How Babe Ruth Killed the Bunt

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First things first, you don’t swing the bat when you bunt. That’s right, don’t swing. Now that that’s out of the way we can get down to the nitty-gritty of bunting. The nitty is that you hold the bat out in front of home plate and wait for the pitch. The gritty is that when […] READ MORE


Designated Hitter: A Rift for the Ages

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January 11, 1973, is a day that will forever live in baseball infamy. This was the day that permanently split baseball fandom into two camps. The first camp (and let’s be honest, the superior) is the anti-designated hitter faction. These fans believe that having a tenth player bat for the pitcher, while allowing the pitcher […] READ MORE


Yankees Rotation Fueling this Recent Hot Stretch

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Despite being better than expected, the Yankees rotation has been mercurial. At its best, each starter contributes six or more innings, allowing two runs or less. At its worst, the starters are inefficient and allow four or five runs in three innings. This leads to more pressure and a heavier burden placed upon the bullpen. […] READ MORE


Yankees Rookie Pitchers Shine in Rout of Orioles

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There is a undoubtedly a lot of pressure on a young prospect making his MLB debut. For Luis Gil, there was more to the story than simply being a top-six New York Yankees’ prospect making his first MLB start. Gil, slated to start Tuesday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre, was called up to make an emergency […] READ MORE


Jameson Taillon Has Turned a Corner

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The New York Yankees took a big gamble when they traded for pitcher Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Brian Cashman needed to rebuild a rotation that was losing three notable pitchers from 2020, and Taillon was an addition to a pitching staff filled with question marks after Gerrit Cole. Taillon joined the Yankees as […] READ MORE


Trade Targets to Improve the Yankees Lineup

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With the 2021 MLB trade deadline looming, nearly all aspects of the New York Yankees roster could use some help. Last week, one writer discussed some trade targets to improve the bullpen. With that said, the Yankees made a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates for a right-handed reliever, Clay Holmes. While that move alone won’t […] READ MORE


The Yankees Bullpen Needs to be Addressed

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The New York Yankees bullpen has been an unmitigated disaster lately. Between Aroldis Chapman losing his closer role, the struggles of Chad Green and Zack Britton, and the recent COVID-19 outbreak, bullpen help is something this team desperately needs. The bullpen has long been a strength for the Yankees. On the season, the ‘pen ranks […] READ MORE


Three Yankees Named to the All-Star Team

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On Sunday, Major League Baseball announced the entire AL and NL rosters for the upcoming All-Star Game. Despite the New York Yankees mediocrity, they have three players named to the All-Star team. The three are Aaron Judge, Gerrit Cole, and Aroldis Chapman. This is Judge’s third All-Star Game as a starter. As for Cole and […] READ MORE


Another AL East Beatdown for the Yankees

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The New York Yankees are currently 40-37, which is 6 1/2 games back of the first-place Boston Red Sox. Over the weekend, the Red Sox secured their second three-game sweep over the Yankees in a span of three weeks. They have not lost this many games to start the season against their biggest rival since […] READ MORE


The Yankees Offense is Coming Alive

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It was not the mediocre record that had fans worried about the New York Yankees. After all, the club had very poor starts to the 2018 and ’19 seasons. However, it is the mediocre record combined with the high expectations this team had coming into 2021. They were the odds on favorite to win the […] READ MORE