The American League MVP will be announced in about an hour. Dustin Pedroia is the favorite. Be interesting to see if any Yankees get a vote. A-Rod should, considering you rank 10 players on the ballot.
New Yankee first baseman Nick Swisher is doing a conference call with the beat writers at 5 p.m. today. I’ll post the audio of that as soon as I can afterward. Presumably he’ll explain why you all will love him and get over Mark Teixeira.
Last week we told you about C.J. Henry playing hoops at Memphis. Yesterday his brother committed to the Tigers. Xavier Henry is the top-rated two guard in the nation. C.J., by the way, is out with a foot injury.