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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Pineda Strong in Return, but Yankees Drop Two Straight in Baltimore

It seems like all season long the Yankees have been waiting for a hero, that hypothetical missing piece that will propel them to a playoff berth. How many conversations among Yankee fans this season began with “Once More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Yankees: Rating the Starters in the Month of May

The Yankees’ pitching rotation has experienced a number of changes in its second month of the season. Since the beginning of the year, they have officially lost 60% of their anticipated starting rotation, More...

Chase Whitley has been solid through two starts with the Yankees. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Yankees: Trade for a Starter? Not So Fast…But Maybe Next Month

Chase Whitley has been solid through two starts with the Yankees. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports) The New York Yankee starting rotation is the quintessential example of the best laid plans going awry. What looked 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...

Michael Pineda 
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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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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...

Michael Pineda
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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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First Week of Season Exposes Yankee Inconsistencies

We’ve waited all winter, and we finally got our first look at our new rotation and lineup, the ones we’re all hoping take us to the World Series. So far, little has seemed to change from last year: they’re More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Yankees: Notes from the Last Week of Spring Training

Opening Day is officially less than a week away, and players and fans alike are gearing up for the games that count. Frankly, it couldn’t have come at a better time since most of our March Madness brackets are More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Pineda and Nova Impressive as Opening Day Nears

Corey Sipkin/New York Daily News It was a good week for young pitchers. On Tuesday Michael Pineda, possibly one of the Yankees’ biggest question marks going into the 2014 season, continued his bid for the fifth More...

Is Michael Pineda the front runner to be the Yankees fifth starter? (AP Photo)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Pleading the Fifth: Who’s Girardi’s Final Starter?

As the lengthy baseball season lumbers on, questions about who will pitch in which rotation spot often become moot. Injuries dictate managerial decisions, especially on a team with as many aging players as the Yankees. More...

David Robertson's ability to replace Mariano Rivera is one of a few question marks as pitchers and catchers report to spring training. (Credit: Getty Images)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, February 10th, 2014
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Yankees: Pitchers and Catchers Report Friday Amid Rotation and Bullpen Questions

David Robertson’s ability to replace Mariano Rivera is one of a few question marks as pitchers and catchers report to spring training. (Credit: Getty Images) Alex Rodriguez’s withdrawal of his inane lawsuit More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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Robbie Cano Goes for the Dough…and This Fan Is Over It

Though I can’t say I was surprised, I will admit that the news of Robinson Cano’s departure on Friday made me a little depressed. He was virtually the only Yankee who mattered last year that didn’t fall victim More...

Pineda addresses the Trenton media after his rehab start on Tuesday. Photo by: Matt Kardos
By Matt Kardos On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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PINEDA AND THUNDER SET TO DUEL METS TOP PITCHING PROSPECT

Michael Pineda toed the rubber for the Thunder this past Tuesday night at Arm & Hammer Park and fired six shutout innings against the Erie Sea Wolves, yielding just two hits and two walks while striking out More...