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Mandatory Credit: John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports
By Michelle SportsX On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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New York’s finest: Derek Jeter is a true role model

Mandatory Credit: John Munson/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports Earlier this year, when it was announced that there would be a yearlong tribute for Derek Jeter as he was aiming to retire, some of the national More...

(Jeter Logo to be worn by Yankees Sept 7th.)
By Tom Izzo On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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All Jeter Everything. Yankees To Honor Captain Throughout September.

(Jeter Logo to be worn by Yankees Sept 7th.) As if the Derek Jeter showcase/all-star game wasn’t enough drooling over the hall of fame shortstop, the New York Yankees have announced they will be sporting patches More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Price is Not Right as Yankees Make Offensive Statement in Detroit

The Yankees chased Detroit starter, David Price, from the game with a huge third inning. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) Throughout most of July and August, the Yankees have struggled to score more than three More...

Yankees top pitching prospect Luis Severino has been promoted to Trenton.
By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Yankees Top Pitching Prospect Severino Promoted to Trenton

(Altoona, PA) – As the Trenton  Thunder began the All-Star break on Tuesday, former team beat writer and current Baseball America Social Media Editor, Josh Norris, reported on Twitter that the Yankees More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Mets Arrive at All-Star Break in Decent Shape After All

Mike Stobe/Getty Images When the official halfway mark was reached a couple of weeks in advance of the All-Star break this week, the Mets stood at 37-44, and Double G Sports was all set to publish an article on More...

2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft
By Francis Ottomanelli On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Why MLB Draft Is Much Different Than Other Leagues Like NBA

Whenever the NBA draft comes around everyone knows about it. There is constant coverage, a thousand mock drafts, and finally a big televised draft day – MLB has none of that. When I first started following MLB More...

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By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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Thunder Slugger Peter O’Brien Selected to Play in MLB Futures Game

Major League Baseball announced the rosters for their annual All-Star  Futures Game on Tuesday. Among the young promising stars heading to Target Field in Minnesota for the prestigious prospect showcase on July More...

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By Francis Ottomanelli On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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How impressive is a No Hitter?

(Chris Carlson/AP Images) Clayton Kershaw threw the second no-hitter this year, the first no-hitter this year was thrown by fellow Dodger, Josh Beckett. After hearing about Kershaw’s no-no I felt as if they are More...

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By Francis Ottomanelli On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Too Much Discipline in Baseball?

One of the things that I hate about sports nowadays is how strict they have become. I’m surprised that players are even allowed to smile after a good play anymore. The NFL took away end zone celebrations, the More...

Brendan Ryan takes pride in being a defensive specialist
By Matt Kardos On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
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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 Guy Kipp On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Gee Leads Strong Performance by Mets’ Starting Rotation

(Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Dillon Gee is one of the best right-handers in the National League. At what point do we have enough evidence to consider that a legitimate statement? Gee’s eight innings of three-hit More...

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By Matt Kardos On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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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...