Results for tag: HOPE Week
Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Jul 25, 2011 at 06:05:08 PM

Today is July 25 and a year and one year ago, Freddy Garcia was pitching for the White Sox and results did not go well. He pitched in Oakland, could not get past the second inning of a 10-2 loss.

Garcia faced 13 hitters and was gone after walking current Mariner Jack Cust. Garcia has had one such start that lasted that short and that was last month against the Red Sox.

On the injury front, Rafael Soriano is slated to pitch in Triple-A again. He pitched yesterday and gave up a home run while facing Columbus.

Eric Chavez is closer and could be activated tomorrow if the Yankees evaluate him to be feeling better.

And finally Alex Rodriguez is two weeks removed from knee surgery but no timetable is set for him to start baseball activities.

Those players are missing facing a team that surprised

Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Aug 20, 2010 at 12:31:43 AM

In years of attending games at Yankee Stadium, a number of amazing things have happened.  Those things are mostly baseball-related such as dramatic home runs, a World Series title, milestones for players and tremendous ballgames.

If you want another thing that did not have anything to do with the game but more to do with the human side of ballplayers, the ones that rarely come out under the glare of microphones and digital tape recorders, then look no further than what took place after today's game.

While people were writing about Phil Hughes' innings limit, reaction to Roger Clemens' indictment, injury updates to Alex Rodriguez, there was an amazing scene going on below.

That was because a group of children with special needs called "Beautiful People" were taking the field with