A-Rod will be A-ok

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Alex Rodriguez has been a mainstay in the middle of the lineup for his entire career, lengthening orders and delivering fatal blows to opposing teams. From his days in Seattle to his days in the Bronx, A-Rod has been the model of consistency. You could pencil him in for at least 30 home runs and [...]

Yanks Streaking, Host Braves

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When CC Sabathia takes the mound tonight against the Atlanta Braves, the Yankees will have a chance to do something they haven’t done in seven years – have a 10-game winning streak. That streak came in May of ’05, as Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez are the only mainstays from that team. If Interleague play [...]

Jeter, Granderson Pacing All-Star Voting

Derek Jeter currently leads all Shortstops in All-Star voting (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Last night, Major League Baseball revealed its updated American League All-Star voting tallies. For both Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson, it appears that almost regardless of what happens between now and when the rosters are unveiled on July 1st, they will be in the starting lineup representing the Yankees at the Mid-Summer Classic. The tally [...]

Changes to come in the AL East

Captain Derek Jeter will look to lead the rest of the lineup past the Rays in an attempt to turn the tides and take the top spot in the AL East

  With some key division match-ups set to take place this week between AL East teams, it may be a chance for the Yankees to either move up the ranks and get back on top with a few wins, or get pushed further down if they suffer any losses. The Yankees just wrapped up their [...]

All or Nothing for Yanks

The Yankees have heavily relied on the home run this year.

  Through 50 games, the Yankees season has been sort of Jekyll and Hyde. One night they can score 10 runs and pitch well. The next game, they’ll score two and give up eight. The lineup has been feast or famine. We all know the Yankees’ struggles with RISP; they’ve been well documented throughout the [...]

Powerless: Arod’s Stroke Missing

Arods power numbers have been on the steady decline.

  Oh how things have changed. When Alex Rodriguez connected on a fastball from the Reds’ Logan Ondrusek, you saw Arod stand there for a second, looking up at the sky. You saw him flip his bat to the side and look into the dugout at his teammates, as if to say “I got you.” [...]

Interleague Equals Success for Yankees

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  With Interleague play scheduled to start tomorrow around the MLB, it’s important to take notice of the impact on baseball ever since its inception in 1997. It allows territorial rivalries to be formed that ordinarily wouldn’t be created. Next year there will be a change, as the Houston Astros will  move to the American [...]

Yankees Game 36 Lineup: 05/15/12

C.C. Sabathia will attempt to keep his undefeated record in tact tonight when he faces the division leading Orioles

The Yankees pulled out a huge come-from-behind win last night in Baltimore. It was a back and forth battle throughout until the Yankees finally pulled ahead for good in the seventh inning. They’ll need to continue their winning ways again tonight against the Orioles, as they continue to claw their way back up the division ranks. [...]

Home Confines Comfort Curtis

Curtis Granderson's run production has been limited to the confines of Yankee Stadium.

It’s been common knowledge that players, regardless of sport, perform better at home. They can sleep in their own beds and can stick to the routines and superstitions that make them comfortable. This season so far, Curtis Granderson has taken home success to a whole new level. It seems as if his run production only [...]

Yankees Game 31 Lineup: 05/10/12

C.C. needs to keep it rolling for a big win in tonight's final game of the set against the Rays

  After last night’s blunder on the mound in the top of the ninth inning, by assumed-to-be interim closer, David Robertson, the Yankees need to bounce back in a big way in tonight’s battle of the best, between the Tampa Bay’s David Price and New York’s C.C. Sabathia. Last night, David Phelps gave the team [...]

Is Swish the Key to Offense’s Success?

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It’s incredible how sometimes one player can make such a huge impact on an entire team’s performance. Not to say that Nick Swisher deserves all the credit for yesterday’s monster win over the Kansas City Royals, but after the offensive eruption that occurred, it may be some indication that the Yankees simply seem to swing [...]

Yankees Game 28 Lineup: 05/06/12

The bewildered Phil Hughes and the Yankees will look to get the club a win today as they still try to get it together.

  Once again, Hiroki Kuroda, along with the entire offense, underperformed last night  as the Yankees lost to the Royals in a 5-1 score. This afternoon Phil Hughes will get the start for the Yanks, as they try to get a victory on the road before returning back to the Bronx. Hughes has had an [...]

Yankees Game 26 Lineup: 05/04/12

C.C. Sabathia will look to remain dominant tonight against the Royals

The show must go on. Despite the heartbreaking news to Yankees everywhere, learning that the legendary Mariano Rivera may miss the rest of 2012 with a torn ACL, they will still play ball. C.C. Sabathia will take the mound tonight against the Royals in game two of a four-game series in Kansas City. In his [...]

Left Behind: Yanks Sluggers Slump When it Matters Most

Cano, A-Rod, Teixeira, and Granderson have failed to produce for the Yanks when their swings matter most

The Yankees storyline through the first month of play, has been an intriguing one. Between the pitching woes that have left fans as well as Joe Girardi scratching heads with more questions than answers. Mixed in with a few key injuries that have plagued the team early: Newly acquired starting pitcher, Michael Pineda, out for [...]

Left Out: Arod Struggling, Jeter Thriving Against Lefties

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Although his career numbers are better against right-handed pitchers, Alex Rodriguez has had great success off  lefties throughout the years. Entering the series against the Baltimore Orioles, Arod has collected 152 career homers, 443 RBI’s and is hitting .287 for his career against southpaws. However, this year so far has been different from the norm. [...]

Captain Contribution: Derek Jeter Comes Through Time After Time

Captain Derek Jeter is a proven clutch performer for the Yankees

Even when he’s doing nothing, Captain Derek Jeter still finds a way to do something to help the New York Yankees win games, as he so often does. Detroit Tigers’ pitcher, Justin Verlander, kept the strong Yankee lineup in check for most of last night’s game. This included Jeter who went 0 for 3 on [...]

Preview of the Yankees Second Half

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With the official second half beginning on Thursday in Toronto, here are the most pressing question the Yankees will face over the next two-and-a-half months:   Will the pitching hold up? This is actually a two part question:  a) Will the starting pitching hold up, and b) Will the relief pitching hold up? If you [...]