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Hiroki Kuroda The Bright MVP On A Dismal Yankee Team
Just having the nonsense with Alex Rodriguez would be enough to tarnish a season for the New York Yankees, even one in which they made the playoffs and fought for the American League flag.  But on top of that you have so many other things that have gone wrong.
Yankees-Athletics Series Preview
The Yankees continue their 11-day, 10-game West Coast trip with a three game set in Oakland.  New York comes off a successful series in Seattle having won three of four, including the last game in which Felix Hernandez pitched (no-decision for Hernandez).  Oakland, meanwhile, comes off a f…
Forecasting The Rest Of Yankees-Mariners
The Yankees took game one of a four-game set in Seattle 6-1 behind a six-run third inning that saw back-to-back home runs from Robinson Cano and Mark Teixeira and a solid performance from Phil Hughes, who seems to give up less home runs on the road for some reason.  Hughes is now 4-0 with a 0.8…
Indians-Yankees Series Preview
The Yankees and Indians will play three in the Bronx Monday-Wednesday before New York heads out of town for a long West Coast trip.  The Yankees are struggling, having lost seven of their last eight games.  Cleveland comes off a series loss to Tampa Bay.  Here is a series preview of t…
Ivan Nova and Vidal Nuno Sent Down
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said all along that he wanted 12 pitchers when Andy Pettitte came back (the veteran will return against Cleveland on Monday, June 3).  The other issue was the return of Kevin Youkilis and Mark Teixeira.
Red Sox-Yankees Series Preview
Old rivals meet again.  This is really the rivalry though, not that silly Yankees-Mets thing.  Speaking of which, the Yanks come into the series with Boston in the Bronx tumbling down a hill, having lost four straight to the Mets.  Boston, meanwhile, comes off a series split with Phil…
Derek Jeter Begins Throwing
Derek Jeter has begun at least one baseball activity, throwing, at Yankee Stadium.  The Yankee captain isn't allowed to do anything else until he gets a CT scan sometime in the next week and a half.
The Teixeira Factor
Mark Teixeira continues to hit in simulated games but not active batting practice and hopes to be back by very late May.  The question is, Is he really going to help the Yankees?  Let's take a look at The Teixeira Factor, how he will help and hurt the Yanks at the same time by returni…
How Will the Yankees Change When Players Return?
It's obvious that the Yankees will immediately insert Derek Jeter as the shortstop when he returns from a broken ankle, and immediately insert Mark Teixeira as the first baseman when Tex returns from his wrist issue and immediately insert Curtis Granderson as the...hang on for just a minute.
Are The Yankees A Playoff Team?
In the midst of a very difficult Spring Training for the Yankees, first baseman Mark Teixeira was diagnosed with a sprained right wrist on Wednesday and will miss the next eight to ten weeks. Add that to Curtis Granderson's broken right forearm, Phil Hughes' recurring back issues and Alex …

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