Tag Archives: David Phelps

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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Not Again: Granderson to the DL with a broken finger

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The injuries never end with the Yankees this year. Just eight games into his return following a broken forearm, Curtis Granderson will head back to the DL this time after he was hit by a pitch and broke his pinky. The Yankees got Ivan Nova back from the DL earlier in the day and it's almost ...

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Across the AL: Astros’ Lucas Harrell Introduces Himself to Yankees Fans

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Quality players like Lucas Harrell – who find themselves playing quite well albeit on bad, small-market teams in cities where there isn’t much interest in baseball – are easily overlooked by most fans outside of said cities and/or teams.  Especially with pitchers, playing on a team as bad as the Astros have been in recent ...

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The Five Most Memorable Yankees-Rays Games

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Rays-fans are an interesting species within the baseball world.  His hate for the Yankees is so great that he will pay premium prices to see them, then not show up at the “Trop” for the rest of the season. When the Yankees defeat his beloved Rays, its because of the Yankees' huge payroll. When the ...

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Ichiro signing might be more evidence of Yankees front office rift, and lots of notes

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It was a little curious this offseason when after the Yankees refused to offer anybody a multi-year contract and even turned down a reasonable one-year offer from Russell Martin only to see them sign a 39-year-old Ichiro Suzuki to a two-year deal. Sure, Ichiro finished very strong while he was with the Yankees, but in his ...

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