1. New York Yankees: Patience Part 6 (0f 6) Gary Sanchez

    When you have depth in a position, it makes complete sense to trade the next Mike Piazza in order to strengthen a weakness. That is exactly what the Yankees did when they traded Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda...

    Thomas Chianelli Written by Thomas Chianelli about over 2 years ago 898 reads 0 comments

  2. Albert Pujols' New Contract Could Open Door to Uncontrollable MLB Salaries

    Albert Pujols is arguably the best baseball player this generation has seen. He is viewed as a model for what a baseball player should be amid the cloud of performance-enhancers that dominated baseball from the late '90s to early 2000s...

    Thomas Chianelli Written by Thomas Chianelli about over 3 years ago 1,098 reads 3 comments

  3. New York Yankees' Patience, Part 5 (of 6): Eduardo Nunez

    With all of 50 at bats at the major league level, this prospect from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is already infamous in Yankees history. He will forever be known as the player that did not land Cliff Lee...

    Thomas Chianelli Written by Thomas Chianelli about over 3 years ago 691 reads 0 comments

  4. New York Yankees: Patience Part 4 (of 6): Adam Warren

    What is the going rate for a cerebral college pitcher with a continually developing arsenal, increasing strikeout rate, and a perennial winner? How about a fourth round draft pick in the 2009 amateur draft by the New York Yankees ...

    Thomas Chianelli Written by Thomas Chianelli about over 3 years ago 1,811 reads 8 comments

  5. New York Yankees: Patience Part 3 (of 6): Brandon Laird

    Brought to you by Pinstripes and Pasta Are you in the market for a 27th round draft pick with a good baseball eye and a propensity to hit home runs? The Yankees decided the answer was yes with the 884th pick of the 2007 MLB amateur draft...

    Thomas Chianelli Written by Thomas Chianelli about over 3 years ago 1,775 reads 5 comments

  6. New York Yankees: Patience Part 2 (of 6): David Phelps

    Brought to you by Pinstripes and Pasta What would you pay for a 6'3", 190 lb pitcher with a mid 90s fastball, who was ranked as the 5th best prospect in Indiana by Baseball ...

    Thomas Chianelli Written by Thomas Chianelli about over 3 years ago 2,113 reads 7 comments

  7. New York Yankees: Patience Part 1 (of 6): Hector Noesi

    There is a lot of talk about how Brian Cashman failed this offseason. When he failed to land "the big fish," which is Cliff Lee, the entire 2011 season became a bust. He is preaching "patience;" a very taboo word in this city, with this team...

    Thomas Chianelli Written by Thomas Chianelli about over 3 years ago 3,293 reads 12 comments

  8. New York Yankees: It's Déjà Vu All Over Again

    Let’s take a walk down memory lane. Not many people are aware of the deep history of the Atlanta Braves...

    Thomas Chianelli Written by Thomas Chianelli about almost 4 years ago 940 reads 14 comments