1. De-Bunking "Stephen Strasburg Doesn't Belong In The All-Star Game" Myths

    This is not a piece advocating Stephen Strasburg's inclusion on the National League All-Star team. It's going to sound like it, but it's not...

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  2. Dear Baseball Purists: Are You Happy Now?

    Baseball purists cost Armando Galarraga a perfect game. It's as plain and simple as that. Oh, don't get me wrong. Jim Joyce blew the call outright on Jason Donald's ground ball to first base with two outs in the ninth inning Wednesday night...

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  3. The Forgotten Defense: The 1977 Falcons May Be the Best of All-Time

    I'll just come right out and say it: The 1977 Atlanta Falcons were the best defense in modern NFL history (Read: The Super Bowl Era). Before you comment about the 1985 Bears or the 2000 Ravens, I would ask you to simply continue reading...

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  4. Brett Gardner on Pace for a Historic Run

    I'm going to start this piece by stating the following: Yes, I'm aware it's only May 12, and therefore, "on pace" articles are always rebutted with "It's only been ___ number of games!" Regardless, part of the fun in sports in projecting things...

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  5. Which Slow Starts Should Concern The New York Yankees?

    Despite a sparkling record good for second place in the tough AL East, a number of Yankee hitters are off to poor starts. Mark Teixeria, Curtis Granderson, Nick Johnson and Alex Rodriguez are all struggling mightily...

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  6. Anything To Be Gained From The Dallas Braden/A-Rod Tiff? Not Likely

    Apparently, the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez and the Athletics' Dallas Braden got into some sort of argument yesterday when Rodriguez cut across the pitcher's mound to get back to first base when Robinson Cano hit a foul ball...

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  7. Humor: New York Yankee Fans Blame Joe Girardi for Blowing Phil Hughes' No-Hitter

    In a message board storm unlike any seen for weeks, New York Yankees fans set the online world abuzz as they ripped Yankees manager Joe Girardi for costing Phil Hughes a no-hitter...

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  8. Robinson Cano vs. Dustin Pedroia Creates a New Debate for Red Sox, Yankees Fans

    If you were a fan of the Yankees or Red Sox in the mid to late 90's, you no doubt took a side in the Nomar Garciaparra/Derek Jeter debate. Jeter and Garciaparra were two of the new breed of shortstop...

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  9. Who Needs Marian Gaborik When You Have P.A. Parenteau?

    This is what it came down to for the New York Rangers? Two weeks of scraping their way back into the playoff race, raising the hopes of their fans, and when the New York Rangers were in a shootout with their season on the line, they trotted out P...

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  10. Rangers-Devils Prove Shootouts are Not Needed

    The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils played an outstanding game last night. Usually when there's a hotly contested game, people say: "It's a shame someone had to lose...

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  11. Not the Same Old Atlanta Falcons

    As the Atlanta Falcons put the finishing touches on a 31-3 obliteration of the hapless Buffalo Bills today, the broadcasters discussed the Falcons season...

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  12. Jimmy Rollins' Prediction Proves How Stupid Sportswriters Are

    So Jimmy Rollins proved once again that when it comes to playoffs and predictions, he's an idiot. Picking the Phillies to win in five games was clearly an act of a delusional man. Thank God the mighty Yankees proved him wrong...

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  13. Twins Loss Shows There's No Margin For Error For Small-Market Teams

    To some, this photo shows you all you need to know about the Yankees-Twins playoff series. You've got Alex Rodriguez, the Yankees' superstar third baseman and his $33,000,000 salary standing ...

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  14. Minnesota Twins: Plenty of Blame To Go Around in Their Heartbreaking Loss

    Start with the beginning. Let's face it: There are a lot of reasons the Minnesota Twins lost Game Two of the ALDS to the New York Yankees tonight. Some of those reasons are unfair; some are justified...

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  15. Why the New York Yankees Should Be Thankful for Brett Gardner

    If the New York Yankees do indeed clinch home-field advantage in the American League for the playoffs and avoid a trip to Anaheim, they should be thanking Brett Gardner...

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  16. Examining The "Yankee Stadium Effect" on The 2009 Yankees

    There's been a lot of talk this season about how Yankee Stadium has provided a big boon to the Bronx Bombers, with home runs flying out every which way. Some critics say the Yankees offensive numbers are nothing more than a product of their home ballpark.

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  17. If Only: Joe Mauer's Injuries May Have Cost Him Triple Crown

    As Joe Mauer looks to put the finishing touches on his MVP season, and Carlos Pena goes down for the season, I realized something the other day: Had Mauer not missed a month of the season, he'd be in contention for the Triple Crown...

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  18. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Role, Ramiro Mendoza Style

    Let me say this right now: I do not like how the Yankees are using Joba Chamberlain. I understand the larger issue the Yankees are trying to deal with, but New York seems to have no real defined plan with regard to Chamberlain...

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  19. New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox Fighting Through Similar Problems

    As the regular season draws to a close, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox find themselves in familiar spots: Occupying the top two spots of the American League East...

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  20. Enough With the East Coast Bias Whining

    With the end of the baseball season right around the corner, it's time for award season. Which also means it's time for the fans of West Coast teams to complain their teams get no respect ...

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  21. When Gardner Returns, Swisher's Pinstripes Should Vanish

    I specifically chose this photo because I believe when Brett Gardner finally returns from a broken thumb, Nick Swisher should not be seen in pinstripes for the rest of the season. I'm not talking about removing him from the team completely...

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  22. Understanding Sports Terminology 101: "MVP-Caliber Season"

    Over his last 18 games, Derek Jeter has hit an absurd .460 with an on-base percentage near .500. He's also shown some more power recently, with five home runs in that span. With an average of ...

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  23. Cashman's Non-Moves Working Out Well For Yankees

    Sometimes as a General Manager, your success and failure is measured not by the moves you make, but the moves you don't. For the Yankees' Brian Cashman, this saying rings true...

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  24. Last Night's Yankee Performance Proves It's Not All about the Stadium

    As the Yankees pounded Josh Beckett last, drilling five home runs, it hopefully served as a reminder to fans that the New York Yankees offensive output this season is not simply a result of the new Yankee Stadium...

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  25. With AL East Crown Within Reach, What's Next for the Yankees?

    As the Yankees put the finishing touches on the Red Sox last night, the question turned away from the AL East race, and to the larger picture. It wasn't the prettiest of series wins for the Yankees, especially considering the pitchers they had going...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by patrick bohn about over 5 years ago 348 reads 1 comments