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Archive of entries posted on July 2012

New York Yankees got Moneyballed

The team with the best record in baseball, the New York Yankees didn’t just get swept by the Oakland Athletics, they got beat. A very real and determined Athletics burned the Bombers over the weekend winning four one-run games. Billy Beane might have his best Moneyball team yet, as this group is made up of […]

Yankees Trade Rumors: Not the Ankiel I was expecting

The New York Yankees have been without Brett Gardner in left field all but nine games this season, and the impact could have been catastrophic but it hasn’t been. The Yankees are no doubt slower sans the speedy Gardner, as the Yankees rank 24th in steals with 50 on the season, but skipper Joe Girardi and […]

2012 MLB Power Rankings – Week 15

The Oakland Athletics and Baltimore Oriolesare both at a crossroad because finally both teams are winning almost enough to be contenders, which is unfamiliar territory for both clubs recently. So, do the O’s and A’s make big splashes before the July 31st trade deadline, and risk depleting their farm systems if they miss the playoffs? […]

New York Yankees: Team details

The New York Yankees (57-34) continued their domination yesterday afternoon with a 6-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, completing a three-game sweep of their AL East rivals. The Jays literally left the Bronx limping, as slugger Jose Bautista was placed on the 15-DL with wrist inflammation; and third baseman Brett Lawrie suffered a right […]

New York Yankees: Solving Alex Rodriguez

It is no big secret that something is wrong with Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez. Many Yankee fans are convinced that because A-rod hit four hard balls in last night’s 6-1 win over the Blue Jays that he is primed to get hot but I am not so convinced this is a baseball issue. Think about […]

New York Yankees: Mariano vs. Soriano

Mariano vs. Soriano is a topic considered sacrilegious in Yankee Universe that no one wants to brooch but with the recent rumors that Mariano Rivera could return in 2012 it has to be. First let me be clear in stating my opinion that Rivera is the greatest closer ever to play the game. There is no […]