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
New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi accomplished a lot during his MLB career with the Chicago Cubs, St Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies. He's been an All-Star, 4× World Series champion (1996, 1998, 1999, 2009) and 2006 NL Manager of the Year. Before all that, he was a star in the Northwestern Wildcats baseball program. Girardi returns to Evanston to serve as honorary … [Read more...] about Yankees Joe Girardi to be Honorary Captain at Northwestern-Michigan State
Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter recorded his 2,994 career hit Monday night before leaving the game with a serious calf strain. Though it would always be noteworthy when an All-Star and prominent player leaves a game with an injury, the Jeter thing has gotten an inordinate amount of coverage because the Yankees only have three games left on their current homestand. Apparently, … [Read more...] about Who Cares Where Yankees Captain Derek Jeter Gets His 3,000th Hit?
When one thinks about the best players in Colorado Rockies history, names like Todd Helton, Larry Walker, and Troy Tulowitzki might come to mind first. Tulowitzki has won a Gold Glove and a Silver Slugger award, but Carlos Gonzalez is the most explosive player on the club. CarGo’s start so far this season does not do justice to his true potential. Much like Jose Reyes for … [Read more...] about Most Underrated Player in Baseball? Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez
Yankees owner Hank Steinbrenner has been badmouthing his players. Steinbrenner recently speculated they were more focused on building mansions than repeating their World Champion win last season. His remarks are seen as a jab at team captain Derek Jeter in particular, who has just completed a three-year construction job on a 30,000-square-foot mansion in Tampa. Jeter … [Read more...] about Yankees Derek Jeter and Hank Steinbrenner Kiss and Make Up (Video)