Archive for the ‘New York Yankees’ Category

Strong Men Also Cry

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

The greatest highlight of the hilariously lopsided Kyle Farnsworth for Pudge Rodriguez deal (think Pau Gasol for Kwame Brown) is that the man's man, Farnsworth, broke down in tears upon learning that he had been dealt to the Tigers. Unfortunately, I can't find video footage of this online, so I just ...

Joba-Watch 2: The Royals Have Seen Better

Monday, June 9th, 2008

So Joba Chamberlain made his second start of the season for the Yankees with similar mixed results to his first start. The last-ditch "savior" of the Yankees' mismanaged pitching staff threw 78 pitches in 4 2/3 innings and left with his team down 3-2. For his efforts, the home New ...

Joba’s First Start: That Went Well

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

I can already hear the overreaction in New York. Seriously, if I listen close right now I can hear a bunch of crazed Yankees fans letting out collective OH MY GOD's. It's all very humorous to this laid back Midwestern guy.But hey, Joba Chamberlain's much-awaited first start in Yankee pinstripes ...

We Welcome Our New Girls’ Track Overlord

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

In "the most impressive thing you'll hear about sports today" news, a Texas high school junior named Bonnie Richardson won the Texas high school division 1A state track title over the weekend.Not an individual title, the state team track title. By herself.Richardson won the high jump, was second in the ...

Everybody Take a Deep Breath

Monday, May 19th, 2008

There's apparently a lot of hubbub in New York today over a blown call by umps that cost Carlos Delgado a 3-run homer. People are in a furor over this crucial gaffe, since it cost the Mets dearly in their 11-2 victory over the Yankees.Seriously folks, why does anyone give ...

Sawx and Yanks Duke It Out for Divine Favor

Monday, April 21st, 2008

It must have been a strange Sunday of conflicting emotions and tested convictions if you are both a Catholic and a Yankee fan.On the one hand, none other than the freakin' Pope himself held Mass from second base before a crowd of nearly 60,000 people at Yankee Stadium. That in ...

Joe Torre Is, Apparently, No Ron Gardenhire

Friday, March 28th, 2008

I just love it when the Wall Street Journal contributes something meaningful to the sports journalism world. It makes me feel warm, fuzzy and conservative. Which in turn makes me feel uncomfortable.Thanks to Baseball Musings, as good a baseball blog as there is, I found this interesting baseball manager grading ...