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Robinson Cano Will Reach 110 RBI While Hitting Eighth for Yankees

style="line-height: 130%;">Since the late 1990's dynasty years, and well before high walk totals and high on base percentages were fashionable, the New York Yankees lineup was known as a patient group, working the pitcher to drive pitch counts up and getting to the opponents bullpen early.

Often they would get to the bullpen by the fifth, sixth, or seventh innings.  And when it became a battle of the bullpens, the Yankees always had the advantage with hurlers like John Wetteland, Mariano Rivera, and Jeff Nelson.

More importantly, the dynasty-era hitters were patient in hitting not just any pitch in the strike zone, but their pitch to hit.  Guys like Bernie Williams, Tino ...

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