1. Blue Jays-White Sox: Where's the Offense?

    After struggling against the Yankees against very effective pitching with CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte, the Jays are looking for a rebound against the struggling Chicago White Sox...

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  2. Yankees-Blue Jays Preview: A Test of Wills

    With the Jays continuing to win, crushing weak teams such as the Indians, the Athletics, the Tigers and others, the team has managed a 22-12 record, the best record in the AL, second in MLB next to the Los Angeles Dodgers...

    Gregory Pearsoll Written by Gregory Pearsoll about almost 6 years ago 357 reads 7 comments

  3. Boxed In: The New York Yankees 40-Man Roster Problems

    With the Yankees struggling at 13-14, changes are badly needed on the team. Unfortunately, due to roster construction, some of these changes may not be possible...

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  4. No Angels In The Bullpen: Blue Jays-Angels Preview

    Coming off a split series against Cleveland, the Jays start a West Coast road trip, with their first stop being a two-game set in L.A...

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  5. Broken Arms: The Yankees Pitching Mess

    It has been a very rough season for the Yankees, as they, with their offense, have managed a modest 13-11 record, third in the AL East. Unfortunately, despite their offense, the Yankees have badly struggled with the starting pitching and the bullpen...

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  6. Jays-Indians: Scalped I's Try To Rebound

    After a winning series against Baltimore, the Jays will look to continue their series-winning ways against the Cleveland Indians, in a quick two game series. The Indians have badly struggled at the start, going 9-15 early on...

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  7. Blue Jays-Orioles: A Chance for the Jays To Fly Again

    After getting roughed up in the Kansas City series, the Jays head back to the Rogers Centre to play the Baltimore Orioles. Here's what to look for in this series. Advantages for the Jays 1...

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  8. Minor League Mirage: Yankees Fans Can't Expect Help from AAA.

    Things in Yankee land are not very good right now. The New York Yankees are 9-10, and are really struggling to score with RISP. Meanwhile, their AAA affiliate, the Scranton Wilkes Barre Yankees are a strong 12-2 to start the year...

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  9. Evaluating the New York Yankees' Lacking Third Base Options with A-Rod Out

    With the news that Alex Rodriguez is out until May or later to remove a cyst in his hip, the Yankees have suffered a potential blow to their World Series chances...

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  10. Memo to the Dodgers: Enough Negotiating with Manny Ramirez, Already

    As you have heard, Manny Ramirez has once again rejected a two-year, $45 million dollar deal from the L.A. Dodgers...

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  11. Rays of Sunshine: An AL East Preview of the Tampa Bay Rays

    After a very successful 2008, where the young Rays finally broke through and got all the way to the World Series, only to lose to the Phillies, the team has stocked up by improving several of ...

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  12. Learning To Fly Again: An AL East Preview of the Baltimore Orioles

    After finally starting a rebuilding effort in the 2008 season, the Orioles are continuing on the path back to success...

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  13. AL East Preview: Can the Red Sox Return to Postseason Glory?

    Here's an updated version of a previous article I wrote, with some more details: As you know, the Red Sox came within one game of going back to the World Series last year, but fell short to the Rays...

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  14. AL East Preview: Blue Jays Hunted Down By Injuries

    After a strong 2008, where the Toronto Blue Jays went 86-76, making an impressive comeback after the hiring of Cito Gaston, the Jays got two nasty surprises...

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  15. Why the Yankees Won't Be Going to the World Series: An AL East Preview

    Many media sources have been giving the Yankees a lot of credit for spending boatloads of money, a total of $423.5 million during the offseason, signing CC Sabathia, AJ Burnett, and Mark Teixeira...

    Gregory Pearsoll Written by Gregory Pearsoll about 6 years ago 315 reads 16 comments

  16. Out of Luck: New York Yankees Running Out of Bench Options

    As we approach Opening Day, there is one serious problem with the Yankees that needs to be addressed—the bench. As it stands, the bench will be C Jose Molina, SS Cody Ransom, OF/1B Nick Swisher (barring a trade), and CF Melky Cabrera...

    Gregory Pearsoll Written by Gregory Pearsoll about 6 years ago 159 reads 4 comments

  17. AL East Preview: New York Yankees

    After a disappointing 2008, where the Yankees missed the postseason for the first time since 1993, the Yankees will be looking to rebound in 2009. To facilitate a recovery, they gave huge dollars to Mark Teixeira, C...

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  18. Brad Wilkerson, Boston Red Sox Agree To Deal—Why?

    Former Blue Jay OF/1B Brad Wilkerson signed a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox. In Toronto, he hit .220 with four home runs and 28 RBI. He did nothing to help the Jays' cause...

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  19. AL East Preview: Boston Red Sox

    With two weeks to go until pitchers and catchers report, it's time to review the offseason acquisitions of the AL teams. Let's start off with the AL runner-ups of 2008, the Boston Red Sox...

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  20. Manny No No: Why The Mets Can't Sign Manny Ramirez

    In a previous editorial, I wrote about why the Yankees can't afford Manny Ramirez. With things such as the Million Manny March, where Mets fans tried to push Omar Minaya to sign Manny Ramirez...

    Gregory Pearsoll Written by Gregory Pearsoll about 6 years ago 322 reads 4 comments

  21. Dodger Dunn? Dodgers Consider Dunn, Hudson After Ramirez Snub

    Could former Red Adam Dunn be in Dodger blue soon? After Manny Ramirez's snub of the LA Dodgers' 1 year/$25M offer, the Dodgers are now looking at other options...

    Gregory Pearsoll Written by Gregory Pearsoll about 6 years ago 193 reads 5 comments

  22. Pinstripe Problems: Why The Yankees Can't Get Manny Ramirez

    We have all heard the news about Manny Ramirez rejecting a 1 year/$25 million contract from the Dodgers. As a result, many people in New York (Mets and Yankees fans alike) are pushing for the New York Yankees to sign Manny Ramirez...

    Gregory Pearsoll Written by Gregory Pearsoll about 6 years ago 884 reads 6 comments