New York Yankees

New York Yankees Spring Training
DJ Kleinbard - Feb 17, 2021

As the New York Yankees Spring Training gets underway, the dawn of a new season approaches. Once again, they hope to move on from the downfalls of the previous season. Still, the 2021 season will emanate themes of 2020 for all of MLB. Covid protocols continue to engulf daily life for ball clubs. Additionally, Zoom […]


Yankees bullpen
DJ Kleinbard - Jan 11, 2021

While their attention remains focused on the negotiations with DJ LeMahieu, the New York Yankees bullpen remains untouched. Relief pitching dominance has been intertwined in their identity for the past several seasons. Still, the relief pitching, like the rest of the roster, had a series of highs and lows throughout 2020. Tommy Kahnle’s absence was […]

Babe Ruth kids
Benjamin Sabin - Dec 20, 2020

It all started with a poem written in 1822. An Episcopal minister by the name of Clement Clarke Moore wrote a poem for his three daughters called “An Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas”. The poem that Moore wrote is also known as “Twas The Night Before Christmas”. The “right jolly old elf” that […]

Baseball menorah
Benjamin Sabin - Dec 12, 2020

The Nine Branches of the Baseball Menorah The Hanukkah Menorah Hanukkah is here and the Menorah or the Hanukkiah has been dusted off and put in a place of importance. On each of the eight nights of Hanukkah a new candle is lit by the ninth candle, the Shamash. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of […]

Tomoyuki Sugano
DJ Kleinbard - Nov 30, 2020

With three starting pitchers currently on the free agent market, the New York Yankees’ rotation is an area to address in the offseason. While there is a bevy of options available, expect the team to do their due diligence on Tomoyuki Sugano. Sugano, a 31-year old right-handed pitcher, is rumored to be getting posted by […]

Domingo German
DJ Kleinbard - Nov 19, 2020

With each passing day, 2009 becomes more and more a distant memory. In reality, the time elapsed since the most recent New York Yankees championship does not pose as a significant drought, but with the organization’s commitment to winning every year, it certainly feels that way. In 2o09, they rode three starting pitchers – CC […]

Yankees free agent
Robert Morrison - Nov 1, 2020

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 […]

Aaron Boone
DJ Kleinbard - Oct 7, 2020

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 […]

Clarke Schmidt
DJ Kleinbard - Sep 26, 2020

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 […]

Gerrit Cole
DJ Kleinbard - Sep 17, 2020

Although the adage from baseball players is that they are simply playing a kids’ game, it is still their job. Like any job, one day at work can make or break a player’s mood, depending on how work goes. As a smile spread across the face of Gerrit Cole throughout his post-game Zoom press conference, […]



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