Author Archives: Elizabeth Finn

Nix, Stewart, and D-Rob shine as the Yankees struggle

It’s no secret that the Yankees are struggling. Their once over-achieving lineup, cobbled together out of necessity, not desire, has gone cold. Their starting pitching, once strong enough to sustain paltry offensive handouts, seems unable to hold its own leads. … Continue reading

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Current Yankees team hoping for some of that 96 Magic

The mood leading up to Opening Day was uneasy.  The offseason had been full of second-guessing and unorthodox moves.  The all-star catcher had been allowed to walk in favor of a light-hitting backstop.  A former slugger looking to prove he … Continue reading

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Chien-Ming Wang looking for one last shot with the Yankees

It happened in Houston when he was rounding third. He knew it. Third base coach Bobby Meacham knew it. There was a “pop”–an athlete’s nightmare sound–and a stutter-step, and before the 2008 Yankees could celebrate their widening sixth-inning lead over the … Continue reading

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Cano at short and Cervelli at second? A look at the Yankees infield depth

It was a surreal and unsettling sight on the Yankee Stadium infield Saturday afternoon when the Bombers came out for the top of the 9th. Their infield depth stripped to the bone with Eduardo Nunez again victim of a hit-by-pitch … Continue reading

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