THE ANSWER MAY BE A BIT MORE COMPLICATED FOR PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES Philips Norelco and Elias Sports Bureau crunch the numbers to see whether crushing a sinker starts at the sink. Stamford, CT â€“ While only a few teams in baseball have official policies on facial hair, Philips Norelco and the Elias Sports Bureau have learned [...]
NY Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira New York Yankees (2010 record: 95-67) The Yankees entered the off-season expecting to sign LHP Cliff Lee to a lucrative deal, but a funny thing happened on the way to the ballpark â€“ the Philadelphia Phillies signed Lee out from under their nose at the eleventh hour. Hey, turn about [...]
White Sox 1B Paul Konerko Chicago White Sox (2010 record: 88-74) The White Sox won 88 games last season and still didnâ€™t get a sniff of the division title due to the success of the Minnesota Twins. During the off-season, GM Kenny Williams decided to re-shuffle the deck to play to his teamâ€™s strengths â€“ [...]
I am in the midst of a series examining the relative strengths and weaknesses of the teams in the AL East, on a position-by-position basis. The players at each position are being ranked in relation to their peers within the division, with each team being assigned points based on where their player ranks in comparison [...]
The Angels swooped in to acquire one of MLB’s best in Dan Haren. Seamheads writer Jess K. Coleman wonders if he can he the season-changer that the Angels need.