Archive for August 13th, 2008

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Yanks’ Hughes Progresses, Pavano Steps Back

Yankees Rumors & News

The Yankees are a team with three outfielders who are paid about $15 million each and yet they still feature a starting rotation filled with scrubs like Darrell Rasner, Sidney Ponson, and Dan Giese.

That rotation will have to change if the Yankees have any real shot at catching the Boston Red Sox for the AL Wild Card this season. By the way they are five and a half back.

That rotation will change when Phil Hughes and Carl Pavano come off the DL. The problem the Yankees have now are a couple of huge question marks, will either return in time to make a difference? And will they be effective once they actually do return?

Last night Hughes pitched in triple-A Scranton and shed light on those questions with an impressive performance, but Pavano’s sub-par performance makes you think he may never pitch in the Pinstripes again.

Hughes’ start for Scranton was exactly what he needed, he started last night …

Hot Stove Brett Favre Quiz

Jets Rumors & News

Have you heard the news? Brett Favre is now playing for the Jets. See how much you know about one of the all-time greats. The answers will be posted tomorrow.

1. What is Brett Favre’s hometown?

2. What college did he attend?

3. What number pick was Favre taken in the 1991 draft?

4. Who was the Atlanta Falcons coach who said that he would never play Favre?

5. What was the result of Favre’s first-ever NFL passing attempt?

6. How many times did he lead the league in touchdowns thrown?

7. How many NFC Championship games has he played in?

8. What years did he win the MVP?

9. How many Super Bowl touchdowns has he thrown?

10. What derogatory term did he call Matt Dillon’s character in There’s Something About Mary?

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