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A Quick Look at the AL MVP Possibilities

For about a month now Yankees fans have been chanting 'MVP, MVP' during most of Curtis Granderson's at bats and the few fans that haven't gotten behind him as the MVP have turned to Robinson Cano as their favorite for the award. It's safe to say that if it were up to us that one of ...

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A Look at the Yankees Potential Playoff Roster

The Yankees have the luxury of being able to carry 40 players on their active roster for the entire month of September, but come October they are going to have to cut that back to 25. Now the ALDS and potential ALCS rosters are going to be different. For one there could be injuries, but most ...

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Can CC Sabathia Turn it Around Against Boston?

As the Yankees head into Boston there are two big things on my mind, the fact that the Yankees are just 2-8 against the Red Sox this year and that CC Sabathia is the major reason for that at 0-4, 7.20. Now this is not something that has bothered him throughout his career. In 2009 ...

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Discussion: Was the Bunt the Right Decision Last Night?

The Yankees were at one point down 6-0 to the Oakland Athletics last night but battled back to make it 6-3 in the 9th inning. Then with runners on first and second and no outs Yankees manager Joe Girardi called for Derek Jeter to bunt the runners over. He did, two walks, a foul ...

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Which of the Yankees Top Pitching Prospects Should Be Traded?

The trade deadline draws near and it is an exciting time as the Yankees will look to add pieces to the team for the final stretch run. However, for fans of the farm system this can tend to be a scary time of the year as the Yankees are often the ones losing prospects in ...

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Should the Yankees Trade for Hanley Ramirez?

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Upon my initial reflection I'm thinking no to Hanley Ramirez. This is based on the fact that he has a bad attitude, isn't strong defensively, and most importantly Derek Jeter has three years left on his deal. But when Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post wrote this morning that the Marlins should trade ...

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Discussion: Posada has 7 Hits and 5 Home Runs

New York Yankees Jorge Posada

I don't quite understand it, but despite a slow start that sees Jorge Posada batting just .189 he is leading the American League with five home runs and is still a threat whenever he is at the plate. He's not going to do it, but he's on pace to hit 80 home runs while hitting ...

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Yankees Told Wood & Jenks They Wouldn’t Pay for Expensive Setup-men

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Via Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated: Folks familiar with the situation say [Yankees general manager Brian Cashman] felt obligated to make that admission [that he didn't want Rafael Soriano] because 1) he had told the press the Yankees weren't signing Soriano, and 2) he told Kerry Wood the Yankees weren't paying $7 mil for ...

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