Category Archives: Editorial

Yankees need to find their way back to October

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The last time the New York Yankees played October baseball, terrible things happened. Derek Jeter broke his ankle, the team as a whole hit .157 which was second worst average to all 172 teams that competed in the ALCS since 1969 and Alex Rodriguez had to be benched because he was a strikeout machine. All those things resulted ...

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Burning questions for the 2015 starting rotation

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I've noticed within the last few weeks I've been focusing on the Yankees offense and in the bullpen (notably David Robertson). So I thought I would take time this morning to address the starting rotation for the upcoming 2015 season. With the 2015 rotation, there is a lot of uncertainty, there are spots that need ...

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With Alex Rodriguez a Wild Card at third base, Yankees need to retain Chase Headley

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Alex Rodriguez is returning to the Yankees next season and many fans expect him to play third base. However, Rodriguez returning to third base doesn't seem as definitive as we all thought. Both Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi were hesitant to immediately place Rodriguez at third base, especially since he hadn't played at the position ...

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What do the position players need to work on?

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We all know the Yankees have a lot of work to do this offseason, but not just in the department where they need to acquire free agent players to bolster the roster. The players currently on the team all have flaws they need to work on and once they overcome those flaws, it's possible the Yankees ...

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Letting Robertson go could start a (bad) chain reaction

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The Yankees have plenty of things to do this offseason and one of the first things they should focus on is re-signing their homegrown closer David Robertson to a contract. Now, there are fans that want Brian Cashman to offer Robertson a qualifying offer and try to pursue him should he turn down the offer ...

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Which former Yankees would make great hitting coaches?

Jorge Posada

The New York Yankees fired their hitting coach Kevin Long after eight seasons in the organization yesterday afternoon and while the Yankees freed up a spot at the position, they now need to find someone else to replace Long. So, who could it be? I thought it would be interesting based on observation to play ...

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Is Stephen Drew the (new) answer to shortstop

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J.J. Hardy was probably the most logical fit for the Yankees, which would have meant Stephen Drew wouldn't of had a snowballs chance to be considered for the shortstop position next season. However, plans do change. The Baltimore Orioles signed Hardy to a three-year, $40 Million deal with an option for 2018 and in a thin ...

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Yankees have decisions to make this offseason

Francisco Cervelli

As the offseason begins for the New York Yankees, there's plenty the Yankees have to do before Spring Training next year. Along with signing players and trying to obtain key pieces, they also have to make plenty of decisions. But what kind of decisions do the Yankees have to make before reporting to Spring Training ...

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