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Joe Girardi, Derek Jeter React to Passing of Late Don Zimmer

by Kenny Ducey

Desmond Jennings/Twitter

During the Yankees' 7-4 loss to the A's at Yankee Stadium, it was announced former Yankees Bench Coach Don Zimmer had passed away at 83. Two players who he had special relationships with, Joe Girardi and Derek Jeter, spoke after the game on what he meant to them personally, and Girardi shared some touching stories from Zimmer's life.

Verne Lundquist: 2014 Vin Scully Award Winner

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Chris Taggart

It might be easy for Verne Lundquist, who is now in his 50th year of sports broadcasting, to gloat about his long list of radio and television achievements. But that wouldn't be his style.

Truly humbled, and always reverential to his predecessors, Lundquist graciously received the seventh annual Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award at Gotham Hall in New York City on Thursday night.

ESPN's Tim Kurkjian Joins One on One

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Flickr || kowarski

Tim Kurkjian, ESPN baseball analyst, joined the show and immediately addressed Terry Collin’s decision-making in Fridaynight’s Mets game. He also discussed some Yankees worries concerning CC Sabathia’s early struggles, Pineda’s pine tar incident, and the lack of stadium attendance in April. Kurkjian added some unique anecdotes and personal thoughts about the influx of Tommy John Surgery amongst younger pitchers in today’s game, too. 

David Ortiz in Awe of Solarte's Hot Start

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

Yangervis Solarte has taken the league by storm in just eight big league games - and David Ortiz has taken notice.

"I watched a game he had in Houston. To be honest with you, it got me goosebumps," Ortiz said ahead of Boston's Thursday showdown with the Yankees. "I mean, this guy has so much intensity...God, man."

Gary Cohen One on One: Amazin Preview

by Julian Atienza

Flickr || slgckc

Gary Cohen play-by-play man for the Mets on SNY stopped by One on One to discuss the upcoming season for the team. Gary addresses the biggest questions coming out spring training including: the offense, the bullpen and the first base competition. He also evaluates the organizational rebuild and what needs to happen in order for the Mets to have a winning season.