Now we have smoking gun to indict A-Rod as who he truly is: A-Roid. Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, along with former Chicago White Sox pitcher Gio Gonzalez, Nelson Cruz and Melky Cabrera are the four biggest MLB stars treated at a South Florida clinic where, according to a report in Tuesday's Miami New Times, they received performance-enhancing drugs. Records taken from … [Read more...] about Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Gio Gonzalez reportedly linked to PED in 2012
It is amazing that as the NFL and NBA recently concluded labor disputes their popularity isn't suffering as much as Major League Baseball; who are losing the youth demographic. The decision for L.A. Angels owner Artie Moreno to pay Albert Pujols two hundred fifty four million dollars over ten years is ludicrous and absurd. Say that again $254 million over 10 years. There is … [Read more...] about L.A. Angels’ Albert Pujols Contract is Nonsensical
Shaun Marcum and Edwin Jackson struggled in their starts on Sunday night in the 2011 National League Championship Series. That was no surprise considering their previous track records. The eighteen total runs scored made the over betters elated in Las Vegas. Albert Pujols had a home run and two runs batted in for the Cardinals. Pujols has an average of over four hundred in … [Read more...] about World Series to Determine Fair Value for Albert Pujols, Stl. Cardinals?
The first priority for team management has to be the daily line-up that takes the field. This undoubtedly is the reason that position players in Major League Baseball like Albert Pujols and Alex Rodriguez have traditionally received more money over a longer term than pitchers like Johan Santana and C.C. Sabathia. While it is true that arm problems can derail a career in a … [Read more...] about Depth is the Key to Surviving MLB’s 162 Game Marathon
There was a time in sports when players were rewarded for their performance on the field. It actually is more logical to pay a player for his potential rather than his resume since that is essentially the period of time for the contract. It does help to have a body of work at the highest level to convince owners and general managers to part with some of their money. Derek Jeter … [Read more...] about Derek Jeter Possesses By Far the Best Contract in Baseball
With the moral demise of Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter is now the most revered man in all of sports. Whether he is driving by a fire in a “Rescue Me” trailer or running out to his position in the Bronx, graceful is a word that describes him. The captain is every manager’s dream and Joe Girardi is certainly enamored with him. This is the only explanation why he is still hitting … [Read more...] about Memo to Yankees, Derek Jeter: Not a Leadoff Hitter
By Mike Gallagher It’s been rumored for months and months and has been the talk of the offseason here in Twins territory. But it’s finally official. … [Read more...] about Mauer Signs With Twins for Eight Years, $184 Million
By Jake McCormick The MLB is resurrecting their own versions of the 90s rap battles between the East and West Coast. Both the National League and American League Championship Series feature matchups between teams roughly 3,000 miles away from each other. And from the storylines and talent on each team, the rest of the postseason will give similar career/entertainment boosts … [Read more...] about MLB Championship Series showcase East/West Coast battles