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Pineda and Kuroda Add Spice to Rotation, But Recipe for Success Still Unwritten

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The Yankees’ previously quiet offseason has begun to thunder like a  4 train rumbling into the station. The acquisition of pitchers Michael Pineda and Hiroki Kuroda has provided the Yankees with an embarrassment of riches in the pitching rotation. The situation is more of a puzzle than a problem, as the Yankees will need to figure out where to place More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
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Who should DH for the New York Yankees in 2012?

After trading super prospect Jesus Montero to the Seattle Mariners for last year’s Rookie of the Year Michael Pineda, the New York Yankees have a void at DH. Montero was expected to be the teams regular designated More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, January 13th, 2012
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One Last Hip-Hip Jorge

While writing this article I came upon the news that Yankee golden boy Jesus Montero was traded to the Mariners for pitcher Michael Pineda. I briefly debated if I should alter the makeup of this article, making More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
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Yearning for the Yankees…The Countdown to Spring Training Commences

Baseball, where are you? I never thought I’d say this, but being a sports fan in New York kind of stinks right now. The Jets have been prematurely eliminated from playoff contention amid a sea of eaten crow and More...

Matt Garza could be acquired via a trade, but the Cubs are asking for a lot in return.
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
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Yankees continue search for pitching. Is anyone worth the price?

It’s been a quiet offseason for the Yankees. Outside of signing starting pitcher CC Sabathia to a contract extension, there have been no big money moves by New York. That seems unlikely to change, by choice, More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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Family Vacation Leads to Interview with Curtis Granderson for 10-Year Old Haley Smilow

Being big baseball fans, the Smilow family took to the midwest this past summer, traveling to many baseball stadiums. Of course, they were following their favorite team, the New York Yankees. Traveling by car from More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, November 14th, 2011
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Nova doesn’t win Rookie of the Year but Yankees fans know his worth

The 2011 American League Rookie of the Year was announced on Monday and much to Yankee fans’ chagrin, it was not Ivan Nova. The illustrious title went to Jeremy Hellickson of the Tampa Bay Rays. Hellickson More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, October 28th, 2011
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Yankees Must Find A Way To Keep CC Sabathia

2011 is in the history books for the New York Yankees.  Now, in the arduous journey that is the off-season, there are many tasks to be completed.  First up: make sure that CC Sabathia returns in his extra large More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, October 7th, 2011
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Tears of a Yankee Fan

I’ll be the first to say it: it was tough getting up this morning.  I think a lot of people at my job were actually surprised I didn’t commit suicide last night.  But the most difficult thing about last night’s More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Friday, October 7th, 2011
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Girardi Did His Best, But Not The Yanks

In the end New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi did his best. The team did not, in particular the heart of his lineup, Alex Rodriquez and Mark Teixeira combined 5-for-36 in the five game American League Division More...