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MLB Trade Speculation: New York Yankees Have No Option »

Following another dismal postseason performance, a popular topic among many Yankee fans has been the desire to trade Nick Swisher in order to upgrade New York's right field position. The effervescent right fielder suffered through a miserable Division Series against the Detroit Tigers, a third consecutive year in which he has failed to make a [...]

Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit: Yankee Captain Makes »

We knew it was coming soon. Perched upon the precipice of history, on the verge of becoming the 28th player in the annals of Major League Baseball to reach the 3,000-hit milestone, Derek Jeter began the day with 2,998 career base-hits. With only two hits to go to join the exclusive club of baseball's all-time greats, it seemed a [...]

New York Yankees Bullpen Trade Speculation: Which »

What was once considered the New York Yankees' greatest strength in 2011, their bullpen, is suddenly an unmitigated disaster, ravaged by an unforeseen injury plague.Prior to the season, observers watched in awe as the Yankees signed one of the league's premier closers, Rafael Soriano, to a massive contract in order to serve as the setup man for [...]

Texas Rangers: Renewed Rivalry with New York Yankees »

During the late 1990s, the Texas Rangers had no greater nemesis than the New York Yankees. Despite winning three division titles in four years during 1996, 1998 and 1999, the Rangers never had much to show for their domination of the American League West. Easily dispatched by the Bronx Bombers in the first round each time, Texas only managed to [...]

Yankees Lose Out On Cliff Lee Deal: Blessing In »

In the middle of the night, while many East Coast baseball fans were sleeping, possibly dreaming of the glorious news that the Yankees had finalized a deal to bring Cliff Lee to the Bronx, the unthinkable occurred: somehow, the Yankees didn't get their man. With the shocking revelation that the Philadelphia Phillies had undercut both the Yankees [...]

New York Yankees: Core 4 Represent Offseason Issues »

Not only does the ALCS Game 6 loss to the Texas Rangers end the New York Yankees' quest to repeat as baseball's World Series champions, but it may also signify the end of an era. No, not the end of a dynasty that some have spoken of, that would require more than one World Series title in 10 years to be spoken of in such terms. The last Yankee [...]

ALCS 2010: Texas Rangers Vs New York Yankees »

After storming out to a 2-0 lead in their ALDS clash with the Tampa Bay Rays, it quickly appeared as if the Texas Rangers had taken firm control of the series and were inevitably headed to their first American League Championship Series appearance in franchise history.Tampa however, had their sights set on returning to the World Series, to erase [...]

2010 MLB Playoffs: New York Yankees’ Mariano »

Every year we hear the same whispers: "How much longer can Mo last?" Because it's such an infrequent occurrence, anytime he blows a save, the doubters surface with their proclamations of Mariano's imminent demise. At a point in his life where most of his peers are playing golf, or delving into post-playing-career business ventures, the inimitable [...]

NY Yankees: Derek Jeter Returning To Form In Time For »

2010 season has represented unfamiliar territory for Yankee fans. For the first time in his distinguished 16-year career, Derek Jeter has struggled mightily with the bat for significant portions of the season. Generally regarded as one of the top offensive shortstops baseball has ever seen, the Yankee captain has thus far been a shadow of his [...]

Texas Rangers: 10 Reasons They Can Beat the NY Yankees »

With their thrilling 4-3 victory over the A's in Oakland on Saturday, the Texas Rangers have finally made their long-awaited return to baseball's promised land, earning their first postseason berth since 1999.While it was nearly a foregone conclusion that they would eventually clinch the AL West, considering their significant division lead, [...]

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