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Yankees’ Leadership Will Soon Be Gone
Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada, two core Yankee players from the Joe Torre era, are long gone.  Mariano Rivera, another quiet leader by example, is retiring after this season.  Andy Pettitte is near the end.  And the Yankee captain, Derek Jeter, won't be back in the lineup until who knows when and…
Yankees Take Two of Three From Baltimore
As I predicted (once in a while a blind squirrel finds a nut), the Yankees took two of three from rival Baltimore in a big series considering that Andy Pettitte's start was pushed back due to back spasms.  Here is how New York did it.
Orioles-Yankees Series Preview
After being washed out twice in Cleveland after winning two in dominating fashion over the Indians, the Yanks return home for three games against red-hot Baltimore who took two of three from the Red Sox in Boston.  Here is a preview of the weekend series in the Bronx.
Mets’ Best Farm Pitching Trumps Yankees’ Version
Phil Hughes, Joba Chamberlain and Ian Kennedy never panned out.  Now, the best in the Yankee farm system is Manny Banuelos, who is out for the minor league year with Tommy John surgery and who knows if Dellin Betances will ever emerge like the Yanks said he would two years ago.  The Mets o…
Did Joe Girardi Get The Playoff Rotation Right?
Prior to Game One of the American League Divisional Series against Baltimore, Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced his pitching rotation for the series - Andy Pettitte will start Game Two tonight, with Hiroki Kuroda in Game Three and Phil Hughes in Game Four (CC Sabathia will start Game Five, if ne…
Yankees Defeat Blue Jays 4-2 In Doubleheader Opener
Tuesday night was supposed to be a grand return of Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte, but Mother Nature had other plans, forcing last night's game to be rescheduled for this afternoon. Despite the change of schedule, Pettitte still tossed 75 pitches in five shutout innings, leading the Yankees to a 4-2 …
Steroids vs. Rape [NoeBrainer]
I believe that people are more likely to believe a man is innocent of rape before they will believe that an athlete never used performance-enhancing drugs if linked to them.
The Yankees To Pay Pettitte Full $2.5 Million
Some Yankee fans were hoping to see a little bit more from Andy Pettitte in his first start back from retirement on Saturday, but, whether his 4 runs over 6 1/3 innings encouraged the fans or not, reports say Pettitte will locked into the Yankee rotation for the rest of the year.

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