Roger Clemens has won his 7th Cy Young. Congrats Rocket. What a freaking career. It keeps getting better.
Oh yeah… don’t ever compare Pedro Martinez to Roger Clemens.
Well, Dave Wannstedt has resigned. I am listening to the press conference right now (live since it started) and it was bound to happen, I think. At the end of the season, if not now. Dave Wannstedt doesn’t seem like a bad guy, the players seem to like him and I appreciate his efforts.
But, it was something that was going to happen and it will be interesting to watch how this develops and who ends up as the Dolphins head coach after this year (Jim Bates has been named interim head coach).
So, some good news relating to that:
Dan Graziano, The Star-Ledger:
1 point. And Bill Gramatica missed a PAT. Or if Feeley had just thrown an INT and not an INT TD, we might have won. Tough game, tough season.
I think we should get Feeley in there. He has a strong(er than Jay Fielder, especially) arm, but he just lacks experience and the touch – which he needs experience to get. He seems to just sit back there and gun low rockets (he had a few passes tipped) and he needs to work on knowing when he throw it softer/loft it up a bit. We need to get him in there, get some experience and see what we’ve got for next year, if anything.
Me and my friend Seamus were talking about this weeks ago. Today, I saw an article from the New York Daily News that throws the idea out there.
I am intrigued by it. Posada, Giambi, Garciaparra, Rodriguez, Jeter, Matsui, Beltran, Sheffield, Bernie would be a … pretty good lineup. I like the fact that Nomar has a good arm, as well. Hopefully it would be less wild from second. Interesting…
From The Star Ledger:
… the team has considered offering catcher Jorge Posada in a possible deal for Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Randy Johnson or Oakland right-hander Tim Hudson.
To replace Posada, one of four Yankees who have been with the team continuously since Joe Torre took over as manager in 1996, the official said the team would look into acquiring Pittsburgh catcher Jason Kendall or — in a move that would give team owner George Steinbrenner a way of sticking it to the World Series champion Red Sox — try to sign Bsoton free-agent catcher Jason Varitek.
Ok, so we hypothetically could go from a team with mostly good guys to a team with two jerks like Pedro and Varitek? I never want to see The Masked Man in pinstripes. Never.
I like Posada, as well. Keep Posada. Forget Varitek. Forget Pedro. Please, Mr. Steinbrenner.