1. CC Sabathia and the Black Aces

    Via Wikipedia: The Black Aces is a book written by former Major League pitcher James “Mudcat” Grant about the only African American pitchers who have won at least 20 Major League Baseball games in a single season...

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  2. New York Yankees Notes: Recap, Jesus Montero and Melky Mesa

    The Yankees were facing the Royals with CC Sabathia on the mound, so you knew it was going to be a good night, and it was, as the Yankees got a good start and just enough offense to win 4-3...

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  3. New York Yankees Notes: Lineup, a Memorial and Tickets

    The Yankees have a four-game weekend series against the Royals in Kansas City this weekend with CC Sabathia starting tonight against Bruce Chen...

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  4. Austin Jackson and BABIP

    Via FanGraphs: Jackson’s profile does suggest that he should have an above average BABIP. He has a line drive rate of 25.8 percent and a ground ball rate above 50 percent, and both serve his speed quite well...

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  5. New York Yankees: Taking A Look At WAR

    So, a few weeks back I went through the OPS+ of every Yankee player. At the time, I found it somewhat interesting but of course I admitted that OPS+ really only judges a player as a hitter...

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  6. Andy Pettitte Rehabs Tuesday and Alfredo Aceves Tonight

    Via the NY Post: Andy Pettitte takes a big step today in his rehab program from a left groin injury in Tampa when he pitches in a simulated situation...

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  7. Javier Vazquez Has Lost His Fastball

    Via the Star-Ledger: "'I reach back, and I see 88," said Vazquez, who was clearly frustrated after allowing six runs in 4 1/3 innings. "The fastball is not there. I don’t have any zip on it...

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  8. Yankees Overhaul Curtis Granderson's Swing

    Via the NY Post: “If it goes backward, I don’t think it will go backward and down,” Long said. “There might be bumps in the road, but I am looking for good things...

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  9. Yankees-Rangers Notes: Marcus Thames, Mark Teixeira and More

    It looked like just another night when the Yankees would be victimized by Cliff Lee, but the Yankees managed to chip away at him, as they scored four runs off him and knocked him out ...

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  10. New York Yankees Pregame Notes: Posada Starting, Two Draft Picks Signed

    The health of Jorge Posada has pretty much become a day-to-day thing. He’s had to deal with the recovery of a broken foot, a cyst in the back of his knee, and now his surgically repaired shoulder has been bothering him...

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  11. New York Yankees Notes: Jorge Posada's Shoulder, Jesus Montero, Aceves

    The Yankees got seven innings out of their starter A.J. Burnett, but once again the offense failed to make much noise as Mariano Rivera let the game slip away in the 10th inning causing the Yankees to lose to the Texas Rangers 4-3 in 10 innings...

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  12. Pregame Notes: Cano, Granderson, Posada, Teixeira

    A.J. Burnett (9-9, 4.93) will be taking the mound against C.J. Wilson (10-5, 3.30) and the Texas Rangers in just a little while. Here are some notes: Robinson Cano is out of tonight’s lineup with a cold...

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  13. Yankees Notes: Jeter, Burnett, Teixeira, Aceves, Melancon

    The Yankees offense didn’t show up yesterday as they lost 2-1 to the Boston Red Sox thus splitting the four-game weekend series...

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  14. New York Yankees' Andrew Brackman's Scouting Report

    The New York Yankees considered themselves fortunate when they drafted the 6’10″ right-handed pitcher Andrew Brackman in the first round of the 2007 draft...

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  15. Cliff Lee: Texas Rangers Will Try to Resign Ace

    The New York Yankees have made no secret about how much they like upcoming free agent left-handed pitcher Cliff Lee...

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  16. Extended Yankees Notes: A-Rod, Burnett, Posada, Pettitte, and More

    We’ve been dealing with quite a few issues with our host here at Bronx Baseball Daily, but we have a new one and everything should be running smooth from here on out. So, as usual, expect regular updates...

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  17. Why Alex Rodriguez Shouldn't Be Scapegoated for His Steroid Use

    For just about two weeks I read an article every day about how people didn’t care about Alex Rodriguez's quest for 600 home runs because he was a cheater (except, of course, the newspapers cared enough to remind me every day)...

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  18. Yankees Notes for the Day: Alex Rodriguez and More

    Alex Rodriguez finally hit no. 600 and Phil Hughes finally pitched another impressive game as the Yankees beat the Blue Jays 5-1 yesterday. Here are some notes: After the game the Tampa Bay Rays lost 2-1 to the Twins...

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  19. Could Brandon Laird Be Bronx Bound?

    The Yankees have been searching the trade market all season long for a veteran backup who can play third base, so they could occasionally rest Alex Rodriguez. They even went as far as nearly making a deal with the Boston Red Sox for Mike Lowell...

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  20. Alex Rodriguez Ice Cold Since Homer No. 599

    Alex Rodriguez has had a down year for himself this season, but his numbers during his most recent slump, since he’s hit home run No. 599, have been dragged down even further...

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  21. Yankees Fall to 2nd Place

    The Yankees lost their third straight game and with their 8-2 loss tonight they have fallen a game in back of the Tampa Bay Rays and are now in 2nd place in the AL East...

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  22. AJ Burnett, Nick Swisher, Joba Chamberlain, Brett Gardner: Yankees Notes

    With last night’s disappointing 8-6 loss against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Yankees have fallen into a tie for first place with the Tampa Bay Rays...

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  23. New York Yankees Notes: Wood, Berkman, Lowell, and Laird

    The Yankees got dominated by a red hot James Shields yesterday as the Rays shut them out 3-0 yesterday. CC Sabathia struggled, but still managed to hold the Rays to just three runs in 6...

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  24. Yankees Notes: Cano, A-Rod, Pettitte, The Boss

    Alex Rodriguez continues to press for homer no. 600 and remains stuck on 599, but the Yankees still managed to win thanks to an exciting 9th inning home run that put the Yankees ahead for good 5-4...

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  25. New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Latest Deadline Buzz

    The last we heard, the Yankees were still looking to deal and were specifically looking for an infielder who would be an upgrade on Ramiro Pena and a way to help their bullpen, even ...

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