1. Yankees Day of Firsts: A Look into Attending the True “Opening Day”

    The early morning fog and clouds cleared to reveal nothing but blue sky and sunshine. The baseball gods would not allow anything to ruin the unveiling of the most remarkable structure its sport has to offer...

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  2. "The House that Steinbrenner Built": The Yankees' First Workout Digitally Captured

    As one of the lucky 15,000-20,000 fans that walked through the turnstiles and into baseball Heaven yesterday, I was not sure what to expect. My mind was overcome with a violent mixture of sadness, bitterness, excitement, awe, admiration, and amazement.

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  3. Here We Go Again: A.J. Burnett Tears Elbow Ligament

    After A.J. Burnett was roughed up Sunday by the lowly Pittsburgh Pirates in his last spring start, the Yankees coaching staff was looking for answers...

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  4. Jorge Posada Left Impressed: "Joba Proved Me Wrong"

    Yankees catcher and emotional leader Jorge Posada was very vocal in his beliefs regarding Joba Chamberlain's future...

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  5. Yankees Announcer Bob Sheppard Remains Sick: A Tribute to "The Voice of God"

    Bob Sheppard has been the voice of the New York Yankees since 1951, and has been referred to as "The Voice of God" for equally as long...

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  6. Jonathan Albaladejo Beats Out Brett Tomko for New York Yankees Bullpen Spot

    According to Yankees manger Joe Girardi, Jonathan Albaladejo has earned himself a spot in the bullpen and on the 25-man roster...

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  7. Andy Pettitte Dominant In Final Spring Tune-Up

    Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte was spending most of his spring pitching against Minor League talent in Florida. Pettitte tested his progression against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday and appeared in midseason form...

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  8. Xavier Nady, George McFly from Back to the Future: Separated at Birth?

    Whenever I watched a pregame or postgame interview involving Yankees outfielder Xavier Nady, something seemed familiar.In an odd instance of déjà vu, I was given the notion that I had seen this all before...

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  9. R.I.P. Yankee Stadium: A Picture Truly Is Worth 1000 Words

    Here lies "The House That Ruth Built" (1923-2008) At this time of the year, Yankee Stadium's grass typically appeared as green and fresh as a warm summer day...

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  10. Bern Baby Bern: Bernie Williams' Burning Desire for Baseball Relit

    According to reporters, former Yankee outfielder Bernie Williams is mulling over a return to the game he once could not live without. Apparently, he is finding it harder and harder to stay separated from baseball still to this day...

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  11. Derek Jeter to Lead Off: Manager Joe Girardi Makes an Interesting Switch

    Derek Jeter has always been No. 1 in the hearts of every Yankee fan, in the Bronx and across the globe. However, he has always been associated with No. 2 in scorecards and anything associated with a baseball diamond...

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  12. Brett Gardner: Your 2009 New York Yankees Starting Center Fielder

    According to Alden Gonzalez of Yankees.com, FOX Sports is reporting that Melky Cabrera is once again being dangled as trade bait across the league...

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  13. A.J. Burnett Nearly Perfect Against Red Sox

    In a game that may be forgotten before writers' heads hit their pillows tonight, A.J. Burnett showed Boston no spring training mercy...

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  14. Xavier Nady: Your 2009 New York Yankees RF? Or Simply Being Showcased?

    According to New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, Xavier Nady has a leg up for the starting job in right field. Coming as a surprise to many including myself, Girardi has appeared to have ...

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  15. Hughes Gives Minnesota Twins Their “Phil”

    In cementing his place as the opening day starter for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in AAA, Phil Hughes gave the Minnesota Twins all they could handle and more. Hughes lowered his spring ERA to an impressive 2...

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  16. AJ Burnett NOT a Control Freak After All

    AJ Burnett had not walked a batter during spring training entering Thursday night's action. That all changed once he was forced to pitch against his former Toronto Blue Jay teammates, as he walked three batters and ran deep counts to many others...

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  17. Hideki Matsui Throws Final Wrench in New York Yankees' Lineup Options

    The New York Yankees came into 2009 with more depth on offense than any year since Darryl Strawberry came off the bench...

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  18. Four-Leaf Closer: Mariano Rivera Starts Strong on St. Patrick's Day

    St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration filled with green top hats, clovers, leprechauns, pots of gold, and plenty of Guinness for those over 21...

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  19. Robinson Cano Felt Pressure Stretching Far Beyond Baseball

    Without the Yankees, Robinson Cano never would have had the opportunity to represent the Dominican Republic. Cano conceded as much after it was learned that he concealed an injury from Joe Girardi to play in the World Baseball Classic...

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  20. UPDATE: NY Yankees Receive Good News on Cano, Marte Following MRI Exams

    Enter Sandman. No, not Mariano Rivera jogging to the mound to dominate another ninth inning. Not the sounds of Metallica blasting throughout the stadium as fans scream song lyrics in unison...

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  21. Robinson Cano and Damaso Marte To Be Re-Examined Today

    Robinson Cano and Damaso Marte returned home as damaged goods from the World Baseball Classic last week. After their Dominican squad lost two gut-wrenching games to the Netherlands, the Yankees ...

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  22. Derek Jeter's Top 10 Yankee Moments

    Derek Jeter has been one of the most beloved professional athletes in New York’s illustrious sports history. He has also been one of the most respected athletes in the history of sports in general...

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  23. Cody Ransom: Athletic Freak? Johnny Damon and YouTube Say Yes

    New York Yankees outfielder Johnny Damon barely hesitated long enough for the reporter's question to be completed before he tossed his answer forward...

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  24. Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams Become 24-Hour Adversaries in WBC

    During 12 magical seasons as Yankee teammates, Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams reached six World Series and captured four titles...

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  25. Robinson Cano Returns Home: Dominican WBC Ride Ends in Heartbreak

    After a second straight mind-blowing upset at the hands of The Netherlands, the roster of the Dominican Republic returned home with their tails tucked between their legs...

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