With the rivalry resuming for the first time in 2012 there was only one thing to do, and that’s an email exchange with Mike Hurley to find out just how bad things are in Boston with the Yankees arriving for the weekend.
“Thursday Thoughts” returns with the Yankees playing .500 baseball after 12 games and the Rangers needing to win the biggest game of the season on Saturday night at the Garden.
It took just five Tampa Bay hitters and a bad weekend of baseball for the Season 3 premiere of my version of The Joe Girardi Show.
This column was originally published on WFAN.com on April 5, 2012. Christmas Eve. That’s the only day that can compare to the feelings of today and tonight as I anxiously await the start of the new Yankees season. And I know I won’t be able to sleep tonight with visions of Yankees baseball dancing in […]
The Season 4 finale of The Office has one of my favorite scenes in the show’s history. That scene is when Toby leaves the office for Costa Rica and Michael’s bids him farewell by singing Supertramp’s “Goodbye Stranger” with the new title “Goodbye Toby” and new lyrics tailored to Toby. I have always envisioned myself […]
The closest I have ever come to meeting Jorge Posada was on Oct. 17, 2004. How do I remember the date? Because it was the night the Yankees lost Game 4 of the ALCS. I was a freshman in college in Boston and my friend Scanlon and I were walking down the street from our […]
Are the Giants the team that lost to Washington (twice), Seattle and Philadelphia? Or are they the team that’s currently the hottest in the league, getting healthy and peaking at the right time? Let’s figure it out with some help from Coach Eric Taylor.
This is not good. This. Is. Not. Good. I was thinking of sending in the lyrics to Pearl Jam’s “Black” instead of writing this since I am holding back tears and shaking, but I wasn’t sure if turning in Eddie Vedder’s work as my own counts as plagiarism since it’s a song. On Friday, I […]
The Yankees no longer sit atop the AL East alone, but it didn’t have to be this way. It didn’t have to be this way if Joe Girardi didn’t want it to be.
It’s Chan Ho Park vs. Chad Gaudin in a battle to be the 12th man in the bullpen of the best team in baseball. The winner gets to be the mop-up man for the Yankees. The loser gets to pack his bags and wait for some National League team to sign him to a minor […]