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Andy Pettitte Retires: Power Ranking the »

Andy Pettitte announced his retirement from baseball at Yankee Stadium today, bringing an end to a 16-year career that saw him a 240-138 record between his time with the New York Yankees and Houston Astros.The five-time World Champion was a fan favorite everywhere he went and he shone in the playoffs as if it was his own stage. His 19 postseason [...]

2010 ALCS Game 5: New York Yankees-Texas Rangers »

The New York Yankees ensured there would be at least one more game in this year's ALCS with a 7-2 victory over the Texas Rangers in Game Five at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.The Yanks got to C.J. Wilson early and often, and while C.C. Sabathia wasn't particularly sharp, he did enough to get the ball to the bullpen with the lead.Nick Swisher and [...]

2010 MLB Playoffs: Stats and Facts for the Yankees, »

Statistics can prove anything, but more often than not, they mean nothing. I enjoy bits of trivia, not because I want to win a bet with my friends, but because they can shed light on trends and highlight new things. As a baseball fan and sports junkie, I love hearing something and saying, "Wow, I never knew that." Keeping that in mind, here are a [...]

Analyzing Johan Santana’s Struggles As Yankees »

For the third time this season, Johan Santana served up a home run with the bases full, as C.C. Sabathia and the Yankees took the rubber game of a three-game set in the Bronx. Santana had only surrendered two grand slams in his career entering the 2010 campaign, but Mark Teixeira did what Josh Willingham and Shane Victorino did earlier this year [...]

MLB 9s: New York Yankees—Yogi, The Babe, A-Rod, »

If you were looking to choose your greatest ever Yankee lineup, based on single-season offensive performances, where would you start? For a team that would field 15 Hall of Famers and dozens more legends, it is no easy task. Were Joe McCarthy's Yankees from the mid-to-late 1930s superior to the players that Casey Stengel managed in the early [...]

Yankees-Phillies: New York Takes 2-1 World Series Lead »

Alex Rodriguez broke out of his World Series slump with a two-run home run, and Andy Pettitte picked up his 17th career playoff win as the Yankees won Game Three in Philadelphia.  After a 75-minute rain delay, New York rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to beat the Phillies 8-5, powered by a trio of home runs and sharp relief pitching to take a [...]

Phillies-Yankees: New York Responds with Win Then Asks »

Wily. Deceptive. Vintage. And I'm not talking about Pedro Martinez. Just 24 hours removed from Cliff Lee's Game One masterclass, AJ Burnett pitched a gem of his own to send the Yankees to Citizens Bank Park with the series tied at 1-1.  The lesser-heralded half of the Yankees' offseason acquisitions allowed just one run on four hits and two [...]

MLB Playoff Umpires Strikeout Yet Again, Ruling »

If playoff baseball has the best umpires in the business, there is something very wrong with the business. In a postseason that has already seen a number of gaffs, the six-man crew covering Game Four of the Yankees-Angels ALCS took incompetency to a whole new level. The umpiring team made three awful blunders, leaving fans wondering just how many [...]

Yankees-Angels: A-Rod, CC Sabathia, Mash L.A., Move »

Alex Rodriguez connected on his fifth home run of the postseason and CC Sabathia dominated the Los Angeles Angels on short rest as the Yankees won 10-1 to move one win away from a trip to the World Series.  A-Rod tied a postseason record with his eighth consecutive game with at least one RBI, and Sabathia handcuffed the Angels through eight [...]