Hmmmmm, thoughts anybody?
He drove into and killed a woman in Florida in 2007.
Protects them from the Rule 5 draft
Rothschild was pitching coach for the Cubs for the last 9 seasons, including '02 and '03 when Joe Girardi was on the team as a catcher. After Joe was handed Dave Eiland by Yankee brass in his first year at the helm, this looks like a chance for him to pick his guy. - Highlights from Rothschild's press conference.
Travis answered some Yankee questions for the aptly named Nationals' blog, Nats Blog. Check it out.
The Yankees did the smart thing and traded [Miranda] out of the league to a team that needs a first baseman. In return, they got a 19-year-old kid who’s not a huge prospect – Miranda was never going to fetch that – but who seems to have some legitimate upside. Mark Newman [Yanks VP of Baseball Operations] emailed this brief scouting report: "Projectable kid with FB up to 93. He has a good feel for spin and the change. Does miss bats and we think there may be some upside." Most likely, Newman said, Allen will open in the High-A Tampa rotation.- Chad Jennings of LoHud
A pretty fantastic article on
Amazin' Alderson Avenue about the difference in utilizing sabermetrics for description and decision making. I think it fits neatly into our recent discussions on sabermetrics.
I think I deserved it.- Felix Hernandez, after winning the AL Cy Young Award. CC finished third behind David Price.