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New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox: Weekend Preview »

About this time last year, the New York Yankees were not in the best shape. They had yet to hit their stride and were en route to going 0-8 in their first eight games vs. the Boston Red Sox. The Bronx Bombers eventually got it going, took over the American League East, and the rest is history.   This season things have begun [...]

Almost But No No-No: CC Sabathia Nearly No-Hits Rays »

Flirt. The word is defined as behaving amorously without serious intent or to show superficial interest or liking. Being a single guy, flirting is something I specialize in. Yet the word also refers to coming close to reaching or experiencing something.   In the New York Yankees’ 10-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays today, CC Sabathia did [...]

CC Sabathia To Play Fat Albert in Sequel »

“Hey Hey Hey!” According to a recent press release, New York Yankee ace CC Sabathia has agreed to play Fat Albert in the sequel to the 2004 film of the same name. Sabathia will take over for Keenan Thompson, who played the title character in the first movie.   Filming of Fat Albert 2: When Pudding Attacks is set to begin the [...]

The Yankees as Superheroes »

On an everyday basis during the baseball season, the Yankees make me believe in the impossible. They make me feel strong. Whether it is crushing a 400 foot home run or throwing a 99 MPH fastball, it’s almost as if the Bronx Bombers possess powers and abilities beyond those of mortal men. Simply put, the Yankees are my superheroes. Then I [...]

Will the Real A.J. Burnett Please Show Up? »

The Yankees were in an unfamiliar spot on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. They had lost the first game of the World Series they night before, dropping a 6-1 decision in Game One. Yankee fans everywhere were frightened to see the Bronx Bombers down 0-1 to a team like the Philadelphia Phillies.   Even more frightening was the fact that the Yanks [...]

Baseball Video Games: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly »

The game of baseball has been around since the 1800s but in the 1980s, a new way to play America’s favorite game was invented. 1985 saw the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System, an 8-bit way for kids to have fun. Many games were released for the gaming console, the most famous probably being Super Mario Brothers. After the NES there [...]

New York Yankee Memories: 27 Things I’ll »

As everyone knows, the 2009 New York Yankees have won the World Series. Now that they finally have 27 World Titles, here are 27 things I have learned and will remember and take with me from this past season.   27— It was cool to call Nick Swisher “Nick at Nite” when he hit a home run during a night game. Just one of the many nicknames I [...]

Alex Rodriguez Comes Up Big, Goes from Alexander the »

When Alex Rodriguez flies the other team dies…eventually. That seems to be the formula of the 2009 playoffs.   Prior to the 2009 postseason, Rodriguez struggled immensely at the plate when it mattered most. The three-time regular season Most Valuable Player seemingly could not hit anything after Game Three of the 2004 American League [...]