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Did the Yankees Give Up on Ian Kennedy To Soon?

The Yankees drafted Ian Kennedy in the first round of the 2006 draft and by the end of the 2007 season he not only pitching in the majors, but over three starts he was pitching brilliantly. He pitched so well in fact that it earned him a spot in the 2008 rotation coming out of spring ...

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Former Yankees in Pictures

I was checking some new pictures of former Yankees. They look pretty weird so I thought I'd pass them along. Apparently the Yankees were keeping a lot of players from growing facial hair, especially Jason Giambi. We've got Johnny Damon in a Detroit Tigers uniform: Austin Jackson in a Detroit Tigers uniform (I like Granderson, but it ...

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Assessing the 2009 Yankees Rotation in Historical, Championship Perspective

Peter Menking has done a terrific job breaking down the current rotation, including today’s post on Joba Chamberlain, to provide readers with a good glimpse into what they may expect from a strong 2010 rotation. In turn, I figured a look back at last year’s championship staff would allow a worthwhile comparison between last ...

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Tell Us What You Think of the Granderson Trade


As you've probably heard by now the Yankees have traded Austin Jackson, Ian Kennedy, and Phil Coke for Curtis Granderson. Whether or not this is a good deal we can not say for sure until the three prospects the Yankees dealt reach, or fail to reach, their potential. That hasn't stopped everyone from having an ...

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Proposed 3-Way Granderson Trade and Other Thoughts

First is the reported three team trade being discussed by the Diamondbacks, Tigers, and our Yankees. The basics of the deal include the Yankees losing Ian Kennedy, Mike Dunn, Phil Coke, and Austin Jackson. The Yankees would get centerfielder Curtis Granderson from the Tigers and two prospects from the Diamondbacks. The D-Backs would get Edwin ...

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Yankees Involved in Three Way Trade Rumors


According to Jon Paul Morosi and Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Yankees spent a good amount of time yesterday discussing a three team deal that net them outfielder Curtis Granderson, but would force them to give up outfielder Austin Jackson, right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy, and lefties Phil Coke and Michael Dunn. The other two teams ...

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Ian Kennedy Happy with AFL Performance

Ian Kennedy was once as highly touted a prospect as Phil Hughes and Joba Chamberlain, but injuries derailed his 2009 season and he was left off the ride as the Yankees went on to win the World Series, but he has been making up for lost time pitching in the Arizona Fall League and as ...

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Welcome Back, Ian!


Ian Kennedy returned yesterday in the 8th inning versus the Angels. It was anything but an easy inning, as Kennedy loaded the bases with an HBP and two walks. Kennedy also recorded a strikeout. The result was ultimately positive as he allowed no runs, recording the final out on a pop up to Freddy Guzman. ...

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