Yankees slugger Jason Giambi admitted to Portfolio‘s Franz Lidz that when he goes into a slump he wears a lucky thong. Not a jockstrap. A thong. Sometimes when other Yankees go into slumps—like Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams, Johnny Damon, Robinson Cano and Robin Ventura—they’ve worn his tiger-striped thong too.
And here’s how the papers Read More
Joe Girardi’s decision to use Jason Giambi as his regular first baseman was anything but a no-brainer. Certainly, Giambi’s recent history argued against it.
Giambi is hoping that a doctor’s diagnosis and his first-ever winter that included running will allow him to be an exception to the rule that first basemen become designated hitters, Read More
Players including prominent New York Yankees Roger Clemens, Jason Giambi and Andy Pettitte were named in former U.S. Senator George Mitchell’s comprehensive report on steroids use in baseball released Thursday afternoon.
Below is the complete list of players implicated in the report. Depth of evidence varies, of course: Brian Roberts was named by a teammate Read More
When it was revealed that Yankee slugger Jason Giambi used steroids, Major League Baseball pretended to be stunned. The club owners all professed to be shocked- shocked!-by Mr. Giambi’s admission and pledged to get steroids out of the game. And the baseball players’ union got all contrite and made an unprecedented offer to reopen the Read More