Saturday, January 22, 2022

Desperate Sandberg considering Yankees bat boy job as way to reach Major Leagues

Like all Minor Leaguers, Cubs Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg dreams of reaching the Majors one day, only this time as a manager instead of a player. In a desperate attempt to fulfill that dream, Sandberg is considering a job as the Yankees' next bat boy.

Prior, Rothschild reunite in NY for one last towel drill

Former Cubs ace Mark Prior, who hasn’t pitched in the major leagues since 2006, signed a minor league deal Tuesday with the Yankees to be the team’s designated "Towel Drill Instructor." New Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild could think of nobody better than Prior for the job.

Hendry inks Kerry Wood to lifetime contract

At long last, fan favorite Kerry Wood is coming home to Chicago. In fact, he will never leave thanks to GM Jim Hendry who Thursday inked the oft-injured Wood to a lifetime contract with the Cubs worth upwards of $200 million.

Cubs bring in Jeter for meet and greet outside Wrigley with ticket hopefuls

While Cubs fans huddled in the cold for their annual late-winter ticket-buying spree, they were greeted by a familiar, yet unexpected face.

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.

Cashman says center field a possibility for Jeter if Yankee Stadium fence shortened to...

Yanks shortstop Derek Jeter demonstrated a loss of range to his left last year. Now, he might be moved to center field if Yankee Stadium’s fence is shortened to 200 feet, GM Brian Cashman said after watching a few Spring Training games in Tampa.

Jeter on pace for 3,000 hits sometime in June 2014

The Yankees shortstop has been progressing extremely slowly toward the milestone, averaging just 1.2 hits per month this season.