Tag Archives: New York Yankees

Yankees Hire First Woman Manager, Meet Rachel Balkovec

Rachel Balkovec had completed two master’s degrees and an internship with the St. Louis Cardinals. But when she applied to fifteen baseball teams in the Phoenix area, she heard nothing back. The then-waitress and Lululemon worker changed the name on her resume from ‘Rachel’ to ‘Rae.’ In addition, she said …

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2022 MLB Hall of Fame Ballot Announced

Getting to Cooperstown and the Baseball Hall of Fame is the pinnacle of success in Major League Baseball. There are a total of 333 players and coaches. Most recently, Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons, and Larry Walker were inducted this past year. Every year, there are 30 players on …

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Maris named to Hall of Fame ballot

Last Friday, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum named baseball legend Roger Maris to their 10-person Golden Days Era Committee ballot. A former Gainesville resident, Maris would be elected to the Hall of Fame with 75 percent of the vote. Maris’ Career During a 12-year career, Maris played …

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Boston Red Sox Advance to Divisional Series

The Boston Red Sox defeat rival New York Yankees to advance to play the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Divisional Series. A winner-take-all in the AL Wild Card Game, the Sox beat the Yankees, 6-2, at home. Entering the game, both teams finished the regular season with identical …

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Yankees Overtake Blue Jays for AL Wild Card Spot

The New York Yankees (86-67) completed their sweep of the Texas Rangers (55-97) with a 7-3 win on Wednesday. With the win, the Yankees overtake the Toronto Blue Jays (85-67) for the second American League Wild Card spot. The AL Wild Card race will likely come down to the Blue …

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