Tag Archives: David Phelps

So what would be Plan B?

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Yankees fans are well aware what Plan A is: attempting to sign Masahiro Tanaka so they would only have one spot to fill in the rotation. Signing Tanaka could be the make it or break it moment of the Yankees offseason.  But we have to think logically here; what if the Yankees don't sign Tanaka? ...

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So what’s next for the Yankees?

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The 2013 offseason started off with a bang as the Yankees signed three of the top free agents on the market: Brian McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran. The Winter Meetings seemed promising for a team that was planning on turning their mediocre season around, but instead of adding players, the Yankees also lost some players. ...

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Yankees 2013 season report card

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With the 2013 season behind us and with no postseason, the only thing left to do is to grade the Yankees (and for them to hope that they get a good grade). Here are the grades I gave to players from highest to lowest: Mariano Rivera: In his final season, Rivera once again dazzled everyone with his ...

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Warren tosses five scoreless innings as Yankees beat Astros 3-2

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In the final series of the 2013 season, the Yankees wanted to end the season on the right foot and the Yankees did just that in a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros Friday night. The Yankees scored all three of their runs in the fourth inning of the game, taking the three runs on a ...

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Yankees bullpen woes continue as they fall 8-4 to Red Sox

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The New York Yankees strongest weapon coming into the 2013 season was the bullpen, known for their shutdown work. But in September, the bullpen seems to be the reason that the Yankees can't find a way to keep leads or ties. The bullpen once again failed the Yankees as they dropped the first game of ...

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Alex Rodriguez suspended 211 games for steroid use

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Major League Baseball announced the 211 game suspension for Alex Rodriguez on Monday for violating the Joint Drug Agreement. A-Rod is appealing the suspension though and will be able to play until the appeal is heard which might not happen until the offseason. There was talk of a lifetime ban from baseball, but MLB obviously backed ...

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Catching you up on what I missed during the 4th of July

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Forgive my absence for the past few days. Every year I typically take a few days off for the Fourth of July off to spend with my family. I find it a good way to get re-energized for the trade deadline which can often be hectic. It can be a slow news week occasionally as ...

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Hughes, Nova, Phelps: Who goes and who stays in the Yankees rotation?

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Let me get this out of the way real quickly, Brian Cashman came right out and said that Ivan Nova is not a threat to Phil Hughes' spot in the Yankees rotation. So even after he pitched a strong game on Sunday, Nova is not taking Hughes' spot from him and with 13 pitchers on the ...

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