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New York Yankees Prospect Check Up: August 21, 2010 »

A quick check up on how some of the Yankees' top prospects are doing as of August 21, 2010. Jesus Montero (C) : .287 BA, 15 home runs, 15 RBI, 109 games for AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Brandon Laird (3B): .288 BA, 25 home runs, 99 RBI, 122 games combined with AA Trenton and AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Ivan Nova (SP): 12-3, 2.86 ERA, 23 starts, 145 [...]

25 Sports Venues You Have To Visit Before You Die »

It is interesting to see how far we've come.At one point we crammed ourselves onto the hillsides to watch games. Standing room only was really the only option. If you missed a play, there weren't any giant Television screens to show you what happened.Bathrooms consisted of a tree and foliage.Look how far we've come.Now we have so many toilets we [...]

Yankees Have Issues; Let’s Not Panic Yet »

The team with the best record in baseball has some major issues as the calendar approaches September. The Yankees remain atop the American League East, leading the Rays by one game. They do, however, have some issues and I’ve noticed many fans becoming concerned. While they have a right and reasons to be concerned, it’s not quite [...]

Yankees Notes: A-Rod, Hughes, Aceves, and Ticket »

The Yankees are taking on the Seattle Mariners this weekend and they start with a showdown between A.J. Burnett and King Felix Hernandez at the stadium tonight. Here are some notes: Alex Rodriguez took fielding practice this afternoon, but he isn’t expected to be back in the lineup at third base tonight. If after BP his calf feels OK he [...]

Darryl’s New Restaurant: A Review of »

As I mentioned in the post earlier, I got home pretty late on Wednesday night. I got home rather late because I made the rare weekday visit to Queens, NY to hang out with some friends. The reason for the pilgrimage into Queens was to revisit our childhood by seeing "The Expendables," but to also eat at Darryl Strawberry’s new restaurant, [...]

Yankees Scouting Report: Manny Banuelos »

Frankie Piliere is a former MLB scout and is currently a writer for AOL FanHouse. He had a chance to watch the Yankees top pitching prospect LHP Manny Banuelos this week and came away very impressed. Here is a link to his article and here is a quick recap of what he had to say: Physical description Banuelos has added bulk to what was once [...]

Roger Clemens Indictment Points to Ongoing »

The great Roman orator and senator Cicero famously noted in 44 BC that those who wish to function in government and watch over the affairs of the public should remember two things. 1) to keep the best interests of the people so clearly in view that, whatever their own interests, those of the people will guide their conduct 2) to care for the [...]

The Real Truth: Roger Clemens Not Guilty? »

Geraldo Rivera appeared on the O'Reilly Show yesterday comparing Roger Clemens attorney with the attorney for Mark McGwire. Geraldo's position was that Rusty Hardin, Clemens' attorney, should be disbarred for allowing his client to testify. He said that Hardin is responsible for Clemens' federal indictment yesterday for allegedly lying to [...]

Lance Berkman Heads To DL, Prospect Eduardo Nunez Gets »

New York Yankees prospect shortstop Eduardo Nunez has been called up to the big leagues after first baseman Lance Berkman was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle. Berkman has wanted to play, but he understands the move as part of the game. Nunez, 23, has been hitting .289 and stole 23 bases in 118 games for the Triple A [...]

On Road To Repeat: Eight Things Yankees Must Do to Win »

In sports or life, as an individual or as a team once you become a champion is beyond satisfying. After many failures through dedication and hard work the sense of relief must be surreal. Getting back there again surely loses it’s sense of urgency, that is why repeating is harder than becoming one in the first place. The Yankees are the [...]

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