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Alfonso Soriano Trade Would Dig Insurmountable Hole »

The New York Yankees need some help in the outfield now that Curtis Granderson is out until May with a broken forearm, but taking on one-time Bronx Bombers prospect Alfonso Soriano is not the answer. Speaking to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the 14-year veteran spoke of a potential return to the team that made him a household [...]

Yankees vs. Orioles: Why New York Always Has »

Just a short while ago, the New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 in Game 1 of the ALDS in what can only be called a statement of a win.  A close game until the ninth inning, the experienced Bronx Bombers ultimately pulled through by means of CC Sabathia's clutch pitching and a five-run offensive outburst in the final [...]

MLB Power Rankings: Roger Clemens and MLB’s 10 »

It's no secret that out of all athletes, baseball players are the most superstitious.  As an ex-player, I can attest to this.  In the 14 years that I played, I never once spoke about a big game out of fear of jinxing it.  Whenever I came to bat (this was primarily in high school), I took four practice swings: one for my brother, [...]

Derek Jeter and the 25 Most-Beloved Players in New »

In New York, baseball is not just a sport.  Rather, it is something that fans live and die by, as well as bond over.  Go to a New York Yankees game, and in the stands, you'll become friends with people you otherwise would never have talked to.  The same can be said for attending a Mets game at Citifield.As much as New York fans love [...]

New York Yankees: Why Jesus Montero Should Replace »

The New York Yankees are 42 games into their season, and former all-star catcher turned designated hitter Jorge Posada has been a disappointment thus far.A career .274 hitter, Posada has struggled all season, posting a .177 batting average with six home runs and 15 RBI. On top of that, he was the source of a major distraction during what [...]

Derek Jeter: Was the Captain Right in His Actions »

Last weekend, New York Yankees designated hitter Jorge Posada caused a stir by removing himself from the lineup after learning he would be batting ninth.  Earning that spot in the lineup wasn't a surprise, as he is batting just .165, while looking awful at the plate. Team management was less than thrilled about Posada's ego coming out [...]

MLB Trade Speculation: 5 Deals the Yankees and SF »

Some of you may not remember this, but the San Francisco Giants reached out to Derek Jeter during the offseason. The legendary shortstop ultimately re-signed with the New York Yankees for three years and $51 million, plus an option for a fourth year.At second glance, Jeter going to the Giants makes perfect sense considering how the team's GM, [...]

MLB Trade Speculation: 10 Guys the Yankees and Red Sox »

The MLB season is only two weeks old, and experts are already talking about potential trading or free agency scenarios that certain teams will pursue.  Sure enough, the two teams at the heart of each debate are the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox.It seems that season after season, these two teams make moves designed to best each [...]

MLB Spring Training: Bartolo Colon and 10 Yankees Who »

Spring training started last weekend.  In some cases, fans were glued to their televisions or radios to tune into games that meant absolutely nothing.I, for one, enjoy spring training.  This season's sure to be a good one, as my beloved New York Yankees look to put together the puzzle that will send them back to the World Series and [...]

CC Sabathia Leaving The New York Yankees? 10 Lesser »

Last season, New York Yankees ace CC Sabathia stated to the press that despite having the option to do so, he would not opt out of his contract.  Joining the team in 2009, the big lefty's seven-year, $161 million deal has a clause that allows him to opt out after three years, should he want to.Just yesterday, however, Sabathia hinted that he [...]

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