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Yankee Offense Grounded + Other Bronx Tales

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Another One Bites the Dust: Russell Martin goes down on the front end of a Derek Jeter double play grounder, something that's been happening with increased...

The Remarkable Resiliency of Rivera

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Mariano Rivera, taking a bow upon having broken Trevor Hoffman's all-time saves record last season. Like most Yankee fans, I spent a good...

Michael Pineda: Nobody's Winnin' Nothin'

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Even if Michael Pineda is seriously injured, it's too early to judge the blockbuster deal. (AP) While we await word on the second opinion...

Jeter Gets Off the Ground

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Derek Jeter's getting the ball off the ground with a bit more frequency than in the recent past, but will it be enough to sustain his resurgence? (AP) ...

So You Think You've Seen a Slow Start

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The Yankees finally put one in the win column on Monday night, beating the Orioles 6-2 behind a dogged effort from Ivan Nova (seven innings of two-run ball despite yielding 10 hits) after being...

Loose Threads in the Pinstriped Fabric

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Will Mark Teixeira cut down on the pull-hitting tendency that has eroded his productivity? (AP) Hola amigos, it's been awhile since I rapped...

Kidding About Cano?

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Because a deal is a deal, the Yankees will negotiate with Robinson Cano when it suits them, not when it suits agent Scott Boras. (AP) Scott...

Pujols and Holland in Pinstriped Company

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Albert Pujols' three home runs on Saturday night put Mr. October back in the news. Games Three and Four of the World Series games could...

The Accountability Dance

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Albert Pujols' failure to answer for his part in Thursday's ninth-inning mishap wouldn't have flown in the Bronx. (AP) Even if you don't...

C.J. in the Spotlight

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The World Series kicks off tonight, and as with last year, the Yankees will be keeping a particularly close eye on the lefthander starting for the Rangers because he's a pending free agent this...

Running Through the Options

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His postseason was a disappointment, but picking up Nick Swisher's 2012 option should be a relatively easy call. (AP) As the Yankees begin...

The Hard Facts of Autumn

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The Yankees fell short of a championship in 2011, but they provided some pretty great times even as they did. (AP) "You may glory in a team...

Going Nova

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Ivan Nova's midseason reinvention helped him emerge as the Yankees' second-best starter in the second half, and the man to whom they'll turn in Game Five of the...

Fine and Dandy like A.J. and Grandy

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It was indeed Grand! (AP) At Baseball Prospectus, I wrote about A.J. Burnett's wobbly but ultimately redemptive performance. To me, one of...

Girardi's Darkest Hour as Manager

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Was Freddy Garcia offering a preemptive facepalm in response to the moves Joe Girardi would make following his departure? (AP) Well, I was w...

A Silver Lining in the Clouds?

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Max Scherzer's home/road splits suggest that a start in the Bronx could work to the Yankees advantage. (AP) CC Sabathia threw 27 pitches...

End of the Rope for Francona [updated]

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Red Sox manager Terry Francona appears to be hitting the road after Boston's epic collapse. (AP) There was a point during Game Three of the...

The Third Man

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The identity of the Yankees' third starter for the Division Series remains an unsettled — and unsettling — mystery. Tuesday night was as...

The New Order

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Mark Teixeira is in such a rut from the left side that he's been moved down in the order. (AP) Yankee Stadium is known for its distinctive...

Cash In

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Brian Cashman will remain a center of attention in the Bronx. (AP) The Yankees' offseason has yet to begin, but all signs point to at least...

Phoning In the Celebration

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They didn't crack the champagne until after the nightcap, but the Yankees had good reason to celebrate on Wednesday afternoon. (AP) In my...

Martin Unmasked As One of the Best

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Russell Martin's receiving skills have been a bigger boon to the Yankee staff than expected. (AP) Today at Baseball Prospectus, colleague...

Upside Downer

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Once again, it fell apart in a hurry for A.J. Burnett. (AP) During the third inning of Monday's Yankees-Twins tilt, I had the temerity to...

The Save Statistic is Overrated, Rivera is Not

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With his 602nd save, Mariano Rivera is now the all-time leader. We've had plenty to say about Mariano Rivera lately, but on the occasion of...

Thumbs... Up... For Rodriguez?

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Alex Rodriguez's injured left thumb is one of the Yankees' bigger questions as the postseason approaches. (AP) Via LoHud's Chad Jennings, the...

600 and the Road Not Taken

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Mariano Rivera's 600th save didn't get away, but long ago, he almost did. (AP) The most famous unconsummated trade in baseball history is...

Sabathia's Cy Young Case

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On Monday at Baseball Prospectus, I took a look at the AL Cy Young race, and specifically whether Tigers ace Justin Verlander should be considered as much of a lock as he currently appears to be in...

Pressure Drop

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Just click the picture already. The past weekend found the Yankees involved in a few big stories. Their four-game losing streak was their...

In Defense of Boone Logan

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As frustrating as Boone Logan's occasional failures may be, they need to be kept in perspective. (AP) The Proctorology that the Yankees...

Weird and Wet in the Wee Hours

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On Tuesday night, the Yankee Stadium grounds crew attempted to hold back the ocean with a rake. (AP) Tuesday night's Yankees-Orioles game...

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