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Hey there, Internet users, and welcome to the second part of the 11th edition of The Worst Of The Best. This is the second part of the tenth edition, from last Friday, which you might have already read. If you haven’t already read it, maybe go ahead and keep it that way because I can never predic...
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For all of those New York Yankees fans who thought signing Robinson Cano to a contract extension was a slam-dunk after the All-Star joined forces with Yankees-loving Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, think again.
CBS Sports is reporting that second baseman Robinson Cano and the Yankees are far apart on terms of a contract extension, making it increasingly likely that Cano will head...
The 2013 New York Yankees are about as predictable as the next-arriving Amtrak train. Some nights, they craft the type of spotless wins that function as a manager’s Unisom dosage, and other nights they look so helpless you’re left wondering how they’ve stayed afloat.
The Yankees need more consistent production from players like Robinson Cano
But stay afloat is exactly what...
2013′s Trout, Cespedes, Harper & Machado is named Yasiel Puig.
Get to know him here.
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There has been a lot of rabble going into the All-Star Game next month about Dodgers rookie phenom Yasiel Puig potentially getting named to the team after just 15 games. Bruce Bochy of the Giants, manager of this year's NL squad, said he'd be hard-pressed to add Puig to the roster. And honestly, I can see both sides of the argument on this one.
Puig has been sensational...
Robinson Cano got one of just three hits in tonight’s loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Dodgers 6 — New York Yankees 0
Yankees held to just three hits in tonight’s 6-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Yankees split today’s doubleheader with the Dodgers.
Starting the second of two games today, Phil Hughes had struggles right...
It was announced on Thursday that Jay-Z has received the necessary certification and now is officially designated as a player agent.
The most exciting play in baseball, within context, is presumably the walk-off grand slam with two outs and a three-run deficit. Within context, I imagine it’s almost a perfect correlation between play excitement and Win Probability Added. This is why WPA works as both a baseball statistic and emotion statistic. Any immediate reversal of deficit to victory is going to be outstanding...
Yasiel Puig has been so impressive in his limited time in the bigs, there have been calls from some people to put the phenom in the All-Star Game. San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, who will manage the NL All-Star squad, says Puig making the All-Star team is a “long shot.” Puig is not on [...]
Just to touch briefly on it…
Chris Capuano pitched six shutout innings in his return from the disabled list. Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier continued their hot hitting. The Dodgers put two runs on the board before the seats were even re-warmed for the second game of their double header with the Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
Oh, and Yasiel Puig hit another home run. This was probably...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Newcomer Pedro Ciriaco tripled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and hit a two-run homer in the eighth to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night. The Padres, who had three terrific defensive plays, won for the eighth time in 10 games and popped above .500 for the second time this season. Dodgers...
Pedro Ciriaco provided a pair of big hits late in Thursday night’s game helping the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The loss drops the Dodgers to 8.5 games behind division leading Arizona Diamondbacks including six games behind the Padres who moved into sole possession of third in the NL West.
Ciriaco has had a nice start for the Padres after being...
Ben and Sam talk about a pair of All-Star candidates, then discuss Royals GM Dayton Moore`s comments about Kauffman Stadium suppressing walks.
Yesterday, Welington Castillo, Matt Holliday, and Yasiel Puig all homered, but it wasn’t enough for “hectorrondon” as Mike Minor was good for just eight points and no other batter scored more than 1.25.Today it’s back to the real aces in a late-game entry. Will that make a difference? It should.Just a few bits of housekeeping before we go any further:Sorry for the site being...
Pick explanations will be coming at 12:15 pm EST today, but I wanted to get my lineups out before noon. Enjoy!I didn’t get a chance to post my lineup yesterday, but I did enter a contest and came away with a third-place victory on the strength of my team’s 46.25 points. Madison Bumgarner scored 17, Yasiel Puig had 11.5, Manny Machado was good for 7.5, and Michael Bourn got in...
Hanley Ramirez capped a six-hit day with a pair of RBI singles,
Yasiel Puig homered to complete a dazzling debut in New York and
the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Yankees 6-0 Wednesday for a split
of their day-night doubleheader.