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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 […]

Yankees: My season preview struggles

For the first time since I started LadyLovesPinstripes.com back in 2009, I cannot get a feel for the how the New York Yankees will fair in the upcoming season. I should be starting my 2014 team preview and prediction, but instead I am struggling somewhere between distrust and devotion. The hopes of this team are […]

Yankees: Pineda over Phelps pretty please

The New York Yankees, like many other ball clubs, are holding a Spring Training competition for the 5th rotation spot. The battle is between David Phelps, Michael Pineda, Vidal Nuno and Adam Warren. Manny Banuelos, a once top pitching prospect who had Tommy John surgery in 2012 is going to start the season in Triple […]

Yankees: Brett Gardner’s new deal is exception to the rule

It is a safe bet that this past weekend was one, if not the best in New York Yankees Brett Gardner baseball life. The Yankees handed the speedy outfielder a 4-year, $52 million with a 5th year club option $12.5M or $2M buyout. The deal does not have a no-trade clause so that door is […]

Yankees are starting the season with a risky infield

As of today, the New York Yankees starting infield on Opening Day will showcase Mark Teixeira (1B), Brian Roberts (2B), Derek Jeter (SS) and Kelly Johnson (3B). This fragile foursome played a total of 227 last season combined. Johnson is accountable for 117 of those games, while Jeter, Tex and Roberts missed time due to […]