Today on MLB.com
Crisis averted! Joba Chamberlain finally looked dominant again last night, throwing three innings of one-run ball against the Reds. He said that there were mechanical flaws in his first two starts, and that the five-run outing against Team Canada was just the kick in the rear end that he needed to set things right.
Cashman ‘not proactive’ in trade market
I hear the naysayers who are wondering how the Yankees can possibly go into the season with Cody Ransom filling in for Alex Rodriguez. Didn’t we see Erick Almonte playing a bunch of shortstop the year Derek Jeter injured his shoulder on Opening Day? The ’03 Yankees recovered just fine, as I recall, and made it to the World Series.
Mussina visits Yankees with no regrets
It’s hard to imagine that Mike Mussina wasn’t shoveling snow one day and wondered what might have been if he’d decided to pitch another year, but he insists it never happened. The Moose really has shut it down and even if the Yankees need a pitcher due to injuries, he won’t be the white knight they look to. The days of coaxing guys like Roger Clemens out of retirement look like they’re over.