Date archive for May, 2010
By Gregg Snyder On Sunday, May 30th, 2010

Scary Moment Reminds Us, “It’s Just A Game”

Despite the millions of fans, huge contracts, and celebrity names, baseball is just a game. We have all heard the saying growing up, “It’s just a game.” That thought often gets lost as players More...

By Gregg Snyder On Saturday, May 29th, 2010

A Thank You To Derek Jeter For The Past 15 Years

Derek Sanderson Jeter made his major league debut 15 years ago today, May 29, 1995. For any fan, of the Yankees, and the game of baseball, it has been a great 15 years. We have all gone along for the ride of this More...

By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, May 27th, 2010

“I really didn’t say everything I said.” Meeting Yogi Berra

Tonight, my wife and I took the trip up to Montclair State University to meet Yogi Berra at his book signing event. It was a fun event for both of us and something we enjoyed doing together. The Yogi Berra Museum More...

By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Rough Night For Pitchers, Thames Gets The Pie. Johnson Has Surgery.

It was a rough night to be a pitcher in the Bronx last night. Nine pitchers in total were used in the contest between the Yankees and Red Sox. Of the nine, five gave up runs in the 11-9 Yankees win. The starters More...

By Gregg Snyder On Friday, May 14th, 2010

Mid-May MLB Power Rankings

The Double G Sports Expert Panel has been polled once again to come up with our Major League Baseball Power Rankings for May. This is the second power rankings release of this season as we did a very early one in More...

By Gregg Snyder On Friday, May 14th, 2010

Yanks Return Home, Hopefully With Some Bats

The New York Yankees are returning home today to start a three game series with the Minnesota Twins. The Yankees just finished a four game series with the Detroit Tigers in which they lost three of the four. It More...

By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Phil Hughes Makes Spring Training Competition Seem Silly

Back in Spring Training, the Yankees put Phil Hughes into a competition with other pitchers like Joba Chamberlain, Sergio Mitre, and Alfredo Aceves. The four pitchers competed to see who would be the Yankees 5th More...

By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Giants & Jets Looking to Make History With Super Bowl

The New York Giants and New York Jets have officially sent their final bid for the 2014 Super Bowl to NFL headquarters today. The two teams would like to host the big game at their new $1.6 billion stadium. The More...

By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Mets Waste Quality Start, Then Boost Bench

The New York Mets wasted a quality start last night in the lose to the Washington Nationals. The two teams entered the night tied for second place in the National League East. John Maine took the mound for the Mets More...

By Gregg Snyder On Saturday, May 8th, 2010

What would you do when Jorge Posada returns?

Yankees catcher Jorge Posada has missed the past four games due to a right calf strain. His replacement, Francisco Cervelli has filled in quite nicely. Posada has been the emergency catcher while out, but all indications More...

By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Have No Fear Yankees Fans, Bubble Wrap Is Here

The injury bug has been taking out Yankees one at a time. Is the Sports Illustrated cover curse taking its place in the Yankees locker room? The core four appeared on the cover this past week and three of the four More...

By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Helped by a young girl, Francisco Cervelli gets to “Shine.”

Early in the day yesterday, Yankees backup catcher Francisco Cervelli made a visit to Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan. Yankees players and staff members often make visits to the hospital and meet some of More...