My most sincere apologies, but signing old players to bad contracts doesn’t transform a franchise from the Evil Empire™ to underdogs.
Jack Keller brings you the 2013 New York Yankees season preview.
The other half of the best rivalry in sports, The New York Yankees. The Bronx Bombers “only” ended up with 89 victories last season. And the key players they inked this past off-season, have them looking incredibly strong on paper for this upcoming 2009 season.
The philosophy about building a strong farm was basically put on hold for a year. But Brian Cashman made some nice maneuvers, and the result–whether it was intentional or not–allowed the Yankees to lose their first three picks this year. And that is better than losing a first-round pick in three consecutive seasons, of course.
Much like this year’s political campaigns, Yankee fans want change. Ever since the Luis Gonzalez bloop single fell into shallow left field, ending the Yankee reign atop the baseball world, the franchise has seemingly never been the same. And Çƒ˙never been the sameÇƒ˘ in Yankee terms equals zero championships won. Each year since 2001 the […]
Yankees GM Brian Cashman and Red Sox GM Theo Epstein meet at a trendy Boylston Street Italian restaurant to discuss baseball operations, their deep and passionate friendship and to trade Joe DiMaggio for Ted Williams. Before the bill came, the two rival GM
With the recent news that Roger Clemens has signed a contract with the Yankees worth a prorated $28 million for the course of the year, Zach, Evan and Mike attempt to make sense of it all… ZACH: We were all fooled by Roger Clemens. While the speculation mounted, the message board posters debated and the […]
Ah, the New York Yankees. Hated team and bitter rival to the Red Sox. The Stadium affectionately referred to as The Toilet … the home of The Slap … and the rivalry never reached heightened levels (and probably never will again) from 2003-2004 with the aftermath still raging. Let’s learn about this 2007 team, as […]