Blog Posts - Hideki Matsui



Go go Godzilla…

...gone. Yesterday former Yankee Hideki Matsui announced his retirement from Major League Baseball, aged 38, after a decade long career in the States which followed a decade playing in his native Japan. Read the rest of this crap at Toxic Web →...
by Toxic Web on Dec 28, 2012

MLB 2012: Grading Early May Transactions

The first month of the season is in the books and teams are starting to find out what kind of team they have. General Managers start to clean house and cut some the dead weight on their rosters. They start to bring up their top prospects, since they...
by America's White Boy on May 5, 2012

The Oakland A’s in Review

  Wow, this baseball season just flew by.  It feels like just a few weeks ago I was listening to the spring training games over my phone, and now we’re just five short games away from being finished with the season.  The All-Star Game came a...
by A Bit of Ste - Revisited on Sep 24, 2011

The Empire Strikes Back

Getty Images Today, after losing the first two games-- which mathematically means they lost the 3-game series-- the New York Yankees ROMPED the Oakland A's 22-9 in the third and final game of the series.In the 22-run BASHING, the Yankees hit 3 grand...
by The Sports Cubicle on Aug 25, 2011

Are the A's teasing me again?

Two seasons ago, I stuck my neck out in my 2009 Divisional picks by going with the Oakland A's to win the West. We had just come off seasons where teams like the Angels, the Marlins, the Tigers, the struggling Cardinals, the Rockies and Rays had won...
by gak ngiro rame on Aug 20, 2011

Former Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu was found dead at his California home yesterday.

Former Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu was found dead at his California home yesterday.  The initial reports came from the Japanese paper, Asahi Shimbum, and his death has since been confirmed by the New York Yankees. Suicide by hanging is suspected. I...
by 2011 fantasy baseball on Aug 1, 2011

Best 81 Outfielders In Fantasy

We're finally down to the outfielders in Josh's rankings! Check out the list of 81 to see who is most underrated and who you can grab for bargains in the later rounds of your draft!
by BagDragger Fantasy Baseball on Mar 31, 2011

2011 MLB Team Preview: Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics (A’s) biggest headline last season was when New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez took a jog over the pitching mound at The Coliseum on his way back to the visitor’s dugout, and SP Dallas Braden through a temper tantrum. The A’s...
by Lady Loves Pinstripes on Mar 28, 2011

Pretty and pretty Ugly

The American League West was not a pretty sight last season. Out of the eight playoff-teams for 2010, the Texas Rangers had the fewest wins. Their worst team in the division, the Seattle Mariners, was the second worst team in all of baseball at 61-10...
by MLB Clubhouse | Hard Ball on Mar 8, 2011

Vernon Wells to the Angels for Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera

Well yesterday (1-21-11) The angels made a trade.Some people think it was a good trade but I think it's one of the dumbest things the Angels have done.They traded away our best hitting catcher, yes I know we have Jeff Mathis, but Mike Napoli is a way...

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The San Francisco Giants had no signings or trades Tuesday at the winter meetings, but they nonetheless dropped some big news. Second baseman Freddy Sanchez had surgery on his left shoulder earlier in the day and is fac...
by Cancer Information Center on Dec 12, 2010

Angels lose 6-3

Well, what can I say the Angels just didn't play well enough to win. Dan Haren did pretty good in his first start as an Angel. Unfortunately, Haren was taken out of the game in just the fifth inning after taking a line drive right to the forearm. So...

Sitting In The Upper Deki, With A Case Of The Melky Blues

Sitting In The Upper Deki, With A Case Of The Melky Blues. Got Melk, because fans are still thirsty? Thrilla for Godzilla, isn’t that monster a native New Yorker in the first place? - The Yankee Blues April 13th 2010, is the home opener for t...
by Lady Loves Pinstripes on Feb 2, 2010

Brian Cashman’s Off-Season Checklist

Well, the Yankees have definitely made some changes to their roaster. The team that less than two months ago won the World Series. For Yankee fans the emotions are running high in all directions. Do... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Lady Loves Pinstripes on Dec 23, 2009

Perturbed In Pinsrtipes

Have you heard the news today? Roy Halladay and John Lackey have new places to call home, as two of baseball’s top free agents current deals leaked all around the news today. That was HUGE. There was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...
by Lady Loves Pinstripes on Dec 17, 2009

LF Power & Enlightenment

In 2009 as we all know the Mets were last in MLB in HR, the only team with fewer than 100, hitting 95. As a team they got 11 HR overall from 3B, 3 from SS, 17 from CF and 13 from RF.  The in house options they have on hand right now at those positio...
by The Real Dirty Mets Blog on Nov 30, 2009

Lots to ‘Tek About

This week has been an interesting one for Boston sports fans as the Celtics have started the season 8-1, the Pats are gearing up for the big matchup with the undefeated Colts, the Bruins have won 2 games in a row for the first time this season, an...
by 4 Sport Boston on Nov 12, 2009

There Will Be No Thrill-as..... Without Godzilla

The 2009 Worlds Series had a few firsts’ happen. A full-time designated hitter won the MVP award for the first time. A 1960 record for most RBI's r, with the nickname Godzilla, won his first... Welcome to Lady Loves Pinstripes, a sports blog f...
by Lady Loves Pinstripes on Nov 11, 2009

This Day In Mets Infamy

JOHN STERLING IS AN ASSH%$E !!! There I said it !! Unfortunately one of the universal truths is if you are a Mets fan you are bound to be flanked by Yankee fans. And when you are out flanked by Yankee fans on a day like to day , you are forced to lis...
by The Real Dirty Mets Blog on Nov 6, 2009

Matsui, Pettitte Lead Yankees to World Series Title

Pedro Martinez just couldn’t get Hideki Matsui out on Wednesday night.  In the 2nd inning, Matsui gave the Yankees an early 2-0 lead with a 2-run HR off of Pedro.  In the 3rd inning, Matsui extended the Yankees lead to 4-1 with a 2-run single...
by The Ticket Chest Blog on Nov 5, 2009


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