AJ Pierzynski makes some team selections based on Golf
AJ Pierzynski is put on the hot seat by Matt Ginella to pick which MLB team he'd like to play for based on the city's golf game. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.
Johnny be good: A baseball star's love of golf
Gary Williams sits down with MLB star Johnny Damon to discuss his foundation and tournament. Watch 'Morning Drive' everyday 7AM ET.
Closest to the pin: Damon takes his turn
MLB star Johnny Damon competes in the 'Morning Drive' Closest to the Pin contest. Watch 'Morning Drive' everyday 7AM ET.
Ken Griffey Jr. on playing with his dad and Tiger
Former baseball great Ken Griffey Jr. discusses playing with his father and playing with Tiger Woods. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Blackmar’s wedge tip for Pierzynski
Phil Blackmar gives wedge tips to baseball star A.J. Pierzynski. Watch 'Morning Drive' everyday 7AM ET.I'm coming over here. That's right, I forgot. -You were talking about Johnny Damon , -Yeah. - Johnny Damon's problem is he plays golf right handed but I actually think he should play it left handed. -Yeah, you just turn the
Rocket takes off: Clemens talks golf and baseball
Former MLB pitcher Roger Clemens joins Charlie Rymer to talk about his golf game and gets a tip in the simulator. Watch the full interview on Saturday on Morning Drive starting at 7AM ET.on Saturday with one of the reminisce pictures in the history of Major League Baseball . Yes, the Rocket was in the simulator. -Yes, I played golf throughout my entire 24-year career. A couple of teams would not allow you to take the clubs but the coaches and players that I played would take their shoes or gloves and the balls whatever and then rent clubs when we play. Especially when you're playing some really, really cool US Open courses around the country. So, I love doing it. I kind of put everything to rest that it makes you tired or anything like that. I struck out 20 batters with the Red Sox back in 1986. I played 36 holes of golf the day before so I mean, you earned your golf ball, you get
Rocket man: Clemens in the simulator
Roger Clemens with Charlie Rymer in the simulator talking how he got interested in golf and why baseball pitchers make such good golfers. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.us, Roger Clemens and myself, we have seven Cy Young awards, two World Series , and one USGA Junior champion. That's the way we do it at Morning Drive. Roger, thank you so much for coming in today. You intimidated by that USGA Junior Championship of mine? -I'm a little flustered by it, Charlie. Yes. I am right now. No doubt. -I think you're gonna be all right. Let's talk a little bit of golf. How did you first get interested in golf? -Well, my wife got me my first set of golf clubs about 1986, just after I turned professionally with the Boston Red Sox , 1984. And then, a good friend, Billy Andrade , asked me to come shortly thereafter to play in the AT&T, and he had to have an 18 handicap, I think, to get it. I said, I'm not an 18. -He goes, "We're putting 18 down and you're gonna play." And about-- I got pneumonia after three or four days playing out there. But I loved it because, Charlie, I enjoyed playing next to guys that are very good at what they do. And I'm a visual person, and so, I was trying to watch how these guys not only swing the club but work their way around the golf course . I also like to see their temperament, who was aggressive playing the course, and who was a little more passive. But it
Pierzynski: The golf life of a baseball catcher
Boston Red Sox catcher AJ Pierzynski discusses playing golf with Damon Hack and Kelly Tilghman. Watch 'Morning Drive' everyday 7AM ET.baseball swing. -Oh. -I think. We had a hitting coach in Chicago, Greg Walker , and a guy named Mike Gillinger who's kind of the assistant hitting coach and he always like go play golf on the
Catch him if you can: Long-drive contest with Pierzynski
Boston Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski participates in a long-drive contest with the crew of 'Morning Drive.' Watch 'Morning Drive' everyday 7AM ET.base line. -Same thing every time, [unk] off the face. My coach, Robert Damron , he's gonna be mad at me. -This is getting on Robert. -I be-- I think we're gonna be getting a tweet from Johnny Damon soon. I've got a tip for you. Come stand up here, A.J. -Oh, oh. -Got a tip for you. -Oh geeze. -Come
Base bomb: A's slugger on baseball vs. golf
Oakland A’s third baseman Josh Donaldson discusses his first love, golf, and smashes drives in the simulator with Damon Hack. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.This is your weapon, your tool of the trade. Fourth in the MVP voting . But this is what you're, you're first love is golf. Is that true? That's very true. You know, I started playing when I was about three years old. Now I had some a, a break in between there and you know, during my off season, this is really what I like to do. Now tell me about going from a baseball swing to a golf swing . Obviously you've got your spring training, guys are playing baseball , then in the afternoon they go play golf. Yeah. How does swinging this hurt or help you when you're swinging that club? You know, people ask me all the time, because obviously, I like to play golf, and you know for me, it really doesn't effect either one Rule. If anything, baseball kind of affects my golf swing a little bit, but as far as, when I am playing baseball , I don't really feel. Actually, you know, when I was in the minor leagues a little bit, when I would struggle offensively
Closest to the pin: Clemens takes his shot
Roger Clemens and Charlie Rymer compete in a closer to the pin and diving contest. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.the golf you got coming up, and enjoy your time Where the Houston Astro's pitching staff. I will buddy, thank you so much
Overdrive: Will Rory or Phil go lower in Abu Dhabi?
Kelly Tilghman, Phil Blackmar and Damon Hack discuss topics like who will go lower in Abu Dhabi, Rory McIlroy or Phil Mickelson? Watch 'Morning Drive' everyday 7AM ET.for some questions guys? -Yes. -All right, let's begin with Abu Dhabi, Phil Mickelson playing with Rory Mcllroy and Jamie Donaldson . Of the first two guys mentioned, who is gonna go lower in Abu Dhabi, Rory or Phil, Damon? -I think it's gonna