Results for tag: Andruw Jones
Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Apr 16, 2011 at 04:05:50 AM

The year began with an 11-game watching streak as in I had watched every Yankee game to date. That came to an end last night when I elected to step out to a bar and watch the Rangers-Capitals game, which was a failure in itself for the Rangers.

Technically I saw enough, since the Yankee game was on another TV, but six double plays were missed, something I didn't know until hearing it on the radio updates. That tied an AL record and was the 13th time in a nine-inning game when Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, Robinson Cano, Andruw Jones and Nick Swisher did it against Matt Harrison in last night's 5-3 loss.

So naturally I wondered what other games that occurred in and time was wasted looking for it until I found it on baseball-reference.com. Now my next source of curiousity

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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Jan 11, 2011 at 08:42:42 PM

In the time since their disappointing performance in the ALCS concluded with a dreary loss in Texas, the Yankees have added the following players: A former All-Star catcher under 30 coming off an injury and a durable 80-game lefthanded reliever who somehow managed to be the longest tenured Met.

After adding Russell Martin and Pedro Feliciano, the name that has surfaced is Andruw Jones.

You might remember him for being a 19-year-old who crushed some long home runs in the opening game of the 1996 World Series. You might remember him for being one of three White Sox to connect off Javier Vazquez on May 1 in what was perhaps the first sign Vazquez's second stint was not meant to be.

Perhaps you remember him as an outstanding defensive outfielder, who at times seemed to possess limitless

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