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Archive of entries posted on 4th April 2011

New York Yankees: A New Hughes Problem?

New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes has not looked like the 18-game winning player from 2010, not even for a moment.

Hughes did not have a good Spring Training, but to be fair that is what the time is allocated for, guys to get ready for the regular season.

New York Yankees: CC Sabathia Participating in Special Auction That Benefits Autism

New York Yankees ace CC Sabathia is participating in a special online auction benefiting the charity Autism Speaks. Sabathia is one of the celebrities participating in the 2nd annual Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Auction, to help to celebrate the Easter season and support the autism cause. Lindt is auctioning off celebrity-signed, porcelain versions of the iconic […]

New York Yankees: Super-Nova vs. Minnesota Twins Preview

In his first match-up, New York Yankees rookie pitcher Ivan Nova will take on the Minnesota Twins. Technically, it is not Nova’s first time pitching in the Bronx, but it is his debut as the official fourth starter in the 2011 pitching rotation.

Nova popped up mid-pennant race last season for seven starts; he posted a 1-2 record, a 4.50 ERA, striking out 26, over 42 innings pitched. He walked 17 batters and allowed 21 earn runs, but Nova’s overall performance wasn’t as bad as the stats make it seem. Still, the Nova from last year would not have been named as the Yankees fourth starter.