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Yankees: On The Need To Manipulate The Starting Staff For October

The Yankees, with the resigning of J.A. Happ, have filled out their starting rotation. There’s still room for one more though. Here’s why… Brian Cashman…

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Yankees: For The Umpteenth Time – Gary Sanchez Is Their Guy

For the umpteenth time, Yankees GM, Brian Cashman, asserts that Gary Sanchez is their guy. Okay, I give and he’s my guy too. Gary Sanchez, more than…

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Winter Meetings: Deciphering Fact From Fiction With No DNA Evidence

The Winter Meetings, for most fans of baseball, is a welcome retreat from reality. Rumors fly and die, and no one looks back. How can…

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Winter Meetings: Yankees And Mets Playing Monkey In The Middle

The Winter Meetings have reports swirling from reliable sources that a mega-deal involving the Mets, Yankees, and Marlins is almost done. If it’s completed, everybody…

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Hal Steinbrenner: Forever And Always Facing The Shadow Of His Dad

A glance at the Yankees roster says they are good enough, as is, to win it all. But the culture established by The Boss still…

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Wally Backman: After All These Years, He Still Doesn’t Get It

Wally Backman has long claimed he was “blackballed” from managing by the Mets. He’s right, and there are good reasons why. Wally Backman, perhaps in…

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Matt Harvey: Inexpensive, Motivated, Healthy- Perfect For The Yanks

Matt Harvey fits the bill for what the Yankees are looking for as their fifth starter. Why not bring him home? Matt Harvey never wanted…

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Mike Trout: The Yankees vs. The Red Sox In The Next Trade War

The bidding war for Mike Trout will come in two stages, the first of which will be a trade. Yankees vs. Red Sox will look…

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