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Yankees: Pineda, Tanaka, Nunez, and Solarte

Spring Training is officially done, as tomorrow night the New York Yankees officially start their 2014 campaign in Texas, for a three games set against the Houston Astros. I understand that Spring Training games are meaningless, as it is a time for established players to dust off the cobwebs from the off-season, and get back […]

2014 Yankees: 3 issues you cannot forget to worry about

Yankees Universe is densely populated with fanatics that always perceive the glass as completely full, even though it isn’t. As much as I envy this kind of absolute optimism, the delusional element has turned me into a pessimist, almost to a fault, when it comes to the New York Yankees. Do I not want to […]

New York Yankees: 2014 Pitching Rotation Is All Set

The NY Post confirmed that New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi has named Michael Pineda the fifth starter in the rotation at least for now. So it seems that the Yankees starting pitching rotation is all set for the 2014 season. CC Sabathia will get the ball when the season opens in Houston vs. the […]

Yankees: Solarte won the competition but maybe not the roster spot

If MVPs were awarded for Spring Training, the New York Yankees would be handing a plaque to 26-year old Yangervis Solarte. Solarte is a non-roster invitee competing with Eduardo Nunez and Dean Anna for what was originally just one remaining backup infield spot on the 25-man roster. But with Brendan Ryan’s pinched-nerve, he will likely […]

Yankees: You choose the fifth starter competition winner

Jorge Castillo of The Star-Ledger reported that this coming Tuesday, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi will announce the winner of the fifth-starter competition. This seemingly annual contest is having its most exciting and competitive Spring Training in years. As David Phelps, Michael Pineda, Vidal Nuno, and Adam Warren have each made a good case […]

Yankees: Can Houdini stay healthy?

Enter David Robertson. The New York Yankees deemed heir apparent for the great Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning. No doubt a huge task to fill such big shoes, but one that D-Rob (aka Houdini) has certainly earned, as over six seasons he has been one of the best relievers in baseball. (Stats courtesy of […]