"Yankess" are Not WBC Team Players

'Yankess' are Not WBC Team Players

New York Yankess hate the WBC

(AP Photo)

Classic Move: Bombers Apologize to Fans

Is the WBC Turning Into a Circus?

Send in the Clown

(BDD Photo Illustration / Rich Hinds)

In Other WBC Breaking News: Pedro Martinez is Still Not Pitching for the Dominican Team

Johnny Speaks!

Damon Breaks Silence on Leaving Red Sox | Photos: Damon in Pinstripes

'''There was nothing to gain for me with the ad,' he said. 'Whatever fans decide to do, cheer me, boo me, I didn't do it to change that. It was just to say, 'Thanks.' Unfortunately, in this game players move on. Life doesn't stand still, life keeps going. As much as we wanted to hang on to the 2004 championship, it was a time for many players to go.'"

"How much would it have taken to keep Damon in Boston?

'''Probably $11.5 million' a year, he said, or $46 million, the midpoint between the Sox' offer ($40 million) and the Yankees' ($52 million).

'''They set a value on me, and I respect that,' he said. 'They didn't want to go over that threshold. But it's $3 million a year, and with that $3 million, I could help out so many unfortunate people.'" -- 3.5.06, Chris Snow, Boston Globe

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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