Pitching is such a vital part of the game, as far as winning is concerned.

On most teams the set up man has become more valuable, on others not so valuable.

Something to keep in mind — it’s raining lightly. The infield could be very wet on ground balls.

What is a drop and drive pitcher? He is a guy who drops and drives. Very simple.

So by guessing right you might have guessed wrong.

Giambi walks too much. He’s always clogging up the bases with all that walking.

As a new day begins in New York, the sun sets in Hawaii.

If football is a game of inches then baseball is a game of inch.

If that ball had more elevation, it would have been a home run.

If the double play is a pitcher’s best friend, what is a fielder’s choice? An acquaintance?

It’s better to have a fast runner on base than a slow one.

One thing about ground balls. They don’t go out of the ball park.

The reason we call that pitch up and in is because the arms are attached to the shoulder.

He wears his hat like a left hander!

Any ball that goes down is much heavier than any ball that stays on the same plane.

The blood on his sock looks exactly like Oklahoma!

You don't want to use too many statistics. The ones that apply to a July or August game won't be relevant on Saturday.

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Alex Rodriguez

He’s a Tragic Hero, Without the “Hero” or “Tragic” Parts

This is a terrific story, and it almost makes you feel sorry for A-Rod. He was a humble, joyful kid — blessed with gifts both aesthetic and athletic — and the world rewarded him with a life of almost unimaginable…

Another first!

A-Rod is the first player ever to strikeout as the final out of his team’s postseason in consecutive seasons. Also, according to Business Insider, where I get all my baseball news, he’s just a bad investment….

Don’t Hate A-Rod: He’s One of the Cleanest Yankee Greats Ever

Allen Barra: So, as far as anyone has been able to determine, Alex Rodriguez has never taken a substance that is either illegal or in violation of the rules of Major League Baseball….

Getting Away With It

With the news that Alex Rodriguez will not be punished even if he did participate in an illegal poker game (complete with cocaine use and a half-million dollar scuffle), we here at American McCarver thought it would be handy to…

Boom! Another A-Bomb on A-Rod

ESPN New York is reporting that Major League Baseball is investigating Alex Rodriguez for suspected illegal gambling. (I’m shocked, shocked, that there might be gambling in this establishment! And hey, is that Tobey Maguire, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck and…

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