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Mr. 600: Will A-Rod’s Contract Be the Worst in »

On Wednesday, August 4th 2010, Alex Rodriguez became only the seventh player in Major League history to hit 600 or more home runs and the youngest player in history to reach the 600 home run mark.   Minutes later, no one really cares.   Rodriguez is one of the premier faces of baseball's steroid era. As an admitted user, his stats will [...]

One Time, George Steinbrenner Passed Me in a Hallway »

At the age of 80 and after years of battling illness, former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has passed away. Love him or hate him, Yankee fan or Yankee hater, you have to respect what he did for his organization and for the game of baseball. I was born in New Jersey and one of my oldest memories as a child was being at Yankee [...]

What’s Wrong with Javier Vazquez? »

From 2003 through 2009 Javier Vazquez had thrown at least 200 innings in every season except for one, and that was 198 innings in 2004, with the Yankees. Vazquez had long been known in the Sabermetric world as a pitcher who always had great peripheral stats like K/9 and BB/9, whiff rate, etc., but never seemed to have the ERA, WHIP, [...]