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Cliff Corcoran

  • joined Aug 31, 2012
  • last login Dec 13, 2013
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Designated Columnist - SB Nation
Height: 5' 8" * Weight: 190 * Writes: Right * Types: Both
Drafted: SI.com, 2007 * Acquired: Freelancer, 11-05-12
Born: 6-5-1976, Ann Arbor, MI * Home: Morristown, NJ

Cliff is a stay-at-home dad during the regular, pre-, post-, and offseasons.

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Sergio Mitre, Will You Please Go Now!

Even Sergio Mitre has seen enough of Sergio Mitre. (AP) I don' t know about you, but I've seen enough of Sergio Mitre 2.0 (and I'm fairly...

Series Preview: Yankees @ Blue Jays II

Jose Bautista has some support in the Jays' lineup these days, but Toronto is still only half of a good team. (AP) The Blue Jays are a .500...

Best Laird Plans

Brandon Laird doesn't measure up to Alex Rodriguez, but neither does anyone else. (AP) It's not often that a major injury to one of a team's...

Yankee Doodle Doiby

Jason Giambi's swing was unaffected by his Home Run Derby win in 2002. (AP) The 28th annual Home Run Derby will air tonight at 8pm on ESPN....

Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On

almost there . . . (AP) With Friday night's rainout, Derek Jeter now has two home games in which to get hits number 2,999 and 3,000 before...

Series Preview: Yankees vs. Rays

The Yankees and Rays will wrap up the first-half of the 2011 season with the outstanding pitching matchup of CC Sabathia versus James Shields (above) on Sunday....

Relax, He's Starting

The bigger question is when Jeter should start appearing in this lineup. (AP) There seemed to be some controversy surrounding whether or not...

Series Preview: Yankees @ Indians

Travis Hafner's return from the DL has helped the Indians hold on to first place in the underwhelming AL Central. (AP) The Indians looked...

Series Preview: Yankees @ Mets

Shot down in April, Jose Reyes and the Mets have been flying high since May. (AP) Since starting the season 5-13, the Mets have gone 36-27...

My AL All-Star Ballot

Fan voting for the All-Star starters ends at midnight tonight, so here's a quick look at who the most deserving American League candidates are and how the Yankees' starting nine stacks up. First...

Burnett Down

A.J. Burnett should be looking over his shoulder given his performance over the last season and a half. (AP) Brian Gordon was skipped in the...

Series Preview: Yankees vs. Brewers

Prince Fielder is taking the Brewers, and opposing pitchers, for a ride this season. (AP) The Brewers' plan this offseason was clear: facing...

Series Preview: Yankees vs. Rockies

Ubaldo Jimenez's struggles thus far this season have been emblematic of the Rockies as a whole. (AP) The Rockies were the National League's...

Stinging Gordon Some More

The transient rewards of finding another Aaron Small are not worth the time and opportunity costs. (AP) Brian Cashman did himself no favors last week when comparing Brian Gordon to past...

Series Preview: Yankees @ Reds

Despite what this first-inning photo suggests, the recent flowering of such young players as former first-round draft pick Jay Bruce has pushed the Reds to...

Series Preview: Yankees @ Cubs

Cubs baseball. Get used to it, kid. (AP) The Cubs are the worst team in baseball at turning balls in play into outs and, partially as a...

The Brian Gordon Conundrum

Brian Gordon, seen here making a diving catch as an outfielder in a spring training game against the Yankees in 2006, will start for the Yankees today rather than a deserving in-house...

Series Preview: Yankees vs. Rangers II

The Yankees haven't had to contend with Josh Hamilton yet this season, but will in this series (AP) The Yankees finish their season set with...

Series Preview: Yankees vs. Indians

Grady Sizemore and Asdrubal Cabrera helped the Indians party like it's 2007 early this season, but it seems the clock has already struck midnight on the Tribe's...

Don't Blame Me, I'm Voting For Kontos: The Yankees' In-House Relief Options

The Yankees can do better for their bullpen than Lance Pendleton and Amauri Sanit. (AP) When Joba Chamberlain hit the disabled list on...

Long Relief

Given Lindy McDaniel's long relief exploits, we wouldn't be surprised to learn that he had more than one pitching arm up his sleeve. Things...

Series Preview: Yankees vs. Red Sox II

The Red Sox's lineup has Boston right back in the thick of things in the AL East. (AP) It took a while, but, after two months, the American...

Series Preview Update: Today's Opposing Pitcher

When Dan Haren was scratched from his start on Saturday due to a balky back, the Angels' rotation moved up a day, putting scheduled Sunday starter Ervin Santana on the bump for Saturday's game, and...

Series Preview: Yankees @ Angels

Jered Weaver's starts have been among the few high points in the Angels' season thus far. (AP) These are lean times for Angel fans. Though...

Good Hitting Beats Good Pitching

The Yankees have been a thorn in the side of the AL's best pitchers this season. (AP) Over the last three weeks, the Yankees have developed...

If At First You Do Succeed (Then Fail Again and Again) . . .

Derek Jeter has been an on-base machine in the first inning, helping the Yankees to many early leads. (AP) During the Yankees' current west...

Series Preview: Yankees @ A's

You can't see the fork in Hideki Matsui's back from this angle, but you can tell he's trying to knock it loose with his bat. (AP) Things are...

Series Preview: Yankees @ Mariners

Michael Piñeda: be afraid. I've been very critical of the Mariners under general manager Jack Zduriencik, for good reason, but the...

Grand

Mariano Rivera appeared in his 1,000th game on Wednesday afternoon, becoming the 15th pitcher in history to reach that mark (all primarily relievers, natch), but the first ever to pitch in 1,000...

Know When To Walk Jose

It's not just hindsight that tells us the Yankees should have walked Jose Bautista with two outs and the bases empty Tuesday night. (AP) I...

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