Darryl Strawberry spoke at length with the NY Daily News to discuss friend and ex-teammate Dwight Gooden’s drug addiction. Strawberry has grown concerned after Gooden failed to show for a scheduled appearance.
What was supposed to be a done deal with Jim Bowden proclaiming that Alex Rodriguez signing with the Miami Marlins “is going to happen”, turns out to be anything other than that. In fact, a spokesperson for Rodriguez has come out and squashed the idea all together.
The Chicago Cubs fired a DJ on Monday after the team came under fire for playing an inappropriate song during Sunday night’s game. The DJ played the Prodigy song, “Smack My Bitch Up” as reliever Aroldis Chapman left the mound in the top of the ninth inning which was a problem.
Alex Rodriguez played his final game as a Yankee on Friday night. Rodriguez got his wish and played third base in the ninth inning and went 1 for 4 with a RBI as the DH for the first eight innings.
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez will call it a career on Friday. So for one last time, Boston Red Sox fans presumably got one last chance to boo Rodriguez before he rides off into the sunset.
I think that it is safe to say that the New York Yankees are trying to position themselves to be better in the future. Over the last week, the Yankees have traded multiple players out of the organization and brought back younger prospects.
Umpire ejections are part of baseball. Usually they only involve an umpire tossing a heated player and/or manager. But on Tuesday night, umpire Bob Davidson went off script and sent a Phillies fan to the showers.
It should be quite evident by now that the New York Yankees are starting to look towards the future with some of the moves they have made. Most recently, the Yankees have traded Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller, Carlos Beltran, and Ivan Nova in just the past few days.
The Atlanta Braves have been one of the worst teams in the MLB this season. After losing 18 games in April, many started to believe that manager Fredi González was on the hot seat. Well the Braves made it official on Tuesday when they announced that González was fired.
Chicago Cubs Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta eyes probably lit up when he saw the contract the Washington Nationals gave to Stephen Strasburg. On Tuesday, Strasburg signed a seven-year, $175 million extension, which makes him one of the highest paid pitchers in the MLB.