Yankees Re-Sign David Hale

Yankees Re-Sign David Hale TODAY: As it turns out, Hale was re-signed by the Yankees shortly after he was released.  He was initially let go in order to rework the specifics of his minors contract, and to incorporate a new opt-out date into the deal.  The new pact has a deadline set for five days…

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Breakout Candidate: Anthony Santander

Breakout Candidate: Anthony Santander The past two years have not been kind to the Baltimore Orioles. All-world prospect Adley Rutschman has joined the fray and is perhaps a harbinger of the franchise’s turning fortunes, but the fact is that two consecutive 100-loss seasons have highlighted a glaring dearth of projectable talent on the Major League…

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The Prehistory of Shiny

The Prehistory of Shiny A fixture of many modern sets are cards older collectors might dismiss as “the shiny stuff.” I’ll resist a complete taxonomy, but two major genera here would be metallic cards (e.g., chrome, foil) and cards displaying “advanced” optical properties such as refraction, holography, and “magic motion.” And of course, there are…

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Lenny Dykstra offers sexual healing to ladies in coronavirus lockdown

Lenny Dykstra offers sexual healing to ladies in coronavirus lockdown Dr. Nails to the rescue. Former Mets great Lenny Dykstra is doing his best Marvin Gaye impersonation via Twitter, offering sexual healing to women struggling with social distancing, including actress Gwyneth Paltrow. The loony ex-All-Star tweeted “@GwynethPaltrow, sorry to hear about the sexual-frustration-in-#coronavirus-isolation issues you…

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