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The Andy Pettitte Factor
It's time to start wondering just how good the Yankees will be this year based on three factors.  The lineup hitting in timely spots, health and the depth of the pitching staff.  Andy Pettitte arrives in the last two categories and could realistically be the difference in New York mak…
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 Get Comeback Victory Over Arizona, 4-3
After the first 6 innings of tonight's game at Yankee Stadium, it looked as if the Diamondbacks were cruising to an easy victory and setting up a "rubber game" in the series finale on Thursday. But as John Sterling would probably say, "that's why the game of base…
Yankees-Diamondbacks Series Preview
Interleague play has turned into an unbalanced schedule of interleague play and it has never before been this early.  Early as in Opening Day for the Angels and Reds.  Early as in NOW for the New York Yankees.  The Diamondbacks invade the Bronx in a re-match of the 2001 World Series..…
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.
How the Yankees Should Attack Justin Verlander
One of the tallest orders in baseball is facing an ace who has an array of pitches and can go deep into the game.  Add to that someone of Justin Verlander's ability who is in complete physical and mental control.  The Yankees have that task today.
Yankees Lose On Opening Day To Boston, 8-2
CC Sabathia struggled through his first 5 innings of the 2013 MLB regular season, allowing four runs and walking four batters. His pitching line was just a small example of a painful start to the season, with very few bright spots from the entire team. For the first time since 1986, the New York Yan…
Sabathia Deals Yankees To 3-1 Win Over Indians
After a prolonged slide, the New York Yankees needed someone to step in and turn the momentum. They were hoping that CC Sabathia, fresh off of a stint on the disabled list, would be able to provide that turn against the Cleveland Indians...
C.C. Sabathia Headed To DL
Following Saturday afternoons victory it was announced that C.C. Sabathia will head to the 15 day DL with what is being called "elbow tightness".
Sabathia last started on Wednesday in Detroit and threw a normal bullpen session on Friday, but word was swirling around that he was suff…

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