Category Archives: Editorial

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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So what would be Plan B?

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Yankees fans are well aware what Plan A is: attempting to sign Masahiro Tanaka so they would only have one spot to fill in the rotation. Signing Tanaka could be the make it or break it moment of the Yankees offseason.  But we have to think logically here; what if the Yankees don't sign Tanaka? ...

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Should the Yankees consider signing Brett Gardner to an extension?

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It's not a secret that the New York Yankees place a high value on Brett Gardner. They've had nothing but nice things to say about the center fielder over the seasons and have acknowledged time and time again that they wouldn't trade Gardner for just anyone. But with Gardner a free agent next season, should ...

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Gardner for Jackson: If it’s true, let it be done

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There have been several rumors stemming from a tweet by Peter Gammons that the Yankees could be looking to swap Brett Gardner for former prospect and now Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson. As with any rumor, take this one with a grain of the tiniest salt imaginable. When you investigate a bit further though, ...

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Judging Brett Gardner trade proposals

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Since Brett Gardner is one of the biggest topics on the Yankees, I thought I would try a small exercise involving Gardner. On Twitter, I asked Yankees fans to come up with trade proposals involving Brett Gardner. I'll list the trade proposal and then I'll give my take on whether it would be a deal the Yankees ...

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My reaction to the Ellsbury signing: “W…T…F…!?!?!”

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I am not one to use emoticons and abbreviations on the internet, but this one really baffles me. According to many sources the Yankees have signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven year, $153 million dollar contract. On the other hand, the Yankees are completely unwilling to give the best second baseman, both offensively and defensively, ...

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Is it time for the Yankees to move on from Robinson Cano?

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The Yankees reportedly met with Robinson Cano's agents yesterday afternoon, but according to ESPN New York there was still a "significant gap" between the two parties. With Cano obviously not changing his contract demands, could it possibly be time for the Yankees to move on from Robinson Cano and go elsewhere? The Yankees have to realize ...

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Yankees Signing McCann is a first step in the right direction

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The Yankees have finally signed a catcher, Brian McCann of the Braves, and landed him on a five-year, $85 million deal. It's easily the largest deal the Yankees have made since they signed CC Sabathia to an extension way back in 2011. It doesn't mean that we have to forget about the year the Yankees decided to go ...

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