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MLB Trade Deadline: 4 Reasons the Yankees »

The title of this slide show may lead many to believe that I am not a fan of Ubaldo Jimenez. That couldn't be further from the truth.I think Jimenez is a very talented young pitcher. He's had an uneven season to this point, but just look at his 2010 first half if you want a glimpse of his potential.The Colorado Rockies know what they have in [...]

Phil Hughes: 5 Reasons His Healthy Return Makes »

After two months of recovery from dead arm, Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes pitched his first rehab start at Single-A on Sunday. His impending return could not have come at a better time for New York, as it sits 1.5 games behind the Red Sox for the AL East lead.The Yankees staff has performed admirably since Hughes' injury, with all five [...]

Mark Teixeira: MVP Season on the Horizon? »

To say Mark Teixeira struggled last April would be an understatement. Teixeira has always been a slow starter, but his .136 batting average, two home runs and nine RBI marked the worst April of his career.This season, Teixeira homered in all three of the Yankees' games in their opening series against Detroit. His RBI total (seven) is just two [...]

New York Yankees Rotation Issues May Lead To MLB Debut »

It's the second day of February, and the Super Bowl is just four days away, meaning baseball is right around the corner (pitchers and catchers report in about two weeks). That means it's time to start talking about the Yankees (and the Mets, in time—the Wilpons need money). Is it me, or is this the least excitement that has surrounded the [...]