Noel outrighted to RailRiders

The Yankees announced today they’ve outrighted pinch runner extraordinaire Rico Noel to the RailRiders.  That clears a 40-man spot, and it seemed inevitable that a move would be made with Noel. He’s a premiere runner who is also a fine defender. But...

Sanchez homers again in AFL

Last year, Greg Bird was the Arizona Fall League’s MVP after showing for the first time his bat could play against advanced levels of competition. Gary Sanchez is looking very much like he’ll be in that conversation this year. Sanchez went 3 for 4 with a...

Shoot the hostage

— The self-named “Freedom Caucus,” composed of roughly 40 far-right tea party-affiliated anarchists “patriots,” has thoroughly mucked up matters in the U.S. House of Representatives. Unwilling to play by any rules of governance and...