Author Archives: Brian Burkhart

Panic! in the Boogie Down: The Current State of the Yankees

On May 16th, the 2009 NY Yankees had a record of 19-17. The 2011 NY Yankees on May 16th are 20-18. The point? Well, that it’s a long season. The 2009 Yankees were actually 15-17 at one point and had … Continue reading

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Hip Hip Jorge: Thoughts on the Posada-Drama

For the most part, I think Yankee fans would consider Jorge Posada a no-nonsense kind of player. He’s intense and hard-working and never seems to need the spotlight. All of this is what makes last night’s “Posada-Drama” so perplexing. Despite … Continue reading

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Yanks Can’t Get Big Hit, Lose in Extra Innings

Who ever thought, going into the year, that this would be the current narrative: the Yankees once again got a quality outing from their starter but failed to win because their offense could not put together enough runs. AJ Burnett … Continue reading

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Good Pitching and A-Rod Push Yanks Past Royals 3-1

Freddy Garcia did last night what he has been doing most of the year: keeping the Yankees in the game. He went 6+, allowing only 1 earned run (on a homerun to ex-Yankee Melky Cabrera no less). Girardi chose to … Continue reading

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