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2010 Potential Call-Ups: Kevin Whelan

A hard-throwing righty, Kevin Whelan began his professional career in the Detroit Tigers organization. Drafted in the fourth round of the 2005 draft, the Texas A & M product and college catcher was sent to the Yankees with pitchers Anthony … Continue reading

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Spring Training Tidbits

Jesus Montero apparently clubbed a monstrous homer off the “M” on the sign for the George M. Steinbrenner field in Tampa yesterday during batting practice, leaving most bystanders agape and impressed. Montero, however, downplayed the tater, stating that it was … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Fifth Starter Competition

Benjamin Kabak‘s typically strong post at RAB on Joba Chamberlain and the to-start-or-relieve conundrum, which addresses a John Harper piece at The New York Daily News, spurred some thinking about a couple aspects of the fifth-starter race. I think Kabak … Continue reading

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The Great One's Guide to Better Living–and Cooperstown

(hat tip to regular reader Michael Fierman to drawing my attention to this) Inspired by Buster Olney‘s blog at, iYankees has a post worth seeing as well as discussing here. In it, Mariano Rivera has his own list of … Continue reading

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