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Mariano Rivera: 10 Pitchers Possible Replacements as »

Right now, there are three certainties in life: death, taxes and Mariano Rivera.Rivera is nothing short of spectacular, and in the opinion of many, the best pitcher ever.He still dominates after 15 years, using his devastating cutter and pinpoint control to baffle opposing hitters and saws more bats than a french [...]

MLB Power Rankings: Yankee Stadium’s “Roll »

It's a wonderful thing baseball is back.  After a long cold winter, we can finally get back to spring time, warmth, and baseball.Now that we can enjoy our pastime again, we can get back to the traditions that we practice for every baseball game.  Sure different teams have different traditions, but these traditions bind us from one [...]

Brian Cashman: Sports’ Most Overrated General »

This winter has exposed cracks in the New York Yankees’ organization.  What was once the proudest and most cohesive unit in baseball has reverted to the days of factions between the New York front office, headed by GM Brian Cashman, and the Tampa brain trust, led by the Brothers Steinbrenner.The winter was mostly inactive, until the [...]

Tino Martinez: Making the Case for the Hall of Fame »

Tino Martinez was one of the greatest Yankee first basemen and should be in the Hall of Fame.  He had a career that spanned 16 seasons, including four World Series titles.  He is eligible for the Hall of Fame this season, and the voters should consider him.Tino Martinez’s stats were not outstanding.  However, he did drive in [...]

MLB Trade Rumors: 10 New York Yankees Moves To Hold »

The Boston Red Sox effectively dominated the Winter Meetings, landing both Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez. Their lineup is loaded, and have a deep rotation looking to have a bounce-back year in 2011.  The Yankees, meanwhile have stood steadfast, and have yet to make a significant move besides re-signing Derek Jeter and Mariano [...]

Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera Re-Sign with New York »

Answering the Red Sox's acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez, Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera have officially re-signed with the New York Yankees.  Yesterday, Rivera agreed in principle to a two-year deal worth $30 million and Jeter agreed to a three-year deal worth $51 million.   Jeter could also receive a fourth year if his option is [...]

2011 New York Yankees Offseason: Trades and Signings »

The New York Yankees have once again failed to reach their goal of winning a World Series Championship.  While the team was solid, it won nothing last year but a single playoff series.  Granted, it sounds pretentious to 29 other teams to call a trip to the ALCS a failure, but in Yankee town, that’s all it is. However, in the [...]

New York Yankees: The Derek Jeter Dilemna »

Picture a franchise player who was once considered one of the best players in baseball.  Fans watched him grow from an ambitious kid to a superstar, to now what could be the twilight of his career.  This is the case of Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. Ten years ago, Mr. Jeter signed a 10-year deal worth $189 million.  He earned [...]

New York Yankees Name Larry Rothschild Pitching Coach »

After a near two-month search, the Yankees hired Larry Rothschild to fill their vacant pitching coach position.  Mr. Rothschild resigned from his position inside the Cubs organization as their Major League pitching coach.  He replaces former Yankee pitching coach Dave Eiland, who took the blame from the Yankees brass for the inconsistent [...]