Special Guest Op-Ed Contributor, Ozzie Guillen — On Racism

This post originally contributed to Venuing Voices by Ozzie Guillen at http://www.venuing.com/voices.  Check back there for original article. Hey. Hey you! You listen here to me now. Ozzie has lots to say. Firstily I would like to thank Venuing Voices for giving me forum to speak thoughts close to my heart. Is better than ESPN … Continue reading

Piniella Throws One Final Tantrum

This post originally from http://www.venuing.com/voices Yesterday Lou Piniella announced that he will be retiring at the end of the season. The angriest man in baseball will finally walk away from the game, dirt kicking, base throwing and all. He will depart with three championship rings from his managerial days — during which time he headed … Continue reading

Kevin Long Uses Mindcontrol Technology to Defeat Dodgers

It looks like the Yankees may have stolen the US soccer team’s mojo. Down 6-2 in the 9th Inning against their new faux-rivals, the Dodgers, the Yankees came screaming back, scoring four runs off closer Jonathan Broxton, and then capping off the win in the 10th Inning with a two-run shot off pitcher Greg Sherrill … Continue reading

Super Friends: Jeter and Beyond Sport

The Yankees’ shortstop and captain, Derek Jeter, was recently named as one of the newest ambassadors for Beyond Sport. The organization’s stated goal is to promote social change through sports. It annually awards $1 million dollars to sports programs around the world that prove to have a positive impact in their communities. But all of … Continue reading

Spygate Moves to Philly

On May 12th the Phillies’ bullpen coach was caught looking into the field using binoculars, and it was theorized that he might be attempting to steal signs for the team. This is also not the first time the Phillies have been accused of cheating; the Yankees and Mets have both vocalized grievances over it. But … Continue reading

2,777 Innings for Wakefield, and Ellsbury Is Still Injured

Yesterday was an historic day for Tim Wakefield who passed Roger Clemens as the pitcher with the most innings pitched as a Red Sock. [Is that the correct spelling? I’m unsure about the singular form of “Sox”.] Wakefield pitched has now pitched one more inning than Clemens as a member of the Red Sox with … Continue reading

Girardi Unveils New Strategy

During their Sunday game against the Blue Jays, Yankees’ manager Joe Girardi got himself ejected from the game when he got in the face of umpire Bruce Dreckman while arguing over the strike zone. This came directly after Nick Swisher was called out on a check swing that was neither a swing nor a strike … Continue reading

Phillies Droppin' the Ball

Nothing is ever certain in the NL East, and the Phillies, slated to be the division leaders with their strong starting rotation and overwhelmingly powerful hitters, have fallen to two games behind Bobby Cox’s cult (team). Hmmm…maybe another ’96 is in order? Is it still early? Yes. Is it of concern? Yes. Things have been … Continue reading

No Botha With Joba

Well, it was a great Memorial Day weekend. Nice weather, quiet brunches, Fleet Week, and a bunch of matinee Yankees games. The Yankees have now entered into a more relaxing part of their schedule. This past weekend they played against Cleveland, currently they are facing Baltimore, and up until the 15th (when they face Philadelphia, … Continue reading

Phillies in Mets' Target-lock

The Mets have been playing good ball lately, taking two out of three from the Yankees and blowing out the Phillies last night to even their record to .500. The bats have gotten hot, it appears, and the pitching is doing well despite all of the disruption that has plagued the starting rotation. Hisanori Takahashi … Continue reading