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Why Didi Gregorius’s Success is Sustainable

In the winter of 2014, the New York Yankees were searching for someone to replace Derek Jeter. Okay, maybe “replace” is not quite the right word, but with the future Hall-of-Famer retiring, the Yankees had no clear internal options to fill the void Jeter was leaving behind. Brian Cashman was left with the daunting task of finding someone […]

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Game 12 Recap: Canha get a hot tub after that loss?

Tuesday night wasn’t billed as a pitcher’s duel, but that’s what the fans at Yankee Stadium got. And after six innings, it was a battle of the bullpens. Normally, such late-inning affairs fall in favor of the Yankees. However, in an occurrence as rare as finding a unicorn, the Yankees bullpen was outpitched on Tuesday. […]

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Film Study: An early assessment of C.C. Sabathia

C.C. Sabathia is not the pitcher he used to be. No longer can the 6-foot-7, 270-pound behemoth of a man strike out 200 batters, win 20 games or eat up 230 innings in a season. Elbow and knee injuries over the past couple of years have severely hampered Sabathia’s production and made his contract seem like a […]