The June Yankees Quiz

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If you are reading this then you know about the paucity of offense the past couple of weeks and about the untimely bullpen hiccups and defensive miscues that have cost them games.  Sure this could be another article heavy in sabermetrics that does nothing more than clamor about how the sky is falling.  Or it […]

The Boos Were Loud and Relentless for Cano

Cano joins MLB's $200M club.

The fans were loud and relentless last night in a rainy cold night at Yankee Stadium. The boos followed Robinson Cano through all five of his at-bats, and were as loud as they could be, even when most the fans left early. There was no denying it, he didn’t get the reception he thought he […]

Yankees Game 26: Rainy return for Robbie Cano

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Seattle Mariners 6 — New York Yankees 3 On a rainy night in the Bronx, the once beloved Yankee made his first return to the Stadium. While there was a game tonight, the talk of the night was the return of Robinson Cano. In his first at-bat, Robinson Cano was greeted with a shower of […]

What Cano Expects and What Yankee Fans Should Do

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Seattle is in town for three game series, but the bigger news is the return of Robinson Cano. Cano signed a massive 10-year deal with the Mariners, leaving a sour taste in the mouths of almost all Yankee fans. Last night Cano was guest on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. When Cano was asked […]

A fan’s reaction to last week

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After some time it is now acceptable to talk about it: Robinson Cano leaving the Yankees.  I am sure all the fans who were traveling are now caught up, and those fans who were left with mouths agape are finally able to close them.  Robinson Cano leaving the Yankees was as jarring to the Universe […]

I Do Not Understand What the Yankees Are Doing

Cano joins MLB's $200M club.

By now everyone has heard that Robinson Cano has agreed to a deal with the Seattle Mariners. Let me first say that I do not blame Robinson Cano for taking the Mariners’ offer of $240M over ten years.  If the reports are true, the Yankees were not willing to exceed $175M and seven years for […]

Robinson Cano signs with Seattle

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In a move that no one really ever saw coming, Robinson Cano will take his talents to the pacific northwest. And it won’t be cheap. The 31-year-old all-star second baseman has agreed to a 10 year deal worth $240 million with the Seattle Mariners, pending a physical. The Yankees had long been the favorites to […]

Cano, and others, receive qualifying offer

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The New York Yankees have made qualifying offers to second baseman Robinson Cano, starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda and outfielder Curtis Granderson. This was first reported by Buster Olney.   Yankees announce they have made qualifying offers to Robinson Cano, Hiroki Kuroda and Curtis Granderson, As expected. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 4, 2013   It […]

Yankees Game 161: Andy Pettitte’s storybook ending

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New York Yankees 2 — Houston Astros 1   Andy Pettitte finished off his career in storybook fashion in tonight’s 2-1 win over the Houston Astros. In the first three innings, it was vintage Andy Pettitte. He would allow a runner on and induce a double play. He would be a part of one double […]

Cano asks for big bucks

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It may be September 26, but the stove is starting to warm up for the Yankees. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman confirmed an ESPN report that Robinson Cano recently asked the Yankees for $300 million in a negotiations meeting within the past few weeks. The request was believed to have been for 10 years, which means […]

Yankees Game 156: Sad ending to a special day

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San Francisco Giants 2– New York Yankees 1   On a historic day, the Yankees couldn’t find the storybook ending in today’s 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants. With the ending of the ceremony honoring Mariano Rivera, the closer put it perfectly “Let’s play ball. I gotta go.” And game was underway. Another legendary […]

Yankees Game 148: Grand slam erases comeback efforts

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New York Yankees 4 – Boston Red Sox 8   Gritty comeback efforts go for nothing in tonight’s 8-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox. In the first inning, the Red Sox sent John Lackey to the mound and the Yankees took advantage of the defensive alignments. With two outs and a heavily shifted to […]

Yankees Game 146: Cano clutch in win

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New York Yankees 5 — Baltimore Orioles 4   Robinson Cano came up clutch in tonight’s 5-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles. In the first inning, the Yankees made starter Scott Feldman pay. Feldman would start the game with a walk of Brett Gardner. The speedy centerfielder would take second for his 24th stolen base […]

Yankees Game 139: Mo stops the eighth and seals the series

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Chicago White Sox 5 — New York Yankees 6   Cut it close but the Yankees completed the sweep in tonight’s 6-5 win over the Chicago White Sox. The Yankees turned to CC Sabathia for the sweep and the big lefty got himself into some trouble in the first inning. A pair of walks would […]

Potential Milestones: September 2, 2013

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As the New York Yankees prepare to get another series started, it’s time to take a look once again at which career milestones are in play for some Yankee stars. Second baseman Robinson Cano has 202 career home runs, which leaves him tied with Bill Dickey for 15th place on the Yankees’ all-time list. One […]

Yankees Game 135: Super Nova shines bright in shutout

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Ivan “Super” Nova was outstanding in today’s 2-0 shutout win over the Baltimore Orioles. Ivan Nova got into early trouble when he hit Adam Jones with a pitch and Matt Wieters hit a bloop single in front of Ichiro Suzuki. Nova would induce a double play and got a fly out to escape the jam. […]

Potential Yankees Milestones: August 30, 2013

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Several players have an opportunity to reach personal milestones during this weekend’s series, moving them higher on all-time lists for the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball. Robinson Cano has 201 career home runs. He needs just one home run to tie Bill Dickey (202) for 15th place on the Yankees’ all-time home runs […]

Cano is Back

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Robinson Cano is back in the Yankees’ lineup Friday against the Orioles. Robbie Cano hasn’t played since being hit on the left hand by a pitch earlier this week on Tuesday.   Cano returns with a .305/.385/.506 batting line with 24 homers and 85 RBI. Cano has hit indoors. He will hit and take grounders during […]

Yankees game 133 lineup: 8/28/13

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Hiroki Kuroda is on the mound for the rubber match of the three-game series. He is looking to bounce back from one of the worst starts of his remarkable season. After being hit by pitch on the left hand, Robinson Cano is not in tonight’s lineup and is listed as day-to-day. After injuring his knee […]

Yankees Game 132: Bombers blast away Jays

Alfonso Soriano hit two home runs tonight, including the 400th of his career. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

New York Yankees 7 — Toronto Blue Jays 1   The Yankees hit four home runs in tonight’s 7-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. On the second pitch of the game, the Yankees got a high and deep…double. The speedy Brett Gardner missed a leadoff home run by a few feet. For the third […]