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Yankees Hot Stove: Hasta la vista Phil Hughes

Finally, my nemesis Phil Hughes is no longer a New York Yankee. https://twitter.com/account/suspended My tumultuous relationship Hughes is no big secret, as I have made a blog out of regularly tearing him to shreds. Ok so maybe I am being dramatic, but Hughes has indisputably been a favorite subject featured in some of my most […]

2012 MLB Team Preview: Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins plunged to the bottom of the AL Central in 2011 finishing with a 63-99 record, which was the second worst in baseball. In 2010, the Twins won 94 games and captured their second-straight American League Central title, which is why last season’s fall, came unexpectedly. It just seemed like everything in Minnesota went […]

New York Yankees: Super-Nova vs. Minnesota Twins Preview

In his first match-up, New York Yankees rookie pitcher Ivan Nova will take on the Minnesota Twins. Technically, it is not Nova’s first time pitching in the Bronx, but it is his debut as the official fourth starter in the 2011 pitching rotation.

Nova popped up mid-pennant race last season for seven starts; he posted a 1-2 record, a 4.50 ERA, striking out 26, over 42 innings pitched. He walked 17 batters and allowed 21 earn runs, but Nova’s overall performance wasn’t as bad as the stats make it seem. Still, the Nova from last year would not have been named as the Yankees fourth starter.

Baseball Bloggers Alliance Predicts World Series Rematch

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8 AM EDT, April 7, 2010 Baseball Bloggers Alliance Predicts World Series Rematch The World Series will have a familiar look in October, according to the Baseball Bloggers Alliance. For the first time, the membership of the BBA was polled for their preseason predictions, with the New York Yankees and […]

A Chapter From The Yankees Biography: A Story Of Joes

With the playoffs in full swing, the possibilities begin to become realities. Manager Joe Torre‘s Dodgers, focus is now on the NLCS as the team swept the Cardinals in three games to proceed onward. Across the country another team with a chief named Joe accomplished the same. Joe Girardi‘s Yankees followed L.A.’s lead tonight in […]

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Tuesday night, baseball fans across the country watched in anticipation to witness something that has only happened four other times in MLB history. I have to say that the game between the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers lived up to more than anyone could have expected. It was one of the most intense, well-played […]