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Grandy’s Our Man, But Can He Win MVP?


As of late, Curtis Granderson has been involved in American League Most Valuable Player conversations, and rightfully so.  His contribution to the Yankees this season has been tremendous, and has far exceeded expectations.  Granderson currently leads the majors in RBI with 107 and runs scored with an astonishing 124.  Both stats are career bests More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Tensions Mount as Yankees-Red Sox Kick Off Big Series

The playoff atmosphere at Fenway Tuesday night was palpable.  As ace CC Sabathia chugged along, the Yankees got a peek at what their immediate future might look like should they face the Red Sox in the ALCS.  More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, August 26th, 2011

Yankees Storm Their Way Into Record Books

Losing yesterday’s rain-delayed game just wasn’t an option for the Yankees.  The hapless A’s had already taken the first two games at Yankee Stadium, and the Red Sox had done the same in their series against More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

A.J. Not A.O.K. as Rotation Questions Loom Large

At this point in the Yankees’ season it is unclear which is more bloated, A.J. Burnett’s salary or his ERA.  To further complicate matters, rookie pitcher Ivan Nova’s most recent start was on the opposite More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Yankees Win Series In KC, but End Things on the Fence

Jorge Posada’s last at bat last night had all the makings of a dramatic come-from-behind win for the Yankees.  Bases loaded?  Check.  Two outs?  Check.  Controversial call earlier in the game that led to More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, August 15th, 2011

CC Lacks Command, But Jorge’s Grand

Another solid start by Phil Hughes and a grand slam by Jorge Posada punctuated the Yankees’ rain-shortened series against the Tampa Bay Rays this past weekend.  The two teams split the series, and with the Boston More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, August 12th, 2011
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Cano & Nova Are Divine Versus Angels; AJ and Mo Less Than Heavenly

A grand slam is always a good thing, but Robinson Cano’s in yesterday’s rubber match against the Angels proved to be quite fortuitous.  Cano’s plate appearance alone in the inning was the result of a little More...

By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Ivan Nova Entering Rookie of the Year Discussions

7-1 with a 3.09 ERA in his last nine starts. 11-4 with a 3.85 ERA on the season to this point. Aside from the overall ERA being maybe a little high, those are “ace” type numbers. No, they are not the More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Sox-Yanks Series Ends in Boston Glee Party

This past weekend’s series against Boston has left many fans wondering if the Yankees aren’t doomed should they face the Red Sox in the playoffs.  The Yankees are 2-10 against their division rivals this season More...

By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Teixeira Sets Record and Hughes Makes His Pitch In Win

New York has now won five straight after a 6-0 rain shortened victory over the Chicago White Sox last night at U.S. Cellular Field. Play was stopped mid-way through the seventh inning due to heavy rain. Yankees More...