Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Ace Pitcher John Lackey Launches Blog at Yardbarker.com

Yardbarker.com, has launched an MLB blog with John Lackey, ace
pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Lackey, a
six-year major league veteran, will share his daily life experiences and answer
questions from fans throughout the 2007-08 baseball season.

“I really like what Yardbarker is doing and I love the idea of
connecting directly with the fans,” Lackey said. “Not everyone gets
to experience daily life in a clubhouse or preparing to face the Red Sox or
traveling to

Milwaukee to play the Indians
because the weather’s too bad in

Cleveland.
It will be fun to give the fans a little closer look at what I experience
during the season.”

Lackey was third in the American League with 190 strikeouts in 2006 and
his 389 Ks over the last two full seasons trails only Johan Santana among

AL pitchers. In 2002,
Lackey became only the second rookie in MLB history to start and win a game
seven of the

World Series

, a 4-1 decision over the San Francisco
Giants.

“We started Yardbarker to offer sports fans the very best sports
content on the web and there is no better source for that than hearing from the
athletes themselves,” Yardbarker Co-Founder Pete Vlastelica said.
“Not only is John Lackey one of the best pitchers in baseball, he has a
great personality and shoots straight from the hip. His blog promises to be
insightful and entertaining.”

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