Category Archives: Editorial

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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What do the Yankees have to do to win the AL East in 2015?

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The Yankees had so many injuries and offensive woes which ultimately cost then a chance at the AL East crown in 2014, but believe it or not, the Yankees do have a chance at the AL East crown in 2015--well in reality, everyone in the AL East has a chance at the AL East crown ...

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Who should be the next Yankees Captain?

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In their history, the Yankees have had their leaders, and the Yankees have had their captains. The most recent captain was a player we've seen on the field for the last 20 years, his name being Derek Jeter. With Jeter's retirement, the Yankees are without a captain leading them in their quest to "Chase for 28". ...

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