1. New York Yankees Firing on All Cylinders to Begin The Season

    If there has been one thing that has plagued the New York Yankees the past few years, it has been their slow starts to the season. The Yanks then have to finish the season strong to be in contention...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 316 reads 28 comments

  2. Andy Pettitte and New York Yankees Offense Shine in Home Opener

    Minutes after an emotional ring ceremony, the Yankees took the field against the Angels. World Series MVP Hideki Matsui hopped out of the visitors dugout to receive his ring, prompting a sight some will never forget...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 189 reads 1 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees: Five Rivalry Storylines To Follow

    The first Yankees-Red Sox series of the year seemed as intense as a playoff series. All three games were come from behind wins, and the Yankees were able to salvage the series...

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  4. Kevin Long: Great Hitting Coach, or a Product of Great Hitters?

    Hours before the Yankees home opener, Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long is faced with the challenge of duplicating his offense's 2009 season...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 752 reads 31 comments

  5. 10 Bold Yankees Predictions for 2010: The Path to a Repeat

    Here we find ourselves, days before the beginning of yet another exciting baseball season. Opening Day marks the beginning of a long journey for thirty teams that are hungry to become World Series Champions...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 2,073 reads 19 comments

  6. 2010 MLB Predictions: Robinson Cano Will Break Out This Year

    The peaks and valleys of a Major League Baseball career are inevitable and are emotionally and physically difficult on players. A 20 game hitting streak can be followed by a 1-20 slump with one tweaked swing...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 801 reads 5 comments

  7. Jesus Montero: Where Does He Project?

    When you see Jesus Montero step to the plate, you see more of an NFL linebacker than a baseball player. The 6'4'', 225 pound, 20-year-old catcher hails from Guacara, Venezuela...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 874 reads 3 comments

  8. Four Hitters That Won't Repeat Their 2009 Season

    From season to season, players are faced with the task of repeating or increasing their previous season's statistics. However, fantasy baseball throws this same task at millions of fantasy owners...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,339 reads 7 comments

  9. The Mediocrity of March Madness

    The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is one of the biggest sporting events in the calendar year. While the system has worked nearly flawlessly over its 70 year history, some coaches are pulling for an expansion in the number of teams...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 187 reads 17 comments

  10. Does Curtis Granderson Spell The End For Johnny Damon in Pinstripes?

    With rumors swirling throughout the baseball world at this year's Winter Meetings, the biggest move so far has been the three team trade between the Yankees, Tigers, and Diamondbacks...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about 5 years ago 476 reads 8 comments

  11. Brandon Jacobs Not Playing Up To His Salary

    Close your eyes. Bring yourself back to the 2007-2008 NFL Season, when the New York Giants 6'4'', 264 pound running back was bulldozing over linemen, linebackers, and defensive backs...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about 5 years ago 1,043 reads 5 comments

  12. What Does Fate Hold for Joba Chamberlain and Phil Hughes in 2010?

    Major League Baseball's offseason is famous for its high-priced free agent signings and blockbuster trades. General managers are on the phone 24/7 trying to put together the perfect roster for the upcoming season...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about 5 years ago 665 reads 1 comments

  13. Why the New York Yankees "Buying" Players Is Good for Baseball

    How many times have you heard that the Yankees buy their players? How many times have you heard how the Yankees buy their championships? You have probably heard a combination of both questions over the past decade...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about 5 years ago 1,812 reads 13 comments