams sign back potential free agents that they trade at the July 31 non-waiver deadline. The player, even if moved for financial reasons, usually feels a tinge of rejection. The previous collective-bargaining agreement offered a disincentive for clubs that considered trading and re-signing a Type-A free agent — the loss of a draft pick. The new draft-pick compensation...

Ralph Nader does not care for your commercials, Yankees radio!

In pretty much the most random thing ever, former Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader has now turned his everwatchful eye to the important issue of... obnoxious commercial sponsorship during baseball games.  Specifically, Nader does not appreciate the seemingly endless array of sponsorships and advertisements during the broadcast of New York Yankees games on WCBS radio...
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