Yes it has been a few weeks since I last posted this and I apologize (mainly to my mom whose my most avid, yet sports clueless reader). I’m back on it though so I won’t waste time. onward! Continue reading “The Week (Er…Weeks) That Were In Major League Baseball (5/24/2013)”
When Chipper Jones tore his ACL on a play in Houston back in 2010 it was a devastating scene.
My childhood hero, aging and in the twilight of his career, laid in a heap on the field. With his future uncertain, Jones announced he would come back and made good. He was an All-Star in 2011, and is rounding out his Hall of Fame career in 2012 in spectacular fashion.
Which is why the announcement that Mariano Rivera would work his way back from an ACL injury he incurred snagging fly balls in Kansas City (ironically the sight of this years All-Star game where he hoped to make a different last impression) was a welcome one. Not just for New York Yankee fans, but for baseball in general. If anyone will be able to come back and finish it out with style, it’s Mariano Rivera. Continue reading “Despite ACL Injury, Mariano Rivera Vows Comeback”