If ever there was a story that indicates how far the Yankees have fallen, this is it. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Yankees manager Joe Girardi is torn between taking an extension with the Yankees or walking away to presumably pursue the open Chicago Cubs job.
Per a friend at the game, a Red Sox fan was escorted from the stadium after taking a live Ray out of the tank and throwing it. — Thomas Beisner (@thomasbeisner) October 8, 2013
Curt Schilling currently finds himself being sued by Rhode Island’s economic development agency because of a failed video game company and in the need of money. You may recall that Schilling was able to auction off his infamous bloody sock for a cool $92,613. But he still needs money.
While Mariano Rivera was enjoying a heartfelt moment in his final game at Yankee Stadium, former Giants pitcher Brian Wilson was back in San Francisco starting a ruckus.
Mariano Rivera took the mound for the final time at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. Rivera entered the game in the eighth inning with the Yankees trailing 4-0 to the Tampa Bay Rays. Rivera pitched into the ninth until Joe Girardi sent Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte out to the mound to take Rivera out […]
From Jon Heyman of CBS Sports: “Bud Selig will today announce formally he’s retiring, effective in January 2015”
From Page Six: “A spy said Rodriguez was dining at Nobu when he spotted Aaron at a nearby table. A-Rod approached and said to true hero Hammerin’ Hank, “Mr. Aaron, I just wanted to introduce myself. I think about you every day when I play. You’re an inspiration to me.” (In case Aaron didn’t know […]
A cranky Bud Selig joined the John Feinstein show on Wednesday to discuss a few things and refuse to discuss others. Of course, on the list of things he chose not to discuss is the appealed suspension of Alex Rodriguez. Which would have been a quote gold mine seeing as though how cranky he was […]
From the Houston Chronicle: “According to television’s official scorekeeper, nobody in the 20-county Greater Houston area watched the Astros’ game Sunday at Cleveland. The score was 9-2 in favor of the Indians on the scoreboard and 0.0 for Comcast SportsNet Houston — the regional network owned by the Astros, Rockets and NBC Sports Group — […]
According to Steven Marcus of Newsday, Alex Rodriguez’s appeal hearing will begin on September 30, the day after the regular season ends. The hearing could reportedly take “several days” and arbitrator Fredric Horowitz will have “25 days to render his decision.” Rodriguez will not be forced to attend the hearings unless Horowitz requests his presence. […]