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Why Kevin Long to the Mets is a bad idea

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(Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports) Fans of the New York Yankees were happy with Kevin Long after the 2009 World Series, if they knew who he was at the time, because his offense had set a franchise record for home runs in a season and had won the World Series. Since that day, his offenses and hitters have all been on a steady decline and Long’s first offense 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 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...

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By Sean Saint Jacques On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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The Captain’s Last Stand: Derek Jeter says goodbye to Yankee Stadium with a walk-off single

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) Hollywood could not have scripted it better. In Derek Jeter’s final at-bat in pinstripes at Yankee Stadium he singles home the winning run in a 6-5 win over the Orioles. The Yankees More...

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By Michelle SportsX On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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New York’s finest: Derek Jeter is a true role model

Mandatory Credit: John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports Earlier this year, when it was announced that there would be a yearlong tribute for Derek Jeter as he was aiming to retire, some of the national More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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A Yankee Fan’s Response to Keith Olbermann’s Comments About Derek Jeter

Let’s get one thing straight before we begin: I do not, by any stretch of the imagination, consider Derek Jeter to be the best baseball player in history. I am not naive enough to think he was better than players More...

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By Steven Simineri On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Hiroki Kuroda deserves praise for time with Yankees. Will tonight be his final start in pinstripes?

(USATSI) While Thursday night’s game against Baltimore will be Derek Jeter’s final home game at Yankee Stadium, it may very well also be the final start for Hiroki Kuroda in the Bronx. Amid all the honoring 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 Elizabeth DiPietro On Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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Tanaka to Start Sunday in Hopes He Won’t Need Surgery

Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports Yankee fans who have given up wild card hopes for the 2014 season have a reason to watch on Sunday: Masahiro Tanaka is pitching. Tanaka has been sidelined since July with a partially More...

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By Steven Simineri On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Derek Jeter’s Remarkable Staying Power…

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Robinson Cano was supposed to be the next Derek Jeter: a lifelong Yankee, who would go down as one of the greatest to ever play his position, and one day be immortalized in Monument Park More...