Forever Young: Jeter’s 38th Birthday Tribute

Happy Birthday Derek!

In honor of Captain Clutch turning a ripe age of 38, let us celebrate 38 reasons why baseball fans alike are completely and utterly in love with Derek Jeter. 38) 38=about 77 in baseball years & putting up numbers like he was a rookie again; another “Curious Case of Benjamin Button”-like story if you ask [...]

Baseball is in Swisher’s Blood

Nick says he still calls his dad (left) after every game

Ever see Nick Swisher without a smile on his face? Every day at the ballpark, he’s bouncing around, signing autographs for fans, doing secret handshakes with security guards and cops, pumping up teammates for the game, and it seems as if he simply enjoys life. But where did Swish get all of his swagger? What [...]

Robbie’s Rough Start

Robinson Cano is off to the worst start of his career.

Dayan Viciedo, Alex Liddi, Eric Sogard, Seth Smith, and Alejandro De Aza—just a few players in the American League who have more runs batted in than Robinson Cano (4) through the first month of the 2012 season.  I picked those five players because I have honestly never heard their names spoken, written, or even shrilled [...]

My Mariano Rivera Moment

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Growing up a Yankees fan, there are countless memories of Mariano Rivera stuck in my head.   World Series victories, his career record breaking save, splintering bats like they’re tooth picks – his play on the field may not be matched by any pitcher in our lifetime.  It wasn’t until recently though that I was unexpectedly [...]

Series Preview: Yanks @ Royals

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Coming off a surprisingly difficult series against a division foe in the Orioles, the Yankees look to regain their winning ways against the struggling Royal. This season the Royals have had a tough time at their home ballpark not winning a single home game so far this season. Tonight, the Yankees have first time starter, [...]

Slow Starters

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After acquiring Michael Pineda and Hiroki Kuroda in the offseason, the New York Yankees strong-point looked to be their starting rotation heading into 2012. But since losing Pineda for the season during spring training due to a shoulder injury on top of the struggles by the other starters on the mound, that rotation seems to [...]

Yankees/Highlanders Game 14 Lineup: 04/20/12

Ivan Nova takes the ball on Wednesday against the Angels

The New York Yankees will not be wearing their traditional road grey uniforms with New York stitched across the chest in today’s game against the Boston Red Sox. Instead, the Yankees will be wearing throwback uniforms from 1912 – when they were known as the New York Highlanders – with the inter-locking NY to commemorate the [...]

Yankees Throwback Uniforms: Studs or Duds?

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Throwback uniforms are a staple today in sports.  Fans relish in the nostalgic feeling of reliving glory days with their team’s old uniforms, or maybe even just dig the style from a few decades ago.  This year, teams such as the Blue Jays and Orioles have even brought back their old style uniforms as their [...]

Yankees Spring Training Game 5: Kuroda’s Debut

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  Tampa Bay Rays 4 — New York Yankees 0   Hiroki Kuroda made his Yankees Spring Training debut in today’s 4-0 losing effort against the Tampa Bay Rays. Despite giving up 3 runs on 3 hits in 2 innings of work, there is no cause for alarm. Like CC Sabathia, the 37-year old starting [...]

Yankees Report: David Robertson Interview

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Music blaring, food cooking, drinks flowing and people stirring all around the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on a chilly Sunday afternoon made for a great family outing. In the middle of the crowd, you could find a long line of people sporting their New York Yankee paraphernalia waiting for the chance to [...]

Series Preview: Yanks vs Twins

Alex Rodriguez will rejoin the club in Minnesota after his trip to the DL

After missing the last Series Preview due to being away for the weekend, the previews are back in time for the Yankees trip to Minnesota to take on the Twins. Arriving in Minnesota along with the Yankees will be Alex Rodriguez, who will rejoin the team after being on the DL since July 7. Rodriguez [...]