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Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle:
A quick post today. I picked up a new and numbered Russell Martin off of the Bay for 25 cents plus two seventy-five to ship it my way. Checking in at a short-printed /99, I'll take that three George Washington deal any day of the week.It's a mini, it's numbered (33/99), and it's a brand-spanking new Russ Martin. That's what I call a winning combination! I've reached the 185 unique card mark in my Martin Collection, and 200 should be here in no time!Damn I miss Russ.
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From Tim Brown:On the morning of the first game they’d play since Game 5, the night the New York Yankees all went home for the winter, Alex Rodriguez stood before them and, according to witnesses, gave the sort of speech that wouldn’t have been possible five years ago.
Somebody else would have told the Yankees it was time to commit in body and soul to the next eight months...
The New York Yankees posted an AL Best record of 97-65 last year which was second only to Philadelphia in all of baseball. However, they were upended by the Detroit Tigers in the ALDS, primarily due to Detroit’s superior pitching staff. So the Yankees went into the off-season with a goal of shoring up their starting 5.
They sent shockwaves across baseball when...
Brien Taylor was one of the most heralded prospects in baseball history, but his career never took off and now at age 40, he's facing drug trafficking charges in North Carolina.
New York Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner says it's his goal to lower the team's payroll to $189 million over the next few years.
Under baseball's new labor contract, the luxury tax threshold will be at $189 million after the 2013 season.
Said Steinbrenner on Thursday: ''Is it a requirement with baseball that we hit 189? No, it's not a requirement...
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New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez has come along way since first donning the pinstripes in 2004, and not under the easiest of circumstances.
The self-inflicted bumps along the road seem to be behind the 36-year old, and I must admit that A-rod has given me a good laugh so far this spring.
Following an off-season with no popcorn incidents, no steroid admissions...
In spite of a late ninth inning rally, the Phils lost their grapefruit league opener to the Yankees, 8-5.
The Yankees took a 1-0 lead in the first as, with a runner on second, and with two men out, Raul Ibanez hits an RBI double to left, knocking in Curtis Granderson, who had earlier doubled. The Phils took the lead in their half of the first as, with a runner on second, and with...
Hiroki Kuroda has made more difficult transitions than switching from the National League to the American League.
TAMPA, FLA. (AP) - New York Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner says it's his goal to lower the team's payroll to $189 million over the next few years.Under baseball's new labor contract, the luxury tax threshold will be at $189 million after the 2013 season.Said Steinbrenner on Thursday: "Is ...