The Boston Globe columnist joined me to talk about his book Scribe: My Life in Sports, the evolution of sports media, being able to root for teams as a writer, covering Larry Bird and Bobby Orr and the 2004 ALCS.
From 2000-2009, obviously no one had more saves for the Yankees than Mariano Rivera, but the pitcher with the second-most saves during that time was his former setup man Steve Karsay.
During the Yankees’ dynasty it seemed like every player they called up filled a role and no one did it better than Shane Spencer.
Yankees-Red Sox in September isn’t what it used to be and it doesn’t look like it’s going to be what it once was anytime soon.
David Roberston went unused once again as Joe Girardi called upon Shawn Kelley to hand the Yankees’ their fourth straight loss in the middle of a playoff race.
The Reds’ season was spiraling out of control just three weeks, but now they are back in playoff contention. The Yankees need a similar run to save their own season.
The Yankees lost the first two games of the 2014 Subway Series and have now lost six straight to the Mets, so let’s look at what went wrong in the Bronx.
The Yankees head to Toronto to face the Blue Jays after a disastrous opening series and that calls for an email exchange with Tom Dakers of Bluebird Banter.
John Jastremski of WFAN joins me to talk about what life will be like without Derek Jeter on the Yankees and all of the question marks and unknowns with the 2014 Yankees.
Brian Cashman gave his Spring Training State of the Yankees to Mike Francesa and it wasn’t as optimistic as I had planned for.