Author Archives: Lucas Weick

Yankees Offense and Pitching Could Use Some Help From The Farm

The Yankees had to overcome a five run deficit last night to beat the Texas Rangers after Javier Vazquez's poor start, a start he shouldn't have even made. Javy's pitches topped out at about 85 mph last night, which is not good enough to get major league hitters out, let alone the heavy hitting Texas Rangers. Apparently ...

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Yankees and Rangers Position Themselves For Playoffs, Possible ALCS Matchup?

Cliff Lee, Lance Berkman, Jorge Cantu, Austin Kearns, Bengie Molina, Kerry Wood, Cristian Guzman. All players that are now wearing either a Texas Rangers Jersey or Yankee pinstripes now, as the smell of October baseball grows stronger with each passing day. The perennial American League juggernaut Yankees was active as usual this year ...

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See Ya Lee: Yankees Should Turn Attention To Roy Oswalt Now

With Cliff Lee off the trade market, the Yankees should now look at adding the next best pitcher available, Roy Oswalt. The Yankees looked like they were ready to land Lee today, some even called the deal imminent, but trade talks between the Yankees and Mariners fell apart after Seattle questioned David Adams health ...

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Slump Busters: Teixeira and A-Rod Heating Up For The New York Yankees

It has been a sub par year for several Yankees in 2010 so far, but two major weapons for the Bronx Bombers are starting to return to form. Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira have had a fantastic past couple of weeks and are showing glimpses of their former selves. A-Rod had been driving in runs, but ...

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“This One’s For You Boss.” George Steinbrenner, A Man All About Winning

From his head scratching organizational moves to a main character on Seinfeld, George Steinbrenner is a man who will do whatever it takes to win it all. Since taking over the Yankees in 1973, the team has won 11 pennants and seven World Series titles.  That might not seem like much, but Steinbrenner ...

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Trade Options for the New York Yankees as July 31st Draws Near

The Yankees, Red Sox , and Rays have nearly come to a stand still in the fight for the AL East crown, and likely the best record in baseball. So who is going to come out ahead? Well, it is likely that the team that makes the best acquisitions is going to end up on top, ...

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Several Current Free Agents That Could Help The Yankees Bench

As usual, there have been a lot of rumors that continue to swirl around the Yankees as the trade deadline approaches in July. However, the Yankees might not have to trade anything to add depth to their bench because there are some very talented free agents available that could get the job done just as easily ...

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Let The Criticism Begin: Hughes Gets Batted Around After Skipped Start

The "Phil Hughes Rules" have claimed their first start, which would have been last Friday. Those same rules have also claimed their first loss. The Seattle Mariners are among the worst teams in the Majors in terms of offense, and with Phil Hughes on the mound, with a 10-1 record, the game would appear to be a ...

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