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Cbeck3

  • joined Mar 29, 2008
  • last login Nov 05, 2012
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I life long Yankee fan, I don't feel the need to be objective.

I've followed the team closely since '56, when I was 8.

I've started following the Cards since my sister's son was drafted bby them in the first round in 2012.

I loved Mantle. There will never be another like him.

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  • NCAAB Syracuse Orange
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Sad

As we reach the end of my fifth season as a member of this blog, I was stunned to open it today. I admit the look is bold. To bad the content is so uninteresting. Too bad the paeticipation, at...

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James Ramsey Honored

Cards draft pick James Ramsey has been named co-winner of ABCA player of the year. Previous Florida State players to win this award are reported to be Buster Posey and J. D. Drew. Ramsey's...

MLBTR has good

summary of our contract issues at the end of this year!

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Wow, so now where do we stand?

The Yanks have just had their second or third major injury. I feel badly for Mo, Joba and Pineda. The landscape has certainly changed for us as Yankee fans. Where do we stand and what do we need...

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Grading the Yankee April - B+

A quick report card on where we stand at the end of April. I published a month by month target record for us to get to my target year of 102 wins and 60 losses. To get to this point I asked for an...

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Come on Phil

I find myself rooting for a good outing tonight from Phil Hughes. There is a little panic in NYC as the Yanks have hung around .500 for the season. Starting pitching figures, on paper, to be a...

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CC Sabathia

CC goes to the hill today in a big game for the Yanks. How can it be a big game this early? It's a big game because our boys are 5-5 and the starting staff which figures to be a strength hasn't...

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Yankees 2012, month by month

Enjoyed the discussion with Jscape about performance against contender and also rans. In past years J estimated monthly won-lost records by estimating .500 against contenders and .666 against...

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2012 AL East

I have previously written about my expectations for the Yankees and Red Sox. Today I looked at the rosters and last year's production from Tampa and Toronto. From this I'll project won lost...

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The starting rotation, an emotional issue

I've been thinking about the starting 5. I'm a numbers guy and I was thinking about how to analyse the issue. As I started pasting stats into my excel so I could run some calculations I came to...

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Projecting 2012- 102 wins

I did not do a projection for the season at the start of spring training. I said I expected another big development. Well now I think we've had two. We traded AJ and now Andy has come out of...

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Where do SU fans watch in Manhattan?

Recently moved from Syracuse to Manhattan. (Yippee)! I'd like to watch Thursday with an Orange crowd. Any suggestions from the faithfull? Let me hear from you! I live near Lincoln Center if that's...

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Why I support the 10 team playoff

It seems the official announcement of the 10 team playoff is about to be made. Longtime readers of Pinstripe Alley will remember that I hate the wildcard. I've long thought that it was unfair...

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Ok, on to Spring Training

So, it seems AJ will be a Pirate. I wish the Pirates and AJ both well. AJ was basically a bad signing for the Yanks. He is however a good guy. He was a great supporter for his team mates. ...

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Waiting for the other shoe to drop?

I am starting my fifth baseball season as a PSA member. I joined because my two sons were regulars and baseball was something we shared. They have both moved on and PSA is frankly not as...

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Looking back at regular season projections

I want to look back at the regular season and review the projections I posted on PSA. On Jan 8, before the start of spring training I posted a W-L projection for the Yanks and Boston of 96-66. ...

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Angels? The Red Sox need a few wins!

The Red Sox September fold has been epic! I still have a hard time seeing the Rays as making the Playoffs. Too many games against the Yanks. We will want to clinch and then we'll want the AL best...

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We have a nice lead, but...

This really isn't over. What do we have to do to make the playoffs? Really not much. We have 11 games left. To make the playoffs we need to win 2 of 7 against Tampa, then one of the 4 remaining...

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Red Sox lose again, Why I hate to see it!

First let me say a few things about the rivalry with the RS. I think we've gone over the edge in hating the RS. I like baseball and appreciate it when it's played well. I hate it when the drunks...

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I am worried about Francisco Cervelli

Cervelli is back in Ny with what must be called another serious concussion. As you remember this is a repeating problem with Francisco. We are now aware that these concusions are a serious threat...

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The greatest Yankees ever Jeter's place, and Mo's

When Derek Jeter was chasing his 3,000th hit I spent some time thinking about where he stood in the list of all time Yankee greats. I guess I wanted to write about this subject in the spring when...

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The Yanks will win the AL East- Why?

Is it just me that finds this season kind of a muddle?  The Yanks have their nose in front of the Red Sox.  Their .587 winning percentage projects to 95 wins.  But I do not feel that great.  I...

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Lou Gehrig: My Father's favorite Player

I am lucky Dad is still with me.  On October 4 he will enter his 90th year.  Dad was raised in Yonkers by his father who was an outstanding athlete as a young man and a Coach of footbal,...

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Day at the Stadium- a sweep and new pitcher showcase

I was looking forward to a good day at the Stadium and the day did not disappoint.  I was excited to see what it was about Brian Gordon that Cashman and Co. liked enough tograb out of someone...

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Thoughts on beanballs and bad baserunning

I guess I'll start with bad baserunning.  The last few days were just loaded with really bad baserunning by the Yanks.  I like Bret Gardner. I hope he'll be a Bernie Williams type career...

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Joba's elbow, rules, the Verducci effect and sloppy thinking

As we think about Joba's injury I cannot help another Verducci effect rant. As the Yanks brought the young prospect along they bent over backwards to try to protect him from the Verducci effect. ...

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James Ramsay of FSU drafted by Minn with pick 688

James's dad Craig was baseball captain at FSU.  His mom, Mary BECK Ramsay is my youngest sister, and went to FSU as a tennis player.  James has been an outstanding left handed hitter, hitting...

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Progress report, 1/3 season

  The Yanks are 31 and 23.  They have played 54 games which is 1/3 of the 162 game season.  I wanted to look at few pieces of data and assess how they are shaping up. I admit that holding a 2...

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Is this the year that marks the end of AL East dominance?

The Yankees are struggling.  But because the rest of the AL East is struggling too our position does not look too bad.  But there is a question to be faced.  Is the Eastern Division's dominance...

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This feels like the start of a big week!

The Yanks have 3 with KC.  Then they have 3 with Boston followed by 2 with Tampa.  I am excited. There is a temptation to call it a big week.  Calmer heads say things like how big can a game be...

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