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Press Release: Meet the SWB Yankees »

*****START***** The Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees just released about 50 tickets for the Meet the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Dinner on April 7 at PNC Field in Scranton. There will be a private batting practice session at 3:45 p.m. followed by cocktails and light fare in the stadium restaurant. This will be followed by an autograph session [...]

Commentary on Baseball America’s Top 20 »

A year ago I looked at the Top 20 prospects from Baseball America's annual Top-100 list.  So I figured that now would be a good time, with Spring Training beginning, to do a similar thing. I'll break it up into four posts this time. here are prospects No. 1 through No. 5.No. 1 Jason Heyward, OF, BravesOpening Day Age: 20 ETA: 2010 Nobody [...]

Jon Heyman’s Wacky World of Baseball Hall of »

Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman tweeted a couple of weeks ago that he voted for Andre Dawson, Jack Morris, Barry Larkin, Dave Parker, Don Mattingly, and Roberto Alomar. At the time it struck me as the kind of list you'd see from someone who had not really looked at the numbers very closely, or if he did, hadn't really understood them. I didn't [...]

New York Yankees-Los Angeles Angels: 2009 ALCS Preview »

The Yankees easily dispatched the Minnesota Twins last week, but they've got their work cut out for them in facing the Angels of Wherever in the American League Championship Series.Compare/Contrast with the Minnesota Twins:The Angels finished a close second to the Yankees in run scoring this year, with 5.45 runs per game, compared to 5.65 for the [...]

Commentary on the Yankees-Twins 2009 ALDS Game One »

The Twins won their division in dramatic fashion last night, as I had hoped they would, since the Yankees have owned the Minnesota Twins for the last several years. As I wrote after the Yanks swept the Twins in May: Amazingly, the Yankees have dominated the Twins in this millennium, winning 40 out of 58 contests in the regular season, plus six of [...]

A Royals’ Disaster: Don’t Blame Kyle »

The Yankees won their 102nd game of the season last night and will easily have the best record in baseball this year, for whatever that's worth. They sent the Royals reeling to their 94th loss of the year, which is no small feat considering that they've got the best pitcher (Zach Grienke) and one of the best closers in the league (Joakim Soria), [...]

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