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Highlights from Cashman’s Press Conference

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman met with reporters today and held a postseason press conference. Here are some highlights: It was Cashman's decision, not Joe Girardi's, to fire pitching coach Dave Eiland and that it had nothing to do with the playoffs. Andy Pettitte and Phil Hughes were swapped in the ALCS rotation because of ...

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Is The Bronx Zoo Returning?

If you followed the Yankees in the latter half of the 20th century, you know why the team earned the title “The Bronx Zoo.” From fights between Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson, to routine managerial firings, to passenger seat managing from George Steinbrenner, the Yankees were an absolute mess. As 2010 comes to a close for ...

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Yankees Fire Pitching Coach Dave Eiland

From Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News via Twitter: Cashman drops a bomb: Dave Eiland will not return as pitching coach. I wish I could say I am surprised by this, but honestly it might be time for a chance at pitching coach. Unlike with hitting coach Kevin Long, there aren't many players that you can ...

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Yankees Notes: Burnett, Eiland, Hughes, A-Rod & Posada

The Yankees are in the desert this week taking on the last place Diamondbacks, but unlike the Orioles this last place team has a bit of fire power in their lineup and they pounced all over AJ Burnett as they lost 10-4. Here are some notes: Rodrigo Lopez now has a 9-8 record with a 5.75 ERA ...

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Yankees Notes: Blue Jays, Burnett, Eiland, Laird, Texeira

The Yankees got their first taste of the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday and lost 6-1. Here are some notes: The Blue Jays have been better than expected this season and Brett Cecil and Jose Bautista showed them why. Cecil went 8 strong innings and Bautista homered twice. We've seen bad AJ Burnett a lot lately. In his last ...

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Some Thoughts on the Fifth Starter Competition

Benjamin Kabak's typically strong post at RAB on Joba Chamberlain and the to-start-or-relieve conundrum, which addresses a John Harper piece at The New York Daily News, spurred some thinking about a couple aspects of the fifth-starter race. I think Kabak did a very good job analyzing that Harper's article didn't prove his own point--that the ...

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Eiland Looking Forward to Pitching Competition

If you were to ask New York Yankees pitching coach Dave Eiland who he thinks will win the 5th spot in the starting rotation this season, you won't find he doesn't have much to say. Eiland recently spoke with the Daily News about the upcoming battle for the Yankees final spot in the pitching rotation. The ...

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