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Yankees: Cheaters never win except if you are Bartolo Colon

Yankee fans know Bartolo Colon as the chubby pitcher who donned the Yankee pinstripes back in 2011. Colon was on the hill in Oakland last night, and threw six full innings allowing just three hits eventually leading his Athletics to a 6-4 beating of New York. For his part, Colon performance was as solid as […]

Yankees: Are Pigs going to start flying in the Bronx

The New York Yankees batting stats over the last seven days are undeniably startling. Before you look below, please realize that the Yankees have won six of their last seven games, which is just remarkable. These numbers are so un-Yankee like that I wouldn’t be surprised if it starts snowing in the Bronx. During this […]

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 […]

Yankees: Remember Martin, Chavez, Swisher and Ibanez?

How is Bleacher Creature favorite Nick Swisher fitting in with the Tribe fans?  Is Russell Martin flourishing in Pittsburgh? Did Raul Ibanez bring his clutch bat from the Bronx to Seattle? And is Eric Chavez’s body holding up in Arizona? During this past off-season, the Yankees lost four key players from the 2012 squad. Since […]

Yankees: Champions are winners not survivors

Old? The oldest; the average age is 31.9 years. Injured? A DL (disabled list) that reads like an All-Star roster – Jeter, A-Rod, Grandy, Tex, Youks, Cervelli, Nova, and Pineda. Expectations? Exceeding. This team was projected to fall down, not rise up. So far the New York Yankees are not the big disappointments everyone, myself included, […]

New York Yankees got Moneyballed

The team with the best record in baseball, the New York Yankees didn’t just get swept by the Oakland Athletics, they got beat. A very real and determined Athletics burned the Bombers over the weekend winning four one-run games. Billy Beane might have his best Moneyball team yet, as this group is made up of […]