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The greatest Derek Jeter story ever

Derek Jeter is a lot of things, one of the best shortstops of all time, a sure fire Hall of Famer, and a World Champion among many other things. One thing he isn't though is interesting. Jeter gives some of the most boring, cliche filled interviews in all of sports. Don't get me wrong, it's part ...

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Read: the Yankees 2012 plans for Jesus Montero

This is from last week, but with the Winter Meetings it got overlooked. Anyway, Erik Boland of Newsday spoke with Yankees manager Joe Girardi last Wednesday and got some tentative plans out of the manager for rookie Jesus Montero. Here are the bullet points: Montero will not be guaranteed a roster spot, but the Yankees are planning ...

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Read: Dale Sveum’s Yankees Connection

Most Yankees fans don't remember Dale Sveum. Heck, I barely remember him and I must have watched somewhere around 90 percent of the Yankee games the year he donned the Pinstripes. He did play for them though, on that amazing 1998 squad, he played in just 30 games at first and third base posting a terrible ...

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Read: Yankees Cano was never much of a prospect

In an article that is hidden behind ESPN Insider's pay-wall, Kevin Goldstein discusses what kind of prospect, or non-prospect Robinson Cano was as a youngster. We've known that the Yankees tried to trade him quite a few times, most notable is the deal that would have had him included in the Alex Rodriguez trade. However this ...

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Yankees are Fans of Granderson’s Debatable Defense

Curtis Granderson made two plays last night that may have saved the Yankees season, but much like his defense in general, people were split on exactly how good the plays were. The play in the 6th inning was just amazing, there isn't much debate on that. However, there was a play in the 1st inning that ...

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Read: It was more luck than skill for AJ Burnett last night

Today has been a weird day. Everybody is coming out of the woodwork saying that they always knew A.J. Burnett was going to pitch a good and a few people seem to think that this justifies him getting a spot in the rotation throughout the rest of the playoffs. However, Burnett was a lot luckier than ...

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Yankees Prospect Gary Sanchez Ranked 14th in Sally

One of the Yankees younger top prospects, Gary Sanchez, had an up and down season that included a brief demotion for behavioral issues and a season ending thumb injury, but it was good enough to land him on Baseball America's Top 20 Prospects of the South Atlantic League list at no. 14. Sanchez, 18, finished ...

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Burnett is One of the Wildest Pitchers in History

The all-time record for wild pitches stands at 30 by Red Ames of the New York Giants back in 1905. A.J. Burnett currently leads the majors with 20 wild pitches. Why is this significant? Because pitchers back then threw a lot more innings than they do today so percentage-wise Burnett is one of the wildest ...

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