He was the original “Dirt Dog.” And as you can see from the photo above, probably not someone you want to have catch you sneaking around with his wife or taking the last Oreo without first asking him. Something tells me he misses the AL East rivalry.


Trot Nixon had a couple of answers for a small band of hecklers on Monday — a two-run homer and a two-run double.

“I guess they were Yankee fans,” the former Red Sox outfielder said after he helped Arizona beat San Diego 8-4 on Monday. “If you want to get me right, bring in some Yankee fans.”

Amen.