It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another Rich’s Rants. Sadly, last week and this week are two of the most boring weeks all year long in regards to sports so there’s generally not a lot to talk about; we are simply waiting for the Super Bowl to happen. Pitchers and catchers don’t report [...]
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Yesterday the AL East got slightly older as the Tampa Bay Rays reached deals with Manny Ramirez ($2 mill) and Johnny Damon ($6 mill). Ramirez is 38, turning 39 in May, and Damon turned 37 in November. The Baltimore Orioles, even after acquiring Mark Reynolds in a trade and signing Derrek Lee, are in search [...]
It’s Friday, so that means another edition of Rich’s Replies – this week I received three emails and one comment, so let’s get started with the emails.
It’s Tuesday, so that means you get to read my thoughts on several topics from the past week in sports in this week’s Rich’s Rants. Last week, Steve Buckley of the Boston Herald said the Jets/Patriots rivalry was greater than the Red Sox/Yankees. I don’t know where to begin with this, there’s so many [...]
1. Hernandez wins AL Cy Young: The American League Cy Young Award has gone to the correct person as Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners has retained the award. At the end of the season, and as the season neared to a close, everyone was saying that
1. Manager of the Year announced: In the National League and American League, the MLB gives us time to digest the National League Cy Young Award winner while talking about the newly awarded Manager of the Year in both the National and American League.
1. National League Silver Slugger Awards: The National League Silver Slugger Award recepients were announced today. At catcher, Brian McCann won his fourth Silver Slugger.
1. American League Gold Gloves: The American League Gold Glove Award winners were announced. At pitcher, you have Mark Buehrle winning his second. At catcher, Joe Mauer won for a third time. At first base, Mark Teixeira won for a fourth time.