The magic of A-Rod never ends. The guy is on the DL recovering from whatever ails him, but he just can’t keep himself out of the spotlight. The latest allegations puts the Rod in a high-stakes underground poker game where cocaine is being used and the table is surrounded by familiar Hollywood faces. Banging Madonna wasn’t a big enough gamble for him?

Join me now for game one of the weekend series with the Yankees. Lester against Colon with their teams holding identical records atop the AL East. It really doesn’t get any better than this, at least not in August. Lester has dominated the Yankees throughout his career: 8-1 with a 3.56 ERA in 14 starts. Bartolo Colon counters that by weighing in at somewhere approaching 300 pounds.

I like our chances but we need the bats to wake the f$%k up. And they always seem to in the big games. Play ball!