Posts Tagged David

  • New York Yankees rumors: David Robertson edition

    Last week, New York Yankees free agent closer David Robertson rejected the New York Yankees $15.3 million qualifying offer. This should come as no surprise to Yankee fans, given the fact that he is the top free-agent closer available. Because of this, he will look to maximize his value out on the op...

  • David Ortiz suing jeweler for selling him fake diamonds

    David Ortiz filed a lawsuit against a jeweler he alleges sold him fake or low-quality diamonds and failed to give him a refund. The Boston Globe reports on the matter and says the jeweler — Randy Hamida (or Hamideh) of Anaheim, Calif., — met Ortiz at the Boston Red Sox’s team hotel in Seattle ...

  • New York Yankees extend David Robertson a qualifying offer

    On Monday New York Yankees closer David Robertson was offered a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer. He was the only player on the team to receive the offer and has a week to make his decision. David Robertson arrived in New York in 2008 and has taken the show by storm ever since. Replacing leg...

  • MLB Rumors: Analyzing Trade Buzz for Alex Gordon, David Freese and More

    Coming off one of the most discussed postseasons in recent memory, Major League Baseball is not resting on its laurels. The offseason is in full swing, which means teams are preparing offers to free agents and lining up their trade chips.  While the signings aren't likely to come until the Wint...

  • No, no, NOOOO! Don’t tell me the Yankees would really let David Robertson walk

    Wait a minute. Am I dreaming? Or is "nightmare" the better word?The free-range Gammonites are saying the Yankees may let David Robertson sign elsewhere, so Hal Steinbrenner can save a few nickels on the likes of Chase Headley or Hanley Ramirez, the 2015 version of Alphonso Soriano.They'll move Delli...

  • Remembering Oscar Taveras: A personal account from David Lemon

    A potential baseball prodigy has been taken from the world today in St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras. In order to truly mourn the loss of such an amazing ball player, I’d like to remember him with the greatest story he ever told in a Cardinals uniform. The morning of Saturday, May 31, ...

  • David Ortiz Gives Jake Peavy Big Hug, Interrupts Press Conference (Video)

    It’s normally pretty rude to burst in on a player’s press conference, especially when it’s before the World Series. But Jake Peavy didn’t seem to mind. That’s because his unexpected visitor was Boston Red Sox slugger and former teammate David Ortiz, who couldn’t resist bringing the proce...

  • World Series 2014: Shields vs. Bumgarner Is David vs. Goliath

    After a short league-championship round, this year's World Series is a matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. That might as well read Madison Bumgarner vs. James Shields, as no two players are more vital to their  teams' success than the two projected to start Game 1 o...

  • John Farrell: David Ortiz Left Red Sox-Royals Game Due To Family Emergency

    A family emergency forced David Ortiz to leave Sunday’s Boston Red Sox game early, according to manager John Farrell. “He got called away from this game,” Farrell told reporters after the game. “There was a family emergency that he had to attend to, and he jumped on a flight late (Sunday) af...

  • New York Mets: David Wright out for season

    The New York Mets have announced on Tuesday that captain David Wright will be shut down for the remainder of the season. Wright has been dealing with shoulder soreness for much of the season, which has likely had an impact on his production. Wright was held out of Tuesday’s game for more tests whi...