Greetings from Madison Square Garden, where I’m on hand in my other role (you know, besides pinch-blogger for Pete) to write a column about LeBron James. I’ll be sure to ask him what he thinks of Joe Torre’s book.
Derek Jeter, who is now teammates with LeBron’s buddy CC Sabathia (another brilliant segue!!!), was in Tampa today working out and stopped afterward to talk to reporters. According to the AP, he reiterated that the Yankees are behind Alex Rodriguez and offered his own version of the “no one called him A-Fraud in a mean way, it was only a joke” storyline which has suddenly become so popular.
The Captain also said something I’d imagine most of you could relate to, especially after a long winter of waiting for baseball again: “I’ll tell you what,” Jeter said, “I’m probably as excited about this season as any season in a long time.