Archive for April 16th, 2007

Monday, April 16th, 2007


Yankees Rumors & News

No. 2 has 6 errors in 11 games.JETER GETS NO LOVE FROM THE GLOVE

New York Post

Jeter’s at a loss on errors


Jeter jittery with the glove

Newark Star Ledger

Meet Chase Wright

Yankees Rumors & News

Over at, Steve Lombardi examines what Baseball Prospectus and Baseball Amercia have to say about the Yankees’ Tuesday night starter, Mr. Chase Wright. In summation, Lombardi concludes:

It appears that Wright is a lefty who relies on a curve and a sinking fastball to get hitters out. If you’re asking me, at this point, I say ‘Think ‘Erik Bedard‘ for a likely comp.’

Moose Feeling Pavano’s Pain

Yankees Rumors & News

Via The New York Times:

In the Yankees’ most hopeful outcome, Mike Mussina and Carl Pavano would have taken the bullpen mound on Sunday morning, thrown with no pain and made their turns in the rotation this week.

Instead, Mussina threw seven pitches and shut himself down. Pavano never even made it to the mound. By noon, both pitchers had been placed on the disabled list, sending the Yankees scrambling for replacements.

The season is two weeks old, and the rotation is in tatters.

Moose probably isn’t crowing quite so loudly about Calamity Carl’s lack of durability these days. With Chien-Ming Wang and Jeff Karstens already on the DL, and Mussina and Pavano now joining them, the Yankees have recalled Chase Wright from AA-Trenton. He will start on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium against the Cleveland Indians. Kei Igawa, Darrell Rasner, and Andy Pettitte are set to follow. The team hasn’t yet decided who will start on Saturday in Fenway. 20-year-old phenom Phil Hughes could be a candidate to …

Andre Out To Prove Wad He’s Worth

Jets Rumors & News

In Sunday’s Daily News, Rich Cimini took a look at Jets free agent signee Andre Wadsworth, who is looking to make the Jets and return to the NFL after a six season absence – the longest layoff in recent history, according to Cimini.

The defensive end was the third overall pick by the Cardinals in the ’98 draft, but was ravaged with injuries from the get-go and retired in 2001 after undergoing at least four knee operations.

Via Cimini:

Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum acknowledged “the odds are pretty high” that Wadsworth will make the team, but he added, “He was a walk-on at Florida State and became the third pick. That says something about him. His work ethic and love for the game are two things you can’t deny.”

Wadsworth longs for the first day of training camp, when he can put on the pads again, smell the grass and rush the passer. The first player he hits, he told his agent, is going to feel the fury of seven years of pent-up frustration.

If he …

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