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LYLE OVERBAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Overbay delivers with walk-off single, Brewers keep pace in playoff race

  Lyle Overbay hit a game-ending RBI single off Jumbo Diaz with one out in the ninth, lifting Milwaukee to a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds that helped the Brewers keep pace in the National League playoff race. Overbay sent the first pitch from Diaz (0-1) into the gap in left-center. The veteran was mobbed by teammates after lifting the Brewers to their third straight win. Milwaukee...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Key Ingredients: Lyle Overbay at the Bat

One person influential to the Brewers’ strong start was not even alive when the season began. When Eddie Overbay was born on April 17, his father, Brewers first baseman Lyle Overbay, was hitting just .100 with a .480 OPS. However, since being reinstated from the paternity list, the elder Overbay has gone on a tear. The 37-year-old Washington native has compiled a six-game hit streak...
Via Brewers Bar
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Re-Sign or Let Him Walk: Lyle Overbay

Lyle Overbay entered Spring Training as a member of the Boston Red Sox. He was cut by the team with about less than a week left in March, and was signed by the New York Yankees just a few hours later. He signed with the Bombers because they needed someone to play first base while Mark Teixeira recovered from a wrist injury he suffered while practicing with Team USA in the World Baseball...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees right in keeping Lyle Overbay

When the New York Yankees found themselves without slugger Mark Teixeira to play first base for the first two months of the season, they signed Lyle Overbay to fill in. The Boston Red Sox had just released Overbay at the end of Spring Training. The Yankees had no one else available at the time, so they took a chance on a left-handed hitter who played part-time for three different...
Via MLB Injury News
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The end is near... or can Yankee super-clutch megahero Lyle Overbay play the outfield?

They've finished the trilogy of "Before Sunrise," the Ethan Hawk/Julie Delpy chick flick where the guy and girl decide they've got 12 hours to have a romance for the ages, so they go Stephen Hawking on each other, groping like geckos, while contemplating the meaning of Everything, including the difference between Eddie Money and Johnny Cash.And basically, that...

John completes the Lyle Overbay Homer Holler and, in doing so, for the first time ventures into the domain of 1980s alt-country music

During yesterday’s Hughesian victory over the untrimmed beards of Oakland, The Master revealed one long-awaited Homer Holler and fueled the growing Yankee “Adopt Lyle Overbay” campaign by adding a secondary component to the regular clobber-slobber.For starters, John ended speculation that Chris Stewart, an eternal backup catcher, would never receive his personalized Homer Holler...

Lyle Overbay is a pleasure to watch, and one of these days, we are really going to miss him

In March, when the Retrieval Empire cashed in its Raleigh Coupons and signed Lyle Overbay, the wheels in every blogsmith's mind began to rotate. We said to ourselves, "Let the hilarity ensue!"Lyle O-for-three... Lyle Overmatched... Lyle NoCanPlay... You don't get enough names like that. (We never imagined Chien-Ming Wang was on the way.) The best part was that...

Yankees Sign Overbay to a Minor League Deal

From Mark Feinsand:Lyle Overbay walked into the Yankees’ clubhouse late Tuesday afternoon, immediately spotting Vernon Wells, his former teammate with the Blue Jays. The two embraced, both seemingly amazed to be standing together in the Yankees clubhouse after joining the team within a matter of hours of each other. “I would show you around here,” Wells said. “But I...
Via Sliding Into Home
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lyle Overbay released by Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox released first basemen Lyle Overbay on Tuesday morning. Overbay, 36, had been hoping to win a roster spot with the Red Sox after signing a minor league deal in late January. While Overbay did not make the Red Sox there are other teams that the left handed hitter could sign with before the season starts. The Yankees and Brewers both figure to be interested in Overbay...
Via Tireball.com
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...where Lyle Overbay enters the mix

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. "The Red Sox reached an agreement with veteran first baseman Lyle Overbay on a minor league deal that includes an invitation to spring training, a source told the Herald. If Overbay is not added to...
Via Ted's Army
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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