| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Here's what the Marlins won't be getting with Mike Redmond as their next manager.
An outsized personality suitable for cable TV reality shows.
The experience of having managed a World Series winner somewhere else.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Maybe it’s me, and maybe I’m alone on this one, but sorry, I’m not impressed with the Yankees.
They came to the South Side this week. They brought the best record in the American League. They had hit the most homers. Did all of them...
| Sep 2, 2012
Curtis Granderson and his team-leading 34 home runs left in the second inning for New York Presbyterian Hospital. Tight hamstring was the word.
Plate discipline, late-inning relief, an opponent bending under the weight of a crowd rising to the...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:11 PM
CC Sabathia stands nearly as tall and probably twice as wide as the Yankee Stadium right-field foul pole that Nate McLouth did or did not hit in the sixth inning of this early October night.
At 6-7 and, oh, 290, pounds, Sabathia stands nearly as tall...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The Yankees announced that Jerry Girardi, father of manager Joe Girardi, died Saturday at the age of 81.
There were conflicting initial reports that the elder Girardi died Thursday as the ball club prepares for a potential Game 4 clinch.
| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:25 PM
I'm playing hooky. It's Thursday around noon, and a column is due, but it's 1970 and I'm playing hooky.
I'm watching baseball. Gloriously sunny, rapturously dramatic, midweek playoff baseball. I'm sitting in my living room in the middle of the day...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:14 PM
The Yankees lost more than just Game One of the ALCS on Saturday night. They lost their captain, too.
Yankees shortstop and Kalamazoo Central alum Derek Jeter will miss the remainder of the postseason after fracturing his ankle in the 12th inning the...
| May 30, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Hours after surgeons gave him a new heart, Colby Salerno woke up and spoke to his parents and sisters, who surrounded his bed.
"When the breathing tube came out, you know what his first words were? 'I want to make my donor proud,'" Kelly Salerno said...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Curtis Granderson drove in three runs, Derek Jeter had two hits and Phil Hughes pitched six innings to win his fourth straight start, and the New York Yankees won their seventh game in a row, beating the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday night.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:14 PM
1. Rangers (1): Clinging to top spot a week ago, the Rangers added Roy Oswalt and played well in going 5-1 against the lowly Padres and Rockies. Could Yu Darvish share the All-Star clubhouse with Chicago car dealer C.J. Wilson?
2. Yankees (2): Boone...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 4:38 PM
— Joe Girardi sat there Sunday at Yankee Stadium, rubbing his head, considering Eduardo Nunez, considering Derek Jeter, considering Rafael Soriano's 40 saves after Mariano Rivera was lost. And then the Yankees manager, who doesn't smile enough,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Had a nice chat today with Meredith Marakovits for a column in tomorrow's print version of The Morning Call.
Marakovits, a Central Catholic graduate, is in her first season as the clubhouse reporter for the Yankees on the YES Network and really seems...