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New York Yankees: Protect the Fun House Mirrors and »

It is May and the New York Yankees are in first place in the AL East. The Yankees beat Detroit last night and now have a 17-9 record. They are on pace to win 106 games. New York sits in first place in the AL East by three full games over Tampa Bay. So New York Yankee fans have to be happy, right? Absolutely, Yankee fans have to be out of their [...]

New York Yankees: Updating Fans on the Top Minor »

The three Yankee catching prospects who get the most attention are Jesus Montero, Austin Romine and Gary Sanchez. Let’s take a look at how these three farm hands are doing right now. Sanchez is the youngest of the trio. He is only 18 years old and playing with the Charleston River Dogs in the Sally League. Sanchez is 6’2” and [...]

New York Yankees: Some Good Advice to GM Brian Cashman »

All those who are New York Yankee fans remember the frustration we felt with the stupid Joba Rules a couple of years ago. For those who may not remember, the Yankee brass, led by general manager Brian Cashman, decided they were going to limit the number of innings Joba Chamberlain would pitch as a starter. Joba had been a starting pitcher in [...]

New York Yankee Fans: More Reasons Not to Trade for »

Discussions have continued since the failure of the New York Yankees to land Cliff Lee in the offseason that the Yankees must trade for an ace starting pitcher. Most Yankee fans salivate about the possibility of getting Cy Young winner, Felix Hernandez from the hapless Seattle Mariners. Let's take a look at how significant a Cy Young winner or [...]

New York Yankees: Can They Pay Any Price for Felix »

On WFAN and YES today, Mike Francesca said that the New York Yankees should put together a trade for Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners. King Felix is regarded by many baseball experts as among the top three or four pitchers in all of baseball. He won the American League Cy Young last year and finished second in 2009 on a really bad [...]

New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays: Mariano Rivera »

Last night, some guys north of the border pulled on Superman's cape. In fact, they pulled it off. In a land where almost everyone was focused on Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Toronto Blue Jays held Batman captive so long he had to tell them where the Bat Cave was. With the New York Yankees holding what certainly seemed like a comfortable two-run lead [...]

New York Yankees Fans: How’s the Starting »

Within a few days of the end of the 2010 World Series, a contest in which most Yankee fans had no more than a passing interest, thoughts turned to 2011 and how our favorite team could return to glory. We were certain that success could be pinned to an improved pitching staff. No longer would we have to sit on pins and needles as Javy Vazquez drove [...]

New York Yankees: Analyzing Brett Gardner as the »

During spring training, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi made the decision to elevate Brett Gardner to the leadoff slot in the Bombers' batting order. After 11 games Gardner is hitting under .200 and also has an anemic on-base percentage. But there is more to the story. Watching Gardner, he seems uncomfortable at the plate. He is not [...]

Jesus Montero Is Not Too Big to Catch in the Major »

Those who deny that Jesus Montero could be a major-league catcher usually start by saying that he is too big. People say he must be shifted to first base or DH because of his size. Montero is 6'4" and weighs about 235 pounds. That is almost exactly the size of a catcher who has been a major league MVP. Joe Mauer is 6'5" and about [...]

New York Yankees Must Move Brett Gardner and Derek »

Last night's game was the last straw for the New York Yankees! Brett Gardner and Derek Jeter have proven finally and forever that they should not be at the top of the order for the Yankees. Gardner struck out three times in the game against the Baltimore Orioles, stranding runners in critical situations and proving that he is just not ready to hit [...]

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