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Yankees: Crawling From The Wreckage (Part 2) – The Position Players

In theory, the Yankees could begin the 2019 season as is and make the playoffs with the run production they would have. But what is needed…

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George Theodore dislocates his hip after colliding with Don Hahn in July 1973 game at Shea. (Dan Farrell/News)
Posted in Baseball Commentary MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Pensionless Ballplayers

Opening The Door On The Plight Of Pensionless MLB Ballplayers

Welcome Douglas Gladstone, guest commentator, as he unveils the plight of pensionless ballplayers, ignored by MLB and left helpless by the Player’s Union.  For the…

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George Steinbrenner (Photo by John Roca/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Posted in New York Yankees Yankees 2018 Yankees 2019 Yankees Playoffs

Yankees Fans Object To The “Crawling From The Wreckage” Story

Yankees fans had a common objection to yesterday’s story titled, “Crawling From The Wreckage” with comments asking, How can a team’s season be considered a…

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Luis Severino gets the hook,. Photo credit: Forbes
Posted in New York Yankees Yankees Playoffs Yankees Starting Pitching

Yankees: Crawling From The Wreckage – (Part 1) Starting Pitching

The Yankees, individual obituaries notwithstanding, failed to show up as a team against the Red Sox. And for that, they will pay a high price when…

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CC Sabathia, Master of Guile and DeceptionNew York Yankees
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Yankees: Ironically, These Things Always Come Back To CC Sabathia

There is an irony in the fate of the Yankees season falling into the hands of CC Sabathia tonight that warms the soul. It’s been…

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Billy Beane, A's GM Photo Credit: Sporting News
Posted in Billy Beane Mets 2019 Mets New GM New York Mets

On Why The Mets Should Go All-Out To Land Billy Beane

The New York Mets are well into their search to find a new general manager. Billy Beane, hands down, has the right stuff to complement the…

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Yankees vs. Red Sox ALDS 2018 Photo Credit: NBC Sports
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Yankees: This Is Not Likely To Be “So Good, So Good” For The Sox

The Yankees are like a locomotive trying to get up a head of steam with enough momentum to carry them through the rest of the…

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Mickey Callaway, Manager, New York Mets
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Mets: Mickey Callaway Gets That Shuddering Vote Of Confidence

The Mets did a swift two-step the other day – the Mets way. “No one is safe,” said Jeff Wilpon, but on the other hand,…

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