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  • The 14 Retirement Gifts Given to Mariano Rivera…So Far

    The 14 Retirement Gifts Given to Mariano Rivera…So Far

    When most people retire after a long successful career, their employers and coworkers get them something kind of lame, like a plaque, or an engraved beer stein from Things Remembered. If you are a very famous and successful Major League Baseball player, however, there’s a little more fanfare. You don’t just get a little token […]

  • The 13 Most Hilariously Embarrassing Moments of Alex Rodriguez

    The 13 Most Hilariously Embarrassing Moments of Alex Rodriguez

    As I was reading about the way the Boston Red Sox fans welcomed Alex Rodriguez to Fenway Park over the weekend, the first thought that popped into my head was, “wow, that must be humiliating.” However, I quickly realized that this is A-Rod we’re talking about. The man’s career is literally filled with embarrassing moments. […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/14/2013 — Alfonso Soriano

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/14/2013 — Alfonso Soriano

    No, you are not experiencing a case of déjà vu.  Alfonso Soriano really has earned our “Stat Line of the Night” for the second consecutive day. One night after torching the Angels’ pitching staff to the tune of two homers and six RBIs, Soriano was at it again on Wednesday.  In fact, the Yankees outfielder […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/13/2013 — Alfonso Soriano

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/13/2013 — Alfonso Soriano

    On July 26 of this season, the New York Yankees made a deal with the Chicago Cubs to acquire left fielder Alfonso Soriano.  Last night, that move paid dividends during a game against the Los Angeles Angels. Soriano stepped to the plate six times on the evening, recording two homers, a single, three runs and […]

  • Check Out This GIF of Mariano Rivera Scratching Himself

    Check Out This GIF of Mariano Rivera Scratching Himself

    The animated gif format can be used for a variety of purposes—artistic, humorous, journalistic, etc. Falling under “all of the above” is this one, taken from last night’s Sox/Yankees game. As you can see, it features Mariano Rivera, uh, scratching himself in an unusually animated fashion. Hey, it’s been pretty hot lately, so I certainly […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/16/2013 — Mariano Rivera

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/16/2013 — Mariano Rivera

    In reality, the entire American League pitching staff should be credited with the “Stat Line of the Night,” as they combined to limit the National League All-Stars to just three hits, one walk and no earned runs, while striking out eight over the course of the A.L.’s 3-0 victory at Citi Field.  But on this […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    It was on this day in 1979 that George Steinbrenner re-hired Billy Martin to manage the New York Yankees.  This was Martin’s second of an incredible five stints as manager of the Yankees. Martin first began managing New York in 1975, when he took over for the fired Bill Virdon, and led the Yankees to […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    It was on this day in 1990 that Stump Merrill replaced Bucky Dent as the manager of the New York Yankees.  With the hiring, Merrill became the 31st manager in Yankees history. Merrill replaced Dent, who had the Yankees out to an 18-31 record to start the 1990 season.  Dent was hired late in the […]

  • Watch Yankees and Red Sox Players Get Freaked Out By Thunder (Video)

    Watch Yankees and Red Sox Players Get Freaked Out By Thunder (Video)

    Yesterday’s Sunday Night Baseball showdown between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox turned into a Sunday night weather report in the sixth inning, as play was halted twice due to rain before finally being called. But not even a delay in the action could prevent the highlights from rolling in.  Check out […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    It was on this day in 1998 that David Wells pitched the 15th perfect game in baseball history.  Wells accomplished the feat against the Minnesota Twins in a game played at Yankee stadium. This was the first regular season perfect game in the storied history of the New York Yankees and the second in team […]