Tag Archives: Phil Coke

Across the AL: Opening Day Recap


The date is April 2, 2013, which means Opening Day has come and gone.  The 2013 Major League Baseball season has finally begun and is already off to an exciting start.  To lessen the blow of the rival Red Sox defeating the Yankees, 8-2, this article will not even mention the soon-to-be-forgotten game any more ...

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Re-Visiting the Curtis Granderson Trade

The Yankees were fresh off their first World Series victory in about 10 years when general manager Brian Cashman shook up the team a bit by trading for center fielder Curtis Granderson. It was a bit of a controversial move as Granderson seemed to be on a downward trend in his career while the Yankees gave ...

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Hit and Run: Yanks Not Mad at A-Rod, Coke Mad at Yanks, Johnson's Back

Here is an update on a story we heard yesterday, but an ex-Yankee might be mad at the team, and an update on Nick Johnson's bad back. Apparently there is no bad blood between the Yankees and Alex Rodriguez over the fact that he's been questioned about a doctor connected to HGH. Team president Randy Levine ...

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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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The 2009 Bullpen in Historical and Statistical Perspective

Following up on my comparison between the terrific 2009 rotation with those of the late 1990s, this post assesses the sterling 2009 bullpen and gauges its performance along side the late 1990s dynasty. As with the rotation, the 2009 bullpen compares rather favorably with most years, including the tremendous 1998 team. As with last week’s ...

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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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