Category Archives: New York Yankees

The top homegrown dynasties in North American sports history

Craig Stouffer

The decline is inevitable, but Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada and the retired Andy Pettitte will be remembered as much for what they did collectively with the New York … Continue reading

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Career soon coming to a close?

Jeffrey Tomik

We’ve been waiting for Mariano Rivera to realize he’s a 41-year-old with one pitch.

But to start the season, the righty and his bat-breaking cutter raced to an American League-lea… Continue reading

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Francona: Buck should stop here

John Keim

Maybe Orioles manager Buck Showalter was just being honest. But to those he was talking about, he was more than a little annoying.

In a Men’s Journal article, Showalter ripped Boston … Continue reading

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Ready to Buck the status quo

John Keim

He’s not quite Rex Ryan and hasn’t claimed that he didn’t come to Baltimore to kiss anyone’s World Series ring. But Orioles ma… Continue reading

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The winter of Yankees’ discontent

Leon Saffelle

Free agent southpaw Cliff Lee’s signing with the Phillies actually has had quite a ripple effect — beyond the fact that it allows other free agent signings to happen.

The biggest… Continue reading

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Just waiting to see what else is lefty

Leon Saffelle

The intense marketing of pitcher Cliff Lee, the top free agent of the offseason, will now throw much of the major signings into limbo.

At least we can be thankful the Nationals ju… Continue reading

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Half a Loaf (plus some notes)

My love for baseball was formed when I was about eight or nine years old. I had a first baseman’s mitt (any idea how hard it was to find a first baseman’s mitt for your left hand in 1968?) and a bat, and baseball was pretty much all I did as a kid. And while [...] Continue reading

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