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Yankees: A suggestions box

The New York Yankees are in trouble, like the real kind. I realize that fans have lived under the illusion that this is the Yankees and they will figure out a way to make the postseason. One fan said to me, “No October baseball in the Bronx that is like cheating baseball and sports in […]

Yankees: Hughes saw the Puig show

I was supposed to see Hiroki Kuroda pitch last night vs. the LA Dodgers, but thanks to Mother Nature I had to endure another Phil Hughes catastrophe. After Tuesday night’s game got bumped making Wednesday a doubleheader, the older of the two starting pitchers traditionally picks the game he wants to start in. Kuroda picked […]

Yankees: Oakland A’s are not easy to beat

After winning three of four games vs. the Mariners in Seattle over the weekend, the New York Yankees get a well deserved day off before starting a three game set down in Oakland against the Athletics. The A’s are in a Moneyball year, meaning that it is a season when this team is good. Actually, the A’s […]

Subway Series: Yankees vs. Mets

The 17th annual Subway Series (first was in 1997) starts tonight at Citi-Field, and other than sharing a city these two New York teams are heading in very different directions. As this sorrowful story line has not changed since 2009; the Yankees keep on winning, while the Mets cannot stop losing. The Bronx Bombers are sitting atop the AL […]

Yankees: Secret stopper Kuroda

When an MLB team’s roster features Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, CC Sabathia, Alex Rodriguez, Andy Pettitte and Robinson Cano getting overlooked is not uncommon. The New York Yankees roster, or current DL is littered with stars that have all rightfully earned their popularity over the years. But if I had to name the Yankees most valuable […]

Yankees: Unfortunately we haven’t bought anything thus far

Have you heard this one? A man and his wife are walking down a busy city street when they see a giant billboard that reads: 16 Billion and counting…. “National Deficit?” asks the wife. Her husband replied, “No dummy it is the New York Yankees payroll.” Ok maybe not that specific joke, but certainly its […]