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CJ NITKOWSKI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stem cells still uncharted territory in sports

C.J. Nitkowski had nothing to lose in spring 2011. The rotator cuff in his left shoulder that he'd relied on during his decade as a major league pitcher was in tatters. He was 38 and his fastball traveled a Little League-worthy 50 mph. Surgery and the ensuing lengthy rehab would have killed his career. So Nitkowski paid $3,000 to have stem cells extracted from his waist, separated...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Jay and Dan Podcast: Episode 43 - The Halloween Special with CJ Nitkowski

It's baaaaaack!  Another classic volume of the Halloween podcast! Jay, Dan and gang the go full Star Wars get up for the occasion, and are joined by CJ Nitkowski. They get a glimpse at baseball in Korea, life with the Yankees and crushes on Princess Leia.  Dan gets his wish, as CJ takes him inside the mind of a big league pitcher. Also, it was bound to happen, look out for the...
Via Fox Sports
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabermetrics in the booth

Those tuning in to Fox Sports 1 last Saturday night were treated to something a little different.  Fox decided to run an “alternative broadcast” featuring former Mets sideline reporter Kevin Burkhardt leading Rob Neyer, Gabe Kapler, CJ Nitkowski and San Diego Padres manager Bud Black in a sabermetrics-filled broadcast. While it did have its hiccoughs early on, the broadcast...
Via Mets360.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

AL Wild Card Game chat: Watch along with CJ Nitkowski and Rob Neyer

The Oakland A's and Kansas City Royals are vying for a spot in the American League Division Series in Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game. Watching the game? So are CJ Nitkowski and Rob Neyer, and they'll be chatting with you all here. Enter your questions in now and come back at game time to join the chat. While you're at it, check out the Just A Bit Outside baseball blog for more content...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Live chat: Talk baseball with CJ Nitkowski and Lana Berry

The playoffs are getting close ... The 2014 MLB regular season is headed for the stretch run here as the calendar turns to September, and we know you have questions about the pennant races. Join us Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. ET as FOX Sports 1 MLB analyst CJ Nitkowski and baseball aficionado and Twitter personality Lana Berry stop by to take your questions about all things baseball....
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas thinks they’re doctoring baseballs this year

Legendary slugger and 2014 Hall of Famer Frank Thomas joined Fox as a baseball analyst this season, and I’ve enjoyed his work with Gabe Kapler, CJ Nitkowski and co. so far. The whole operation comes off as mostly levelheaded and intelligent about baseball on FS1. That said, he has some thoughts that come off a little tinfoil-y. The man known as “The Big Hurt” tweeted this early...
Via Awful Announcing
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Whiparound: Big Hurt, Nitkowski discuss Dodgers 'pen

MLB Whiparound: Frank Thomas and C.J. Nitkowski discuss the Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen.
Via FOXSports.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

So long, $189 million payroll!

In the 2020 Old-Timers Day celebration, after bringing out Ron Hassey and just before Matt Nokes, the Voice of the Yankees - CJ Nitkowski himself - will introduce a special guest: "Ladies and gentlemen, this Yankee icon in 2012 and 2013 briefly lowered spending and saved money for management. Won't you please welcome the one-hundred-and-eighty-nine million dollar payroll goal!"Crowd...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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