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Thursday, April 21, 2016

A’s pitcher Kendall Graveman is the first starting pitcher to bat cleanup since Babe Ruth

Oakland Athletics pitcher Kendall Graveman made history on Wednesday night, and it had nothing to do with his work on the mound. Graveman is the first starting pitcher to bat cleanup in a game since a fellow named Babe Ruth on June 1, 1920 with the Yankees. Though it’s not what you might think.

spanx for the memories Posted: April 21, 2016 at 06:42 AM | 29 comment(s)
  Beats: new york yankees, oakland athletics

Monday, April 04, 2016

HBO’s John Oliver rips the Yankees brass for elitist ticket policies

Warning: Video contains NSFW language.

Come Tuesday, fans won’t be gaining entry to Yankee Stadium’s Opening Day with print-at-home tickets.

Some fans, however, will get to see the New York Yankees face the Houston Astros from behind home plate on the dime of Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver—under one condition.

The comedian is offering a total of six Legends Suite tickets to the three Yankees home games this week for 25 cents each to people who can conjure up the most creative, original and presumably eye-catching method of dressing as if they “have never sat in a premium location before.”

spanx for the memories Posted: April 04, 2016 at 02:49 PM | 77 comment(s)
  Beats: new york yankees

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Carlos Beltran says 2016 could be his last MLB season

Beltran, who has played in 2,306 MLB games for six teams, said his performance in 2016 will dictate whether he hangs up his cleats.

“I don’t think there is any big decision I have to make — other than to play one more year or go home,” Beltran said, via the New York Post. “In my case, I am very happy with my career. … If I feel like I produce well to the point where I can make a good impact on a team, then I can play one more year. Or if I feel like I have (had) enough, I’ll go home.”

Dennis Eclairskey, closer Posted: December 13, 2015 at 11:36 AM | 9 comment(s)
  Beats: carlos beltran, hall of fame, new york yankees

 

 

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