1. Phil Hughes Returns, Ivan Nova Optioned: Wrong Move for New York Yankees

    Phil Hughes is back and may be better than ever. He's scheduled to start this Wednesday. In his most recent rehab start, he threw 88 pitches and even reached higher than 93 mph...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about over 3 years ago 538 reads 21 comments

  2. Top Pitcher "Phil-Ins" for the New York Yankees

    It is very troubling to hear that Phil Hughes may have thoracic outlet syndrome, which will likely end his season. Many have bounced back from this career-changing injury (Kenny Rogers and Matt Harrison), and some have not (Jeremy Bonderman)...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about over 3 years ago 2,655 reads 7 comments

  3. Yankee Clipper for the Kid: The Biggest Trade That Never Occurred

    As the new year comes to a close with the Red Sox being a very early favorite for the American League, let's take a look back at one of the "greatest" trades that never happened...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about almost 4 years ago 2,511 reads 2 comments

  4. New York Yankees Free-Agency Backup Plans

    As all baseball fans know, Cliff Lee is currently the best pitcher on the free-agent market for the 2011 season. These previous days, the baseball community has been made aware of the offers for Lee...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about almost 4 years ago 1,716 reads 8 comments

  5. Robinson Cano Could Have Been A Texas Ranger, Imagine That!

    As the baseball world enters into free agency, I begin to wonder about the status of the Yankees if they had traded Robinson Cano ...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about almost 4 years ago 928 reads 23 comments

  6. Yankee Pride: The Future of the Core Four

    The members of the "Core Four" have been the faces of the New York Yankees for many years. As the 2010 season comes to a close, one must realize that the Core Four cannot go on forever...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about 4 years ago 615 reads 7 comments

  7. Sayonara! Five New York Yankees That Will Be Gone By Next Year

    So many marvelous players have been on the Yankees.This season is different.Yes, New York has the lovable Core Four. However, there have been some absolute monstrosities this season, and I am convinced that these following five players will not return...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about 4 years ago 501 reads 20 comments

  8. 2010 NL Edition: The Most Valuable Players In Each Division

    With less than 20 games left in the season, the NL MVP talks always begin to heat up. This season is one of the most difficult choices in many years...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about 4 years ago 267 reads 0 comments

  9. 2010 MVPs AL Edition: Ranking the Most Valuable Player in Each Division

    As the playoffs slowly approach, baseball fans continue to wonder who the AL MVP will be. Will it be a member of a first place, playoff team? Will it be a member of a lower-placed team?I've ...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about 4 years ago 197 reads 6 comments

  10. Yankees Call-Ups: Predicting the Newest Players in Pinstripes

    As August comes to an abrupt close with prized rookie pitcher Stephen Strasburg requiring Tommy John surgery, I begin to predict what the New York Yankees are thinking with their own cherished talent...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about 4 years ago 972 reads 10 comments

  11. 2011 Free Agents: Why Carl Crawford to the Yankees Is a Bad Idea

    As the baseball world slowly starts to enter September, one must think of the 2011 free agency.Huge names enter this year's offseason including Cliff Lee, Adam Dunn, Paul Konerko, Derek ...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about 4 years ago 2,004 reads 31 comments

  12. Please Don't Go: The Future of Tony Pena and The Yankees

    Rumors of new baseball managers for the 2011 season have been flying about in the baseball world. Many names have surfaced, including Don Mattingly, Willie Randolph, Joe Torre, Bobby Valentine, and current bench coach of the New York Yankees, Tony Pena...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about 4 years ago 1,528 reads 2 comments

  13. Way Back...It's Gone! Ranking the 600 HR Club

    So many huge names, yet such a small club. As Alex Rodriguez enters the 600 HR club, here is my ranking of the club's best members. NOTE: This list is very flexible, as each member can be argued as the best player of their era...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about 4 years ago 1,724 reads 70 comments

  14. Yankees Win! The Newest Additions to the Bronx Bombers

    The Yankees have struck again at this year's deadline. The Bronx was rumored to be the destination of many players this deadline. With their newest additions, the lineup, bench, and bullpen improved significantly...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about over 4 years ago 701 reads 17 comments

  15. The Starting Pitching Market for the New York Yankees

    With the recent trade of Dan Haren, the trade market is slowly beginning to diminish. Although Andy Pettitte wants to return now, Joe Girardi is playing the safe card and resting him...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about over 4 years ago 1,255 reads 7 comments

  16. 2010 Trade Deadline: Six Players The New York Yankees Should Consider

    On July 31st we all know there will be new additions to the Bronx Bombers. The question is: Who will be in New York? The Yankees have stated that they would like to add a "bench bat" and a relief pitcher...

    Nick Santa Maria Written by Nick Santa Maria about over 4 years ago 2,210 reads 2 comments