Jonathan Loaisiga came to the Bronx this week with a live arm and a New York-style nickname. Put the two together, and of course, you get internet gold.
The 23-year-old right-hander made his major league debut Friday for the Yankees against the Rays, pitching five shutout innings to earn the win.
The Jets’ star wideout addressed his offseason criminal charges on Wednesday for the first time, saying, I did nothing wrong.
But Anderson also knows he can’t continue to get in trouble with the law. He was arrested in January on charges of reckless driving and allegedly threatening to sexually assault a police officer’s wife — his second arrest in about nine months.
Wednesday, Anderson talked about his need to mature.
I’m doing everything in my power to avoid all those situations, because that’s not me, that’s not the place for me, he said before the team’s second practice of mandatory minicamp. I’m an NFL football player. So I’m doing everything in my power to avoid anything to even get me close to those type of situations.
I’m fighting for my career and I love to play baseball, but life is way more important, Reyes said, via the StL Sports Page. That was definitely a lot tougher situation in my life. To know how strong she is now, and how strong she was through that process, those are things that drive me.
I go home and carry her and she really motivates me to come back here and work hard and get stuff done.
Aleyka turns two in July.
Aleyka had tumors around her heart when she was first diagnosed, but she has been improving, Reyes told reporters Tuesday.
She’s doing a lot better, the tumors are a lot smaller and hopefully she won’t need any more chemo treatments, Reyes said. She has another appointment in about two months.
The 23-year-old right-hander is just coming off of Tommy John surgery which forced him to miss the entire 2017 season. With the injury he sustained this month he will have pitched in just one MLB game in the span of about two years.