We take a break from my usual ranting and kvetching about the Mets and other sports related debacles to bring you my newest sketch video which lampoons the MLB Fan Cave. If you’re unfamiliar with it then check out this site http://mlb.mlb.com/fancave/ In the actual MLB fan cave between 10-15 fans are chosen to spend the year watching games and hanging out with players but for the purposes of this video there is only one lucky or not so lucky fan who is chosen. Enjoy!
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The Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees rivalry is definitely one of the best in sports, but on Tuesday night the rivalry took a backseat as the New York Yankees payed tribute to Boston by playing their unofficial anthem, Sweet Caroline, after the third inning.
For those that don’t know, Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond has been playing at Fenway Park nightly in the eighth inning since 2002.
“Thank you NY Yankees for playing ‘Sweet Caroline’ for the people of Boston,” Diamond wrote on his Twitter page. “You scored a home run in my heart. With respect, Neil (hashtag)OneBoston.”
As both teams have shown today, a love for baseball is, and will be, the greatest unifying factor for New York and Boston.
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Baseball season is officially here. This offseason was one unlike any we have seen in recent history. The usual big spenders like the Yankees and the Red Sox didn’t spend big money, and smaller market teams like the Blue Jays were the ones breaking the bank. Right now, every team in the MLB is tied for first place with a 0-0 record. Here’s how I see the American League divisions playing out.
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As a life long baseball fan, this is a very exciting time of the year for me. Not only is March Madness in full swing, Spring Training is well underway, and opening day is right around the corner. Over the next couple of days, starting with the American League today, I will preview both leagues in Major League Baseball, and give you my division predictions. Read the rest of this entry »
Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon #21 of the Oakland Athletics looks on from the dugout as he earned the win against the Colorado Rockies in an 8-5 win during Interleague Play at Coors Field on June 12, 2012. (Image by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America)
A week after Melky Cabrera was suspended by the MLB for failing a drug test, Oakland Atheletic’s pitcher Bartolo Colon has joined him.
Colon has been suspended 50 games for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, the MLB announced earlier on Wednesday. Colon was in the midst of a rebound season with a 10-9 record and a 3.43 ERA, helping the Athletics into a wild-card contention.
“I apologize to the fans, to my teammates and to the Oakland A’s. I accept responsibility for my actions and I will serve my suspension as required by the Joint Drug Program,” Colon said in a statement released through the MLBPA.