1. Constructing the ALCS Roster

    The cool thing about the postseason is that teams that advance to the next round can adjust their roster, for whatever reason—maybe someone gets hurt, maybe someone is better against one team than another...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about 5 years ago 179 reads 3 comments

  2. TBS Coverage of Baseball Playoffs Has Been Lacking

    It's become an almost perennial right: to complain and mope about the TV or radio crew broadcasting a baseball game. We complain about John Sterling, about Michael Kay, about Joe Buck and Tim McCarver and about Joe Morgan and John Miller...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about 5 years ago 557 reads 0 comments

  3. New York Yankees: Ghosts? What Ghosts?

    The common refrain going around the Yankee fan base right now is that while nothing is guaranteed, and that the Yankees are not guaranteed to win their series against the Twins, there is a different ...

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  4. The Top 10 Moments of the Yankees' 2009 regular season

    Some of these will not be among your traditional choices. Feel free to add your own in the comments.10) Nick Swisher's surprise pitching appearanceThis won't be a traditional choice, since ...

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  5. The Joba Theory: Explained and Expanded

    Many of you saw the post I wrote last night, in which, with the help of a couple of Mets fans, I arrived at a very, very simple conclusion for the pitching woes of Joba Chamberlain...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 129 reads 3 comments

  6. New York Yankees: The Case for Instant Replay

    The New York Yankees are 13-4 in their last seventeen games. On the surface, that's pretty impressive--but if you ask anyone, the Yankees should be better...

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  7. MLB: Composure is Awesome...When You Have It

    Sometimes, as a pitcher, you don't actually pitch all that badly, but your defense plays, well, shoddy baseball.Last night was a rare instance in which both Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter committed ...

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  8. 25 Random Observations About the 2009 Yankee Season (thus far)

    [As we approach the All Star break, I will do a few posts looking at baseball and the Yankees at the break...

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  9. Nick Swisher: More Important Than You Think to New York Yankees

    Take a moment with me, and imagine the following scenario:It is, say, April 14, 2009. The season is a week old and your baseball team, your beloved New York Yankees, has gone to war ...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 441 reads 2 comments

  10. Johan Santana Non-Trade Can Tell Us About Roy Halladay

    All of the hullaballoo about Roy Halladay being on the trade market has made many Yankee fans think back to the 2007-2008 off-season, and the Johan Santana trade that wasn't...

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  11. Alfredo Aceves: A Blasphemous Post?

    Yesterday, on our three hour ride back from the postponed Scranton AAA doubleheader, my friend Brent and I got into an argument about Alfredo Aceves.I maintained that the best comparison for what he's done this season is Ramiro Mendoza...

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  12. Looking at the Yankees on an Off Day

    The past two weeks have been not so much "A Tale of Two Teams" as it has "A Tale of Two Offenses".Both weeks, the Yankees pitched decently—certainly well enough that they could ...

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  13. MLB's Bills of Rights

    @JesseSanchezMLB asked via Twitter: what are the bills of rights for fans and players?I've decided to take a stab at it—let me know if I've missed some or included some you haven't included in yours...

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  14. So They're Tearing Down Yankee Stadium

    Right now, they're tearing down Yankee Stadium.As we watch the Yankees play in Atlanta, where so many memories from that October in 1996 still reverberate, forming part of our conscience as turn-of-the-millennium ...

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  15. 101 Essential Baseball Experiences For Fathers and their Progeny

    For Father's Day:101 Baseball-related things to do with your son (and daughter) before you die (with some help from @inuryexpert (Will Carroll), @Yankeeosh, @Leokitty, @Schwartzlaw via Twitter...

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  16. Papelbon Would Consider Pinstripes

    This from an interview today at the MLB Home Plate Sirius XM channel: Host, Jody McDonald: “If you couldn’t work out a contract with the Red Sox before free agency comes up and you ...

    Rebecca Glass Written by Rebecca Glass about over 5 years ago 91 reads 2 comments

  17. The Yankees on an Off Day

    Once again, let's take the semi-regular look at how the Yankees have performed this season on an off day. Starting PitchingThe starting pitching, which had gone through most of the month of May on an absolute roll, has struggled something of late...

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  18. MLB Power Rankings (Week Nine)

    We've reached the one-third mark of the season...not enough to know how things will end up, but certainly enough to see how things are shaping up. 30...

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  19. Things to Love About the Way the Yanks Have Been Winning

    How do you personify a winning team?How do you take a run, say a 17-5 run, and choose the one or two things that stand out in this run more than anything else?Good pitching and clutch hitting ...

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  20. New York Yankees Have Something in the Melk

    Yesterday, for what seemed like the umpteenth time this season, the Yankees ' Melky Cabrera came through with a big hit late in the game. This alone is pretty incredible...

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  21. MLB Power Rankings Week Eight

    Sorry about missing these last week...but two weeks does give you a better sampling to see what teams are where.Sit back, relax, and enjoy the rankings.30. Washington Nationals: They have a grand total of 13 wins in two months...

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  22. Looking at the Yankees on an Off Day

    The Yankees have not only picked up the pace in the last few weeks; they've moved into a tie for first in the AL East.Let's take a look at how they got there. Starting PitchingThis has probably been the greatest improvement...

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  23. MLB Power Rankings: Week Six

    As the season progresses, teams jump up and down the rankings, but not nearly as much as in the first few weeks. 30. Arizona Diamondbacks They fired their manager awhile ago, but have not improved all that much, if at all...

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  24. Looking at the New York Yankees on an Off Day

    Now that the season is over a month old, there are some judgments that can be made. Although it's too early to know for sure what will hold out and what won't, there are some general trends: Whatever the team's problem, it's not the offense...

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  25. MLB Power Rankings Week Five

    While the Mets have won seven straight, no doubt partly due to the help of removing Oliver Perez from the rotation, other teams have fallen back to earth. They just aren't named Toronto or Los Angeles...

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