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Yankees welcome Raul Ibanez spark Nick Johnson nightmares

I don’t think anyone was surprised when ESPN’s Buster Onley reported that the New York Yankees signed Raul Ibanezto a one year, $1.1 million deal with incentives, which could earn him up to $4 million. But does signing a DH even make sense? Well it is familiar song, as the Yankees have a habit of signing guys like […]

MLB: Interleague Play Debate Continues

There has been a continuing debate between media, fans, players etc. whether MLB should change the rules that apply during Interleague Play about the Designated Hitter and strength of schedule. Just in case let’s look at the factors: What is interleague play? Interleague play is a Major League Baseball term that indicates when regular season […]

New York Yankees Breaking News: Is Jorge Posada Calling It Quits? Or Throwing A Fit?

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman held an impromptu announcement during the second inning of the Boston Red Sox game talking to FOX’s Ken Rosenthal. What everyone thought was skipper Joe Girardi scratching DH Jorge Posada out of the line-up was not the case, as Cashman said that Posada pulled himself out of the line-up […]

New York Yankees: We Will Rock You Cause We Have Too

Not the best road trip for the New York Yankees. The Tiger won three of four, but discharged Yankee hitters with complete two shut-outs. Of course Hughes, Javy and Joba all individually look dynamite, but makes no difference if the team is losing. WHAT HAS TO HAPPEN? A lot or else Bombers will get swiped […]

New Name But Same Place For The Yankees

Matsui-land sure did not look any different for the New York Yankees tonight, as the Angels of Anaheim are clearly back from their questionably shaky start to the season.The teams are back at each others throats again, literally. In the third inning ex-Angel Mark Teixiera rounded third base like he was charging a running back […]

Grading The Champs

As baseball season begins, all eyes are on the Yankees attempting to answer the ageless question. Are the defending champs strong enough to repeat? Let’s take a look: Line-up: The Yankees lead the league in both home-runs, with 244 and runs scored with 900 in 2009. Even with Matsui and Damon’s bats gone, the Yanks bats are still the […]