Teixeira and Soriano to Start Tomorrow

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After taking live batting practice Monday, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has said he’s been a little disappointed that he’s not be able to take more live swings this week, particularly today. In the early sessions this morning Tex was held to only five pitches before pitching coach Larry Rothschild called the session. Luckily guest […]

Wells done: Vernon is valuable

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He’s one of the lesser-known top paid players in Major League Baseball for the past few years. Vernon Wells. For the past three years he has been the second highest paid player overall ($24,187,500), trailing behind the notoriously highest paid Alex Rodriguez ($30 million). Only paid a few million less than Arod but his name […]

Sanchez headlines Top 30 Yankees Prospects

Gary Sanchez (Photo: Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com)

As seen on Examiner.com. As the winter winds down, the report date for pitchers and catchers is right around the corner. That means it is time to look deep into the future of the New York Yankees organization and rank some of the players who are among the best bets to make it to the […]

ALDS series preview: Yankees vs Orioles

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Before we take a look forward at what is to come in the ALDS, let’s travel back in time to the beginning of the season in late March and early April. Just about six months ago the Yankee faithful had serious questions about the pitching staff and how the Bombers were going to match up […]

Is Yanks/Sox Rivalry Dead?

Boston/New York Rivalry relived this weekend

This past week, on July 24, marked the eighth anniversary of Jason Varitek stuffing his mitt into Alex Rodriguez’s face, lighting a spark under the 2004 Red Sox that resulted in Boston’s first championship in 86 years and a “reverse of the curse.” This happened, nearly one year after the Pedro Martinez/Don Zimmer fiasco in […]

Yankees Mid-Season Report Card

After a bumpy start, Kuroda has been one of the Yankees best starting pitchers in 2012.

Eighty-one games down, eighty-one to go.  The 2012 MLB Season is officially half way over, and that means its report card time.  Grades are based on results, but also take expectations into consideration. Disclaimer:  Some of the grades may seem a little harsh because—after researching some statistics with runners in scoring position—I deducted about a […]

Living the Dream: Eddie Mata in the MLB Fan Cave

MLB Fan Cave

Picture a 15,000 foot funhouse complete with vibrant art, luxurious furniture, a slide winding around from the top floor to bottom, pool table, video games, countless baseball memorabilia, and over 40 flat-screen TVs. A place for you to reside all summer long to watch every single MLB game, from first pitch to last, all day […]

Series Preview: Mariners @ Yankees

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It’s going to be a big weekend in the Bronx as the Yankees welcome the Seattle Mariners to their home venue for a three-game series. Between the return of former Yanks prospect, Jesus Montero, who was traded to the Mariners in the offseason, as well as the homecoming of former pinstripe, Andy Pettitte, who will […]

Series Preview: Rays @ Yankees

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After a much-needed travel day off, the Yankees will return to the Bronx for a six-game home-stand, which begins with a three-game set against the Tampa Bay Rays. When they opened up the 2012 season in Tampa Bay, the outcome wasn’t favorable for the Yankees. They were swept away in that initial three-game series and […]

Is Swish the Key to Offense’s Success?

Swish the Key to Success

It’s incredible how sometimes one player can make such a huge impact on an entire team’s performance. Not to say that Nick Swisher deserves all the credit for yesterday’s monster win over the Kansas City Royals, but after the offensive eruption that occurred, it may be some indication that the Yankees simply seem to swing […]

Series Preview: Yanks @ Royals

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Coming off a surprisingly difficult series against a division foe in the Orioles, the Yankees look to regain their winning ways against the struggling Royal. This season the Royals have had a tough time at their home ballpark not winning a single home game so far this season. Tonight, the Yankees have first time starter, […]

Series Preview: Orioles @ Yankees

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  The Yankees will open a three-game set with the Baltimore Orioles tonight in the Bronx, first pitch at 7:05 p.m. For the Yanks, Hiroki Kuroda will take the mound as he looks to improve upon his 1-3 record, as well as sub-par 4.38 ERA. Despite a loss in his last outing, due to a […]

Series Preview: Yankees @ Red Sox

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After a little Series Preview hiatus, we are back to talk Yankees versus Red Sox. The Yankees have had an average start to the season sitting at 7-6 and third in the AL East. As rough as it has been for the Yankees, it has been even worse for the Red Sox who are 4-8 […]

25 Yankees, 25 Questions

25 Yankees 25 Questions

Opening Day is a time for celebration, a time for joy and good feelings.  It is also a time to evaluate the state of your team (and possibly overreact to an Opening Day loss).  But hey, that’s the fun of it.  Let’s take a look at the entire 2012 Yankees roster and answer the hard-hitting […]

Series Preview: Yankees @ Rays – Opening Weekend

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Since they walked off the field after losing the ALDS to the Detroit Tigers, we have patiently waited six months to see the Pinstripes take the field. On Friday the 2012 season will officially kick off for the Yankees as they start a three game set against the team that they will battle all season […]

Yankees Report: David Robertson Interview

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Music blaring, food cooking, drinks flowing and people stirring all around the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on a chilly Sunday afternoon made for a great family outing. In the middle of the crowd, you could find a long line of people sporting their New York Yankee paraphernalia waiting for the chance to […]

Mechanics Breakdown: Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda

  Height: 6-7 Weight: 260 Bats: R Throws: R Born: Jan 18, 1989 – Yaguate, Dominican Republic College: None Draft: None Pineda was signed as a 16 year old out of the Dominican Republic by the Seattle Mariners, and has already developed into an All Star caliber pitcher. In last year’s All Star game he […]

Yankees Tribute: Jorge Posada

Yankees Tribute Jorge Posada

  If Jorge Posada has played his last game in pinstripes—and I think we can all agree that he has—his legacy as one of the greatest catchers in Yankees history has been solidified.  Posada’s reputation as a clutch player and emotional leader cannot be understated.  Time after time Jorge came through when the Yankees needed […]

Yankees News: CC Stays in the Bronx

CC Stays in the Bronx

Yankees fans, you can breathe easy now – CC has taken all the drama out of the potentially circus like situation in free agency.  The big left-hander decided to stay with New York rather than test the free-a gent market, agreeing Monday to a new deal that adds $30 million and one season to his […]

ALDS Series Preview: Tigers vs Yankees

ALDS Preview

After 162 games, the regular season is over and now it is time for the postseason as the New York Yankees head into the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers. The Yankees have claimed their 17th American League East crown as they are set to host the American League Central Champion Tigers in […]