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Victor Rojas and Vernon Wells got into a Twitter beef

While the rest of the world was busy watching the insanity that is the Royals-Athletics Wild Card game, Angels announcer Victor Rojas and former Angels albatross Vernon Wells got into a Twitter beef. It all started with a throwaway comment about Jayson Nix: Kind of explains Nix’ 2014 transactions… — Victor Rojas (@VictorRojas29) October 1, 2014 And then Vernon Wells apparently...
Via Monkey with a Halo
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Philadelphia showing interest in Vernon Wells

One thing the Philadelphia Phillies wanted to do this offseason was get younger. Their first signing of the offseason was 36-year-old Marlon Byrd and then they agreed to a deal with 30-year-old Ronny Cedeno.By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsThe Phillies are now showing interest in 35-year-old free agent outfielder Vernon Wells, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe.In...
Via MLB Injury News
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vernon Wells Designated for Assignment By Yankees – What’s Next?

On Friday, the New York Yankees designated outfielder Vernon Wells for assignment, furthering Wells’ slide from one of the league’s most feared offensively-minded outfielders to a journeyman who can’t stay on a team for more than a year. Wells, 35, appeared in 130 games for the Yankees in 2013, slashing .233/.282/.349 with 11 home runs spread across 458 plate appearances. In...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire takes hilarious spill behind home plate

Home plate umpire Mike Mulchinski falls down during Yankees-Mariners game Home plate umpire Mike Muchlinski took a hilarious spill during a foul popup in the first inning of Sunday's New York Yankees-Seattle Mariners game at Safeco Field. Yankees batter Vernon Wells hit a foul popup behind home plate which went into the seats. While the ball was in the air, Mariners catcher...
Via Holdout Sports
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Resolved, unanimously: Vernon Wells is the New York Yankees' starting left fielder

Republican or Democrat, Vegan or Carnivore, Peanut Butter or Jelly - whatever your inclination - tonight, let us unite as obnoxious Yankee fans in one mighty chorus: Altogether, everybody:"VERNON WELLS IS OUR LEFT-FIELDER, AND HE IS BATTING THIRD."Note: This will not change when a certain Man of Grandeur emerges from the fracking ponds of Pennsylvania.  This will not change...

Did Vernon Wells just have his Giambi grandslam moment as a Yankee?

The ancient storytellers say that on May 17, 2002, the tragic hero named Jason became a Yankee Argonaunt for eternity. It happened in the 14th inning of what appeared to be a soul-stealing defeat to the fearsome Twins. A pitcher called Sterling Hitchcock had surrendered three runs, and the Yankee ship was taking water.  Shane led off with a single. Alphonso hit a pop fly. Jeet singled...

Back to basics for Wells

They say Baseball is a game of adjustments. You have to constantly adjust because your opponent is doing the same thing, almost like a cat and mouse game. For a few seasons, Vernon Wells lost himself – getting away from the player that earned a seven-year $126 million contract with Toronto. Seemingly in a downward spiral, Wells was relegated to the fifth outfield spot on the Angels...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

John's home run call: "The Bronx is Vernon... Wells Rings the Bells"

For the record, "Hunk-a-hunk-a Vernon love" would have been better. 
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Fans vote Vernon Wells signing as worst 2013 omen, even above Youkilis and lack of youth

The people have spoken, and the trade for Vernon Wells is now considered the top Yankee bad omen for 2013. (NOTE: The poll was taken before the signing of Lyle Overbay.) You chose Vernon Wells over "No Youth" by a tight margin, with "Youkilis," "Jeter limping," "Robbie sitting on generous offer," and "tomorrow's injury" coming...
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Vernon Wells traded to Yankees

The Angels reportedly have agreed to trade Vernon Wells to the Yankees. Wells was a disappointment during his two seasons in Anaheim.

Via Rumors and Rants
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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