Brian Cashman may have foreshadowed Jacoby Ellsbury’s Yankees release

Brian Cashman may have foreshadowed Jacoby Ellsbury’s Yankees release Jacoby Ellsbury’s release Wednesday night surprised many in the baseball world, but Yankees general manager Brian Cashman in October hinted his failed $153 million player’s future was on thin ice. Asked whether the oft-injured Ellsbruy could return in 2019 to fill in for Aaron Hicks (Tommy…

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SEP 6: The AL race of ’67

SEP 6: The AL race of ’67 SEPTEMBER 6, 1967 | CHICAGO, DETROIT, BOSTON, MINNEAPOLIS – Splitting the National and American Leagues into divisions in 1969 brought more teams into the postseason, but it pre-empted some great pennant races, one of those was the American League race of 1967. The “Pennant” winner, do they even…

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SEP 5: Ripken Ties Gehrig

SEP 5: Ripken Ties Gehrig SEPTEMBER 5, 1995 | BALTIMORE, MARYLAND • Drama followed Cal Ripken in the summer of 1995. On this date that year he tied Lou Gehrig‘s 2,130 consecutive games played streak. He received a 5 minute standing ovation from his hometown Camden Yards crowd when the game became official in the…

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