Category Archives: Editorial

Comparing the likely 25 man rosters of New York and Boston


Catcher Yankees: Brian McCann Red Sox: A.J. Pierzynski  A.J. Pierzynski has proven one thing over the years; for a catcher he can hit. Well, that’s not completely true, he has also proven that he is a less than adequate defensive catcher. Boston was in need of a catcher this offseason though and Pierzynski was available at the right ...

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Yankees bullpen could have homegrown talent this season

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During the offseason, the Yankees spent approximately half a billion dollars to revamp their ball club for the 2014 season. Only one of their acquisitions was for the Yankees bullpen; lefty Matt Thornton. Brian Cashman was adamant the Yankees weren't going to look into the free agent market in order to search for bullpen help, ...

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Should your best hitter bat third in the lineup?

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When Joe Girardi would put his lineup card together in the past, he would tend to pencil in the name 'Robinson Cano'  (the best hitter at the time) in the third spot of the batting order. Many teams follow the tactic of having their most talented players bat third, but many baseball fans tend to ...

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Gardner proves what he learned from Jeter

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Since 2008, Brett Gardner had a front row seat watching Derek Jeter's historical and famed career. He hasn't known Jeter as long as Jeter's closest friends Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte or Jorge Posada have, but Gardner has known Jeter long enough to know wearing the pinstripes is special, and its something every player who gets ...

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Reflecting on Derek Jeter and the Core Four

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I've been a fan of the New York Yankees ever since I was 10 years old. My dad was the one who introduced me to the Yankees, although I became a fan by accident. He was trying to mold my brother into becoming a Yankees fan but my brother became a fan of the Boston ...

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So what’s next for A-Rod?

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On Friday, Alex Rodriguez dismissed his case against Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association, finally accepting his 162-game suspension. So now that Rodriguez is officially slated to come back in 2015--what does he do next? Start Mending Relationships? Rodriguez has all but burned the bridges between Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees ...

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What can the Yankees do with their club going into Spring Training?


It's exactly two weeks from today that pitchers, catchers and injured players report for Spring Training and the Yankees have been quite busy this offseason. They signed Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and the biggest prize of them all, Masahiro Tanaka. They appointed David Robertson the new closer, re-signed Derek Jeter for another year ...

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Are the Yankees contenders or pretenders?

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With Spring Training a little more than a month away, the Yankees have seen some former players slip from their grasp. However, while players have left, some have come and joined the Yankees, making the 2014 season a more promising event than the lackluster 2013 season. But, with the moves that the Yankees have made ...

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