Thursday, February 19, 2009

News and Notes

  • The Yankees and Padres are bidding for the Mexican pitcher, Walter Silva.  
  • Melky will not take part in the World Baseball Classic.
  • Hank the Tank fires back full force at John Henry's salary cap whining. Hank had this to say:
    “Along with a few other teams, we’re basically baseball’s stimulus package,” he said. “As long as we’ all this money to other teams in revenue sharing, a staggering amount, we should be able to spend on salaries what we want to. Because of revenue sharing and because of the popularity nationwide, the Yankees are critical to baseball.”
  • A-Rod talks a little bit about something besides steroids.
  • Pete Abraham has some great spring training coverage from toady. Tino and Bernie were in camp!
  • The Head Stein made a rare appearance at camp today, meeting with some of the players and coaches. 
  • Meet A-Rod's cousin's trainer.
  • The MLB wants to have a few words with A-Rod.

    Mike NYY said...

    Looks like Silva is going to San Diego.