Chris Barca



New York Yankees Hiroki Kuroda
If you polled Yankees fans before the season, asking ‘Who will be the Yankees top pitcher come the end of August?’ obviously the tremendous majority would have said CC Sabathia.  He’s the obvious choice.  He’s been a top five pitcher in baseball ever since his breakout, Cy Young award winning […]

Re-signing Kuroda should be a no brainer





New York Yankees Robinson Cano 5
Man, what a weird month July was in Yankeeland.  In the beginning of the month, we all reveled in the Bombers pounding the Red Sox, taking three out of four going into the All Star Break.   Immediately after that embarrassment of a Midsummer Classic, the Yankees took a hard fought […]

Yankees report card for July




Philadelphia Phillies Shane Victorino
I must be a curse or something.  In 2006, I was at Yankee Stadium for the games in which Gary Sheffield, Robinson Cano, and Hideki Matsui suffered significant injuries.   This year, I was at Mariano Rivera’s final game of the season. (Well it better be his last game, at least).  […]

Yankees trade target: Shane Victorino



State Farm Home Run Derby Robinson Cano
Growing up, I thought it was a fact of life that the American League was simply better than the National League every single year, with the senior circuit being a glorified version of Triple-A in a way.   Each July, I watched AL superstars like Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey […]

Thoughts on the All-Star game




yankees-fathers-day 1
First of all, I want to wish all you dads out there a belated happy Fathers Day. I hope your weekend was filled with gifts, friends, beer, and most importantly, Yankees baseball with your children.  I’m only 21 years old, so I am lucky enough to still have a relatively […]

A belated happy Father’s Day