New York Yankees Non-Tender Roster Moves

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Wednesday marked an important day for MLB’s offseason. The non-tender deadline has come and gone with some very surprising names now being free agents. According to MLB.com, when a club “non-tenders” a player, it declines to give that player a contract for the upcoming season, thereby immediately making him a free agent. Arbitration and pre-arbitration […] READ MORE


2021 MLB Hall of Fame Inductees According to the LWOB Staff

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The MLB Hall of Fame is one of the most prestigious and exclusive clubs in American sports. On January 26th, 2021, the BBWAA will announce the newest members of the Hall. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 ceremony because of COVID-19, the 2021 class will join Derek Jeter and Larry Walker, Marvin Miller, and […] READ MORE


Wrigley Field Given Federal Landmark Status

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According to multiple reports, Wrigley Field will be given federal landmark status in the National Register of Historic Places. This status allows the Ricketts family, owners of the Chicago Cubs, access to federal income tax credits. National Historic Landmarks or, NHLs, are historic places that hold national significance. U.S. Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt […] READ MORE


Potential Landing Spots for Masahiro Tanaka

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This offseason, most of the free-agent pitcher interest will center around 2020 NL Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer. However, there are other capable and talented pitchers up for grabs. Among them is veteran right-hander Masahiro Tanaka. Tanaka is a two-time All-Star and owns an overall record of 78-46 in seven seasons for the New […] READ MORE


Potential Landing Spots for Taijuan Walker

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Most of the talk this offseason will center around free agent starting pitcher and Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer. Bauer is an ace and should receive multiple offers. However, there are several other pitching candidates that teams will target. Among them is right-hander Taijuan Walker. Walker is a former 2010 first-round draft pick. After […] READ MORE


Potential Landing Spots for DJ Lemahieu

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New York Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu is one of the most coveted free agents of the offseason. The 2020 Silver Slugger Award winner is also a former Gold Glove winner and can play multiple infield positions. Also, he will finish in the top three in MVP voting this year after finishing fourth last season. […] READ MORE


New York Yankees 2021 Free Agent Targets

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The 2020 MLB season is over. Teams will be assessing their rosters and preparing for a 2021 World Series push. The New York Yankees finished second in the AL East. Unfortunately, it is not where the organization thought it would be. Once again, injuries and slumps plagued the Yankees and they exited the playoffs early […] READ MORE


New York Yankees 2020 Season Review

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The New York Yankees did not live up to expectations this year.  For a team with World Series aspirations, getting bounced early from the playoffs once again is a huge disappointment. To say the least, the Yankees 2020 season had its ups and downs. After starting 16-6, the Yankees then went 5-15, 10-0, and stumbled […] READ MORE


Baseball Nicknames: MLB All-Time Halloween Nickname Team

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The MLB season will soon be coming to a close. A new champion will be crowned and the offseason circus will begin. However, not long after the season ends, Halloween will be here. For fun, we’ve assembled a team full of scary and spooky nicknames appropriate for All Hallows’ Eve. There is a player for […] READ MORE


Kyle Higashioka Making Case as Yankees Permanent Starter

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Kyle Higashioka is supposed to be the New York Yankees backup catcher. The second-longest tenured Yankee behind Brett Gardner isn’t supposed to be making a meaningful impact. However, through four postseason games, Higashioka is proving to be the ace-in-the-hole the Yankees need. Aside from expertly handling the Yankees pitching staff, he is also getting it […] READ MORE