1. Javier Vazquez: On What Were the Hopes Based?

    Javy Vazquez started his second game in his second stint for the New York Yankees yesterday. Pitching against the Angels, Vazquez was just as abysmal as he had been against the Rays last Friday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 536 reads 14 comments

  2. Treasure Mariano Rivera Because You Will Never See Perfection Like This Again

    Perfection is a word that must be used cautiously. And perfection in the sense intended here does not mean always perfect...

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  3. New York Yankees: After Seven Games, Who's Hot and Who's Not?

    The World Champion New York Yankees hung their 27th banner yesterday and passed out some very large rings. But now we leave '09 in the rear view and look to what the new season holds in store...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 272 reads 1 comments

  4. Brett Gardner Daily Update: April 14, 2010

    The New York Yankees started the season with two road series against their biggest rivals in the American League East. They won both series, after dropping the first game in each series, and opened at home yesterday with a 4-2 record...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 92 reads 0 comments

  5. Brett Gardner Daily Update: April 11th, 2010

    Brett Gardner had another great game in the New York Yankees' 10-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday. The only thing Gardner could not do was catch Kelly Shoppach's base hit to left field with two outs in the eighth inning that broke up C...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 341 reads 4 comments

  6. Brett Gardner Daily Update: April 10, 2010

    Brett Gardner did not start last night in the New York Yankees' fourth game of the season. Brett Gardner did not play in the game. Apparently Gardner was sore. As best as can be determined, his derriere was sore from sitting on the bench...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 135 reads 1 comments

  7. Memo to Javier Vazquez: You Are Back in the American League

    Someone once said: "Dorothy, you're not in Kansas anymore." Last night, Javier Vazquez at times looked as though he might have been looking for his ruby slippers. Javy, you're not in Atlanta anymore...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 159 reads 6 comments

  8. Brett Gardner Daily Update: April 8, 2010

    Brett Gardner used his speed in the New York Yankees 3-1 victory over the hated Boston Red Sox last night. Gardner did not get a hit in three at bats in the final game of the opening series of 2010 season...

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  9. Brett Gardner Daily Update: Apr. 7, 2010

    After getting two hits in the season opener on Sunday night, Brett Gardner did not start in Boston last night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 131 reads 1 comments

  10. Brett Gardner Daily Update: April 5, 2010

    Brett Gardner had a great game for the New York Yankees on Opening Night in Fenway Park. Against the Yankees' primary nemesis, Gardner was 2-for-4 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 197 reads 1 comments

  11. Any Pitching Staff Want to Face This New York Yankees' Lineup?

    If you were a pitcher and you looked at a batting order that featured Derek Jeter leading off, Alex Rodriguez hitting sixth and Robinson Cano hitting ninth, you would probably scratch your brow a little...

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  12. MLB 2010 Preview: New York Yankees Will Not Repeat and Will Not Win AL East

    It is April 1. As I write this I can look out the window at blooming forsythias and fat robins hopping in too green grass. In three days, baseball starts for real with my team opening in Fenway Park...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 264 reads 4 comments

  13. Brett Gardner: Daily Update April 1, 2010

    Brett Gardner has been projected to the American League MVP for 2010. With Opening Day only three days away, Gardner has been picked by any number of baseball experts to garner his first MVP award...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about over 4 years ago 118 reads 2 comments

  14. Brett Gardner Daily Update: March 17, 2010

    Brett Gardner started in centerfield for the second straight day for the New York Yankees. Today, Gardner also hit leadoff as the Yankees lost to the Phillies 6-2. Gardner had a great game, with two hits in three times at bat, including a triple...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 219 reads 4 comments

  15. Brett Gardner Daily Update: March 15, 2010

    Brett Gardner started in center field and hit sixth in the batting order as the New York Yankees lost a spring training tilt to the lowly Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday...

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  16. Joba Chamberlain May Not Be Suited to Starting

    Joba Chamberlain first flashed on the major league scene in August 2007. He had been called up to the New York Yankees because they were floundering and needed bullpen help. Chamberlain came in from the pen in 19 games in August and September 2007...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 334 reads 5 comments

  17. Brett Gardner Daily Update: March 10, 2010

    Brett Gardner did not start in center field for the New York Yankees today as they played the Detroit Tigers in a Spring Training game. Curtis Granderson started in center field for the Yankees and got two hits against his old team...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 244 reads 1 comments

  18. Brett Gardner Daily Update: March 9, 2010

    Brett Gardner started in center field for the New York Yankees yesterday. But before all you Brett Gardner fans out there (all 12 of you) get too excited, Curtis Granderson started in center field for the New York Yankees yesterday as well...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 747 reads 6 comments

  19. Brett Gardner Daily Update: March 8, 2010

    The New York Yankees lost a spring training game to the Minnesota Twins yesterday, 11-0. Brett Gardner started and got one hit in three times at bat. His hit came on a bunt...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 223 reads 6 comments

  20. Take Me Out to the Ballpark: Wrigley Field

    Ivy covered walls. Day baseball. Ernie Banks and “Let’s play two.” Harry Carey and “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” All of these are Wrigley Field in Chicago, home of the Chicago Cubs for 94 years...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 794 reads 1 comments

  21. Brett Gardner Daily Update No. 18

    Yesterday, in their fourth Spring Training game, the New York Yankees lost to the Toronto Blue Jays. Brett Gardner started in left field. In his first plate appearance, Gardner hit a hard ground ball to Lyle Overbay at first base for Toronto...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 445 reads 0 comments

  22. New York Yankees: Three Pitchers Brian Cashman Would Not Have Drafted

    Three of the greatest pitchers in New York Yankee history have a lot in common. Whitey Ford, Ron Guidry, and Mariano Rivera each were great...

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  23. Take Me Out To The Ballpark: Ebbets Field

    Major League baseball has not been played in the Borough of Brooklyn since 1957.   But any serious baseball fan can still tell you that until that time some of the games greatest moments occurred at Bedford Avenue where Ebbets Field stood...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 763 reads 2 comments

  24. Austin Romine and Jesus Montero: Impressions of the New York Yankees' Catchers

    In yesterday's Spring Training game against the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees fans got what was, for many, their first look at two young catchers in the Yankee organization. Austin Romine took over behind the plate for Jorge Posada...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 2,906 reads 2 comments

  25. Brett Gardner Daily Update No. 17

    This writer has had a lot of fun in the past six weeks or so writing the Brett Gardner Daily Update Series which was mostly satire. As with any satire there has to be an element of truth involved, but it was mostly satire...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Perry Arnold about almost 5 years ago 108 reads 6 comments