Tag Archives: Alex Rodriguez

The Skunk At The Yanks’ Garden Party

Mr. September is back. Yes yes – the Yankees beat the Orioles 7-2 last night, but no thanks to Alex Rodriguez, who once again proved he’s not up to the post-season challenge, despite telling the Daily News the other day … Continue reading

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The Face Of The Yankees’ Futility

From Friday’s New York Times front page after the Yankees basically blew their ALDS series vs. the Detroit Tigers: Friday’s dead-tree edition, by contrast, featured a photo of Rodriguez after he struck out with the bases loaded in the 7th. … Continue reading

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Look Up ‘Squander’ In The Dictionary (II) . . .

. . . and you still get a picture of this: Game 5 of the ALDS Tigers-Yankees tilt was by far the worst for a Made Yankee Fan in Boston: Bases loaded, one out in the Yankees 4th – zero … Continue reading

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WSJ: A-Rod Is A-Okay

From our Late to the Party desk: Allen Barra in Thursday’s Wall Street Journal: Is A-Rod a Yankee Yet? Despite his 600 home runs, some New Yorkers remain skeptical of the baseball star. The reasons Barra cites: Rodriguez’s use of … Continue reading

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Yank You Very Much

Bits & pieces from the Yankees’ 2009 World’s Serious win: • If Game 6 was Hideki Matsui’s swan song in the Bronx, that was one sweet sound. • Andy Pettitte is what used to be called a hoss – as … Continue reading

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Rice and Wrong

While the Yankees and Red Sox play Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots at Fenway, newly minted Hall of Famer and born-again bigmouth Jim Rice has been in Williamsport at the Little League World Series. As Saturday’s Boston Globe reported, Rice … Continue reading

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