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Javier Vazquez Wins And New York Yankee Fans Shut-Up

The day was April 14, 2010, the second home game of the season. The Yankees were the reigning 2009 World Series champions, making New York glow with pride. Yankee fans’ subdued looks of unfamiliarity from 2009 were replaced with smiles because our new house felt like a home. At least that is how I felt […]

Do You Remember 2007 When Joe Torre Was Our Hero

It felt like a heat wave in New York City on that October 8th night, back in 2007. Fans were funneling into Yankee Stadium extra early for Game 4 of the ALDS. The prior evening, I had watched my Yankees pull out a win to avoid getting swept. Which, was all thanks to a home […]

Vazquez vs Tigers Not Going To Be Easy

Javier Vazquez knows what he has to do tonight against the Detroit Tigers. It’s time to pitch. To no surprise, the New York Yankees are on the cusp of a losing streak and it’s Vazquez who will decide it’s fate. The team is frustrated and believe me when I say Yankee fans want Vazquez to […]

Letting Godzilla Move To Matsui-land

New York Yankees DH Nick Johnson went 0-3 on Sunday, walked twice and stuck out. Up goes his OBP, and didn’t help the Yankees who lost 9-7 in Fenway Park. A day later, on the West Coast, the World Series MVP Hideki Matsui went 2-3, driving in two runs in the fifth and a solo […]

Damon's Detroit Dreams Come True

Johnny Damon is no longer a Yankee, at last Damon accepted a one-year, $8 million dollar contract from the Detroit Tigers. For Damon dreams came true, as we just learned that Detroit has always been Damon’s first choice. Even after the divorce with Red Sox Nation, the Yankees were his reinforcements after the Tigers. Sounds […]

Can Joe Girardi Repeat In 2010?

Last season’s switching of Damon and Jeter in the line-up, gave the Yankees a one-two impact that was hands-down, the best in the league. Probably, the principal managerial choice of Joe Girardi made to date. It worked instantaneously, and made everyone wonder why Jeter had ever been in the second spot. Jeter’s consistency of getting on […]