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Pinstripes By The All-Star Game? Cliff Lee to Yankees »

In what could be a very bizarre situation, rumors have surfaced that Cliff Lee, who is scheduled to pitch against the New York Yankees later tonight, could be dealt by the Seattle Mariners to New York before weekend's end.  It may even be entirely possible that he flies out of the Pacific-Northwest and shows up [...]

Detroit Tigers: Johnny Damon Finds a Home »

After a long winter of speculating about where Johnny Damon would play in 2010, it appears that the two-time World Champion has finally made a decision. The Detroit Tigers have stepped in with an offer that apparently was to Damon's liking. It is reportedly a one-year deal worth about $8 million. All is pending a physical, which sources say [...]

Derek Jeter Named Sports Illustrated’s »

While Derek Jeter may have missed out on winning the American League MVP Award to Joe Mauer, this is one award no one can take away from him. It was announced today that Jeter will be named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. This is the first time that a Yankee has won the award in the 56 years of its existence, and the first time a [...]

Thank You, Hideki Matsui »

As the 2002 postseason came to a close for the New York Yankees on a Nick Johnson pop-up to Anaheim Angel shortstop David Eckstein, one question was immediately raised as the players solemnly gathered their belongings together from the visitors dugout and continued down the hallway to the clubhouse. With clean-up hitter Bernie Williams beginning [...]

World Series Preview: Why Yankees Will Triumph in »

We are finally here! It's World Series time!While Major League Baseball and most of its fans may have been salivating over the thought of a Dodgers versus Yankees World Series, an "I-95" series, as some have dubbed it, is definitely the better series from a baseball standpoint.The Yankees and Phillies easily boast the best lineup in each of their [...]

The-e-e-e-e Yankees Win! »

Well, the Yankees made it official Sunday night. They are going to the World Series for the first time since 2003, when they lost the championship to Josh Beckett and the Florida Marlins. I was at the game. I was able to see my beloved Yankees finally overcome their demons and beat the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the playoffs for the first [...]

The Enigma That Is Alex Rodriguez »

A .320 batting average, three home runs, five doubles, eight runs batted in, and two stolen bases in 11 games. Do those numbers look good? They should. To make it easier, those numbers would project to be 44 home runs, 73 doubles, 118 runs batted in, and 29 stolen bases in 162 games. Those numbers belonged to Alex Rodriguez during the 2004 [...]

MLB’s Top 10 Surprise Players of 2009 »

Every year, teams go all out to put the right pieces together. The major league offseason is filled with free agent signings, blockbuster trades, top prospect call-ups. With all these event going down, any club would take the extra bonus of having a player who has a great season out of nowhere. When a guy who is expected to ride the bench all [...]