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Yankees: Biggest mistake was being cheap about Martin and Ibanez

What happens when you choose cheapness over quality?  It usually winds up costing you more in the long run. And that is the New York Yankees in a nutshell, as the stinginess of inherited owner Hal Steinbrenner is now getting exposed like I expected it would. Admittedly, this group of makeshifts had most of Yankee […]

Yankees: Remember Martin, Chavez, Swisher and Ibanez?

How is Bleacher Creature favorite Nick Swisher fitting in with the Tribe fans?  Is Russell Martin flourishing in Pittsburgh? Did Raul Ibanez bring his clutch bat from the Bronx to Seattle? And is Eric Chavez’s body holding up in Arizona? During this past off-season, the Yankees lost four key players from the 2012 squad. Since […]

New York Yankees: Injury loves company

The latest New York Yankees casualty is first baseman Mark Teixeira, who will be out 8-10 weeks with a strained right wrist. Mark Teixeira to miss 8-10 weeks with strained wrist tendon http://t.co/LrdMdwOzJ1 — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) March 6, 2013 Wrist injuries are tricky to begin with, but hitters need their full optimal wrist mechanics […]

Yankees: Do you want Melky to replace Grandy

With Curtis Granderson sidelined till mid-May with a broken right forearm, the New York Yankees have a hole to fill in the outfield and even bigger one at the plate. Over his three seasons in New York, Granderson has hit a total of 108 home runs with 43 of coming last year. Making up that […]

New York Yankees: Shallow Hal

Finally, Yankee Universe gets confirmation that team owner Hal Steinbrenner is alive. Hal discussed the current state of the Yankees with New York Post’s Ken Davidoff down in Arizona at the annual MLB owners meetings last week. Everyone under the sun knows that Hal is a “numbers” guy and has made it clear that he […]

2013 New York Yankees: 3 reasons to be very worried

Not so long ago, the MLB offseason was considered one of  the most exciting times for New York Yankee fans. There was a time when hot stove headlines were greedily hogged by the Bronx Bombers with news of the team’s latest, big-name acquisition. Well my friend, those days are long gone, as it is safe […]