It's official: the policy of the Yankees' front office is to start Opening Day with the oldest roster in the history of Major League Baseball. And this must be the policy because nothing else the Yankees have done - or not done - makes any sense.
First off, for our Christmas present, the Steinbre ... More >>
Suppose you brought all the smartest baseball kids on the block together, locked them in a house for two weeks with an unlimited supply of Twinkies and beer, and asked them to pool all their statistical tools to predict the upcoming baseball season? What might the result look like?
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Now it's Jason Bay who we're told symbolizes what's wrong with the Mets. You might have thought it was Bernie Madoff, but a couple of weeks ago it was Luis Castillo, and this week it's Bay. According to ESPNNewYork's Rob Parker, "It may sound a bit harsh, but in reality, Bay represents all th ... More >>
photo by Neil deMauseFollowing last night's ten-inning loss to the Twins, the Yankees' record stands at 3-2 (good!) and the team trails Buck Showalter's undefeated Orioles by a game and a half in the AL East (bad!). But since everybody knows that early April stats don't matter (remember how t ... More >>
I cannot believe what the hell just happened.
My hands are still shaking.
My heart may or may not be fighting the good fight against certain cardiac arrest.
The Yankees just beat the Twins in 11 innings, off the bat of Mark Teixeira--his first walkoff in pinstripes, the Yankees' 11th posts ... More >>
It's 9:34 pm right now and the Twins and Tigers are still playing baseball. Which wouldn't be extraordinary in most any other circumstances, except that this is one-game playoff game. And the game started at 5. It's the 12th inning, and 4 and 1/2 hours ago, these two divisional teams commence ... More >>
"So who would you rather play in the ALDS?"
I think the only set of 9 words I've heard more often than this is "Thank you for your submission to our publication. Unfortunately..."
But in the last week, the pending ALDS opponent has been like a bag of PopSecret stuck in the penant race micro ... More >>
Everybody knows that Albert Pujols is the favorite to win the 2009 National League Most Valuable Player award, but who in the American League? We took an informal poll this week of newspaper and online writers, and so far a consensus seems to be building that Minnesota catcher Joe Mauer is the most ... More >>