1. Zack Greinke Should Win The A.L. Cy Young Award

    At the start of the 2009 season, it is almost certain that most people in baseball would never have put Zack Greinke's name on the list for A.L. Cy Young Award candidates...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 5 years ago 758 reads 23 comments

  2. How a Trip To a Pool Hall In February Changed the Yankees' Season

    2008 marked Joe Girardi's first year at the helm of the Yankees' ship. After his first year in spring training, Girardi was viewed as somewhat of a drill sergeant, making sure that all of his players were in top shape before leaving camp...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 5 years ago 319 reads 4 comments

  3. How Will The Yankees Regain Their Championship Form This October?

    Throughout the 90's, the Yankees ruled October baseball amassing four championships in five years. However, they haven't been to the World Series since 2003, and they haven't made it past the ALDS since 2004...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 5 years ago 196 reads 4 comments

  4. Unnecessary Roughness Leads to Unnecessary Suspensions

    Fighting is something that tends to occur in professional sports for a variety of reasons. In the heat of competition, athletes emotions tend to run high, and sometimes they say something offensive or literally push an opponent too far...

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  5. Innings Limit Will Land Joba Chamberlain Back In The Bullpen

    Organizations are all about protecting their young arms. They heavily monitor pitch counts and usually set an innings limit so that there is less chance of them over working their prized arms...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 5 years ago 544 reads 6 comments

  6. New York Yankees Tradition: Old-Timers' Day Still a Hit

    When it comes to traditions in baseball, no other organization is as well-known for their way of keeping with traditions like the Yankees...

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  7. The Fate of Phil Hughes: Will the Yankees Make the Same Mistake Twice?

    Three years ago, the Yankees were all abuzz about one of their farm hands named Phil Hughes. Hughes was drafted out of high school, and was considered to be the future of the Yankees' starting rotation...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 5 years ago 1,282 reads 22 comments

  8. MLB All-Star Break: The Magic of The Home Run Derby

    Each year, when the All-Star break comes around, a lot of fans take the time to catch up on the TV that they miss during the baseball season...

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  9. The Second Greatest Tennis Match Ever: Roger Federer Makes History

    Yesterday, Roger Federer became the first tennis player to win 15 Grand Slam titles after he defeated Andy Roddick in the men's Wimbledon final...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 5 years ago 1,134 reads 4 comments

  10. 70 Years Later, Lou Gehrig's Farewell Speech Still Resonates

    70 years ago, a man stood on the field at Yankee Stadium and told the world that he was the luckiest man on the face of the earth. That man was dying, but no one knew it. He told them that he was the luckiest man on the face of the earth...

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  11. The Yankees Give High School Softball Team Something to Smile About

    On Tuesday night, the damp crowd at Yankee Stadium was eagerly waiting for the start of the game after a 50 minute rain delay...

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  12. Mariano Rivera Gets His First Career RBI & 500th Save on the Same Night

    The Subway Series tends to produce a lot of great moments. The games are never short and sweet, the most unusual things happen (just ask Luis Castillo), and the fans certainly get their money's worth...

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  13. Francisco Cervelli Has Earned His Spot On The Yankees' Starting Roster

    Last year at this time, Francisco Cervelli was working his way back from a severe wrist injury. The young catcher, who has been a highly touted minor league prospect for the last couple of years, turned a lot of heads in spring training in 2008...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 385 reads 12 comments

  14. Joe Buck Gets his Own Show On HBO: He's No Bob Costas

    Bob Costas has been one of the most notable voices in sports broadcasting for a long time. Costas has transformed himself from being just an every day sports broadcaster into a spectacular interviewer and host of shows such as "Costas Now"...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 348 reads 4 comments

  15. Why the Yankees Are Thanking The Baseball Gods For Luis Castillo

    The Yankees were seconds away from losing the first game of the Subway Series and their fourth game in a row. As Alex Rodriguez's threw down his bat in disgust after popping up a pitch from Francisco ...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 156 reads 3 comments

  16. Yankees-Red Sox: Rain and Other Blunders Lead to Another New York Loss

    Four days ago, the Yankees thought they were in a much better place as a team since the last time they faced the Red Sox...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 94 reads 1 comments

  17. Chien-Ming Wang Still Can't Figure It Out as Yanks Lose to Sox Again

    Last night, the Yankees lost their seventh straight game to the Red Sox this season. This game was a lot closer than Tuesday's contest, as the Yankees lost 6-5 as opposed to 7-0...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 86 reads 7 comments

  18. Mariano Rivera Lets One Get Away As The Yankees Can't Hold Off The Rays

    For the better part of thirteen years, Mariano Rivera has been coming out of the bullpen for the Yankees and doing God-like things...

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  19. Major League Baseball Issues Suspension to Wrong Pitcher, Again

    It would appear that the guys running things at the Major League Baseball Commissioner's office are bored or are simply looking for new ways to irritate teams, owners, and fans...

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  20. Joba Chamberlain Returns To The Mound In Cleveland Along With The Midges

    Of all the events that took place in the 2007 ALDS, the one that stands out the most was the attack of the midges during the final innings of the game...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 736 reads 8 comments

  21. A Love Affair with Baseball: What Is Often Forgotten About the Game

    Certain sports take a hold on people at a young age, while others develop a love a little later in life. Most people can recall the exact moment that they fell in love with a sport or a team, ...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 67 reads 8 comments

  22. Thanks to Yankees' New Vibe, Pies in the Face Are Becoming Popular in the Bronx

    Most walk-off wins are met with jumping around home plate, hugs, a pat on the back, lots of high fives—and shaving cream pies? The Yankees have taken to rewarding the heroes of their walk-off wins with a shaving cream pie in the face...

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  23. My First Visit to Yankee Stadium: Much More Than Just Watching a Game

    For the past couple of months, I've listened to other people's accounts of their visits to the new Yankee Stadium. I've looked at pictures, watched on TV, but hadn't experienced it for myself...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 105 reads 2 comments

  24. My First Visit to the New Yankee Stadium

    After months of waiting and hearing everyone else's tales of the new stadium, I finally made my way through the new gates of Yankee Stadium on May 19, 2009...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 309 reads 6 comments

  25. Yankees-Twins: Coke Earns First Career Save and Yanks Win Sixth Straight

    Besides Mariano Rivera, Phil Coke has been Joe Girardi's most reliable guy out of the bullpen. Due to the fact that Rivera has been used on back-to-back days for a total of four innings, Girardi ...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 110 reads 7 comments