Ryan Dempster fined, suspended for hitting Alex Rodriguez

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Ryan Dempster has officially received a five-game suspension from Major League Baseball for intentionally throwing at and hitting New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez on Sunday night. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was also fined for his argument with umpire Brian O'Nora following the incident. It ...

Girardi’s balls of brass win it for Yankees

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

In the words of Bill Raftery, "Onions!" Of all the brass-balled coaching moves in sports history, Joe Girardi's decision to pinch hit for his highest-paid player when trailing by a run in the ninth inning may well go down as one of the boldest -- and most successful. Yes, Alex Rodriguez has ...

A.J. Burnett Demoted To Yankees Bullpen?

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

The New York Yankees spent $82.5 million on A.J. Burnett before the 2009 season, and are currently in the throes of buyer's remorse. After another awful start on Friday night, Burnett could be headed to the bullpen. Against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday Burnett lasted five innings while allowing nine runs, ...

Amber Heard Picture Brings the Links

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Amber Heard is a favorite around these parts. It's not hard to understand why. I've worked at a Blockbuster, and I've definitely thought of doing this - Strait Pinkie Your college football previewrooski - No Guts, No Glory Joe Girardi helped a traffic...guy...or something...on the way home from the World Series - Lo ...