Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda ejected for having pine tar on his neck

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was thrown out of last night’s game against the Boston Red Sox for having an illegal substance on his neck. It is believed that the illegal substance was pine tar. Pine tar allows a pitcher to get a better grip on the ball. Grip is good. Baseball being baseball, … Continue reading “Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda ejected for having pine tar on his neck”

Manny Machado to start minor league rehab assignment Friday in Frederick

Baltimore Orioles Platinum Glove third baseman Manny Machado begins a rehab assignment this Friday for the Frederick Keys, the Orioles High-A minor league affiliate. Machado had surgery on his left knee during the offseason and had been in Sarasota at the Orioles’ spring training facility recuperating. Tickets for this weekend in Frederick are still available, … Continue reading “Manny Machado to start minor league rehab assignment Friday in Frederick”

So not only is A-Rod a cheat, he's a snitch

Looks like 60 Minutes will be worth checking out tomorrow night. From the Associated Press (via Yahoo! News): Members of Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated Ryan Braun and other players in using performance-enhancing drugs, “60 Minutes” reported Friday. Citing unidentified sources, the CBS news show said the leak occurred in … Continue reading “So not only is A-Rod a cheat, he's a snitch”

2013 Topps Heritage Derek Jeter hand numbered mini card

I picked up a jumbo pack of 2013 Topps Heritage Baseball at Wal-Mart this past Sunday afternoon. After I got home that day, I opened the pack to see what I had. One of the cards I pulled was a tiny, micro version of a regular Derek Jeter card. It also had “062/100” written in … Continue reading “2013 Topps Heritage Derek Jeter hand numbered mini card”

Jeter the Cheater learns karma can be a female canine

The New York Yankees lost to the Detroit Tigers 6-4 last night in the 12th inning of Game 1 of the ALCS. Even worse than losing the game was learning that the Yankees will play the rest of the postseason without their beloved captain, shortstop Derek Jeter. While fielding a routine ground ball in the … Continue reading “Jeter the Cheater learns karma can be a female canine”

Derek Jeter is the reason MLB needs instant replay

The other night in a game between the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter cheated his way to first base by pretending that he was hit by a pitch. He tricked the umpire into thinking that he was injured by a ball that did not hit him. There’s cheating … Continue reading “Derek Jeter is the reason MLB needs instant replay”