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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 the Rangers, giving them sole possession of first place.  Yes, the Yankees were expected to come back with a win, given their incredible More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
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The Hughes-Nova Quandary: Is a Six-Man Rotation the Answer?

The 2011 trade deadline is a thing of the past, and it was all but ignored by the Yankees.  Decisions regarding the starting rotation need to be made as the season winds down and playoff speculations begin to become More...

By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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Trade Rumors: Yankees Say No To Zambrano; Kuroda A Possibility

The Yankees are obviously concerned about their starting rotation heading into the final months of the regular season. Outside of Sabathia, there are questions marks. Sure, Bartolo Colon and Freddy Garcia have been More...