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Archive for January, 2013

Greatest New York Yankees of All Time »

The New York Yankees are the winningest franchise in all of sports. They have won 27 World Series titles that date back as far as the early 1920s.In order for them to have such success over that long of a time, many great players must pass through along the way.Back in 2011, David Schoenfield of ESPN.com, and a panel of fellow New York media [...]

MLB Free Agency 2013: Yankees to Sign Travis Hafner to »

*******UPDATE (4:44p.m.)***********Ken Davidoff of the New York Post has reported that Travis Hafner's salary with the Yankees is worth $2 million guaranteed.  Travis Hafner's salary with the #Yankees is in the neighborhood of $2 million guaranteed.— Ken Davidoff (@KenDavidoff) January 31, 2013  It's more than the $1.1 million that [...]

Would Felix Hernandez, Clayton Kershaw or Justin »

Assuming that the New York Yankees will automatically get the best players because they'll spend the most money or trade prospects with no regard for the future is so 2009.Before that season, the Yanks flexed their considerable financial muscles and acted as most everyone who follows baseball expected them to. After not making the playoffs in [...]

New York Yankees’ Most Overhyped Prospects »

Every spring training, MLB teams give their youngest players a look in the hopes that they find a guy who can help their team for the upcoming season. While the hope for several players is high, sometimes that hope can be unwarranted, with the prospect having proved nothing at the major-league level. For the Yankees, they will have a few [...]

Alex Rodriguez: How Major League Baseball Should »

Baseball's steroid problem is back. The Miami New Times reported that several baseball players, including Alex Rodriguez, were linked to performance-enhancing drugs between 2009 and 2012.  Rodriguez had previously admitted that he used performance-enhancing drugs from 2001-03 with the Texas Rangers. While he stated that he sorry about the [...]

New York Yankees: Could Alex Rodriguez Be the Victim? »

Back in 2009, I was among the minority of New York Yankees fans who still liked Alex Rodriguez after he admitted to having used PEDs (performance enhancing drugs) between 2001-2003. See I believed A-Rod when he said he made a “stupid mistake." He is after all a human being. Well that was then and this is now, as after reading the Miami [...]

New York Yankees: Would Adding Travis Hafner Be a Wise »

On Wednesday, we found out the Yankees are interested in Travis Hafner.The 35-year-old has spent the last 10 seasons with the Cleveland Indians, although the last two have been riddled with injuries.Rob Bradford of WEEI.com broke the news first that the Yankees were getting close to a deal for the longtime Indian: Hearing #Yankees might be close [...]

Alex Rodriguez: A Profile of the Misunderstood and »

Alex Rodriguez has me hooked.He is a dominant home run hitter, with 647 career home runs on his resume (5th All Time, trailing Willie Mays by only 13 HR). He is a three-time MVP (tied for 2nd All-Time behind Barry Bonds). Two franchises proffered him $250-plus million contracts to wear their uniforms (New York Yankees). He is a [...]

What Voiding Alex Rodriguez’s Contract Would »

The Miami New Times report linking Alex Rodriguez to PED use between 2009 and 2012 may be the New York Yankees' excuse to rid themselves of the biggest albatross contract in sports.If they actually managed to do so, they'd then say hello to a much brighter future than the one they're looking at now.Wallace Matthews and Andrew Marchand of [...]

MLB Free Agency 2013: Yankees, Travis Hafner Could Be »

The Yankees could potentially have found their designated hitter for 2013.Rob Bradford of WEEI.com as reported that the Yankees and former Indians slugger, Travis Hafner, could be closing in on a deal.    Hearing #Yankees might be close to deal with Travis Hafner — Rob Bradford (@bradfo) January 30, 2013   The 35-year-old has [...]

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