1. The Yankees' Future Is Grid-Locked

    Remember a couple of months ago when Stephen Strasburg was ready to advance to the majors? The anticipation was as high as ever before. Nationals Stadium was sold out within hours of the announced date of his debut...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 732 reads 1 comments

  2. An Eventful Sunday Night for the New York Yankees

    Sunday night games on ESPN are bound to be a roller coaster ride. Tonight was no exception for the New York Yankees.It all started when starting pitcher A.J. Burnett was scratched in the third game of a four game set between the Yankees and the Red Sox...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  3. In-game Updates: Mythbusters, Ortiz's AB, Swisher's AB

    Mythbusters: Lance Berkman w/ two strikes FOX broadcaster Tim McCarver took it upon himself to call Lance Berkman a “good two strike hitter” after he walked against Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 240 reads 0 comments

  4. A-Rod Scratched With Left Leg Contusion

    Just days after Alex Rodriguez hit his 600th career home run, he has been scratched from the lineup Saturday afternoon against the Boston Red Sox.A-Rod was struck by a line drive on his left leg during batting practice Saturday...

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  5. Never Count Out the Boston Red Sox

    Here is the lineup the Red Sox used on Wednesday: Ellsbury CF, Scutaro SS, Ortiz DH, Martinez C, Drew RF, Beltre 3B, Lowell 1B, Kalish LF, Hall 2B If that lineup seems a little bit out of the ordinary, you are right...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 184 reads 14 comments

  6. 2010 Is Overwhelmingly Pitcher Friendly

    I’m sure you have heard a lot about 2010 being the year of the pitchers. Look at this chart below showing the league averages since the year 2000. So far in 2010, every category is at it’s lowest point since 2000...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  7. 610 Is the New 600 for Alex Rodriguez

    After about 50 chances at home run number 600, Alex Rodriguez finally became the seventh player in history to hit 600 career home runs. The fans went wild, the anticipation is over, and history is made...

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  8. Alex Rodriguez: Why He is Pressing During the Pursuit of 600 Home Runs

    Watching Alex Rodriguez swing for his 600th home run has been a frustrating experience. “Strikeout, groundout, popout” seems to appear in the box score every night...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 202 reads 4 comments

  9. Alex Rodriguez, the stretch run: End of Game Thoughts

    The Yankees have just lost two out of three to the Rays, and hold a tight one-game lead in the American League East. It was a great series: every game was extremely well-played and came down to one or two key moments...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 103 reads 2 comments

  10. Why W-L Records Are Ridiculous

    Tyler Kepner of the New York Times reminded us of something very important this morning. Here is what he said via Twitter: "Felix Hernandez has 10 starts this yr in which he’s thrown 7 inn and allowed no more than 3 ER without getting a W...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 86 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB Trade Deadline: Lance Berkman a Big Question Mark

    The 2010 trade deadline will be deemed unsucccessful for the Yankees tomorrow at 4:00 pm. The Yankees acquired Lance Berkman and Austin Kearns on Friday, just hours before the trade deadline...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  12. The Story of Joba Chamberlain Gets More And More Frustration

    Believe it or not, Yankee fans can be frustrated too. Hard to believe, considering they have won 27 championships and are in the playoff race year in and year out. But occasionally, Yankee fans find something to complain about, something to criticize...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 579 reads 12 comments

  13. Yankees make the right choice, so far

    I wrote yesterday that the Yankees should hold onto Jesus Montero because the Yankees are better off conserving their future than stegnthening their offense beyond a needed level. Today, I found out that the Yankees were thinking right along with me...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 184 reads 0 comments

  14. 7/29 Yankees vs. Indians Lineups and Game Notes

    Tonights blog has been down-graded from a live blog, you can follow along during the game on Twitter by following @jesskcoleman. Keep checking back for live blogs in the future...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 47 reads 0 comments

  15. Yankees should hold onto Montero

    Almost every trade rumor you have heard that involved the Yankees has involved Jesus Montero. The Rangers wanted him for Cliff Lee, the Diamondbacks wanted him for Dan Haren, the Nationals ...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 12 reads 0 comments

  16. Can Dan Haren Be the Game-Changer the Angels Need?

    After a roller coaster of rumors flying around, the Angels swooped in to bring in starting pitcher Dan Haren...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 248 reads 4 comments

  17. MLB Player Survey: The League's Top Five Most Overrated Players

    One hundred eighty-seven MLB players were surveyed to answer the question — who is the most overrated player in baseball? Keep in mind that when determining whether a player ...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 273 reads 1 comments

  18. Matt Garza No-Hitter: The Year of Fear, Not Pitchers

    As Matt Garza finished off his no-hitter against the Tigers this evening, everyone watched in awe as "the year of pitchers" swarmed over them yet one more time...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 94 reads 3 comments

  19. Top Five Candidates for MLB Hall of Fame You May Not Know About

    The Hall of Fame is the pinnacle of baseball success. Every player dreams of the day he is inducted into baseball greatness. For the most part, the magic surrounding a players career is enough to merit their entrance into the Hall...

    Jess K. Coleman Written by Jess K. Coleman about 4 years ago 678 reads 2 comments