Jeter vs Bonds: A battle for the most valuable baseball

Here’s a hypothetical situation (everyone loves these, right?): You have an unlimited payroll. Would you pay more money for a tainted ball that signified the greatest record in baseball history or a ball that represented a personal milestone by one of the greatest players on the greatest franchise in sports history achieved on pure talent … Continue reading Jeter vs Bonds: A battle for the most valuable baseball

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Jeter hits 3,000

27 championships, 40 American League pennants, countless All-Stars and MVPs. Even a 500 home run hitter and 300-game winning pitcher. But never in Yankees history has a player earned 3,000 hits. That is, until Derek Jeter busted onto the scene in 1995. Since then, Jeter singled, doubled, tripled and homered his way into Yankees history. … Continue reading Jeter hits 3,000

Will They Stay or Will They Go?

So the fun begins. With a handful of big-name free agents set to test the waters after the season concludes, I couldn’t help but wonder: Where will they land next year? Or will they stay put in their home town? It’s already been said that Tampa Bay doubts they could hold onto Carlos Pena, Carl … Continue reading Will They Stay or Will They Go?

Phils Saved the Henny

So a campaign was started today if you were following me to “Save the Henny,” as I had a pint of Hennessy cognac on line for this game with one of my friends who’s a Yankees fan. Well the Henny was saved as the Phillies stomped the Yankees, 7-1, to take the three-game series for … Continue reading Phils Saved the Henny

5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Yankees – They’re the 2009 World Series champions and still kept intact the solid nucleus that got them there. They traded top prospects to land centerfielder Curtis Granderson, a much better defensive asset than Johnny Damon. They also traded Melky Cabrera to the Braves for Javier Vazquez to bolster the starting rotation. With guys like … Continue reading 5 Teams to Watch in the AL

An Infield Debate for the Ages

After the Phillies let go Pedro Feliz and signed Placido Polanco to fill his position at third, the Phillies found themselves with a complete infield. Almost too complete as a matter of fact. We have all heard the argument between Yankees and Phillies fans: Who has the better infield in baseball? Clearly both teams are heads and … Continue reading An Infield Debate for the Ages

Yankees Win 2009 World Series

Once again, the Yankees are Pedro Martinez’s daddy. The Phillies season has finally ended as the Yankees beat up the Phillies pitching, winning game 6 by a score of 7-3 and the series 4-2. Hideki Matsui went 3-4 with six RBI’s, falling a triple shy of the cycle, as he single handedly killed the Phillies … Continue reading Yankees Win 2009 World Series

Phils Stay Alive, Head Back to NY

For the Phillies, every game is a must win game. After taking the first game of the series, they fell three straight to the Yankees. After last night’s offensive outburst, the Phillies got back into this series, only trailing 3-2. The bats came alive and Cliff Lee pitched well enough to win as the Phillies … Continue reading Phils Stay Alive, Head Back to NY