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New York Yankees Firing on All Cylinders to Begin The »

If there has been one thing that has plagued the New York Yankees the past few years, it has been their slow starts to the season. The Yanks then have to finish the season strong to be in contention. However, 2010 is starting off great for the reigning World Series Champions. The Yankees are 7-3 entering Saturday's afternoon game against the [...]

Andy Pettitte and New York Yankees Offense Shine in »

Minutes after an emotional ring ceremony, the Yankees took the field against the Angels. World Series MVP Hideki Matsui hopped out of the visitors dugout to receive his ring, prompting a sight some will never forget. This could have been a distraction, but the Yankees got right down to business. Pettitte took the mound in the first inning, let up [...]

Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees: Five Rivalry »

The first Yankees-Red Sox series of the year seemed as intense as a playoff series. All three games were come from behind wins, and the Yankees were able to salvage the series. After losing the first game, the Yankees came back and won the last two to win the rubber match. Some players had a marvelous series while other players struggled [...]

Kevin Long: Great Hitting Coach, or a Product of Great »

Hours before the Yankees home opener, Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long is faced with the challenge of duplicating his offense's 2009 season. Key hitters Johnny Damon and Hideki Matsui have both departed via free agency for new teams, and Melky Cabrera was traded to the Atlanta Braves. Who will make up for that lost production? The Yankees are [...]

10 Bold Yankees Predictions for 2010: The Path to a »

Here we find ourselves, days before the beginning of yet another exciting baseball season. Opening Day marks the beginning of a long journey for thirty teams that are hungry to become World Series Champions. While outsiders may have different expectations, each team wants to be the last one standing. The reigning World Series Champion New York [...]

2010 MLB Predictions: Robinson Cano Will Break Out »

The peaks and valleys of a Major League Baseball career are inevitable and are emotionally and physically difficult on players. A 20 game hitting streak can be followed by a 1-20 slump with one tweaked swing. Watching Robinson Cano over the years in pinstripes, he perfectly fits the bill of a streaky, peaks and valleys player. Cano broke into the [...]

Jesus Montero: Where Does He Project? »

When you see Jesus Montero step to the plate, you see more of an NFL linebacker than a baseball player. The 6'4'', 225 pound, 20-year-old catcher hails from Guacara, Venezuela. Signed as a 16-year-old by the New York Yankees in 2006, Montero was tagged as the heir to Jorge Posada—high standards for just a teenager. Declared the best player [...]

Does Curtis Granderson Spell The End For Johnny Damon »

With rumors swirling throughout the baseball world at this year's Winter Meetings, the biggest move so far has been the three team trade between the Yankees, Tigers, and Diamondbacks. It is rumored the Yankees will receive Curtis Granderson, the Tigers will receive Max Scherzer, Daniel Schlereth, Phil Coke, and Austin Jackson, and the Diamondbacks [...]

What Does Fate Hold for Joba Chamberlain and Phil »

Major League Baseball's offseason is famous for its high-priced free agent signings and blockbuster trades. General managers are on the phone 24/7 trying to put together the perfect roster for the upcoming season. However, the New York Yankees have one glaring issue that needs a solution. Phil Hughes and Joba Chamberlain both burst onto the scene [...]

Why the New York Yankees “Buying” Players »

How many times have you heard that the Yankees buy their players? How many times have you heard how the Yankees buy their championships? You have probably heard a combination of both questions over the past decade. How valid are these questions? In fact, it is possible to buy players. Players have been bought since baseball first began. In the [...]