Author Archives: Jason

2010 Potential Call-Ups: Zach McAllister

(Photo courtesy of Mike Ashmore) At 6’5″ and 230 pounds, righty Zach McAllister is an imposing figure on the mound. Yet the big right-handerĀ  from Chillicothe, IL (just outside Peoria) is more known as a ground-ball pitcher than a strikeout … Continue reading

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Montero Follow-Up

Similar to an Anthony McCarron article in the Daily News that prompted a piece I wrote a couple weeks ago about Yankees catching prospect Jesus Montero, Ben Shpigel of The New York Times wrote his own good profile of the … Continue reading

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Mariano: A Lesson in Humble Determination

Readers of mine know that I hold Mariano Rivera in the highest regard as a player. As a reliever, he has no peer and his success is both unparalleled and prolonged. He also comports himself with grace, humility, and decency … Continue reading

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Yanks Shake Off Rainy Doldrums to Beat the O-Birds

The Yankees rode a strong offensive start, battering Jeremy Guthrie for three runs in the first on their way to a 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in a split-squad game. The top of the Yankees’ starting order was as … Continue reading

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