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Bobby Richardson and Yogi Berra
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Yankee Great Bobby Richardson Talks On The Team

Mike Lindsley recently talked on The Team with Yankee great Bobby Richardson (pictured above right next to Yogi Berra), a three-time World Series champion and 1960 World Series MVP (still the only player from a losing team in the Fall Classic to win the award)

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Sidney Crosby
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Some Stars In Sports Just Have It, And Others Don’t

LeBron James (now), Sidney Crosby, Albert Pujols (while with the Cardinals), baseball's Giants as a team, Derek Jeter through the years, Mariano Rivera, Eli Manning, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Mark Messier, Wayne Gretzky, Michael Jordan, Henrik Lundqvist and plenty more.  You get the picture.  When these guys step-up, their teams win and advance.  

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Why The Yankees Are In First Place

The demise of the Yankees was written at least a dozen times from February 1 until now.  The injuries, oh the injuries.  But baseball people must not have been baseball people through and through because they forgot that CC Sabathia and Robinson Cano and Mariano Rivera were still around and the bullpen was in tact.  And the division actually wasn't that good if you know how baseball teams win in 2013.  Here are the Top 5 reasons why the Yanks were in first place as of May 13, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. EST.

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Joe Girardi Won’t Get Credit Because He’s Yankee Skipper

It is one of the true enigmas in sports, a baseball manager.  How much credit do they get when a club wins and how much blame when one loses?  This year, at some point, Joe Girardi must be given a little credit, right?  

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Robinson Cano
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Yankees-Royals Series Preview

 

The Yankees and upstart Royals play three in Kansas City. New York comes fresh off a series win in rainy Colorado. Kansas City comes off a series loss to the Orioles in Baltimore.  Here is a Yankees-Royals series preview.

Royals general manager Dayton Moore had a plan a couple years ago.  It was a plan to build through the farm, get pitching with some prospects and build an actual baseball team.  Well, here we are.  The Royals are good.  Are they really good?  Not yet, but even at 18-13 this club is showing early signs that the playoffs are possible, especially with the second Wild Card now in place.  The Yankees will see old Rays pitchers Wade Davis and James Shields in this series, two guys they know well from American League East ball.  Finally, Mariano Rivera returns to the scene where he tore his ACL shagging fly balls last year.    

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Robinson Cano Collects 1,500th Hit

Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Don Mattingly, Derek Jeter and now Robinson Cano.  Those are the only five Yankees to collect 1,500 hits before the age of 31.

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Vernon Wells and Robinson Cano
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Athletics – Yankees Series Preview

The Yanks enter a home series with Oakland having won four of the last five series, including recently Houston, where the pinstripes were crushed in game one but took the next two.  Moneyball-run Oakland, meanwhile, took two of three from the Angels.  These two teams will play three in the Bronx.  Here is a series preview.

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Leadership Helping Yanks Stay Ahead

Talk all day long about the 2013 replacement players in pinstripes.  Talk about general manager Brian Cashman taking chances.  Talk about the starting pitching being good enough in spots.  Talk about whatever you'd like as the main reason for the Yankees' demise not quite happening just yet like some thought.  The real talk is the leadership and presence of Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte.  As long as those three are in the Bronx, it starts and ends with that.

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Mariano Rivera
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Astros-Yankees Series Preview

The Yanks come fresh off a four-game home sweep of overrated Toronto.  Houston is the worst team in baseball and was overwhelmed at Fenway Park, losing four straight to the Red Sox.  The Yanks and Astros play three in the Bronx.  Here is a series preview:

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Robinson Cano
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Yanks Jolt Jays

The Yankees got off to a nice start in a four-game home set with Toronto.  New York slugged three home runs and Hiroki Kuroda settled in for his third win of the season in a 5-3 triumph over the Blue Jays.  

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Yanks Get One Back From Rays

The Yankees topped Tampa Bay in game two of a three-game series 4-2.  What seemed like a potential Rays sweep after game one and Matt Moore's dominating performance while CC Sabathia struggled could now be a Yankees series win, their fifth straight.

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How Many Saves Will Mariano Rivera Record This Year [POLL]

The great Mariano Rivera has had some career, we all know that.  But this is his final year, and at 43, Rivera has said he has just enough left in the tank to finish his career in 2013.  He is off to a great start

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