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Game 122 Recap: Great Successa

The Yankees have put a lot of faith in their youth over the past few weeks. That faith continued to be rewarded Saturday night, as Gary Sanchez, Aaron Judge and Luis Cessa did the heavy-lifting in a 5-1 win over the Angels that moved the Yankees back to within four games of the American League […]

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Game 121 Recap: West Coast Turnaround

For a better part of the new millennium the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have had the New York Yankees’ number, with a few memorable postseason series victories under their belt as well as a continued stance of being a thorn in their side. Such was not the case on Friday night as the Yankees’ arrival […]

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How Didi Gregorius is undermining his breakout

At this very moment Didi Gregorius is in the midst of a textbook breakout. It’s worth questioning what kind of educational literature would contain the definition of a breakout for a baseball player, but presuming that it exists, Gregorius is certainly conforming to its demands. The 26-year-old is an above-average offensive contributor for the first time […]

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Game 120 Recap: At least the rookies hit

Just like Tuesday’s lost, Wednesday’s 7-4 defeat against the Blue Jays features plenty of good and bad. Unfortunately for the Yankees, the bad includes another one in the loss column. On the bright side, the good centered around what’s important in the long term–the kids shined. CC Sabathia’s six inning outing was about as strange […]

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Here Come the Kids

The most dreaded time of the season for players, coaches, and fans alike are the so-called “dog days” of August. It’s the sweet spot of the season when players are exhausted from four months of over 100 ballgames, but still have a two-month grind of crucial baseball to play before the end of the season […]

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