Category Archives: Editorial

Can somebody turn the power on?

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When the Yankees signed Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran during the Yankees offseason, they envisioned their bats would be perfect for the short porch in right field, which could guarantee them at least 20 home runs a season and a drastic power boost from 2013. We're one-third of the way throughout the season and whatever ...

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Plethora of injuries cause Yankees to question their depth

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When the Yankees broke camp in Spring Training, everyone was healthy and ready to prepare for another season of baseball. There wasn't much question about the Yankees depth and the Yankees figured they could plug some holes should one or two injuries arise. We're two months into the season, and the Yankees depth is now ...

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A look at what Chase Whitley has done so far

#492355355 / gettyimages.com Chase Whitley has been in the Yankees organization since he was drafted in the 15th round of the 2010 draft. At the time he was a pitcher/third baseman, but the Yankees selected him as a pitcher due to his strong changeup and ability to toss multiple innings in college. He's pretty much been ...

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Yankees Prospects: The 2017 All Home Grown Yankees

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Last year I made a list of the “2016 All Home Grown Yankees,” and I had a lot of fun doing it. It’s going to be a yearly thing now. Just as a refresher, this is my prediction of the theoretical team the Yankees would put on the field if the front office decided to ...

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Could Yangervis Solarte be the real deal?

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It's no question Yangervis Solarte had a great Spring Training; he was the one who took the backup infielder spot from Eduardo Nunez, who had an inside track on it coming into camp in February. However, ever since the actual season began, Solarte has never stopped hitting. He's been an important piece to the Yankees ...

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Comparing the likely 25 man rosters of New York and Boston

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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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