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Yankees: Brett Gardner’s new deal is exception to the rule

It is a safe bet that this past weekend was one, if not the best in New York Yankees Brett Gardner baseball life. The Yankees handed the speedy outfielder a 4-year, $52 million with a 5th year club option $12.5M or $2M buyout. The deal does not have a no-trade clause so that door is […]

Yankees: 7 situations you want to see work

The hype surrounding New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter’s last season has generated a lot of emotions amid the sports world. But as this resonates within Yankees Universe, the fans I have spoken believe that sending Jeter out on top is already preordained in baseball history. As perfect an ending that World Series Champ would […]

Sorry Mark Teixeira! The Yankees aren’t back just yet

“We’re back to being the Yankees again. Last year, we weren’t the Yankees.”  That is how first baseman Mark Teixeira described the state of the 2014 Yankees yesterday to ESPN New York’s Andrew Marchand. Regardless if you agree or not, it is tough to knock a guy who has an attitude of positive expectation. Following […]

Yankees: 3 situations to watch in Spring Training

Can you believe 2014 Spring Training is finally here? Well, technically this coming Friday is the official date when New York Yankees pitchers and catchers are required to report to Tampa, Florida…. the home Spring-time home of the Bronx Bombers. Position players will report on February 19th with the team’s first full workout the day […]

Yankees are starting the season with a risky infield

As of today, the New York Yankees starting infield on Opening Day will showcase Mark Teixeira (1B), Brian Roberts (2B), Derek Jeter (SS) and Kelly Johnson (3B). This fragile foursome played a total of 227 last season combined. Johnson is accountable for 117 of those games, while Jeter, Tex and Roberts missed time due to […]

Yankees Hot Stove: 2014 batting line-up thus far

With the Winter Meetings wrapped up and the official welcoming of Jacoby Ellsbury to the pinstripes today, the state of the 2014 New York Yankees is rounding out. The pitching is still uncertain, as both the starting rotation and bullpen have holes that need to be filled, while the batting order looks closer to complete. […]