Category Archives: Editorial

Yankees 2014-15 Offseason in Review

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Last offseason, the Yankees spent nearly $500 Million to boost the offense (Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran) and the rotation (Masahiro Tanaka). However, this offseason they took a more economical approach, an approach that had fans questioning whether this was George Steinbrenner's Yankees or the economical Yankees. Believe it or not, this offseason was ...

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Yankees head to Bradenton to take on Pittsburgh Pirates

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After a 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field, the Yankees are boarding a bus and taking a 50 minute drive to Bradenton, where they'll face the Pittsburgh Pirates in a Spring Training match-up. Esmil Rogers is slated to start for the Yankees and Francisco Liriano takes the hill for the ...

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The Good and the Bad from today’s game

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Today was without a doubt an eventful day for Alex Rodriguez. He shook off his nerves, had three at-bats and had a productive game. But today's game wasn't just about Rodriguez. There were so many things to take away from this game, good and bad. So let's go back and discuss all the good and ...

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Getting to know the Major League roster–with stats

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The New York Yankees released their 2015 New York Yankees Media Guide today and after getting my copy, I skimmed through and found some interesting stats on the players locked to make the 25-man roster. So I decided to share the stats I found the most interesting in the media guide. Who knows, one of ...

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Random thoughts going into tomorrow’s Spring opener

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The Yankees are playing an intrasquad game today in preparation for their Grapefruit League opener tomorrow. It would be the first "baseball game" the Yankees have played since last September, and for Alex Rodriguez, it would be the first game he's played in almost two years. As the games begin tomorrow, I had some thoughts ...

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Yankees want Didi Gregorius to play like himself–not like Derek Jeter

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Since position players reported to camp on Wednesday, the focus had been on Alex Rodriguez. In fact, all of the attention had been on Rodriguez after he returned from a year long suspension for his involvement in a steroids scandal. But with games beginning on Tuesday, the attention will shift to Didi Gregorius, who will ...

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Four things to watch out for as Spring Training games begin next week

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Yankees Spring Training games begin on Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m (if you have MLB.TV), and while baseball is in the air, the Yankees still need to find answers to glaring questions. So with baseball games beginning next week, what are the four things we should watch out for during Spring Training games? 1. Can Alex ...

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Could Joe Girardi end up in the hot seat if 2015 goes awry?

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Over the last two seasons, the Yankees have been a disappointment. They missed the postseason for two years in a row and witnessed legends hanging up their cleats for the final time in their legendary Hall-of-Fame careers. But lost in the two back-to-back seasons where the Yankees didn't make the postseason was Joe Girardi's impressive ...

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