The Mariano Rivera stuff obviously struck a nerve today. For what it’s worth, I stand by my posts on it, both here and at NBC. There was a video that showed something interesting. I raised some questions about it and doubted whether simply saying “Mariano would never do such a thing” was enough to put […]
I suppose this closes the case: The Commissioners Office reviewed available video and still photography from Mariano Rivera spitting toward a baseball in ALCS Game 3 and “found no evidence that Rivera spit on the ball,” a spokesman for the commissioner told the Post. The initial reaction by the league had been that the video […]
Check out the video here. I’ll hear all evidence to the contrary, but that looks to me like he (a) looks up to see if anyone is watching; and (b) spits right on the damn ball. Is that the secret to the unhittable cutter? UPDATE: The Yankees’ bad day in multimedia continues . . . […]
In the interests of preserving the surprise, I won’t tell you which Minnesota catcher and which St Louis first baseman are my choices for MVP.
Should feelings be taken into account?
Angels 5, Yankees 4: Girardi, on the decision to replace Dave Robertson with Alfredo Aceves: Joe Girardi: The bullpen goes up to eight. Look, right across the board, eight, eight, eight and… Beat Reporter: Oh, I see. And most managers only use the number of relievers they actually need? Joe Girardi: Exactly. Beat Reporter: Does […]