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Yankees’ GM Brian Cashman to rappel down building with Santa.

  Really didn't see this off-season move coming. The Yankees general manager, Brian Cashman, is going to accompany Santa Claus as they rappel down the side of the Landmark Building in Stamford, CT on Sunday. The decent will be 350 ft down, which is 22 floors of the building. Cashman will be the first member of the Yankees ...

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What will the 2011 Opening Day Yankees Look Like?

So many question marks remain for the Yankees this offseason. Will Cliff Lee go for the money in the Bronx, or will he stay close to home and return to Texas? Will Derek Jeter be in a different uniform next season, and if so who is the starting shortstop for the Yankees? Is Andy ...

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What Does 2010 ALCS Loss Mean For 2011 Yankees?

What do the years 2001, 2003, and 2010 all now have in common? They all involve deep playoff runs and subsequent disappointing playoff exits for the New York Yankees. Following the 2001 and 2003 seasons, the Yankees acquired a dynamic hitter and veteran pitcher in each off-season, Jason Giambi and Mike Mussina after '01 and Alex Rodriguez and ...

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R.I.P. Freddy “Sez” Schuman

The longtime Yankees fan known as Freddy "Sez", has passed away at age 85. Commonly known for his inspirational signs at games, along with his frying pan and spoon, Freddy was as much apart of Yankee Stadium as the Bleacher Creatures and will most certainly be missed by everyone. He passed away Sunday afternoon after suffering a heart attack ...

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They Are Who We Thought They Were: Yankees Looking Sharp Heading Into ALCS

The Yankees finally look like the contender we thought they were, and have clearly closed the book on a terrible finish to the regular season. For the second year in a row, the New York Yankees swept aside the Minnesota Twins in the first round of the playoffs and are once again headed back to the ALCS. Many ...

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The Long Journey of Phil Hughes Leading To His Postseason Starting Debut Tonight

Phillip Joseph Hughes, better known simply as Phil Hughes, has had a very tumultuous career thus far and has hurdled many challenges on his way to his postseason starting debut tonight in the Bronx. In high school, Hughes was a first team All-American pitcher, while posting a combined 21-1 record between his Junior and ...

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Dandy Andy: If Pettitte Is Healthy Yankees Should Stick With Three Man Rotation

CC Sabathia, Andy Pettitte, and Phil Hughes make up the Yankees starting rotation for the ALDS, and should for the rest of the postseason as well. Sabathia came to New York as a playoff flop, struggling with both the Indians and Brewers in their recent postseason appearances, but has turned his October career around ...

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Will Robinson Cano’s Big Year Continue In Postseason?

You could make a case for CC Sabathia and possibly Mariano Rivera, but it is clear that Robinson Cano is and has been the MVP of the New York Yankees all year, but will his success at the plate continue when it counts the most, in the playoffs? Cano has always been a ...

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