Gary Phillips

In addition to Double G, you can find my work on Bleacher Report and The Setonian, Seton Hall University's award winning college paper. I can be contacted at gary.phillips@student.shu.edu or on Twitter @GPhillips2727.

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By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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After 16 Years, Alfonso Soriano Calling it a Career

Bronxbaseballdaily.com   Alfonso Soriano may not have gone out in the most glamorous of ways, but the slugger should have few regrets after announcing his retirement following a 16-year big league career. The More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Jets Get Seahawks’ WR Percy Harvin in Shocking Trade

(Otto Gruele Jr./Getty Images)   Thursday night a blocked field goal crushed the hearts and hopes of Jets fans as New York fell to the New England Patriots 27-25. Things are a little brighter for fans of Gang More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Yankees, Cashman Agree to New Deal as Coaching Staff Shaken Up

(AP Photo/John Marshall Mantel)   The New York Yankees announced on Friday that they have come to terms with general manager Brian Cashman on three-year contract. Monetary terms were not disclosed. Cashman, More...

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By Gary Phillips On Sunday, October 5th, 2014
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Does Shumpert Really Think He Deserves an Extension?

Opposingviews.com Iman Shumpert wants a new contract. This is the sentiment the New York Knicks guard has made known, according to ESPNNewYork’s Ian Begley. The Knicks however appear to have zero inclination More...

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By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Jeter Launches The Players’ Tribune

Facebook With his baseball career now behind him, former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter wasted no time in announcing the launch of his new website, The Players’ Tribune, on Wednesday. Jeter, who is the More...

By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Growing Up a Student of Derek Jeter’s

  Long before I ever got into writing, like so many kids I had the crazy notion that I was going to play Major League Baseball. I really got into the sport at age nine. My dad, who was a die-hard Mets fan More...

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By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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Yankees Add Minor League Affiliate in Pulaski

Ballparksandbrews.com Calfee Park Baseball announced a new minor league affiliation with the New York Yankees on Tuesday, one that will rename the team the Pulaski Yankees. The news broke when Appalachian League More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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Rookie Carr Could Cause Trouble for Jets

Empirewritesback.com   Dee Milliner. Antonio Allen. Kyle Wilson. Phillip Adams. Leon McFadden. Josh Bush. Darrin Walls. Calvin Pryor. Dawan Landry. Jaiquawn Jarrett. These are the players that the New York More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Yankees Get Lefty Josh Outman from Tribe

Jason Miller/Getty Images North America   The Cleveland Indians announced on Thursday night that they are trading left-handed reliever Josh Outman to the New York Yankees in exchange for cash considerations More...

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By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Yankees Fans Wrong to Boo Robertson, Right to be Frustrated

(Aristide Economopoulos | The Star-Ledger)   With one swing of the bat, the frustration and displeasure of a few thousand Yankees fans came pouring out Tuesday night. Moments after the Houston Astros’ More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Collins Says Harvey Won’t Pitch in 2014

Brad Penner USA TODAY Sports   Fans of the New York Mets will be happy to know that Matt Harvey is doing just fine in his rehab from Tommy John surgery. Manager Terry Collins wants them know that does not mean More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Yankees: Leave Brian Cashman Alone

Chat Sports   The fans, the media and even the Yankees themselves are starting to get a little ridiculous. The struggles this team has endured this season are in no way, shape or form Brian Cashman’s More...