Author Archives: Stephen Crociata

Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx Hitting Yankees Hard


Photo by: Walter Iooss, Jr. / SI The above picture is the cover of the May 3, 2010 issue of Sports Illustrated where columnist Tom Verducci sat down with the core four and chatted with them over lunch (it was the first time the four of them where together without a bunch of other teammates). Everyone ...

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Vazquez Start vs BoSox will be Skipped; Next Start 5/10 vs Tigers


Well the expected is now official as Joe Girardi said before Monday nights game vs Baltimore that Javier Vazquez will not pitch in the upcoming weekend series at Fenway Park. Girardi's exact words were "We'll give him a couple days to catch his breath" and apparently Javy asked the Yankee skipper to not change the ...

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ChiSox @ Yankees Series Recap: Brought to You by BBD The Show

Derek Jeter 4/30/10

Game One: The Derek Jeter Show White Sox 4 Yankees 6 W: Aceves L: Thornton Sv: Rivera The first game of the series didn't start the way the Yankees envisioned as the preview for the series said a sweep seemed possible, but after the top of the 1st that was already in doubt. With two on in the ...

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What if the Texas Rangers had picked Robinson Cano?

On February 16, 2004 the Texas Rangers traded the 2003 AL MVP, Alex Rodriguez, to the New York Yankees for Alfonso Soriano and a player to be named later. The Yankees reportedly gave the Rangers a list of minor leaguers and they were told to select one. The Rangers made their decision, and on April ...

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Curtis Granderson Likely Out 4-6 Weeks

The official word came out tonight on Curtis Granderson's injury suffered in the Yankees 7-6 loss to the White Sox Sunday afternoon and it is a Grade II strain to his left groin. Curtis has been placed on the 15 Day DL but the usual time table for this type of injury is 4-6 weeks. No ...

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What Do Early Struggles/Success Mean for Teixeira and Cano?

Early in the Yankees season the two biggest stories in the Bronx have been the April struggles of Mark Teixeira, again, and the hot start by the Yankees new number five hitter in the order, Robinson Cano. Last season both players had similar starts to their seasons but what do these starts mean for them ...

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Game 20: Robinson Cano Continues Masterful April; Yanks top Os 8-3

Robinson Cano

The Yankees may only be 3-4 in their last 7 games but it's definitely not due to a lack of production in the five hole. Robinson Cano is 14-18 in his last 7 games with 2 HR and 5 RBI, one of those HRs coming in last nights victory in game two verse Balitmore. Cano's ...

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NY Yankees @ LA Angels of Anaheim Series Recap: Yanks Drop 1st Series of Season.

LAA: Morales

Game One Yankees 4 Angels 6 W: Rodney L: Chamberlain Sv: Fuentes The first game of the season was plagued by bad moves made by Joe Girardi, covered in an article by Rob: \"Girardi’s Moves Cost Yankees the Game\". In the end there were more inconsistencies shown by Joba Chamberlain and a game winning home run by Kendry Morales, ...

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