Alan Hull previews the 2011 MLB World Series favorites, examining the New York Yankees including their addition of Rafael Soriano
Alan Hull previews the 2011 MLB World Series favorites, looking first at the Boston Red Sox.
If you think Hank Steinbrenner and the New York Yankees front office spend all this money to benefit the New York Yankees — think again. That’s right, they’re doing it for everyone. Without their financial dominance and perennial winning ways, baseball would be no more. If that seems to have slipped your mind for any…Read More
The Chicago White Sox, along with the Detroit Tigers, had a strong off-season in hopes of overtaking the Minnesota Twins in the AL Central. They landed Adam Dunn, one of the premier sluggers in the free agent market, with a four-year $56 million contract. The decision to sign Dunn apparently was not an easy one,…Read More
The Cincinnati Reds have been busy signing their (mostly) young talent to multi-year extensions this offseason. In December, pitcher Bronson Arroyo signed a three-year deal that will take him through the age of 36. He’s the only player the Reds extended that’s over the age of 27. Shortly after extending Arroyo, the Reds signed 23-year-old…Read More
On Friday evening at 5:00 p.m. EST, I was making my blog rounds when I came across a headline that stated the Blue Jays had acquired catcher Mike Napoli in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels. Big deal, right? Actually, it is. What started out as a seemingly minor transaction quickly morphed into one…Read More
The New York Yankees signed outfielder Andrew Jones to a one-year, $2 million deal Thursday, according to the New York Post. Add to that, their signings of veterans Mark Prior and Russell Martin, and you’ll notice that this offseason for the Bombers has not exactly been filled with blockbuster additions. Oh, I almost forgot they…Read More
Yankees GM Brian Cashman did not want to bring Rafael Soriano on board as the team’s set-up man for Mariano Rivera. How do we know that? Maybe because he said it. Nothing says “welcome” like a nice, honest “I didn’t want you here.” New York had to do something. They watched the arch rival Red…Read More