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phonty

  • joined Sep 03, 2009
  • last login Apr 04, 2014
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What's Gone Right for the 2013 Yankees

via upload.wikimedia.org 2013. What a year for the Yankees, their fans, and their players. A year that may, in the baseball world, go down in infamy. Starting with the story published by the...

A-Rod and Ticket Prices

Interesting article on A-Rod's return to baseball and the increase in ticket prices for Yankee games. I guess suspending him is "good for baseball" but letting him play is "good for business".

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Non-Yankee Discussion - The All Star Game and small sample sizes

via l1.yimg.com In the month of June, a new superstar burst on the scene in MLB, going by the name of Yasiel Puig. In 32 games (and 192 plate appearances), Puig has accumulated 52 hits, 17...

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Do any Yankees deserve to be All Stars in 2012?

After reading Travis' news post about the Yankees only being represented by Jeter and Granderson, I gave some thought and research to see who, of the Yankees players, deserves to be in the All Star...

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What's wrong with the Hall of Fame and how to fix it

It seems that every year, a great debate rages on the blogosphere and the radio about who among the retirees of baseball should be voted into the Hall of Fame. While I can appreciate the healthy...

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Comparing two pitchers

Fear not, this is not an "AJ SUCKS, DFA HIM!" post. It's a brief analysis of the two pitching enigmas known as AJ Burnett and Phil Hughes. AJ Burnett via www.inflexwetrust.com AJ Burnett has...

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Mid Season Yankees Assessment

While WraithPK did an excellent job of handing out rewards for outstanding play thus far in the 2011 season, I decided to delve into the areas for improvement on the team. This is not an exercise...

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Poll: PSA and Baseball

I've been curious about this for a while and have been wondering how many readers, commentors, and/or writers on Pinstripe Alley have ever played baseball and at what level. I'm not particularly...

Felix is King of AL pitchers

Congrats, King Felix! Well Deserved and hopefully you have many more to follow. And I hope you enjoy this success in the future while also being part of a playoff or WS winning team.

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One fan's thoughts

The door closes on the Yankee's 2010 season, and several more open (and not all by fate or God or the universe). Perhaps Karma. Definitely some doors are being opened by fans, and a lot more by...

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Yankees Go Farming! Part 1A: More Pitching with Starters and Relievers

Continuing the on-going look at the Yankee's farm system, you can find more of our top prospects in the area of pitching after the jump. Many thanks to my fellow community members for bringing...

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Yankees Go Farming! Part 1: Pitching

via www.calliebowdish.com I'm sure everyone is familiar with our remaining top prospects, those that have received the most press, usually as part of an article about replacing someone who is...

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True All Stars

In light of the All Star Game being somewhat meaningless and meaningful at the same time, I'm curious how the PA readers and posters would go about selecting a true all star team for both leagues...

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Fan Poll: of what are we fans?

I was reading the post game thread, sifting through the myriad of insightful and humorous posts, when I saw a catching "Recent News" item in a sidebar:  Reds Top Cardinals 7-2, Take NL Central...

Red Sox OF Jacoby Ellsbury has 4 cracked ribs

Ouch! I feel sorry for the guy. It appears this is a result of his collision with Beltre. I'm not sure how key he is to their success (they seem to need offense more than defense at the moment) but I wish him the best in recovery. He may play for our rivals, but that's a sucky way to wind up on the DL.

Mattingly the manager

Good for Don! I wouldn't mind seeing him in Cleveland if it means he gets to manager sooner, rather than waiting for Torre to step down in LA.

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Hall of Fame thoughts/questions

Ok, so Andre Dawson was the only player elected to the HoF in this year's class. That's all fine and dandy with me. My big question for all of you is: What do you think the fallout will be for...

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Thank you, Pinstripe Alley!

For being a great place to visit and discuss not just the 27 time and reigning World Champion NY Yankees, but also baseball in general. For keeping things mostly civil, if not toward our team and...

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Ruling out OF choices

According to NBC Sports: http://bases.nbcsports.com/2009/12/attention-yankees-fans-brett-gardner-is-your-starting-left-fielder.html.php Cashman is saying Gardner can be a starting OF for the Y...

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CC is going to be CC in the playoffs

As if we needed more reason to have confidence in our ace and work horse, CC Sabathia, Peter Gammons, of all people, posted this article on ESPN.com: Sabathia's getting a bad rap for October...

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