Archive for the ‘New York Yankees’ Category

That’s One Expensive Pile of…

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

So you’re in a two-team town. The city’s fan base isn’t exactly split 50-50 either. One team wins trophies; the other, well, it used to. One team is an international brand, while the other is more like Stephen Baldwin's political opinion, you know, an afterthought. And no, I’m not talking about ...

Yankees Apparently Impervious To World Financial Situation

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

After offering a staggering six-year, $140-145 million contract to C.C. Sabathia, the New York Yankees are apparently ready to extend a similarly ridiculous offer to Toronto free agent pitcher A.J. Burnett. The Punks in Pinstripes are said to be preparing a five-year, $80 million offer for the 32-year-old Burnett which ...

Peavy May Not Be Traded After All

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

ESPN's Buster Olney - you know, the guy we've called a moron several times - is now reporting that the San Diego Padres are prepared to keep 2007 Cy Young Award winner Jake Peavy if they can't get equal value in return for the right-hander. Um, duh. Kinda funny how we ...

The Rays’ Success Is Bad For Baseball

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

To put it into ultra-simplistic terms, our economy is screwed because people have been spending far too much money. People were given home loans they could not possibly pay back, thus killing several lending giants. A few years ago was the first time in a hell of a long time ...

Screw Roger Clemens’ Feelings

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Roger Clemens spent last Sunday watching the Yankees' last game at their eponymous stadium from his home in Texas. He still didn't have power because of Hurricane Gustav and watched the game on a battery-powered television with his wife and mother. Then he displayed the understanding and caring we've come ...

MLB, NBA Rumor Time

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Since we here at Rumors and Rants took the red pill, so to speak, we have yet to add anything to our nifty new "Rumors" tab. We decided it was time to change that, and give you the latest chatter going on in baseball and NBA as one season winds ...

Hideki Irabu is an Angry Drunk

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Let's be honest, alcohol has a different way of affecting all of us. Some of us talk at a rapid pace. Some of us dance uncontrollably. Some of us get tired. Some of us puke. And then there's Hideki Irabu, the classic angry drunk. Nobody really likes this kind of drunk. It's ...