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Mets’ Edgin to have Tommy John surgery

(SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets reliever Josh Edgin will undergo Tommy John surgery and will miss the 2015 season. Edgin was likely going to be the Mets’ only left-handed reliever entering the season. He underwent tests earlier this week, revealing a damaged ligament in the elbow. The 28-year-old was quoted on the Mets’ website as saying it was the “best ... Read More »

A-Rod homers in Yanks’ spring training loss w/VIDEO

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run since returning from a year-long suspension during the New York Yankees’ 10-4 spring-training loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Rodriguez belted a 3-1 pitch from Brandon Workman over the left-center field wall to lead off the bottom of the fourth inning, part of a 1-for-2 day at ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

3/7/15 Reiterating comments that he made during Jeter’s final weekend as an active player last September, GM Brian Cashman said Thursday that he has zero interest in issuing the title of Yankee captain to anyone in the foreseeable future. He even went as far to say that Jeter should be the last captain in franchise history. While I love Derek ... Read More »

A-Rod Clears Another Hurdle

By Chris Ruddick, Contributing Writer At some point Alex Rodriguez will be able to just focus on playing some baseball. He’s met the media, he’s greeted his teammates, and he’s apologized to fans. Now it’s time to see how much is left in the tank of the disgraced soon-to-be 40- year-old former three-time AL MVP, who is likely playing without ... Read More »

Can A-Rod Still Play AND How Long Will He Play For?

By Helen Young, Contributing Writer So Can A-Rod Still Play? And How Long Will He Play For? So A Rod is back, and his PR team and many advisors are encouraging him to toe the line and court the affections of the media and the fans once more. First he showed up to training three days early, causing a complete media ... Read More »

Former Yankee Joba Chamberlain returns to Detroit

Lakeland, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Joba Chamberlain will return to the Detroit Tigers for the 2015 season. The right-hander joined the Tigers last year as a free agent and on Tuesday agreed to a second one-year deal with the team. “We are pleased that Joba is returning to our ballclub,” said Tigers president, CEO and general manager David Dombrowski in a ... Read More »

Angels’ Hamilton facing possible discipline from MLB

Tempe, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) – The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim announced that former American League MVP Josh Hamilton met with Major League Baseball officials on Wednesday over a disciplinary issue. The team declined to give any details of the meeting, which took place in New York and was first reported by the Los Angeles Times. “I can say that Josh ... Read More »

A-Rrives: Rodriguez reports to spring training

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Rodriguez might be trying to show a less combative side, as the most controversial player currently on a major league roster reported to New York Yankees spring training — three days before position players are required to report. The 39-year-old veteran arrived at the Yankees minor league facility in the early afternoon on Monday and ... Read More »

Yanks, A-Rod Deserve Each Other

By Chris Ruddick – MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Sometimes you are better off not saying anything. Nobody needed another apology from Alex Rodriguez. Not Major League Baseball, not the New York Yankees, not fans of the Yankees, nobody. Technically, I guess Rodriguez didn’t say anything on Tuesday. Whatever number apology from him it was, this ... Read More »

A-Rod apologizes to fans

(SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Rodriguez has released an apology to fans as he prepares to return to baseball after a year-long suspension for his role in the Biogenesis scandal. In a hand-written letter, posted on MLB.com and various other outlets, Rodriguez said he was responsible for his actions and was ready to resume playing baseball with the New York Yankees. Rodriguez ... Read More »