Cashman on Gossage’s Rivera rant: I need to work on my tan

TAMPA — Yankees general manager Brian Cashman wasn’t fazed by Goose Gossage’s words Friday when the Hall of Famer said it was insulting to compare him to Mariano Rivera and criticizing former commissioner Bud Selig. “I’ve got more important things to focus on right now,’’ the Yankees’ general manager said. “Like drinking my cup of...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Goose Gossage says comparisons to Mariano Rivera are 'insulting' in latest rant

Goose Gossage is at it again at Yankees camp. The Hall of Fame closer, who made headlines last spring by criticizing Bryce Harper, Jose Bautista and the "nerds running the game," took aim at Yankees great and all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera. Gossage prides himself on being a multi-inning reliever during his 22-season career, and he isn’t a fan of the accomplishments of one...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Goose Gossage targets Mariano Rivera in cranky annual rant

There are many spring training rituals: Optimism abounds from camp to camp, injuries strike key players and Goose Gossage takes shots at anybody and everybody. The cranky Hall of Fame closer was at it again Friday, ripping a number of people around the sport in a profanity-laced interview with, saying it is “insulting” for...
Via New York Post
3 days ago

Hall of Famer Goose Gossage says it’s ‘insulting’ to be compared to Mariano Rivera

Goose Gossage is back at New York Yankees’ spring training and he wants you to get off his lawn.In an interview with, Gossage cast shade on Mariano Rivera, calling him “great … for one inning,” and saying it’s “insulting” for him to be compared to the all-time saves leader. Rivera finished his career with 342 more saves than Gossage, an ERA 0.8 runs lower, 1...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Goose Gossage will hand out “unwritten rulebook”, keep yelling at clouds

Goose Gossage continues to act like your old, angry at the world grandpa. The Hall of Famer and former New York Yankees pitcher, who’s made a recent habit of calling out everything fun with today’s game, will be appearing at an independent league game between the St. Paul Saints and the Joplin Blasters. As a part of a promotion, Gossage will be giving away 1,500 copies of his...
Via The Comeback
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Goose Gossage on profane rant: ‘I just kind of lost my mind’

Goose Gossage is attracting far more attention than he probably bargained for while serving as a guest instructor for the New York Yankees during spring training. But the media frenzy that has ensued stems solely from a profanity-laced rant in which Gossage vulgarly complained about the showboating antics from the likes of Jose Bautista and Yoenis Cespedes while lamenting over...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

‘Angry’ Goose Gossage: Bryce Harper has ‘no respect’ for game

Goose Gossage is practically going scorched earth policy at this point with his take on the condition of modern-era baseball. To summarize his feelings about what passes for America’s Pastime these days, Gossage put it as follows: “Damn right I’m angry." A day after arguing that players like Jose Bautista and Yoenis Cespedes are bad for a game that already is a “freaking...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Cespedes' reaction to Goose Gossage rip: 'Was he a pitcher?'

Goose Gossage went on a expletive-ridden rant for the ages this week when he hammered not only the “nerds” who are ruining baseball but also took Jose Bautista and Yoenis Cespedes to task for what he perceives as their showboating ways. “Bautista is a f—ing disgrace to the game,” Gossage fumed. “He’s embarrassing to all the Latin players, whoever played before him...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Bautista reacts to Goose Gossage calling him a ‘disgrace'

Goose Gossage recently went off on a rant in which he called Jose Bautista a “disgrace to the game” and the Toronto Blue Jays slugger attempted to diplomatically shrug off the criticism ... to a certain extent. The legendary pitcher, who is serving as a guest instructor in spring training with the New York Yankees, ripped Bautista for his infamous bat flip during the playoffs...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Goose Gossage rips A-Rod, steroids users like reading about baseball, huh? Well, good luck finding anything to read nowadays that doesn't involved the words "Hall of Fame" or "steroids".  Yup, thanks to the most recent Hall of Fame debacle, er, vote and, just days later, the Alex Rodriguez'd be hard pressed to find a story about anything else. Thankfully, this one has both. Goose Gossage...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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