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Subway Series 2014: Looking on the Bright Side for the Yankees

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Two days in, and it looked like it was going to be déjà vu all over again. The Yankees had once again been beaten by their crosstown and supposedly inferior rivals two nights in a row on home turf, making it six losses in a row to the Mets going back to last year. I attended Tuesday’s game, and it was not pretty. Hordes of Yankee fans paraded out More...

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When healthy, David Robertson has done a nice job as closer. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Yankees: Rating the Bullpen in the First Month

During the first month of the 2014 season, the Yankee bullpen has operated largely out of a trial and error system. It has already been left shorthanded due to both injury (David Robertson missed a couple of weeks More...

Brendan Ryan takes pride in being a defensive specialist
By Matt Kardos On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Brendan Ryan Makes Living on Defense

(TRENTON) The New York Yankees have had the fortune of being able to roll out the premiere shortstop in baseball for the better part of the last two decades. At age 39, soon to be 40; Derek Jeter is no longer a More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

NY MLB: Yankees and Mets, a recap of the latest games

How are Yankees and Mets, the two New York teams doing this season? Let’s do a brief recap of the latest games played by the two teams.   New York Yankees leading   The New York Yankees are playing the More...

Tanaka has been the Yankees best pitcher in the first month of the season. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Yankees: Rating the Starting Pitchers for April

Tanaka has been the Yankees best pitcher in the first month of the season. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) As they often do, the New York Yankees began the season reciting the mantra, “You can never have More...

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By Cory Nidoh On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Ramon Flores Seeing the Ball Well in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Ramon Flores (Image via Ramon Flores is starting to heat up for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre as he has been one of the hottest hitters for the RailRiders.  Flores is hitting .293 (12-for-41) More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, April 25th, 2014

Yankees Are Paying for Pineda’s Child’s Play

At the Brooklyn middle school where I teach, there is a policy that forbids students from chewing gum. Now, I’ll admit, if you look carefully around my classroom on any given day, about ninety percent of my students More...

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By Cory Nidoh On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

With Time to Flourish and Prove, Austin Romine Needs to Take Advantage

(Mark LoMoglio) With John Ryan Murphy being called up to New York (Yankees), Austin Romine has the prime opportunity to get work in behind the plate and with the bat for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.  However, More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, April 21st, 2014

Bullpen or Pigpen? Yankees Split Series with Rays as Relievers Implode

(Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) When Mariano Rivera announced his retirement last year, sportscasters across the nation pointed out that the Yankees would soon find out what the other 29 major league teams More...

By Matt Kardos On Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Yankees Set to Promote Mitchell From Trenton

(TRENTON) After striking out a career-high 12 batters and shutting out the Akron Rubberducks over six innings on Monday night, Trenton Thunder ace Bryan Mitchell was slated to start last night against the Erie More...