After the Yanks and Jays brawled, Mark Teixeira hit what is likely the last home run of his career and decided to pimp the shit out of it.
Three Stages Of Goodbye For A-Rod, Tex, and Ichiro, and Wild Card Wildness: This Particular Week In Baseball
A-Rod leaves, Mark Teixeira sneaks out the side door, Ichiro is somehow Ichiro again, and Mike Trout continues to look like he could be better than any of them.
Over the last generation or so, first basemen have been beefy swing-and-miss types. The Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer isn't like that, but he's as good a first baseman as we've got.
The good news is that the Yankees are bringing back almost their entire roster next year. The bad news is that the Yankees are bringing back almost their entire roster next year.
The New York Yankees are winning games, defying age, and trolling everyone. But on this team of rejuvenated oldsters, there's one actual zombie. It's a problem.
The profit motive and crowd sourced policy are forming an unholy union in sports. Left unchecked, the sports we love will become something we all hate.