Category Archives: Series Preview

Series Preview: Yankees at Athletics

Arod and Reggie in Oakland

After a strong showing against the Texas Rangers this past weekend in the Bronx, the New York Yankees are on the road to play six games against other AL West opponents.  The first three games come against a young Oakland team with great starting pitching. The Athletics have an American League leading 2.90 ERA, which is ...

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Series Preview: Yankees vs. Angels

Yankee Stadium - Opening Week 2010

After starting the season with back to back tough road matchups against AL East foes, the New York Yankees (4-2) are set to open the 2010 baseball season at home against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2-5) on Tuesday. The Stadium will be pulling out all the stops, as the World Series rings will ...

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Series Preview 4/9: Yankees vs. Rays

Fresh off taking the opening series against the Red Sox, the Yankees (2-1) are going to face the Tampa Bay Rays (2-1) at Tropicana Field. The main storyline of this game is the return of Javier Vazquez. Many fans remember his terrible 2nd half in 2004 and thought that he simply was not meant to ...

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Highlighting the 2010 Schedule

As we look at the Yankees' 2010 schedule, there really are no very easy stretches at any point this season. First, we'll look at it by month, then by important series' and dates. Schedule by Month: The Yanks open up the season seeing 15 road games and only 7 home games. It's possibly the toughest part of ...

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ALCS Preview: Part I

So far, we know the times of all seven games, and now we know the starting pitchers for the first three and most likely the fourth. Here they are (via Sam Borden): Game Angels starters Yankees starters Game 1 (@NY) John Lackey (11-8, 3.83) CC Sabathia (19-8, 3.37) Game 2 (@NY) Joe Saunders (16-7, 4.60) A.J. Burnett (13-9, 4.04) Game 3 (@LA) Jered Weaver (16-8, 3.75) Andy Pettitte ...

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ALCS Preview Part III: Hitting

The American League Championship Series features two of the most feared lineups in all of baseball. Both teams have a lot of depth, power and speed. Good pitching always beats good hitting, but it doesn’t always beat great hitting. We shall see as the series progresses. Here’s the comparison of four offensive categories on the season ...

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ALCS Preview Part II: Pitching

The Yankees and Angels have two of the top staffs in the league. The Yanks will most likely be using a three-man rotation — weather permitting — while the Angels have opted for a four-man rotation. A rainout tonight or tomorrow would force the Yankees to use their fourth starter (whoever that might be) because of ...

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Angels ALCS Rotation

The showdown between the Yankees and Angels in the 2009 American League Championship Series starts this Friday night in Yankee Stadium. The Yankees have not announced their series rotation yet beyond CC Sabathia, but the Angels announced theirs today. Angels rotation: Game 1, Friday Oct. 16: John Lackey Game 2, Saturday Oct. 17: Joe Saunders Game 3, Monday Oct. ...

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