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Archive for December, 2011

MLB Round-Up: Talks for Matt Garza Heat Up, Why New »

Earlier this week, David Kaplan of Comcast Sportsnet Chicago reported that the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays were all going after Matt Garza of the Chicago Cubs and had been involved in talks to acquire this starting pitcher.  Just today, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has reported that the Detroit Tigers and Miami [...]

New York Yankees: 5 Keys to Aging Yankees Remaining »

New York Yankee fans have been blessed with a successful baseball dynasty for quite some time.  The occasional bump presented itself and has led to some problems since 1996, but overall, the Yankees have been a major baseball force. The Yankees organization is filled with talent galore, with pitching, catching, fielding, hitting and [...]

Reggie Jackson: Arrogance, Anger and Class »

The New York Yankees trailed the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 at Dodgers Stadium in the top of the ninth inning. It was the second game of the 1978 World Series. Bucky Dent led off with a single to left field against left-handed relief pitcher Terry Forster. Roy White then hit a dribbler that the somewhat rotund Forster fielded and threw to first for [...]

Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb Compared Using Traditional and »

Ty Cobb won the triple crown in 1909. He batted .377, hit nine home runs and drove in 107 runs.Yes, it certainly was the dead-ball era when nine home runs leads the league. In 1909, American League teams averaged 3.44 runs a game. In 2011, American League teams averaged 4.46 runs a game. Yes, it still is the lively ball era.One result of the [...]

New York Yankees: Andruw Jones Remains in Pinstripes »

Andruw Jones and the New York Yankees have come to terms and settled on a one-year contract.  The agreement will not become official until Jones completes a physical. His contract is for $2 million, plus additional potential performance incentives of $1.4 million, according to CBSSports.com. Jones has been a benefit to the Yankees as a fourth [...]

MLB Free Agency: 5 Reasons Andruw Jones Is Important »

The New York Yankees will ring in the New Year by re-signing their utility outfielder and big bat off the bench, Andruw Jones.Jones had a solid year off the bench for the Bombers in 2011, hitting 13 home runs and 33 RBI in 190 at-bats.It might be one of the most underrated signings this offseason for New York (although there isn't much [...]

Why Robinson Cano Is a Better Second Baseman Than »

There are always arguments over who is the best at a certain position, but not many are as controversial as second base.First, I would like to say that I am sorry to players like Ian Kinsler, Chase Utley, Brandon Phillips, Ben Zobrist, Howie Kendrick, Rickie Weeks and Dan Uggla, but by far the best second basemen in the majors are Dustin Pedroia [...]

A-Rod and Torrie Wilson: Everything You Need to Know »

Now that New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been removed from the clutches of former girlfriend and movie star Cameron Diaz, he has moved on to bigger and better things...so to speak.USA Today reported on Friday morning that the Yankees slugger is now an item with former WWE Diva Torrie Wilson, and that the two have been seen [...]

Ranking Alex Rodriguez’s Girls »

Ever since Alex Rodriguez divorced from his wife, he has been trying to catch up to his friend Derek Jeter in regards to the ladies. Lately, he has been interested in blondes.A-Rod's newest relationship is reportedly with former WWE Diva Torrie Wilson. Here, we will see where Torrie Wilson ranks among his former ladies.Begin Slideshow

Derek Jeter and Phil Rizzuto: One of the Two Greatest »

There is no doubt that Derek Jeter is the greatest New York Yankees shortstop ever, but the player that was the best Yankees' shortstop prior to Jeter, Phil Rizzuto, won the MVP award in 1950. Jeter's best showing was when he finished second in 2006.Phil Rizzuto received 16 of the 23 first place votes to easily walk away with the 1950 MVP [...]

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