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Yankee Lineup Seems Fresh as a Daisy in Spring Training

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Instant gratification is a New Yorker’s middle name. We like our beer fast and cold, our trains on schedule, and our sports teams on top. Well aware of this fact, Alex Rodriguez creamed the first pitch he saw in 2012 over the right field wall of Steinbrenner Field. You can’t get much more instant gratification than that. Indeed, Rodriguez has found More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Sunday, February 19th, 2012
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Yanks Wave Bye Bye to Burnett as Pitchers and Catchers Report in Tampa

A thousand miles away from cringe-inducing Jeremy Lin plays-on-words, the 2012 Yankee season officially started today as pitchers and catchers reported for duty at Tampa training camp. The media hurricane surrounding More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
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Pineda and Kuroda Add Spice to Rotation, But Recipe for Success Still Unwritten

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 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...