New York Yankees partnering with Jay-Z

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“You know I bleed blue” rapper Jay-Z says in “Empire State of Mind,” the homage to his hometown. The statement of fandom for the New York Yankees is being reciprocated. The Yanks are now showing that financially they are fans of his clothing line.

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Depth is the Key to Surviving MLB’s 162 Game Marathon

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 heartbeat, front office workers also comprehend that players in the line-up everyday consistently create a following with the fans that a player taking the mound every fifth day just cannot create. With that said, pitching is paramount to the success in regular season play and throughout the postseason in both leagues.

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