New York Yankees: Expectations for Luis Severino
After the New York Yankees decided that Michael Pineda would require a stint on the disabled list for a forearm muscle strain on Thursday, many wondered if this injury would pave the way for young phenom Luis Severino to be promoted to the majors.
Kernels: New York (Mets & Yankees) state of mind
Our weekly look at baseball's oddities always tries to treat all 30 teams equally. But it was impossible not to notice the Yankees and Mets doing something strange nearly every day this week. Stephen Drew, batting ninth, had a single, double, and his ...
Yankees heading home for the home stretch
CHICAGO -- And that, ladies and gentleman, concludes the difficult portion of the New York Yankees' 2015 season. Sunday's 12-3 trouncing of the rather feeble Chicago White Sox was the final game of the last three-city road trip of the season. It was ...
New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius Starting To Jell In Pinstripes
New New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is proving he can play on the big stage at Yankee Stadium. When he was acquired on Dec. 5 from the Arizona Diamondbacks, I was surprised this was the guy tabbed as the heir-apparent to Derek Jeter.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame goes unnoticed by many
The Daily Advertiser
Another gem is the Brooklyn Dodgers football team's contract from 1934 for former Centenary great Paul Geisler for $150 a game, which he turned down. Ireland, who chairs the 35-member Louisiana Sports Writers Association committee that meets annually ...
5 things to know about WR Derrick Johnson and DE Brad Bars
Bars also lettered in track and basketball. His father, Joe, and uncle, Mike Bars, played football at Notre Dame and his grandfather, Joe Bars Sr., was a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Doug Eggleston, Bars' maternal grandfather, and his uncle, Don ...
Fernandez paved way as Tigers' first Latino position player
Detroit Free Press
Signed at 19 in 1951 by Brooklyn Dodgers scout Andy High, Fernandez was in for a shock when he arrived in Billings, Mont., of the Class C Pioneer League, where he would spend one year before helping the Miami Sun Sox win the Class B Florida ...
Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout make MLB history in Saturday's matchup
With the Angels and Dodgers squaring off in an interleague series this weekend, Kershaw is pitching against Trout this afternoon. This marks the first time in MLB history that reigning MVPs have faced off against each other. It promises to be a fun ...