Roger Clemens is wealthy, Alex Rodriguez is annoyed, and Bill Lee is…Bill Lee.
Carlos Beltran leaves Houston, two legends arrive in Cooperstown, and the commissioner stays right where he is on steroid testing.
The Big Three are no more, but if you think Billy Beane is unpopular, see what they’re saying about Sammy Sosa.
Dusty Baker sounds off on Sammy Sosa and Corey Patterson. The Cardinals remain in limbo with Edgar Renteria. Paul DePodesta and the Dodgers will wait to decide where Jeff Kent plays. These and other notable quotables in The Week In Quotes.
The A’s and Pirates provided something to talk about over the traditionally quiet Thanksgiving weekend.
The guys in sport coats and penny loafers take center stage this week, as Jim Bowden, Jerry Reinsdorf and Dave Littlefield all went on the record.
The Giants open the free-agent wars, Richie Sexson tries to get himself a cut of the funding, and Jerry Manuel feels like he didn’t get a real chance to be a general.
General managers are talkative this week; find out what Jim Bowden, Tim Purpura and Kenny Williams have to say.
The Sox wipe out 86 years of disappointment. Theo Epstein gets praise from all sides. Sammy Sosa apparently has no problem with low-OBP cleanup hitters. Troy Glaus will look for a new employer. These and other quotable notables in The Week In Quotes.
Paul DePodesta looks ahead, Bob Brenly looks back, and Carlos Beltran looks like he’s going to get really, really rich.
Joy in Boston, anticipation in New York, bitterness in Philadelphia.
There’s disappointment in Chicago and Philadelphia, where frustrating seasons came to an end this week. Plus, tributes to the great Edgar Martinez.
Randy Johnson wants more attention, Lloyd McClendon wants less, and Lee Mazzilli wants something really, really strange.
The Bay Area sparked conversation this week, from greatness on one side to ugliness on the other.