1. The Yankee Bullpen: When a Glaring Weakness Becomes a Reliable Strength

    The 2009 season began with promise and high expectations for a young but talented Yankee bullpen cast. Damaso Marte was re-signed in the offseason and would team with Mariano Rivera, Jose ...

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  2. The Top Five Reasons MLB's Most Valuable Player Award Is a Farce

    Many fans, writers, players, and analysts argue what being the “Most Valuable Player” truly means. Some argue it requires being the “best player on the best team,” while others suggest it belongs to “the season’s best p

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  3. Mariano Rivera and the Tale of the Wandering Remote Control

    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has been deservedly credited with being the greatest relief pitcher of his generation. On Tuesday night, I believe he also became the first pitcher to ever throw ...

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  4. He's Baaaaaaacccck: The Five Reasons A-Rod Is Turning a Corner

    1. Rest Will Do a Body Good Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees brass continued to ignore Dr. Mark Philippon’s post-surgical rehabilitation guidelines through the first six weeks of his faster-than-anticipated return...

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  5. Joba Chamberlain Needs To Drop Anchor on Mariners' Weak Offensive Fleet

    Joba Chamberlain has sparked a debate more perplexing than determining “who framed Roger Rabbit,” “what happened to Amelia Earhart,” or “how many licks it takes to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop...

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  6. Yankees' Chien-Ming Wang Set to Become 300-Game Winner on Oct. 21, 2263

    According to Matt Gelb of The Star-Ledger, yesterday marked Chien-Ming Wang’s first major league victory in 379 days...

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  7. Yankees GM Brian Cashman Nothing More Than an Infinite Checking Account

    The glory years have long since ridden off into the sunset, and the days of championships and dynasties are nearly a decade in the rearview mirror...

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  8. Yankees Response to Girardi's Ejection Speaks to Team's Disgust With Him

    Much credit has been given to Yankees Manager Joe Girardi for his “inspiring and motivating” rant and subsequent ejection on Wednesday night...

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  9. Robinson Cano Somehow Escaping Ridicule for Failures in the Clutch

    Yankees 2B Robinson Cano has been credited with having a very productive season—currently on pace for 28 HR, 99 RBI, 108 R, 200 hits, and a .300 batting average...

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  10. Power Outage: Alex Rodriguez Has Become a Liability in Yankees Lineup

    The Yankees' “hot corner” has begun to freeze up like a cameraman at the sight of former Tigers pitcher Kenny Rogers...

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  11. Mark Teixeira, Robinson Cano Seek Hardware: Yankees' Right Side Has Midas Touch

    It has been virtually impossible to overlook the offensive production supplied by Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano in the middle of the Yankee lineup. Teixeira is currently on pace for 53 HR, 145 RBI, 119 R, and ...

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  12. Judg-Ming-t Day: Wang Faces Last Chance to Stay in Yankees Rotation

    Yankees fans attempt to remember a time when Chien-Ming Wang led all of MLB in wins. They try to hold onto the memories of a sinker once described as “trying to hit a bowling ball...

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  13. Yankees Pummel Johan: No Miracle on 161st Street for Santa-na and Mets

    The Yankees were faced with the harsh realization that they deserved to be riding a five-game losing streak entering Sunday’s afternoon matchup with the ace of aces—Mets starter Johan Santana...

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  14. The Curse of a Cocky Undergrad: How the 2004 ALCS Changed His Demeanor

    It was Oct. 16, 2004, and a young college freshman watched yet another Yankees-Red Sox matchup in the American League Championship Series (ALCS)...

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  15. The Yankees-Red Sox Phenomenon: The Biology of a Mental Edge

    Though it has been repeated again and again ad nauseam over the course of baseball history, there is no rivalry in the sport as passionate as the Yankees and Red Sox...

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  16. A.J. Burnett Vs. Derek Lowe: Why the Yankees Yearn for a Shot at Time Travel

    The Yankees endured a long and eventually expensive offseason of courting free agents and subsequently flirting with their representation and entourages...

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  17. Yankees Turn the Page: The Top Five Reasons This Trip to Fenway Won’t Be Déjà Vu

    The calendar reads June 9, and the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are once again prepared to battle over a three game series...

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  18. What’s in a Name? The Top 10 Player Names in Major League Baseball

    Major League Baseball is a sport that highlights and embraces nicknames and "terms of endearment." They have ranged from "Wild Thing" to "The Machine" to something as simple as "A-Rod...

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  19. The Melky Cabrera Tale: How a Failed Trade Was the Move of the Offseason

    A baby-faced ball of energy burst onto the Bronx scene in 2006, capturing the hearts of fans eager to find the next homegrown hero...

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  20. What a Difference an A-Rod Makes: Mark Teixeira Thanks Lucky Star for Slugger

    Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira had heard all of the boos cascading onto the field from every corner of the new Yankee Stadium...

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  21. Andy Far from Dandy: Pettitte Becoming an Unreliable Yankee

    Yankees starter Andy Pettitte was always deemed the model of consistency in New York’s rotation. Throughout individual games, he appeared as though consistency was an infectious ...

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  22. Derek Jeter Finds Yet Another Way to Scatter Name Amongst the Game's Greats

    Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has been doing nothing but climbing historic lists since donning the pinstripes for the first time in 1995...

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  23. Joba Chamberlain Finally Returned to Eighth-Inning Role

    The great Joba Chamberlain debate has raged on for years, rivaling other conundrums of past and present history...

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  24. The Yankees Can Forget About Chien-Ming, Right? “Wang!”

    Yankees starter Chien-Ming Wang has had much more than just a tumultuous season in pinstripes. A 0-3 record and 34.50 ERA turned a former ace into a rejuvenation project filled with fear and uncertainty...

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  25. Nick Swisher's Yankees Honeymoon Quickly Turns into Married Life

    Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher was all smiles when the season began. He was ecstatic to be in New York, and the city was likewise elated to have him...

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