Author Archives: Chris Barca

Yankees report card for July

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 … Continue reading

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Back in the 70’s…the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry

When upset at me, my dad likes to begin every sentence with “Back in the 70’s…”  Back in the 70’s, he was buying his own groceries at 16 years old.  Back in the 70’s, he was working a full time … Continue reading

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Yankees trade target: 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 … Continue reading

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Nova and Hughes the biggest surprises on the Yankees so far

There have been so many surprises in the Bronx this season.   The comeback, the return to form, and the injury to Andy Pettitte are three all rolled into one.  The bullpen has been chock-full of them so far, ranging from … Continue reading

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