1. The One Thing I Wish the New York Broadcast Media Respected

    There are only a few things I ever ask of my baseball play-by-play announcers.The first, largely but not always obeyed, is to display some common decency. If you wouldn’t say it in front of your mother, it’s probably not appropriate for TV...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 181 reads 2 comments

  2. MLB Power Rankings Week Four

    A month into the season it's still too early to say which teams are for real for real and which ones are not, but it's been long enough that we've got a fair idea as to where teams are headed...

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  3. Doug Mientkkiewicz Backs A-Rod

    According to this story, former Yankees' first-baseman and former high school teammate of Alex Rodriguez, Doug Mientkiewicz back A-Rod and states "From my perspective, it would be 99.9% impossible for us not to know...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 30 reads 0 comments

  4. A-Rod: The Most Important Thing About the New Book

    Well, it has begun—the fallout from Selena Roberts's tell-all book about Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez. Some of the information is stuff that many of us may have suspected...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 99 reads 1 comments

  5. MLB Power Rankings Week Three

    We didn't learn a whole lot this week, except that the Florida Marlins' early success was probably more of a reflection on the pitiful Nationals, and the Toronto Blue Jays are starting to turn heads...

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  6. The Big, Bad Yankee Problem No One's Talking About Yet

    This weekend's sweep in Boston left many of the New York Yankees' immediate weaknesses exposed:* A beat-up bullpen * A phantom in center field * A big, bad black hole of doom at the bottom of ...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  7. New York Yankees: Off Day Observations

    With today as an off day, I thought it'd make sense to go through and address the Yankees, and issues surrounding the Yankees, thus far...

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  8. Week One MLB Power Rankings: It's a Topsy-Turvy World

    One week into the Major League Baseball season, some things are predictable, like the Nationals being a last-place team, while others are not so much—Toronto and Baltimore out-pacing the ...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 194 reads 5 comments

  9. New York Yankees: Dude, People, It's Been Six Games

    The level and the number of people freaking out over the Yankees' 3-3 record after six games in a 162-game season is astounding.Don't know what I'm talking about?Check out this post...

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  10. Joba's not the Only One Who Should Learn from Adenhart Tragedy

    Baseball America's Youth Player of the Year in 2003, Adenhart rivaled Homer Bailey as the top high school pitching prospect in the 2004 draft...[Adenhart] works off a 90-95 mph fastball that rides in on righthanders...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 37 reads 0 comments

  11. New Yankee Stadium Inspires, Looks to the Future and Remembers the Past

    So, how was your cool, damp Friday night?Good?Mine was better.After six stifling hours of class, subsisting on cheap sushi and stuff you get out of the vending machine, my friend Brent ...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 345 reads 1 comments

  12. Why Syracuse's Six OT Win Over UConn Reaffirms Everything Great About Sports

    Two of my friends from Nottingham came to visit me this week, so tonight I took them to my favorite restaurant on Arthur Ave, Zero Otto Nove...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  13. I WIll Never Make This Much Money in My Life

    Players with 0-3 years of major league service time signed contracts today. This is how it broke down for the Yankees:Cody Ransom: $455,100Joba Chamberlain: $433,000Jose Veras: $432,975Edwar ...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 53 reads 2 comments

  14. I am Woman, I am Baseball Fan, I am Blogger: Hear Me Roar

    (Today, 8 March, is International Woman's Day. In honor of that, I offer this post, on my thoughts, feelings, and experiences as a blogger...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 118 reads 3 comments

  15. Alex Rodriguez To Have Surgery, Miss Six to Nine Weeks

    According to Pete Abraham and ESPN, Alex Rodríguez will undergo surgery on his labrum and miss six to nine weeks, which would mean a return sometime in late April or early May...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 67 reads 1 comments

  16. MLB Got it Right: World Baseball Classic Is a Good Idea

    To understand why the World Baseball Classic is a good idea, we first need to take a look at what happens when you have a sport that is "global"—one that it is played and enjoyed by people in an international, multi-continent spectrum...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 84 reads 7 comments

  17. Alex Rodriguez Should Have Surgery Now

    I know. I'm sick of the Alex Rodríguez posts, too, but right now, he's not a story, he IS the story in Yankeeland...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 129 reads 4 comments

  18. I Don't Know is on Third: A Modest Proposal

    With the news that Alex Rodríguez has an injury that could require up to four months of rehabilitation, should he opt for surgery, the proposals for temporary third base replacements have ...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 136 reads 3 comments

  19. No Surgery, but Rest and Rehab for Alex Rodriguez

    According to Pete Abraham, quoting Brian Cashman, Alex Rodríguez has a torn hip labrum and cyst. The cyst was drained, and the team is trying rest and rehab...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 66 reads 6 comments

  20. Alex Rodriguez To Miss 10 Weeks?

    Oh no.I did this in a bit of a haste; the few phrases I am unsure of are left in parentheses—but they don't take from the article...

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  21. MLB Steroid Saga: Heroes and Zeroes

    Over at It's About the Money, Stupid, Jason wrote an excellent post on how the media ignored the steroids scandal in baseball.At River Ave Blues, Joseph P...

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  22. Derek Jeter Takes on the Yankees: A Live Blog

    (It's one of those things, if you don't liveblog it, it didn't happen)[1.14 PM]: Phil Hughes starting? Is Team USA looking for a practice game or... batting practice? Just kidding...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 29 reads 0 comments

  23. It's Never Too Early for Some Spring Training Baseball Power Rankings

    One of my favorite articles to read every week for every sport, especially when my team is performing well, is the weekly Power Rankings. ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CBS, Fox Sports, and others all offer their takes...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  24. MLB Spring Training: Some Random Thoughts

    I'll admit it. I've been an awful blogger the past couple of weeks. I'll spare you the excuses.Anyway, now that spring training is a few weeks old, I've had a couple of thoughts that ...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 19 reads 0 comments