New York Yankees
Rays’ Evan Longoria walks off into the postseason.
The Orioles complete the Boston collapse.
Read about the equally monumental Atlanta collapse
Can’t wait for Rocktober baseball. Can you?
In case you’ve been living under a rock, dig it: Both the National League and American League Wild Card races are tied heading into the last day of the regular season (today).
As if the Rays furious rally in the standings to tie the Red Sox isn’t impressive enough, they went all triple play and stuff on the Yankees last night. Beeyotch!
Mariano Rivera’s resourcefulness demonstrates a desire to play the game that should serve as an inspiration to us all. Thanks to
LarryBrownSports for finding this gem.
Baseball fans know Orioles manager Buck Showalter is a world-class Red Ass. He’s in the discussion with Tony LaRussa as an all-time great Red Ass.
Buck is back at it,
ripping the New York Yankees for taking issue with scheduling adjustments made to the baseball schedule due to Hurricane Irene.
Death, taxes, and Buck being Buck. Nothing changes but the seasons.
Major League Baseball is investigating Yankees star Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod is alleged to have participated in illegal underground poker games.
Rodriguez could be facing suspension.
Baseball and gambling have a
long and adversarial history. Having already publically admitted the baseball sin of using performance enhancing drugs, A-Rod ought to tread very lightly here.
Suzyn Waldman is a broadcaster for the New York Yankees. She is a regular contributor to the Robert Wuhl Show, and she joined Robert today in Hour 3 to talk about baseball and the Casey Anthony Trial. Podcast after the jump.
Suzyn Waldman is the color commentator for the New York Yankees. She joined Robert in Hour 3 today. Click through for a podcast of the conversation.
C.C. Sabathia was cruising. 2 hits, 7 innings of shut out ball, and he was beating the Twins at Yankee Stadium. He had thrown 104 pitches.
Joe Girardi pulls him.
The Twins score 4 in the 8th off a hapless New York relief corps, and go on to win 5-4 in 10.
Robert Weintraub wrote for many years for a terrific website called slate.com. Weintraub is now the author of The House That Ruth Built, which is a history of major league baseball in New York in the 1920s. Weintraub joined Robert in Hour 2 today. Podcast after the jump.