Category Archives: Editorial

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

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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 ...

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What do the Yankees need to do to become contenders?

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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Who could the Yankees acquire before the trade deadline?

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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Were there any All-Star game snubs?

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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 ...

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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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