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A look back at the free agents the Yankees missed out on

The 2012 free agent pool was fairly decent last offseason and, as usual, there was tons of speculation on who the Yankees would go after.  Regardless, they were pretty economical in gaining assets through savvy trading (Michael Pineda), picking up … Continue reading

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The Yankee beat: Pineda trade, Yu Darvish, & the bullpen

Phil Hughes pitched a beautfiul 1st inning, but quickly fell apart, as he allowed four runs in 2.2 innings. The Yankees offense missed opportunities and were ultimately shutdown by the Texas bullpen. Here is our recap. Here is what the … Continue reading

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Yu Darvish pitches a gem in 1st appearance against the Yankees

In the Yankees first game against Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish, he showed off everything that made him a great success in Japan. He worked ahead of the count, had strong command, changed locations, used six different pitches, and varied his … Continue reading

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Kuroda downplays Japanese pitcher showdown

Japan will surely be excited on Tuesday when Japanese stars Hiroki Kuroda and Yu Darvish face-off against each other as the Rangers host the Yankees. However, Kuroda is trying to downplay the matchup. “I try not to think about it; … Continue reading

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