The Yankees and all of baseball mourned the passing of Bobby Murcer.
Sam Borden remembers a man who treated everybody like a friend.
The Yankees beat the Blue Jays as Darrell Rasner got the win.
A-Rod passed a legend on the home run chart. This notebook also has updates on Hideki Matsui, Johnny Damon, Phil Hughes, Brian Bruney, Chad Moeller, Humberto Sanchez, Jason Giambi and Derek Jeter.
The Sunday Baseball Beat focuses on Phil Hughes, who has a lot of catching up to do. The column also looks at Ryan Church and Jason Varitek.
ALL-STAR GAME PREVIEW
The Futures Game and the Celebrity Softball Game kick off All-Star festivities today. Brian Heyman has that story. Jesus Montero and Ramiro Pena are in the game for the Yankees. Brian Heyman has the story.
Paul Lozito was the bat boy at the 1964 All-Star game and has some great memories. Rick Carpiniello has the story.
The game is only part of the All-Star show writes Brian Heyman.
The game “counts” as MLB and Fox like to say. How much does that matter?
Sam Borden turned to poetry to salute Yankee Stadium
The Stadium takes center stage this week. Sam Borden writes.
The All-Star Game is not the battle it once was according to John Delcos.
But being an All-Star is still a huge honor. John also has that story.