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By Andy Lipton On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Open Letter to Tony Kubek: Come Back to Yankee Stadium (It’s Derek Jeter Day on September 7)

  August 29, 2014 Dear Tony,   Hope you and your family are well. A few months ago, I was watching a TV a story about Jim Abbott.  Born without a right hand, Abbott pitched in the big leagues for 11 More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Yankees Get Lefty Josh Outman from Tribe

Jason Miller/Getty Images North America   The Cleveland Indians announced on Thursday night that they are trading left-handed reliever Josh Outman to the New York Yankees in exchange for cash considerations 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...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Brandon McCarthy A Diamond(back) In The Rough For Yankees

Adam Hunger – USA Today I’m just going to come out and admit it: I was wrong about Brandon McCarthy. Back in July, when I first heard the Yankees acquired the 31-year-old right-hander from the Diamondbacks More...

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By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Yankees Fans Wrong to Boo Robertson, Right to be Frustrated

(Aristide Economopoulos | The Star-Ledger)   With one swing of the bat, the frustration and displeasure of a few thousand Yankees fans came pouring out Tuesday night. Moments after the Houston Astros’ More...

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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 Gary Phillips On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Yankees: Leave Brian Cashman Alone

Chat Sports   The fans, the media and even the Yankees themselves are starting to get a little ridiculous. The struggles this team has endured this season are in no way, shape or form Brian Cashman’s More...

Thunder first baseman Greg Bird was named the Eastern League Player of the Week
By Matt Kardos On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Bird is the Word: Thunder Slugger Named EL Player of the Week

The Eastern League announced on Monday afternoon that Trenton Thunder first baseman Greg Bird has been named the league’s Player of the Week for the period of August 4th-10th. Bird, a 2011 fifth-round draft More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Yankees: Last Chance to Be AL East Contenders?

Courtesy of Getty Images Is it finally time for Yankee fans to become scoreboard gazers? The Yankees dropped their weekend series to the Indians with a loss on Sunday afternoon. If it hadn’t been for Jacoby Ellsbury’s More...

Peter O'Brien is given a pat on the butt by Thunder Hitting Coach Marcus Thames as he departs from the team in Portland after being traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Photo by: Trenton Thunder
By Matt Kardos On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Yankees Deal Thunder All-Star O’Brien to Arizona

It isn’t often that a 24-year old power-hitting prospect with 33 home runs before August gets traded by an organization that lacks power throughout their farm system. But, that is exactly what the Yankees More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Deadline Deals: Yankees Add Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images The New York Yankees may not have made the biggest splash at Thursday’s trade deadline, but they made two moves that they hope will be incremental upgrades to the roster. The first More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Yankees: Inconsistency is the Name of their Game

Immediately following the All-Star break, the Yankees appeared to be headed in the right direction. They swept the red-hot Reds and prepared for their next ten games, seven of which were against the league-worst More...