Category Archives: Editorial

Gardner proves what he learned from Jeter

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Since 2008, Brett Gardner had a front row seat watching Derek Jeter's historical and famed career. He hasn't known Jeter as long as Jeter's closest friends Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte or Jorge Posada have, but Gardner has known Jeter long enough to know wearing the pinstripes is special, and its something every player who gets ...

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Reflecting on Derek Jeter and the Core Four

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I've been a fan of the New York Yankees ever since I was 10 years old. My dad was the one who introduced me to the Yankees, although I became a fan by accident. He was trying to mold my brother into becoming a Yankees fan but my brother became a fan of the Boston ...

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So what’s next for A-Rod?

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On Friday, Alex Rodriguez dismissed his case against Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association, finally accepting his 162-game suspension. So now that Rodriguez is officially slated to come back in 2015--what does he do next? Start Mending Relationships? Rodriguez has all but burned the bridges between Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees ...

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What can the Yankees do with their club going into Spring Training?


It's exactly two weeks from today that pitchers, catchers and injured players report for Spring Training and the Yankees have been quite busy this offseason. They signed Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and the biggest prize of them all, Masahiro Tanaka. They appointed David Robertson the new closer, re-signed Derek Jeter for another year ...

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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


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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