Category Archives: Editorial

Yankees got a discount with Brett Gardner

Brett+Gardner+New+York+Yankees+v+Oakland+Athletics+2bXe5aymG8yl

When the Yankees signed Brett Gardner to a four-year $52 Million extension in February, I was pleasantly surprised Gardner decided to avoid free agency and gave his current employers a discount. I was also surprised the Yankees committed to Gardner for the next five years (2014 included) when they had just signed Jacoby Ellsbury to ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Seven completely random Yankees questions

mark-teixeira

Whenever there's a Yankees off-day, I usually skim around the internet and either read or watch things that have to do with the Yankees. Today, I stumbled upon an article from the Wall Street Journal that tends to happen every year. Yankees players were asked a variety of questions that had to deal with certain ...

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

What 6 story-lines will develop in the Yankees second half?

Derek+Jeter+Gatorade+Star+Workout+Day+RPoHBfIZ1sUl

In the first half of the season, the Yankees main story-lines have been about Derek Jeter, Masahiro Tanaka, the multiple injuries surrounding the team and the inconsistency of the lineup. With the first half behind us, let's take a look at some story-lines that are still recurring in the second half of the season, as ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

What do the Yankees need to do to become contenders?

Dellin Betances

There are 68 games left of the 2014 season, and the Yankees are in between on the "contender/pretender" scale. They have a chance to make a postseason run, but with them at the .500 mark to begin the second half of the season, the Yankees need to improve before they can even think about trying to ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , | 17 Comments

Despite troubles, Yankees could still find a way to win AL East

Derek Jeter 22

The Yankees have played mediocre baseball throughout the first half of the season, but they have one thing going for them as they prepare for the second half of the season: The entire American League East has flaws. The Baltimore Orioles don't have a true ace in their rotation, the Toronto Blue Jays are missing ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Who could the Yankees acquire before the trade deadline?

Cliff+Lee+Cincinnati+Reds+v+Philadelphia+Phillies+76QTM-pc_Sfl

With the injury to Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees rotation is in dire need of help. Brian Cashman said the Yankees are looking to be aggressive during the trade deadline and there are a few names that are reportedly on the trading block. Here are a few names I compiled that could be a fit for ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Does Derek Jeter deserve to go to the All-Star game?

Derek Jeter 20

There's no question Derek Jeter is a Hall-of-Fame player. There's no question Derek Jeter is The Captain of the Yankees. And of course, there's no question Derek Jeter has won five World Series rings during his tenure with the Bronx Bombers. With this being Jeter's last season, it would make sense for him to go ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Were there any All-Star game snubs?

Brett+Gardner+New+York+Mets+v+New+York+Yankees+-oTZKGGXf9Ql

Yesterday, Major League Baseball announced the players going to Minnesota for the All-Star game on July 15th, and while every player who has performed well can't make the roster, there was still the occasional snub here and there. That saying goes for some of the Yankees on the team. Sure, the Yankees as a team ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , | 12 Comments