New York Yankees
Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.
The values of professional sports franchises has been accelerating at a breakneck speed in recent years, especially in the NFL. But Major League Baseball teams are no slouches when it comes to breaking the bank.
Alex Rodriguez’s lawyers were blocked from holding a news conference Monday with a person they described as a “major league baseball whistleblower” when the commissioner’s office obtained an order from the arbitrator hearing the case.
The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.
Alex Rodriguez expanded his lawsuit and now accuses the Yankees team physician and a New York City hospital of mishandling his medical care in 2012.
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez said he wasn’t going to go down without a fight and late Thursday, he threw down another gauntlet with Major League Baseball by filling a lawsuit claiming MLB is part of a “witch hunt” to force him out of the game, according to the New York Times.
State authorities said they have launched a criminal investigation into the now-closed Biogenesis clinic at the center of Major League Baseball’s latest performance-enhancing drug scandal.
The Tampa Bay Rays lost against the Yankees, 3-2, Sunday during what the team thought would be a sweep.
David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays found a way to beat the New York Yankees again. Price pitched six strong innings and the surging Rays won for the eighth time in 10 games, rallying to beat CC Sabathia 4-2 and hang on to first place in the AL East on Saturday night.
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.