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Report: More Childish Clubhouse Behavior from David Price

How old is David Price? His Baseball-Reference page says he is 31 years old but he continues to act like he is around 5. If his stunt he pulled with Dennis Eckersley wasn't bad enough for you, more reports are surfacing about he acts like a spineless punk  in the clubhouse.

Lou Merloni ripped Price for the majority of his radio show yesterday and shared a story about Price from the last Red Sox homestand.

Before games there is a window of time where the clubhouse is open to the press. Beat writers use this time to get quotes from players. They are often recording their answers on their smartphones or recording devices. Basically, they are trying to do their job. Music is always being played on the clubhouse sound system.

According to Merloni, Price walked over to the sound system and turned it up to an unbearable noise level in a clear attempt to make it tough for the media to do their job. Price then grabbed his headphones and put them on and sat by his locker the rest of the …

Simulating The Pine Tar Game

34 years ago yesterday George Brett took Goose Gossage deep in Yankee Stadium only to be called out a couple minutes later for having too much pine tar on his bat. The Royals protested the game and won and came back to Yankee Stadium in August and finished off the Yanks for the victory. I decided to use Out of the Park Baseball to simulate the 1983 season right up to July 24th and manage the Royals against those Yankees.

 Below is a video of the simulated game. Below the video is the write up and box score of the game.




Yankees Bridle Royals, 4-2 

The New York Yankees picked up a win at Yankee Stadium, knocking off the Kansas City Royals, 4-2. On the mound for New York was left-hander Shane Rawley, who played a pivotal role in the win. Rawley picked up the win for New York, going 8 innings. He gave up 2 runs on 7 hits. He now sports a record of 5-11. Rich Gossage got the save, his 22nd in 26 chances.

 The outcome was still in doubt with two out in the top of the eighth inning, but …