Dallas Keuchel threw six shutout innings and Colby Rasmus and Carlos Gomez homered to lead the Houston Astros over the New York Yankees, 3-0, in the American League Wild Card game in the Bronx on Tuesday night.
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, one of baseball's best players of the last 20 years and five-time World Series champion, announced today (Feb. 12) he will retire at the end of the 2014 Major League Baseball season.
Major League Baseball has thrown the first dagger in the Biogenesis case. Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun has been suspended by MLB without pay for the remainder of the 2013 season.
This from MLB: Braun will not contest the suspension which was meted out for "violations of the Basic Agreement and its Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program...
As a Rangers fan, I hate the Yankees, but no one likes to see an event like what happened in last night's (July 24)game. The Yankees were taking on the Mariners. An 88-mph Felix Hernandez change-up hit A-Rod flush on the left hand and he immediately dropped to the dirt in obvious pain.
When the New York Yankees shipped A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh last week they actually paid the Pirates $18 million of the $31 million left on his contract so they would agree to take the underachieving pitcher off of their hands.
If that wasn’t insult enough, the Yanks took a final jab at Burnett in this hysterically awkward press release announcing the trade:
Burnett, 35, was signed by the Yankees