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 [...]
Phew…was my reaction when I read the news via ESPN’s Buster Olney that the New York Yankees had re-signed starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year, $15 million deal for 2013. Kuroda was the Yankees best pitcher in 2012, posting a 16-11 record, with a 3.32 ERA over a career high of 219.2 innings pitched. In 33 [...]
The New York Yankeeshot stove is about as ice-cold as it has been in years. But please don’t hang your hat on the theory that no news is good news here as there have been plenty of headlines about players hitting the free agent market and rejecting qualifying offers. All fans can do is hope [...]
Can you pretend you are Yankees GM Brian Cashmanfor a second? Ok not literally, but say you had his job and you were just named the new GM for the New York Yankees. And your first order of business is deciding is deciding who gets to live another day in pinstripes, and who will get [...]
The New York Yankees 9th-inning hero, Raul Ibanez came through once again to tie the Game 1 of the ALCS vs. Detroit Tigers4-4. But just 15-minutes later, in the top of the 12th-inning, the Tigers scored but in-between the two runs the Yankees postseason took a turn for the worst. The moment caused the Stadium [...]
Usually admitting when you are wrong can sometimes be a good thing, and I was wrong about Ichiro Suzuki. When the Yankees announced that they had traded for the Mariners biggest star outfielder, I did not think that it was a great idea. I had figured that helping the lull in ticket sales at Yankee [...]
Watching the New York Yankees lose 8-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays last night has been no different from the other eight losses Yankee fans have had to endure this May.