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Are we still missing Jeter?

Last week, Didi Gregorius launched his 20th home run of the season, achieving a feat that former Yankees great Derek Jeter never did: having back-to-back 20 home run seasons by a shortstop. Over his career, Jeter’s peak ISO was .204, which he reached in 1999 after batting .349/.438/.552 with 19 home runs in 739 plate […]

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The Monday Sonnet

In this series I endeavor to capture the weekend’s action in the form of a sonnet. Shakespeare famously used this poetic form to express passionate feelings, often of love and lust, while I am using it to recap baseball games. Please don’t tell your high school English teacher. At Friday’s close, an hour later than […]

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Signs the Red Sox Should Have Stolen

On Tuesday, the New York Times revealed the latest high-profile addition to baseball’s rich history of sign stealing. Combining two of the pastime’s most treasured traditions (a heated rivalry and an illicit strategy for getting a leg up), the Red Sox’s use of electronics to steal signals from the Yankees is sure to add some […]

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About Last Night: Yay dingers!

Sunday night’s game was fun. I like watching fun games. Especially when they’re against the Red Sox. I also like dingers and the Yankees hit four of those on Sunday night—three against Chris Sale. That’s fun too. https://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam/mp4/2017/09/04/1808164683/1504496036648/asset_1800K.mp4   Yay dingers! Photo Credit: Wendell Cruz / USA TODAY Sports

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About Last Night: Big Stoppa

When CC Sabathia warms up on the Yankee Stadium mound, “I love it when you call me Big Poppa…” blares out of the speakers. The line is from Notorious B.I.G.’s second single “Big Poppa” which has been Sabathia’s song of choice since he signed with the Yankees way back in 2008. It’s also a bit […]

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