September 25 should be Derek Jeter’s final game

Ted Williams‘ final game was Wednesday, September 28, 1960 at Fenway Park. On Friday, September 30, 1960, the Red Sox, without Williams in the lineup, went to New York and were swept in a three-game set against the Yankees, who ended their regular season with a 15-game winning streak. Mariano Rivera‘s final game was Thursday, […]

OPENING DAY: Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles

As Chris Tillman is manager Buck Showalter‘s choice to be the Orioles Opening Day starter against the World Champion Red Sox at Camden Yards on March 31, I can’t help but think of Mike Mussina. Mussina started on Opening Day for the O’s  1994-96 and after Jimmy Key started in 1997, Moose opened for the O’s […]

Brian Roberts a Yankee

Long time Orioles second baseman, Brian Roberts, is on his way to the Yankees. Brian Roberts and Yankees have agreement for 1-year deal worth around $2 million plus incentives, sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) December 17, 2013 The 36-year old Roberts has been with the Orioles for 13 seasons hitting .278 […]