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Swan Song for Sabathia?

When New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia made his debut in April, 2001 with the Cleveland Indians, he was a fresh faced 20 year old with a sizzling fastball and a world of promise in front of him. 1,145 more words


Go get 'em, Gramps! Pettitte debuts at Yanks Old-Timers' Day

I’m so bummed out that I missed watching the Yankees ‘Old Timers Day’ game today, especially because my boy Andy Pettitte was pitching. This is one of those traditions that separate the Yankees from other teams. 560 more words

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Game 67: TB vs. NYY -- Old Timers' Day joy, but a series still won

For as long as I remember, summer wasn’t summer without baseball. And baseball wasn’t baseball without my dad. So, watching a ballgame on Father’s Day is a gift for me. 914 more words


The Best Pitchers of the 2000s

This series has been a real treat to write. It started as a tribute to Rick Reuschel, morphed into an attack on Jack Morris’ Hall candidacy, and eventually developed into a cursory analysis of the best pitchers of each decade. 1,294 more words


Age Is Not Just a Number: On How Old is Old in Baseball

Last Tuesday, I went to the Blue Jays-Red Sox game at Fenway Park with one express purpose: to see Curtis Granderson.

Besides Jacob deGrom, Granderson had been my favorite player on the Mets. 735 more words


When They Curve You

When they curve you

Ask yourself, what you did or didn’t do? then laugh

for there is humor worth having and a life worth enjoying… 627 more words


Lance Berkman and Andy Pettitte leading the way for Houston baseball team

When Lance Berkman reached out to see if his Second Baptist (Houston) baseball team could play in the Horizon (Scottsdale, Ariz.) national tournament, it didn’t take long for Huskies coach Eric Kibler to say ‘yes.’ 985 more words