Tag: Yankees 2018

Yankees 2019: The Elusive Prize, (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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Yankees: Look Out Below, Injuries Mount, Andujar Called Up

With every prediction from the media about how a team’s 2018 season will shake out, comes the caveat “barring injuries.” So wouldn’t you know it,…

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Opening Day, MLB
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Yankees Opening Day Lineup Plus Last Minute News And Notes

Baseball and the Yankees are back. No more projections, no more guessing, everything is real beginning tomorrow afternoon in Toronto. Here’s the official lineup we’ll…

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Yankees: On Why Greg Bird Is Not Nick Johnson 2.0

The prevailing tendency of comparing Greg Bird to former Yankees first baseman, Nick Johnson, except to insert “oft-injured” in the description, and therefore casting Bird…

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Greg Bird, New York Yankees
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Yankees: Yogi Was Right, This Is Deja Vu All Over Again (Greg Bird)

No, it can’t be. The reports are wrong. They’re jumping the gun. Maybe, but hopefully, for the Yankees and their fans, it’s a false alarm…

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A Baseball Odyssey: Tyler Wade’s Journey To The New York Yankees

This story has been in my in-basket for six weeks or so, waiting to be told about the player who would emerge from the Yankees fertile…

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Opening Day, MLB
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Yankees Roster All But Set And Ready For The March 29 Opener

With six days to go before the opener in Toronto, the Yankees have escaped unscathed from injuries affecting their starting lineup and rotation. A job…

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Two Underrated Yankees Are Looked To Quietly Fill In The Pieces

Yankees fans know full well where to look for the missiles heading into the night and the rocket’s red glare of prodigious home runs made for…

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Yankees: Out With The New And In With The Old – A Smart Move

There was a time not too long ago when the Yankees were shedding their aging stars, and fans looked forward to seeing the glut of…

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