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Bombers Need More Explosion from the Middle of the Order

  The middle of the Yankees lineup, including Mark Teixeira, has struggled this season. The New York Yankees live and die by the home run, that’s no secret. A Thursday night loss to the Toronto Blue Jays extended their losing streak to three, making them 0-9 this season in games in which they don’t hit a home run. At the same time, Thursday’s More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Saturday, May 12th, 2012
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Closing Time: Robertson Debuts with Mixed Results

The ninth inning has become more "interesting" for the Yankees. David Robertson has had mixed results in place of Mariano Rivera. Mariano Rivera. Brian Wilson. Andrew Bailey. Just about everyone in the More...

By Rich Mancuso On Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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Yanks Use Home Run Ball To Beat Tampa Bay Without Mo

Home cooking is what the New York Yankees needed, even if it is five weeks into the season and a new closer is in the Bronx. Behind three home runs, two from Raul Ibanez and one off the bat of Curtis Grandeson, More...

By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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Yankees Showing Life, Ready To Make A Run?

  Raul Ibanez belted two home runs last night against the Rays to help the Yankees to a 5-3 win. The New York Yankees began a stretch of 16 games in 16 days last night with a 5-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. More...

By Rich Mancuso On Friday, May 4th, 2012
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Have We Seen The Last of The Great Mariano Rivera?

If we have seen the last of Mariano Rivera, as it appears with a season ending torn ACL, this is a sad way to go out. Because the injury occurred on a warning track at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, and not on More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, May 4th, 2012
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Mo Goes Down But Yankees Don’t Have To

Yankees legendary closer Mariano Rivera tore his ACL and meniscus shagging fly balls during batting practice prior to a game in Kansas City. Has “Enter Sandman” played at Yankee Stadium for the last time? The More...

By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
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Yankees Lineup Struggles Continue in Series Loss to Baltimore

Robinson Cano is one of many Yankees struggling offensively. The Yankees are happy to see the Baltimore Orioles leave town. It’s not often you will hear that statement. Typically, the Yankees beat up on the More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Sunday, April 29th, 2012
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A New York Yankee in Dustin Pedroia’s Court—Part 2, Chapter 2

Chapter 2: Escape from Reality Just like a rousing happy hour after a tough day at work or a Kardashian marathon after a bad breakup, everyone needs a little escape from reality when things aren’t going particularly More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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A New York Yankee in Dustin Pedroia’s Court, Part 2, Chapter 1

  The Pour House, the first stop of Elizabeth DiPietro and her friend during their weekend in enemy territory. Chapter 1: Spoiler Alert Everything this past Friday went according to plan. At least, it did from More...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
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Jeter’s A Leader in Every Sense of the Word

  Jeter has had a very good start to the 2012 season, looking like his younger self. Exactly one year ago today, Derek Jeter’s average was a mere .241, more than 60 points below his career average, with nary More...