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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Yankees Edge Out West Coast Opponents, Look to Gain Ground on AL East This Week

(Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports) If you’re like me, you lose valuable sleep hours when the Yankees play on the west coast. The difference this time was that most of the games were actually worth staying up for. When 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...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Saturday, May 17th, 2014
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Subway Series 2014: Looking on the Bright Side for the Yankees

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 More...

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

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 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...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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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...

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...

Jayson Nix has done a nice job filling in at shortstop. (Photo credit: Jim McIsaac)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, May 20th, 2013
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BANGED-UP YANKS CONTINUE TO PIECE THINGS TOGETHER

Jayson Nix has done a nice job filling in at shortstop. (Photo credit: Jim McIsaac) The New York Yankees were looking to make it seven straight wins against the Toronto Blue Jays, but their series finale was rained More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, May 17th, 2013
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YANKS DROP SERIES TO MARINERS, PETTITTE LEAVES GAME WITH INJURY

Photo credit: Jim McIsaac What would a week in 2013 Yankeeland be without injury scares and minor-league call-ups? The Yankees closed out a home series against the Seattle Mariners Thursday night with a 3-2 loss. More...