Chills and tears

Chills and tears

“Way to go, old man.” Andy Pettitte greeted Mariano Rivera with those words as the all-time saves leader returned to the dugout after the eighth inning yesterday. Before that, Pettitte  started the frame and gave up a leadoff double to Pablo Sandoval,...
Cashman tried, Phillies rejected

Cashman tried, Phillies rejected

Brian Cashman failed to bring in a bat at the trade deadline yesterday, but it wasn’t due to lack of effort. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. just wasn’t having any of it, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. According to Heyman, Cashman and Amaro spoke on...
Yanks interested in Cuban right-hander

Yanks interested in Cuban right-hander

The Yankees are said to be one of a few teams interested in recently defected Cuban pitcher Dalier Hinojosa, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. The 27-year-old, 6-foot-2, 210-pound righty has gone through the process of becoming a free-agent, and is ready to...
Jeter progressing, will take BP today

Jeter progressing, will take BP today

Derek Jeter is progressing in the rehab of his injured left ankle, and will take batting practice on the field today down in Tampa, Fla., according to Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger. Previously, Jeter had only taken some swings in the batting cage....
Ending the Season with a Bang

Ending the Season with a Bang

With playoff positioning hanging in the balance of last night’s match-ups between the Yankees and Red Sox, as well as the Orioles and Rays, both teams did what they had to do, win. But the Yankees victory was most meaningful, as it laid out the final blueprint...
The Forgotten Year of ’97

The Forgotten Year of ’97

When I heard the Baltimore Orioles haven’t won the American League East Division since 1997 it got me thinking, who was on that ’97 Yankees’ team? Don’t hate me, but I was 7 years old the last time the O’s topped the division. Some were no brainers for me, Jeter,...