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New York Yankees’ Patience, Part 5 (of 6): »

With all of 50 at bats at the major league level, this prospect from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is already infamous in Yankees history.  He will forever be known as the player that did not land Cliff Lee. Born on June 15, 1987, Eduardo Michelle Nunez is a right handed batter standing at 6'0", weighing in at 155 pounds. Tall and lanky, [...]

New York Yankees: Patience Part 4 (of 6): Adam Warren »

What is the going rate for a cerebral college pitcher with a continually developing arsenal, increasing strikeout rate, and a perennial winner?  How about a fourth round draft pick in the 2009 amateur draft by the New York Yankees.Adam P. Warren is a 6'1", 200lb right hand pitcher from New Bern, NC.  He played his high school ball at New [...]

New York Yankees: Patience Part 3 (of 6): Brandon »

Are you in the market for a 27th round draft pick with a good baseball eye and a propensity to hit home runs?  The Yankees decided the answer was yes with the 884th pick of the 2007 MLB amateur draft. Brandon Laird, a 6'1", 215 pound right-handed hitter and the brother of Detroit Tigers catcher Gerald Laird, was a star at La Quinta High [...]

New York Yankees: Patience Part 2 (of 6): David Phelps »

What would you pay for a 6'3", 190 lb pitcher with a mid 90s fastball, who was ranked as the 5th best prospect in Indiana by Baseball America?  The Yankees decided that the price was the 440th pick in the 2008 amateur draft. Born on October 9, 1986 and raised in Hazelwood, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, David Phelps played both basketball [...]

New York Yankees: Patience Part 1 (of 6): Hector Noesi »

 There is a lot of talk about how Brian Cashman failed this offseason.  When he failed to land "the big fish," which is Cliff Lee, the entire 2011 season became a bust.  He is preaching "patience;" a very taboo word in this city, with this team.   The question on peoples' minds is this: what are we being patient for?  What [...]

New York Yankees: It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again »

Let’s take a walk down memory lane. Not many people are aware of the deep history of the Atlanta Braves. This is a team whose roots go all the way back to 1869, in Cincinnati, where they were the first established baseball team in the history of the game, the Cincinnati Red Stockings. After trips to Boston—complete with a name change [...]