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Yankees: You guys are driving me crazy

Let’s be honest, this season scoring five runs or more for the New York Yankees (35-33) is an infrequent occurrence. This makes the days when the Bronx Bombers bats actually manage to go from cold to warm necessary to win. That is why yesterday’s 10-5 loss of the rubber game to the Oakland Athletics (42-27) […]

Yankees: My not nice series prediction vs. Oakland

The truth, we are told, sometimes hurts and this weekend, Yankees Universe will have to face some. As the New York Yankees brooms might have worked in Seattle this week vs. The Mariners, but the real test will be this weekend as they face the tough, AL leading Oakland Athletics (40-26) for a three game set. […]

Yankees: Batting vs. top three AL teams

Just how bad are the New York Yankees bats? Comparing the Yankees team batting stats vs. the top three AL East teams, Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays and the Detroit Tigers shows what they are not doing. (all stats courtesy of baseball-reference.com) The Tigers have not been playing well the last three weeks, but the […]

Yankees: Moneyball vs Stankees

There is no kind way to put this other than the New York Yankees stink right now. Watching them lose again last night, 10-2 to the Seattle Mariners, was mind-numbingly disturbing, as it exposed the Yankees from all directions. At 29-27, the Yankees are barely hanging on to second place in the AL East and […]

Yankees: Injuries, schedule, winning

Following winning two of three games vs. the Pirates over the weekend, the New York Yankees are back atop the AL East with a pitiful 23-20 record. It is no big secret that the eternally dominant AL East has alarmingly turned into the weakest division in baseball. (All stats courtesy of baseball-reference.com and MLB.com) And unlike […]

Yankees: Hughes starting tonight is a joke

After beating Buck’s Birds for the second night in a row 5-4, plus some key losses, the New York Yankees have propelled themselves to one behind the Tampa Bay Rays in the Wild Card standings. Tonight, at Camden Yard, is the last time the Yankees will play the Baltimore Orioles both in this four-game set […]