Author Archives: Lucas Weick

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Big Series For the Yankees and Their Success in the Playoffs

Yankees vs. Red Sox, the most storied and greatest rivalry in sports will have a little less meaning this time around because of Boston's injury plagued season that has left them on the brink of elimination, but it still is a must win series for the Bronx Bombers. The Red Sox are going to be on the outside ...

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The Experience of The Core Four Will Prove Invaluable In The Playoffs For The Yankees

There has never been a more successful quartet of players than Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, and Jorge Posada who have won a combined 19 World Series together. What makes this foursome so special is that they have won those rings on the same team they all came up with, the ...

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Let The Good Times Roll: Yankees Win Eighth Straight, Hottest Team In The Majors

The Yankees won their eighth consecutive game today against the TorontoBlue Jays, and are the hottest team in baseball as the stretch run begins. Javy Vazquez was less than stellar in his return to the starting rotation today, giving up five runs in four and two thirds innings pitched, the Blue Jays also slugged two home ...

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Back In The New York Groove: Yankees Finally Win First Series In August

The Yankees concluded a four game series against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, winning 11-5, and thus winning their first series in the month of August. Phil Hughes looked shaky early on, surrendering a two run home run to Miguel Cabrera in the first inning, but that would be all the damage he would allow, ...

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The Yankees Need To Call Up Ivan Nova, Now!

After witnessing yet another poor start by Javier Vazquez on Monday, I believe that it is about time to call upon the services of 23 year old Ivan Nova. As you may, or may not know Vazquez is going through a stretch of dead arm right now, which is severely limiting his velocity on pitches, topping ...

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Tigers Vs. Yankees: A Must Win For New York

The Yankees open up a four game series against the Detroit Tigers tonight, a series that the Yankees desperately need to win. Coming off of a 3-3 road trip, where they came from behind to beat Cliff Lee and the AL West leading Rangers on Wednesday, and yet got shut out 1-0 by the lowly Kansas ...

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A-Rod’s Big Night Puts Him Right Back Into The MVP Race

With three home runs and five RBI in Saturday night's game against the Royals, A-Rod has put himself right into the middle of the American League MVP race this year. A-Rod smacked his first home run of the night in the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie, giving the Yanks a 2-1 lead, it was also ...

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Graig Nettles: The Forgotten Yankee Captain

When the Yankees acquired Graig Nettles in a trade with the Cleveland Indians, they had no idea of how good a player they were getting. Coming in at 6'0" 180 lbs, Nettles was hardly a player you would expect to have nearly 400 career home runs. Nevertheless, by the time he retired he held the record ...

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