Archive for February 14th, 2008

Abraham: Cervelli Still Limited

February 14, 2008

I noticed on Peter Abraham’s LoHud Yankees Blog that he wrote that potential Thunder starting catcher Francisco Cervelli broke his hand in winter ball and will be limited for about a week.  Now that doesn’t really sound like a big deal, but for those of you familiar with how hand issues haunted Jose Tabata for a while, this might be some scary news.

Mike Ashmore, mashmore98 AT gmail.com

For anyone curious…

February 14, 2008

I was able to confirm that Brian McNamee was NOT with Roger Clemens in Trenton.  The timeline of when their professional relationship ended seems unclear, so I thought it was worth looking into.

Yesterday, Clemens spoke many times about not taking shortcuts, and I think that’s something members of the Trenton media can attest to, at least to some extent.

After his tune-up start, we were told that he has a strict post-game routine, and were forced to wait for his appearance in the third clubhouse for his press conference for a little over an hour.  That was something that aggrevated a lot of people, especially considering the muggy conditions of the room, but it does go to show that Clemens was serious about his conditioning…

Mike Ashmore, mashmore98 AT gmail.com


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