1. Melky Gone=Big Year For Cano?

    A day after his buddy Melky Cabrera showed his World Series ring off to his new Braves teammates, Robinson Cano paid tribute to the pioneer he was named for by belting two homers, helping the Yankees to a 6-2 win over the Angels...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about 4 years ago 56 reads 0 comments

  2. Nine Yankee Walks In Home Opener

    After the Yankees got their rings they walked away from the 2009 season and never looked back. Literally and figuratively.Angels pitching issued 9 walks in today's 7-5 Yankee win. As I listened to the game I thought, Seems like old times...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about 4 years ago 28 reads 1 comments

  3. Joe Girardi Is One Lucky Dude

    After today's near no-hit performance by CC Sabathia, we learned that Kelly Shoppach, who broke up the no-hit bid, would have been the last batter CC faced, no matter what...

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  4. Yankees By The Numbers: A New Book

    Most baseball fans know that the Yankees were the first team in any sport to wear numbers on their unforms. The team also has the most retired numbers: 15. If you like these two facts, you might also like a new book about the team...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 43 reads 0 comments

  5. Sterling's Granderson HR Call: The Worst

    "Oooooh, Curtis, you're something sort of grandish!"That, my friends, is the home run call for Curtis Granderson, made by the radio voice of the Yankees, John Sterling.That's actually only half of it...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 1,350 reads 2 comments

  6. Baseball Bloggers Alliance Predicts a Repeat For The Yankees

    On the heels of the first Yankee win of the season comes the news that the Baseball Bloggers Alliance has predicted a World Series rematch for 2010...

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  7. Granderson & Me: Taking It All In Stride

    One of the positives in last night's Yankee loss to the Boston Red Sox was the performance of one Curtis Granderson. Grandy, as I enjoy calling him, went 1-4 with a home run and made a spectacular catch out in centerfield...

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  8. Lady's Choice 2010: AL East and Wild Card

    As a Yankee fan, I feel more comfortable predicting the American League East than all the other divisions in MLB combined. After all, I see each Yankee opponent in it eighteen times throughout the regular season...

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  9. Lady's Choice 2010: AL Central

    The Minnesota Twins won the American League Central last year, and with their star player Joe Mauer signed, sealed and delivered, you would expect them to do the same this year. But the Twins are opening a new stadium...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 28 reads 0 comments

  10. Lady's Choice 2010: NL East & Wild Card

    The National League East belonged to the Phillies last year and it will belong to them this year as well. The question is, where will the other teams in the division finish?Due to their ...

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  11. It Was Joba's Job To Lose & He Lost It

    Thanks to his changeup, Phil Hughes will be the Yankees fifth starter in 2010. Joba Chamberlain will continue to compete for a bullpen spot...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 46 reads 1 comments

  12. Lady's Choice 2010: NL Central

    The NL Central has 6 teams. You would not have known it last year when St Louis almost ran away with the division. The Cubs, whom many picked to win the division in '09, cowered and crept away like frightened koala bears...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  13. Lady's Choice 2010: NL West

    This year, after skipping it for 2009, I have brought back the Lady's Choice Series, in which I take a brief look at each division in MLB and try to to predict where each club will finish in the standings...

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  14. Yankees Watching Twins' Talks With Mauer

    According to Bill Madden of the New York Daily News, the Yankees are watching the Joe Mauer contract talks "with keen interest...

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  15. Easy Cano Expected To Bat Fifth This Year

    Robinson Cano is "movin' on up." He'll bat fifth in the lineup of tomorrow's Spring Training game, a lineup which Joe Girardi says most closely resembles the lineup he'll use on Opening Day...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  16. Torii Hunter: Bad Choice of Words, Right Idea

    The Angels' Torii Hunter is under fire for comments he made to USA Today recently, in which he called dark-skinned Latino players "imposters." I couldn't believe it when I heard about it...

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  17. Are We Ready For The Hughes Rules?

    Joba Chamberlain was on an innings limit last year to preserve his young arm. This year, assuming he wins the 5th starter's job, he'll have no innings limit.What if he doesn't win the job?I was all for the way they treated Joba last season...

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  18. Jeter Will Play Wherever The Yankees Want Him To

    The contract will get done. If anyone thinks it won't, they're not a real baseball fan. Derek Jeter will be a Yankee until he decides to retire...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 32 reads 0 comments

  19. The Johnny Damon Saga: One Big Bore

    I have refrained from posting anything about the Johnny Damon saga until now, partly because of my personal problems, but mainly because I just was not interested. The whole thing was one big bore to me...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  20. RIP Judge Sylvia Pressler

    Judge Syliva Pressler passed away on Monday.Who was Judge Sylvia Pressler? The woman who made it possible for girls to play Little League baseball. Here's an exerpt from her obituary, which ran in today's New York Times:"...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  21. Don't Be Suprised If More Players Make The Desme Decision

    Grant Desme crossed my mind while I was at church this morning. That shouldn't suprise anyone. Desme is the highly touted A's prospect who retired recently to pursue the priesthood...

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  22. McGwire: How His Past Will Change The Future

    Now that Mark McGwire finally has talked about The Past, the future will bring a change in how votes are cast in baseball's Hall Of Fame. I can almost guarantee it...

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  23. Melky And Wang Are The Least of It

    As regular readers of this blog know, Melky Cabrera and Chien-Ming Wang were my favorite Yankees. Now, in the span of a little more than a week, they are no longer a part of the team that I love...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about over 4 years ago 28 reads 0 comments

  24. A-Rod & Kate Hudson: The Reason They Split

    Anyone who believes that Kate Hudson was the reason for Alex Rodriguez's great year must be shaking in her or his boots. UsMagazine.com is reporting that the couple has split up. Calm down, guys...

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  25. Chien-Ming Wang Now A Free Agent

    Early in the 2009 season I wrote about the mis-handling of Chien-Ming Wang. That mis-handling has led to him being non-tendered by the Yankees.It is hard not to feel sorry for Wang, who was just doing what he was told to do by the organization...

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