This post is dedicated to my Aunt Kathy. She’s not my “real” aunt, she’s been my mom’s best friend since they were five years old. But I love her just as much as any of my blood-related relatives. 683 more words
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BOSTON (AP) — The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda’s neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble.
He got both.
The Yankees’ right-hander spoke quietly after being ejected in the second inning of the Red Sox’ 5-1 win over New York on Wednesday night. 913 more words
By Ryan Hannable
BOSTON — They didn’t want to do it, but they were given no choice.
After less than two weeks ago in New York when Michael Pineda appeared to have a foreign substance on his wrist and the Red Sox never called him out on it, the same thing happened again Wednesday night at Fenway Park in the second inning, as the Yankees right-hander had a clear smear of pine tar on his neck. 616 more words
Born in Silver Creek, NY, a little village located on the shores of Lake Erie, Howard Ehmke was a 6’3″ right-handed pitcher who caught the attention of big league scouts with a stellar 31-7 season for the 1916 Syracuse Stars, a B-level minor league team in the old New York State League. 233 more words