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Open Letter to Tony Kubek: Come Back to Yankee Stadium (It’s Derek Jeter Day on September 7)

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  August 29, 2014 Dear Tony,   Hope you and your family are well. A few months ago, I was watching a TV a story about Jim Abbott.  Born without a right hand, Abbott pitched in the big leagues for 11 years.  Remarkable. What a great story.  There was footage from the wonderful no-hitter he pitched as a New York Yankee on September 4, 1993.  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 Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Price is Not Right as Yankees Make Offensive Statement in Detroit

The Yankees chased Detroit starter, David Price, from the game with a huge third inning. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) Throughout most of July and August, the Yankees have struggled to score more than three More...

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By Guy Kipp On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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How Lucas Duda Went From Scrub to Slugger

Al Bello/Getty Images On this one, the Mets actually made the right choice. Undecided between first basemen after an injury-riddled and inconclusive spring training, the Mets opened the 2014 season with Lucas Duda More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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The Wilmer Flores Experiment Will Not Work

Brad Penner – USA Today Sports With as many slings and arrows as Ruben Tejada has received over the last two seasons from everyone from the New York Mets’ front office to us lowly columnists at Double More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Brandon McCarthy A Diamond(back) In The Rough For Yankees

Adam Hunger – USA Today I’m just going to come out and admit it: I was wrong about Brandon McCarthy. Back in July, when I first heard the Yankees acquired the 31-year-old right-hander from the Diamondbacks More...

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By Sunil Sunder Raj On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Boulders Clinch First Ever .500 Season With 6-5 Extra Innings Win

Despite falling behind 4-0 in the 2nd inning and 5-4 in the top of the 10th inning, the Rockland Boulders rallied time after time for a dramatic 6-5 victory over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in 11 innings at Provident 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 Sunil Sunder Raj On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Boulders escape with 4-3 win over Fargo-Moosehead

Despite losing two out of their three starting outfielders in the 4th inning and a late two run rally by the Fargo-Moosehead Redhawks in the 9th inning, the Rockland Boulders extended their season high winning streak More...

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By Sunil Sunder Raj On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Boulders Extend Winning Streak to Season High Four Games

Six times this season the Rockland Boulders were unable to extend a winning streak beyond three games but Monday night on the seventh attempt was a charm as they were able to achieve that accomplishment with a More...