Kenny Ducey and Eric Mollo discuss everything surrounding the Yankees, from Mariano's retirement to free agency and A-Rod's appeal hearing. They also talk about the recent brawl between the Braves and Brewers, the worst K/BB ratio in 30 years, and much more!
It was the top of the 8th; the Yankees were down 4-0 in a game that meant very little to them, as they were eliminated from playoff contention the day before.
Baseball is romantic and it is cruel. The Yankees have four games left to play but their season is now effectively over and the playoffs are out of reach. The sun has set on two pillars of Yankee folklore and the impressive charade of a mostly bench player roster has finally worn down and come to grips with a reality many thought earlier this year was destiny.
Everyone knew it was coming.
After the one year contract, the struggling outings, the aging body, it was clear that this season was going to be the last that Yankee legend Andy Pettitte would don the Pinstripes. That didn’t make his retirement announcement on Friday afternoon any easier to hear.
Kenny Ducey and Eric Mollo discuss Derek Jeter's disappointing injuries, the pennant races. and other injury news - good and bad. Plus, Nick Swisher wants Ohio to be cool.
Kenny Ducey and Eric Mollo react to another awful showing from Daisuke Matsuzaka, and wonder if Kaz Matsui and Chien-Ming Wang have actually had better careers. Also, they dive into a big week for the Yankees, and a petition to abolish the 'Win' in baseball.
Marty Glickman spent 12 years at WFUV teaching the student broadcasters the art of doing play-by-play. He began with Bob Papa and his final pupil was Spero Dedes. Spero gives his recollection of Marty including what he meant to him and his feelings upon seeing the new HBO Documentary "Glickman". You can also hear Bob and Spero talk with Andrew Bogusch and Rich McLaughlin, also students of Marty, in special One on One interviews this past Saturday.
Kenny Ducey and Eric Mollo discuss the upcoming schedule for the Yankees and Mets, as well as debate whether or not the Dodgers are the best choice to win the National League.
Rose, Cobb, Suzuki. Those three names are now forever associated with hitting expertise and consistent production at the plate.