By Mark Mix
Home day care providers would be forced into unions
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
When the phone rang this time for Mariano Rivera, it wasn't a call to the bullpen.
Derek Jeter asked nicely and changed his manager's mind.
Mariano Rivera has shut himself down for a second day.
Joe Torre sat at a microphone wearing pinstripes for the first time in nearly four years, Yankees cap resting precariously high on his head as it had for 12 seasons, and blurted out the answer to a question before it was finished being asked.
Gene Monahan was still in high school when he showed up at spring training with the New York Yankees in 1962. His eyes were wide as he looked around the clubhouse.
Andy Pettitte left the New York Yankees' game against Tampa Bay in the third inning Sunday because of a strained left groin.
Former New York Yankees head athletic trainer Gene Monahan, speaking for the Trainers Society, said youth are patterning their conditioning after the stars.
"They're getting all the news about the pro guys and what's going on and how they got to where they are," he said. "Who got scholarships and who didn't get scholarships? Who looks good for the girls in high school? Who's getting all the dates? The big guys. The muscle boys."