Category Archives: New York Yankees

You’re Doing It Wrong: New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox Loyalty

There is no rivalry in sports more storied than the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox—or so ESPN tells me, constantly—and with that type of long-term, history-laden rivalry comes some serious battle lines, right? Literally hundreds of books have … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring Training: 9 Days

We’re another day closer to Spring Training, so it’s time for another video to get your baseball-blood pumping. The Yankees/Red Sox rivalry is one of the most well-known in all of sports. The rivalry—which was, at best, simmering for much … Continue reading

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MLB’s Winter Meetings: Winners and Losers

Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings have officially come to a close. What we saw this week was a lot of talking and very little action from most teams, but a few intrepid general managers forged headlong into the free agent … Continue reading

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Curtis Granderson Heads to the Yankees in a Blockbuster Three-Team, Seven-Player Trade

The New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, and Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly completed a blockbuster trade that has seven players switching teams. All-Star center fielder Curtis Granderson goes from the Tigers to the Yankees. Pitcher Edwin Jackson goes from the Tigers … Continue reading

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Shelley Duncan’s Free Agency Offers a Long Overdue Opportunity

Shelley Duncan is finally free. After nine years of indentured servitude in the New York Yankees’ farm system, Duncan is a free agent for the first time. Unfortunately, Duncan is no longer the long-ball hitting prospect who was drafted in … Continue reading

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Joe Mauer’s Potential Trade Destinations, Minnesota’s Worst-Case Scenario

It’s almost time to let the real “Hot Stove Season” begin in earnest. Barring some unforeseen blunder by the Baseball Writers Association of America, Joe Mauer will be crowned the 2009 American League Most Valuable Player on Monday afternoon. When … Continue reading

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Chien-Ming Wang: The Arm That Isn’t Available…Yet

Chien-Ming Wang is a member of the World Champion New York Yankees, for now. The 29-year-old right-handed starter is eligible for arbitration this winter and the Yankees have until the December 12 deadline to offer him a contract for next … Continue reading

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Heaven Knows: Can the Angels Comeback in the ALCS?

Despite what the media would have you believe, the New York Yankees haven’t won their 40th pennant yet. In fact, after Thursday night’s amazing comeback victory, the Los Angeles Angels are very much alive and kicking in the American League … Continue reading

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TBS Hates the Minnesota Twins

As any avid reader of my blog can tell you, I’m a pretty big baseball fan. To that end, I’m a huge Minnesota Twins fan. As such, the past couple of weeks have been very exciting. The Twins scratched and … Continue reading

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