Posts Tagged Doubt

  • Rangers doubt they’ll resign Cruz, give Choo his number

    A new #17 will patrol the Rangers OF in 2014(Credit: Flickr/Rennett Stowe) It might be a sign that team has given up on you when you turn on the press conference and see that team’s General Manager passing your old jersey number to their latest free agent signing.  Such was the situation today fo...

  • No doubt Royals improved offensively with Infante, Aoki

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When the 2013 season ended for the Royals, they had four glaring weaknesses in their batting order: Royals second basemen last season combined to hit .243 with a .296 on-base percentage. Royals right fielders: .258 average with a .304 on-base percentage. Shortstop Alcides E...

  • Dickey’s 20th win should erase doubt

    Sitting at Citi Field, watching R.A. Dickey, listening to the crowd, it was difficult to even think about numbers. Hearing Mets manager Terry Collins tell the story of how he persuaded Dickey to start the eighth inning, urging him to feed off the energy of the crowd, you thought, right then and ther...

  • Andy Pettitte’s Testimony Produces Reasonable Doubt and a Win for Roger Clemens

    As Willie Nelson used to sing, "The Party's Over." According to the New York Times, Andy Pettitte, exhibiting his class, character and honesty, testified that he was only 50 percent certain that Roger Clemens had told him he had ever used human growth hormone. Defense lawyer Michael Attanasio made a...

  • Florida Marlins: Leo Nunez’s Return to Team in 2012 in Doubt After Blown Saves

    After a third consecutive outing where closer Leo Nunez allowed multiple runs to cross the plate, the Marlins have, for the time being, removed Nunez from the closer role in the hopes of getting pitchers Steve Cishek or Jose Ceda molded into gaining that job in 2012.As recently as August 12th, Nunez...