Yankees Exercise Zack Britton Option, Decline Others

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The New York Yankees have exercised their option on relief pitcher Zack Britton, Thursday, keeping him on the team through 2022. Additionally, they have declined options on outfielder Brett Gardner and starting pitcher J.A. Happ. The moves were reported by the Associated Press Thursday night and confirmed by the Yankees PR twitter account Friday morning. […] READ MORE


Postseason Performance Epitomizes 2020 Yankees Season

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In a year where everything is different, one constant from the past few years remained the same – the New York Yankees exiting the postseason far earlier than they expected. For the second year in a row, disappointment overcame the Yankees after a heartbreaking elimination punctuated by Aroldis Chapman allowing a game-losing home run. Although […] READ MORE


Hall of Fame Yankees Pitcher Whitey Ford Passes Away

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Hall of Fame left-handed pitcher Whitey Ford passed away Friday at the age of 91. Ford is considered to be the greatest pitcher in the history of the New York Yankees. He  pitched 16 season with organization from 1950-1967. He was the ace of the Yankees pitching staff during a time where a World Series […] READ MORE


Yankees Pitching Quiets Rays Bats To Stay Alive in ALDS

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Yankees 5, Rays 1 The New York Yankees were facing elimination against the Tampa Bay Rays as Jordan Montgomery threw a 92.4 mph sinker for a first pitch strike to Yandy Diaz. By the time Aroldis Chapman threw a 99.7 mph fastball past Mike Brosseau, they had comfortably stayed alive Thursday night.  The Yankees offense came […] READ MORE


Aaron Boone Pitching Strategy Causes More Questions Than Answers

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The overarching theme of 2020 is the differences compared to years past. That is never more evident than in the MLB postseason. Specifically, with no off days during the Division Series and Championship Series, the strategy was expected to be different than in previous postseasons. As Game Two of the ALDS between the New York […] READ MORE


Dominant Pitching and Home Runs Lead Rays Over Yankees

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Rays 7, Yankees 5 Baseballs were flying out of Petco Park in San Diego during Game One of the ALDS. On Tuesday, that trend continued for the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays. Yet despite a two-home run game from Giancarlo Stanton, the Yankees could not get a lot going. One night after every […] READ MORE


Despite High Stakes, Yankees Confident for Series with Rays

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The ALDS is not the final destination that the New York Yankees want to reach in 2020. However, facing the Tampa Bay Rays a possible five times in five days proves to be their toughest challenge as they navigate through the AL. Ahead of the Wild Card Series, Gerrit Cole told the media that he […] READ MORE


Gio Urshela Comes Full Circle For Yankees In Game Two Victory

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The theatrics of a highlight-worthy play can dazzle all of those who witness it, fans and players alike. Even more special is the fielder who makes these types of plays look routine. As he maintained a business-as-usual-like demeanor during his post-game Zoom interview, while talking about his game-saving double play, it is clear that Gio […] READ MORE


Yankees Offense Wakes Up In Game One Victory Over Indians

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Yankees 12, Indians 3 The New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians have a history of memorable postseason games against one another. In Game One of the 2020 installment, late inning home runs, come from behind wins, and rally midges were far from the expected. Rather, the anticipation was a tense, low-scoring game as both teams […] READ MORE


Clarke Schmidt Ready For Important First MLB Start

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Although the New York Yankees were a preseason favorite in the AL, they have lacked the consistency that they were expected to display. Heading into Sunday’s season finale, they can clinch no higher than the fifth seed in the league, currently with a 33-26 record. However, if they lose it is possible that Toronto Blue […] READ MORE