Author Archives: Curtis Clark

Kevin Youkilis: A hated Red Sox set for a big season with the Yankees

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Call Kevin Youkilis whatever you’d like, but he’s a Yankee now and for some that is still hard to take. Honestly, I find it hard to accept after he spent the past 10 years as my most hated Red Sox player. I find it a little ironic when I think back to 2008 when friend asked ...

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Farewell Nick Swisher

I’ve always liked Nick Swisher. I’ve had nothing against him. Forget about the postseason struggles, any person with such a positive attitude that can play baseball at a high level is great for any team let alone the Yankees. It’s coming to the point we’ve all seen – his impending free agency. Why I write ...

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5 Reasons why the Yankees WON’T win the World Series

Maybe it’s the practical side, maybe I’m just a pessimist but I don’t think the Yankees will be able to win the World Series this year. Every team in the postseason has flaws and on the eve of a possible one game playoff for the division and subsequently a spot in the Divisional Round, I ...

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American League playoff predictions

The Yankees are in a good position to make the playoffs. Their magic number --to win the AL East-- sits at 13 right now with 14 games left to go. They are a game up on Baltimore and Oakland and four up, in the loss column, on the Los Angeles Angels. With Andy Pettitte and ...

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Top 10 Yankees of color

Major League Baseball was started around 1869. The Civil War had just ended. Slavery had just been abolished. The country wasn’t as diverse as it is today. Major League Baseball was a white male dominated sport. In fact, baseball on the whole has been a widely non-diverse sport. It took until 1947 for baseball to ...

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Top 10 Yankees who are not in the Hall of Fame

Many players come through the Yankee organization and most are average players. Then there are those exceptional few who leave a lasting mark on the franchise and the game of baseball in general. Out of those few, some make the Hall of Fame, others don’t. Most people know who has made the Hall so let’s ...

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The 2012 Baltimore Orioles: It’s better to be lucky than good

The Yankees have problems. They riddled with injuries, aren’t hitting well, and the bullpen, once a strong suit, has looked miserable. The Rays just took a series from the Yankees. To top that all off, the hottest team in baseball happens to be the Orioles. Simply put, the Yankees need some better luck. Perhaps, the ...

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DeWayne Wise or Ichiro? The Yankees Chose Correctly

Over the past two weeks we’ve seen Dewayne Wise do some incredible things with the Chicago White Sox. He’s hit as many home runs in 9 games as he did in his 54 others with the Yankees. He’s hitting a robust .361 with the White Sox and seems to be a nice addition to their ...

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