Caesar's great-nephew and adopted son, Augustus became Rome's first emperor. It was under his former name, though (similar this player's), that he defeated the fleet of Mark Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium. This player, BTW, is likely less famous as a Yankee than for what he participated in doing to the Yankees.Read More
The Nicaraguan native had, by far, his best season of his injury-riddled career in 2018. Drafted by the Giants in 2012, he missed a lot of time with injuries, leading to his release in May 2015. After seeing Loaisiga throw 94-95 mph, the Yankees decided to take a chance on him, signing the pitcher in February 2016. Unfortunately, after just one start Loaisiga injured his elbow and underwent Tommy John surgery.
Name: Jonathan Loaisiga
Birthdate: November 2, 1994
Loaisiga started his latest comeback on June 21, 2017 in the Gulf Coast League. He made appearances for both the East and West Yankees teams before eventually been promoted to Staten Island. He went 1-0 with a 0.53 ERA in four starts (a total of seventeen innings). He struck out eighteen and walked only one.Read More
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Monday’s Clue - No one named Julius, Caesar, Brutus or Cassius ever played for the Yankees. This player is about as close as we get -- 12 of his 14 career MLB games were with the Yankees.Read More
The Sunday Night Special will dive into the trivial, memorable, or bizarre. Many of these videos will show interesting analysis into baseball statistics. Others, though, might just feature a scene from a movie, or serve as a highlight film of a player, the team, or…well, you’ll have to stop by each week to see!
You will never quite know what will turn up on the Sunday Night Special, but we can promise it’ll be worth your time to watch.
TONIGHT WE FEATURE A COMPARISON BETWEEN TWO WORLD SERIES GAME SEVENS FEATURING AROLDIS CHAPMAN AND MARIANO RIVERA:Read More