We here at Second Place is Not an Option hope you are all okay and that if you’re in the NYC metro area and other areas affected by Sandy that you and your families made it through the storm safe and sound.
After a couple of days without power, I figured I could post some links to stories we all may have missed while waiting for the lights to come back on.
Yankees Looking to Part Ways With Nick Swisher – It’s About The Money
Yankees sponsoring blood drive – Lohud Yankees Blog
Jacob Ruppert About Hall Of Fame Candidates – Lohud Yankees Blog
River Ave Blues has been doing a “What Went Wrong” series looking back at the bad stuff in 2012 and today’s subject was Freddy Garcia.
In some sad news, Pascal Perez who pitched with the Yankees from 1990-1991 but who was best known as a member of the Atlanta Braves was killed during a home invasion in the Dominican Republic. He was 55.
Here are some links to that story:
Stu Cowan at the Montreal Gazette wrote a nice post remembering Perez’s days as an Expo.
Jonah Keri also wrote something about Perez over at Grantland.
If you were like me, you were without power for nearly three days so you missed the Gold Glove Award announcement. Guess what? The Yankees had two winners!