Found October 11, 2012 on Games We Play: A sports blog for girls:
Well, the San Francisco Giants are the first of the postseason teams to move on, eliminating the Reds in Game 5. The Washington Nationals are fighting for their lives right now against the Cards, and tonight Baltimore and the Yanks and the A's and Tigers both have match-ups. What I find interesting is that not a single division series was a sweep. Every single one of them has had some back-and-forth, which I guess means these teams that made it to the postseason have been pretty evenly matched so far. Which is a good thing. It's no fun when one team beats up on another (even when the team doing the beating is yours) and there's nothing more boring when there's no competition between teams. That's right - sweeps are boring. I hate when the Yankees sweep. Almost as much as I hate when they're swept... ;)Speaking of my Yanks, what a nailbiter last night's win was. Kudos to Raul Ibanez, who has proven that just because you're 40 doesn't mean your majo...

Jeter Day-To-Day With Bone Bruise

From Mark Hale:There is a major question about Derek Jeter’s health right now. In the third inning of the Yankees’ 3-2, 12-inning victory over the Orioles last night, Jeter, who has been battling a late season, left-ankle bone bruise, fouled a ball off his left foot. Jeter was badly limping and hobbling during the game, an alarming development. It became more alarming for...

Derek Jeter Finally Unloads His Trump World Tower Pad for $15.5 million

The NY Post landed an exclusive look at Derek Jeter’s condo way back in April of this year which ran him a cool $12.72 million in 2001.  The gorgeous condo is located on the 88th-floor penthouse at the top of the Trump World Tower at UN Plaza, but it looks like Jeter had been there for long enough.  Jeter finally unloaded the digs to a Brazilian businessman named Claudio Ferro...

Yankees Injury News: Derek Jeter Shows No Sign of Injury

Derek Jeter had to be removed from Game Three of the New York Yankees division series victory over the Baltimore Orioles.  He left in the eighth inning after striking out and apparently re-aggravating the bone bruise that has been bothering him for weeks now.  However, he was able to play in Game Four, and last night he showed no ill-effects as the Yankees took down the Orioles...

Yankees Injury News: Derek Jeter Exits Game 3

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter exited last night’s Game 3 of the American League Division Series in the 9th inning. While it was more of a defensive substitution, Jeter had been battling a sore foot. In the 3rd inning Jeter fouled a Miguel Gonzalez pitch off his left foot. He was able to remain in the game until the 9th, but he was noticeably impacted on the...

Derek Jeter sells Trump Tower home for $15.5 million (photos)

The 38-year-old shortstop of the New York Yankees recently sold his 4-bedroom house at the Trump World Tower for $15.5 million.Penthouse photos via NY Daily News

Jeter triples, Yanks and O's tied at 1 in Game 3

Derek Jeter hit an RBI triple just past bubble-blowing center fielder Adam Jones, moving the New York Yankees into a 1-all tie with the Baltimore Orioles after three innings Wednesday night in Game 3 of their AL division series. The best-of-five series was tied at 1 game apiece, with all remaining games in the Bronx. With Russell Martin on third following a one-out double off Miguel...

Girardi 'expects' A-Rod to start but 'not sure' about Jeter

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi looked like a genius Wednesday night for finally pulling the slumping Alex Rodriguez for a  hot-hitting Raul Ibanez.  The journeyman Ibanez almost single-handedly won Game 3 of the ALDS — but that doesn't mean the struggling A-Rod won't be back in the starting lineup for Game 4. Girardi said this morning he 'expects' Rodriguez...

Derek Jeter tops annual popularity contest

Love him or hate him, Derek Jeter is still the most popular kid in school. came out with their list of the top 20 selling jerseys since the 2012 All-Star break and there aren’t really any names that don’t belong. However, there are some names that surprised me. Jeter is number one followed by Josh Hamilton, Ichiro Suzuki, Bryce Harper and Mike Trout. It’s...

Talkin' Jeffrey Maier with the Ballhawks

Sixteen years ago, Jeffrey Maier became a household name in both New York and Baltimore.Alright, it might be a stretch to call dude a "household name", but the 12-year-old did, at the very least, get his fifteen minutes of fame.You see, on October 9, 1996, Maier stuck his glove over the rightfield fence at Yankee Stadium and snared what would be a Derek Jeter home run ball...

Which Players Had The Best Selling Jerseys In 2012

The MLB and the MLBPA released information on what players have the most popular jersey sales and once again the New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter tops the list according to the Biz of Baseball.Here are the the top twenty players:Derek Jeter, New York YankeesJosh Hamilton, Texas RangersIchiro Suzuki, New York YankeesBryce Harper, Washington NationalsMike Trout, LA Angels of AnaheimAndrew...

ALDS Game 4 Lineups: A-Rod Batting 5th

YANKEES (2-1) Derek Jeter DH Ichiro Suzuki LF Mark Teixeira 1B Robinson Cano 2B Alex Rodriguez 3B Nick Swisher RF Russell Martin C Curtis Granderson CF Jayson Nix SS Pitching: RHP Phil Hughes ORIOLES (1-2) Nate McLouth LF J.J. Hardy SS Chris Davis RF Adam Jones CF Matt Wieters C Jim Thome DH Mark Reynolds 1B Ryan Flaherty 2B Manny Machado 3B Pitching: LHP Joe Saunders

ALDS Game 3 Lineups

YANKEES (1-1) Derek Jeter SS Ichiro Suzuki LF Alex Rodriguez DH (WHY!?!?!?!?) Robinson Cano 2B Nick Swisher RF Mark Teixeira 1B Curtis Granderson CF Russell Martin C Eric Chavez 3B Pitching: RHP Hiroki Kuroda ORIOLES (1-1) Nate McLouth LF J.J. Hardy SS Chris Davis RF Adam Jones CF Matt Wieters C Jim Thome DH Mark Reynolds Dh Ryan Flaherty 2B Manny Machado...
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