Found June 03, 2013 on The Other Paper:
What could be funnier than than a bunch of grown men having the daylights scared out of them by a thunder storm? When those men are major league baseball players — that's what. That's exactly what happened in Sunday night's thrice-delayed Yankees-Red Sox game in the Bronx, televised on ESPN. Cameras caught both dugouts reacting as meekly as children to a loud thunder clap during the sixth inning rain delay. Poor Brett Gardner of the Yankees was singled out for his extra jumpy reaction in the Bombers' dugout. On the other side? The camera caught Boston catcher Jared Saltalamacchia not only jumping at the thunder, but actually jogging out of the dugout and running toward the clubhouse. Remember guys, it's only the angels bowling. Your browser does not support iframes.

Why Mark Teixeira can make-or-break the Yankees this season

Through 57 games, slightly more than one-third of the season, the Yankees hold a 32-25 record — and have as good a chance to win the AL East as the Red Sox, Rays, and Orioles do.  The Yankees can look forward to a healthy Jeter returning after the All Star break, Granderson re-returning from a hand/wrist injury, and (sigh) Alex Rodriguez’s potential return from oblivion.  Michael...

Fan catches Mark Teixeira's grand slam in his cap (Video)

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam home run in the third inning of Monday night's game in the Bronx, and a lucky fan in the front row of the right field stands caught the baseball in his cap. Your browser does not support iframes. Talk about being in the right place at the right time. Video via MLB. Visit us at and follow...

Yankees Player of the Week: May 27-June 2

Sabathia threw a dominating 7.1 IP on Friday night to end the Yankees losing skid. In a week that found the Yankees struggle to click offensively, where the pitching staff kept the team in most of the games to give the  offense a chance, the Yankees player of the week for May 28-June 2 is CC Sabathia. After losing 5 straight games, including an abysmal 4 game series against the...

Man found dead on John Henry's yacht

A developing story from the Boston Globe: Boston Police and medics were called to John Henry's yacht, Iroquois, to tend to a man who died. Efforts were made to revive the man, said to be 28-30-years old, but were unsuccessful. So far the Globe story indicates that the likely cause of death was suicide, and that the man may have been working on the boat. No name is given at this...

Man Found Dead On John Henry's Yacht

According to a report in the Boston Globe, Boston Police are investigating the death of a man on board Red Sox owner John Henry's yacht, Iroquois. Reports are circulating that the individual may have been working on the 164-foot vessel that was docked at Boston's Rowes Wharf. Additional reports suggest the death may have been a suicide. Stay tuned for further information.

New York Yankees Fading Offense is a Long-term Issue

Andy Pettitte is due back from the Disabled list on Monday, and his return will signify maximum availability for the Yankees’ rotation. CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda and Pettitte, will be restored back at the front of the rotation, and Phil Hughes and David Phelps are sketched into the back end.With Ivan Nova, Vidal Nuno and Brett Marshall safely stored away in the minors and Michael...

Report: MLB Preparing To Discipline Rodriguez, Braun, Others In Biogensis Scandal

According to ESPN’s T.J. Quinn  Major League Baseball  is preparing to suspend about 20 players connected with the Miami-based Biogenesis clinic PED’s scandal.  Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun head a list of up to 20 major-league players that MLB will seek to suspend.Tony Bosch, founder Biogenesis of America Has reached an agreement with MLB officials regarding the investigation...

Big Ten, Pinstripe Bowl agree to deal

The Big Ten and the Pinstripe Bowl have agreed to an 8-year deal that the conference hopes will help claim New York as its territory. The conference's affiliation with the three-year-old bowl game will begin in 2014. ''When we began planning we had an objective to end up in New York at the New Era Pinstripe Bowl,'' Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said Monday...

Rubber Match vs Boston (6/02/13)

The Yankees are turning to Hiroki Kuroda (6-3, 2.39 ERA) in the rubber match against Boston after being blown out 11-1 Saturday night. Kuroda is the unsung hero of the Yankees pitching this season, pitching 7 scoreless innings against the Mets back on May 28th. He left the game with a no decision when Mariano Rivera blew his first save of the year. Boston is turning to their ace...

Game 56: Rain cuts game short in loss

Kuroda allowed three runs and the rain shortened tonight’s loss. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) Boston Red Sox 3 — New York Yankees 0   Rain wasn’t necessary to dampen the Yankees bats in tonight’s 3-0 rain-shortened loss to the Boston Red Sox. The game ended in the sixth inning. Undefeated Clay Buchholz took the mound for Boston and was true to form. Through five innings...

Yankee fan punched in face, injured at Orioles game

Matthew Fortese, 25 is a lifelong Yankees fan from Hagerstown, MD. When he attended Friday Orioles/Yankees game  meeting a girl for their second date at Camden Yards he was not expecting the game to end by being admitted into the hospital with severe head trauma and a skull fracture. Fortese began to be [...]

Thunder sends Yanks, Sox scrambling

Your browser does not support iframes. Sunday night's game between the Red Sox and Yankees at Yankee Stadium was delayed three times by weather and ultimately called after 5-1/2 innings. Boston won 3-0 , but judging by this video, players on both teams probably consider themselves winners for getting out of the place in one piece. During one of the delays erupted a boom of...

Red Sox Academy: Blocking the Plate

Jarrod Saltalamacchia teaches how to properly block the plate on a play at home.

Game time for June 30 Orioles-Yankees game at Oriole Park moved from 1:35 to 8:05 p.m.

Game time for June 30 Orioles-Yankees game at Oriole Park moved from 1:35 to 8:05 p.m. Major League Baseball and the Orioles today announced that the start time for the Sunday, June 30 game against the New York Yankees at Oriole Park has been moved from 1:35 p.m. to 8:05 p.m. The change in time is due to the selection of the game for broadcast by ESPN Sunday Night Baseball. ...

Fan claims to be 111, can't prove age

A baseball fan who says he's 111 years old and was saluted by the New York Yankees on the field this weekend has no proof of his age.
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