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Throwback: Andy Pettitte gets the win in 1996 snowy home opener

The weather outside is frightful--because there's a blizzard in New York City. So I figured it was the perfect time to post a video of it snowing during a baseball game. Everyone remembers the 1996 home opener against the Kansas City Royals when Andy Pettitte was on the mound and the Yankees won, but this game ...

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Top 10 Yankees under Joe Torre and Joe Girardi ranked by WAR

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There are many ways to determine how valuable a player is to a team. You could judge by home runs, RBI's, OBP or slugging percentage. But one of the surefire ways to determine how valuable a player is, is by their WAR (Wins Above Replacement). Of course, WAR isn't perfect and old school baseball analysts ...

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Andy Pettitte advises Alex Rodriguez to “get everything out”

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Andy Pettitte knows what it feels like to be caught using performance enhancing drugs. Sure, the reason he used them was a completely different reason from how Alex Rodriguez used them, but the feeling of being caught has been there for the both of them. The same situation, but with different outcomes; Andy Pettitte admitted ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Derek Jeter’s 100% certain about retirement

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We all remember the time Andy Pettitte retired only to return to the Yankees after taking a season off...only to retire again. It was a roller-coaster ride that was enjoyed by Yankees fans until the ride came to the end. If you were hoping Derek Jeter would follow his Core Four teammate on the same ...

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Masahiro Tanaka off to “so-so” start

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If you're a Yankee fan, you would think Masahiro Tanaka is by far the best Yankees pitcher in the rotation; I surely believe so. However, if you ask Tanaka how he believes he's doing so far, he'd say he's doing "so-so". So-so? A pitcher with a 3-0 record and a 2.27 ERA is doing so-so ...

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Derek Jeter honored in Houston for first stop of Farewell Tour

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We've seen this with Mariano Rivera and now we're going to see it with Derek Jeter. Last night, the Houston Astros honored Jeter in a two minute ceremony, giving him a cowboy hat, pinstriped cowboy boots and golf clubs. Jeter shook hands, watched an honorary video montage and got back to his routine before the ...

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Yankees unveil Opening Day lineup

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Joe Girardi announced the 2014 Opening Day Lineup during today's Yankees workout session and this is how it will look on tomorrow night's lineup card: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran RF Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano DH Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B CC Sabathia P Just for kicks (and to make a comparison), here's last year's Opening Day lineup: Brett Gardner CF Eduardo Nunez SS Robinson Cano 2B Kevin Youkilis 1B Vernon Wells LF Ben Francisco DH Ichiro ...

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