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New York Yankees: Could Failure to Trade for Starting »

On the night that the New York Yankees unveiled a seven-foot tall monument of their late owner George Steinbrenner, the American League leaders won their 91st game of the season by beating the Tampa Bay Rays. With 12 games to play, New York leads Tampa Bay by 1.5 games in the A.L. East and leads the Minnesota Twins by one game for the best [...]

Top 10 Athletes To See Play Now so You Can Say You Saw »

So many great athletes come into our lives that we sometimes forget to treat the truly great ones with the reverence they deserve.Pros like Michael Jordan or Walter Payton only come around once in a lifetime, but how many of us have seen them play in person?Too often we miss out on seeing the great ones before they retire. There are a few [...]

Kevin Long Appreciation, The Jeter and Granderson »

How many times have we heard that The Captain Derek Jeter was done this season? Probably only slightly more than we heard about the Curtis Granderson trade being a bust. If you are not paying attention, it appears that both of those statements were premature. A little over a month ago Granderson’s numbers dropped to a season low as he was [...]

Joe Torre and Brian Cashman Reunited »

Via the NY Times: "Torre finished his interview, found Cashman, and they hugged as cameras clicked all around. Then they walked down the hallway together, the way Torre did—alone—in the cover photo of his 2009 memoir, 'The Yankee Years.' "The book was well-written, well-reported, highly informative, and entertaining. But it is also [...]

The Joba Chamberlain Dilemma: Relievers Who Deserve »

A lot of young players blast through the minors and gets inserted to the starting rotation, struggle, gets demoted to the pen and find a home there. They never get another chance to start while old retreads like Kip Wells, Jeff Suppan, and Sidney Ponson keep posting pedestrian numbers as starters. Joba Chamberlain is the most prominent example [...]

The Boss in The Hall? Bud Selig Thinks So »

Via the NY Daily News: "Baseball commissioner Bud Selig held court in the back of the press box Monday night and was asked, among other things, if Steinbrenner deserves a plaque in Cooperstown in addition to Monument Park. 'Of course I do,' Selig said. 'Now I’m sure that will have some controversy, but you asked me my opinion.' "Told that [...]

AJ Burnett and MLB’s 10 Contending Pitchers Who »

Doesn't the photograph of A.J. Burnett say it all? I think it does (Yankee fans, including myself are used to it).  Therefore, sit back, relax and enjoy, as you read "AJ Burnett and MLB’s 10 Contending Pitchers Who Do Not Deserve a Playoff Start". Let's play ball. The playoffs are around the corner. Begin Slideshow

Honoring The Boss »

Here is what it says: GEORGE M. STEINBRENNER III July 4, 1930 – July 13, 2010 New York Yankees Principal Owner “The Boss” 1973 – 2010 Purchased the New York Yankees on January 3, 1973.A true visionary who changed the game of baseball forever, he was considered the most influential owner in all of sports. In his 37 years as [...]

Curtis Granderson Honors Boss With Two Home Runs »

Tonight was a special night at Yankee Stadium as George Steinbrenner was honored before the game with a huge monument in center field and their center fielder blasted two home runs in an 8-6 victory over the Rays. Here are some highlights: Ivan Nova was impressive through five innings, but ran into trouble in the sixth when he gave up three [...]

2010 MLB Playoffs Preview: Top Four Pitching Rotations »

Important Notes: The stats were last updated on September 20, 2010.  Sorry about that picture getting cut off.Keep in mind, this will be in an order of the teams I think that made the cut.Each week or two I will evaluate the top four things (two from the AL and two from the NL) coming into October ball.  This week I'll be talking about [...]

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