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Yankees 2011 Season in Review: Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon hadn't pitched a full season in the majors since 2005, but that didn't stop the Yankees from extending a non-guaranteed offer to him after he pitched well in the Winter Leagues while playing for manager Tony Pena. EXPECTATIONS: It's safe to say that nobody expected much from Colon. Even though he pitched well in ...

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10 Free Agent Pitchers the Yankees Could Sign

I've done this before and it was pretty popular and the Yankees are once again in the market for starting pitching so I've identified 10 starting pitchers that are on the free agent market that they could be interested in signing. Yu Darvish (Rangers won exclusive negotiating rights)- He seems to be the favorite of some. ...

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Jorge Posada and 7 More Yankees Become Free Agents

The Yankees had eight players file for free agency today. Those players are Luis Ayala, Eric Chavez, Bartolo Colon, Freddy Garcia, Andruw Jones, Damaso Marte, Sergio Mitre, and Jorge Posada. Of these players, Marte is definitely not coming back. Posada is also likely to retire and it is hard to imagine Mitre comes back. The Yankees ...

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Why Bartolo Colon is Just Not the Same Anymore

The last time Bartolo Colon was effective was way back in 2005, so when he showed up to the Yankees and surrendered four runs in his first two innings this season most of us wondered how he could possibly help the Yankees in 2011. A funny thing happened though. After that first game against those first ...

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A Look at the Yankees Potential Playoff Roster

The Yankees have the luxury of being able to carry 40 players on their active roster for the entire month of September, but come October they are going to have to cut that back to 25. Now the ALDS and potential ALCS rosters are going to be different. For one there could be injuries, but most ...

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Catching Up with the Yankees After Hurricane Irene

Swisher, Granderson, Gardner

Had a busy weekend thanks at least in part to Hurricane Irene, or Tropical Storm Irene, so I thought I would put up a quick post today to try to catch us up on everything that happened over the weekend. The Yankees were scheduled to play 5 games over the weekend and actually played 3, dropping ...

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Bartolo Colon Abandoned His 2-Seamer Last Night

Nobody expected what the Yankees got out of Bartolo Colon in the first half of the season, nobody not even the Yankees. What they got out of him was two full months of brilliance. No he was not ace-like, but he was a phenomenal no. 2 starter. He did that mostly with a two-seam fastball ...

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Yankees Once Again Facing Rotation Decision

The Yankees foolishly sent Ivan Nova down to the minors in July only to recall him a few weeks later when they realized that he needed to be in their starting rotation. Since the end of July when he was recalled the Yankees have mostly gone with a 6-man rotation. They don't want to stick ...

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