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Was Graig Nettles the best Yankee of the 1970s?

When Yankee fans think of the 1970s — the decade of Ten Cent Beer Night, Disco Demolition Night and multi-purpose stadiums layered with Astroturf — they usually think of Yankee greats Thurman Munson and Reggie Jackson. Affectionately called Thurm, Munson was a seven-time All-Star who had a slash line of .292/.347/.411 with the Bronx Bombers during the […]

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It’s Not Gleyber Time… Yet

There are few times when a fanbase feels excitement after the injury bug bites a player who posted 20 home runs and a .276 average in the prior year, but with the news trickling out of Steinbrenner field on Tuesday afternoon that shortstop Didi Gregorius will miss the month of April with a shoulder hematoma, […]

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What if the Yankees…?

Marvel Comics runs a series titled What If. The idea is a novel one: take an existing Marvel storyline and change some key element. What would have happened? What if the Fantastic Four had different superpowers? What if Wolverine killed the Incredible Hulk? What if Peter Parker were bitten by a radioactive hamster instead of a […]

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Yankees 2017 fantasy outlook

Fantasy draft season is upon us and what better way to prepare than by looking at one of the more intriguing rosters in all of baseball – the New York Yankees? It looks like the Yankees will have a roster full of early round draft picks and multi-category fantasy contributors for years to come. However, as many […]

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Chris Carter has no place on this roster

Chris Carter is probably wondering what he did wrong. His job is to hit home runs, and hit home runs he did, tying for the league lead with 41 round-trippers last season. He’s not too old by any measure, coming off of his age-29 season. Yet he could barely find a major-league offer for much of this offseason, contemplating […]

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Kyle Higashioka is increasing his value

The New York Yankees have rebuilt their farm system, making them an intriguing team to watch during spring training. Fans have flocked to George Steinbrenner Field and to their televisions to catch a glimpse of Gary Sanchez, Aaron Judge, Gleyber Torres and Clint Frazier, but have overlooked one Kyle Higashioka. The catcher was selected in the […]