The New York Yankees Have Another Problem Rearing Its Ugly Head

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Much of the attention being paid to the recent struggles of the New York Yankees has centered around their inability to hit with runners in scoring position.  However, it isn’t just the offense that is having problems. The current rotation […]

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Did Make Some Good Moves

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This season the New York Yankees have made it easy for many, including yours truly, to criticize General Manager Brian Cashman’s off-season moves.  The horrendous performance of Freddy Garcia, the season-ending injury to Michael Pineda, and the last-day of spring […]

Why New York Yankees Fans Should Not Give Up

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With yet another loss at the hands of a division rival, the New York Yankees sank to 4 1/2 games behind the first place Baltimore Orioles.  It was the Bombers third consecutive setback and fourth in their last five contests. […]

Hiroki Kuroda’s Jekyll And Hyde Act Is Wearing Thin With The New York Yankees

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The 2012 New York Yankees season has been one of inconsistency.  There have been moments where they look like a team ready to contend for another world championship, and there have been moments where they have looked like an aging […]

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Fails Creative Thinking 101

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The New York Yankees lineup is failing miserably with runners on base this season.  In fact, Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez, and Mark Teixeira are hitting a combined .192 with runners in scoring position (RISP).  Those three players represent the heart […]

The New York Yankees May Have Found A New Closer

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In a victory over the first place Baltimore Orioles tonight, Rafael Soriano has established himself – at least temporarily – as the closer for the New York Yankees. Many, including YES Network announcers Michael Kay and Ken Singleton, were puzzled […]

New York Yankees Hitting Woes Begin With Men On Base

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The New York Yankees currently sit at 19 – 15 in the American League East Division, just 2 1/2 games behind the first place Baltimore Orioles.  They are third in the AL in hitting with a .276 average, and second […]

Phil Hughes and Raul Ibanez Reward The New York Yankees For Their Patience

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The 2012 road for two New York Yankees has certainly been rocky, to say the least.  One is a 40 year-old veteran outfielder signed in February with the hopes of re-emerging as a powerful, left-handed threat at the plate.  The […]

The New York Yankees “Binder” Had A Good Night

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For much of this young MLB season, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has received criticism about moves he has made with the team, both on and off the field.  Often the critics point to his propensity to manage his […]

New York Yankees Find Stability In CC Sabathia

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While the rest of the New York Yankees rotation seems to constantly be auditioning to remain part of the starting five, the team’s ace – CC Sabathia – is once again throwing his name among those expected to contend for […]

New York Yankees Fans On Suicide Watch

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The New York Yankees honeymoon with David Robertson is apparently over.  In only his second save attempt as the 2012 fill-in for Mariano Rivera, the new closer gave up 4 runs in the 9th inning to turn a 1 – […]

Brett Gardner’s Return Is Key To Fixing New York Yankees Lineup Woes

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New York Yankees fans cringe when they see it.  It’s just one last name and a position label, but it means the game will not be stress-free. It is “Nunez LF”. What it means to us is that every time […]