Tweet of the day, in response to this: The Mariners seem to be working on the principle that if trying to be good at defense didn't work they should try.
Geoff Baker has a decent, and balanced, post on the construction of the historically inept offense of the 2011 Seattle Mariners (unfortunately, my preferred team playing "baseball" since 1977). Placing.
Or, what can Don Wakamatsu and Martin O'Neill possibly have in common, besides either newfound unemployment or having managed teams that I give a damn about (the Mariners and Celtic, respectively)?.
For those unclear on the concept of bluffing, here's Brian Cashman:But yesterday after meeting with the three Steinbrenners and other members of the Yankees brain trust, Cashman said the team.
Damn lack of comeptitive balance in baseball -- I don't see how small market teams can compete when a big market team can acquire a great reliver like Eric Gagne.
It's all A-Rod's fault for working so hard. Make sure to see this handy "why Slappy's homers are all meaningless" chart. I really don't think Cashman will stick by his.
I heard from more than one Yankee fan who was happy that they avoided the Angels. Somehow, past history or no past history, I'm guessing they don't believe that anymore..
George M. Steinbrenner is principal owner of the New York Yankees. It's not just the announcers who can see only one possible explanation for Greatest Pitcher In Known Human History.