Saturday, January 22, 2022

MLB owners meet with NCAA to learn how to convince their athletes to play...

“I think what’s best for everybody in this situation is if the owners keep all of the money and the players play for free,” said Yankees’ owner Hal Steinbrenner. “We want baseball to be played this year. The players want that, the fans want that and we want that. We are willing to do whatever it takes as long as it doesn’t involve making less money.”

Joba questioned after empty boxes found in Rafael Soriano’s home

The Yankees hope it’s much ado about nothing. Rafael Soriano isn’t so sure.

Wood to tell grandkids he played for Yanks his entire career, won four World...

“If anyone asks where my four championship rings are, I’ll just say they were lost in a fire," the Cubs hurler mused.

A-Rod dusted by Pettitte after monster home run in batting practice

“He hit it well, so good for him,” Pettitte recalled. “Then he pulled an Ortiz, so I gave him a closer look at the next pitch.”

Swisher vows to hit his weight again next post-season, quietly adopts strict diet

On the heels of another dismal post-season at the plate, New York right fielder Nick Swisher offered assurances to Yankee fans concerned with the club's puzzling move to exercise his $10.5 million option for 2012.

Posada training with Yogi Berra to prepare for ceremonial first pitch

Berra is no stranger to ceremonial first pitches, having kicked off the 2009 American League Division Series against the Minnesota Twins. He has been putting Posada through the necessary paces: the walk to the mound, the wave to the crowd, and the foreign substance on the ball.

Yanks sign Pavano to two-year stint on DL

"This was a no-brainer," said Yankees GM Brian Cashman. "The inactive roster poses a challenge to any professional athlete, and Carl has already demonstrated that he is uniquely capable of dealing with the pressures of inactive roster occupancy. He's also intimately familiar with the hospitals in the New York metropolitan area."