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Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest
February 19th, 2017 at 11:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's a general fact of life in Major League Baseball that some teams simply have more difficult roads to the postseason than others do. In 2016, the American League East produced three playoff teams and a fourth with a record over .500, while the Chicago Cubs won the National League...

Yankees enter spring training sorting starting pitchers
February 10th, 2017 at 2:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (AP) The Yankees enter spring training in an unusual state: transition. New York's major offseason moves were to sign closer Aroldis Chapman as a free agent after trading him last July and to add right-handed hitters Matt Holliday and Chris Carter. A Baby Bombers youth movement began last...

Ex-Yankees’ Robinson Cano Crushes League Leading 12th HR, Looking Like Early MVP Candidate (Video)
May 10th, 2016 at 12:52 PM
After an off season in 2015 that was plagued by injuries, Robinson Cano not only looks like he's back to his All Star form, he's looking like an early candidate for the 2016 American League MVP Award. ***PHOTO1*** The 33-year-old was already having quite a season for the first place Seattle Mariners,...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Almost Acquired Vince Velasquez from Astros Before Dealt to Phillies
April 15th, 2016 at 3:44 PM
Over the winter, the New York Yankees and Houston Astros were in discussions about a possible trade that would have sent Andrew Miller to Houston in their quest to deepen their bullpen with the addition of another closer to pair with Luke Gregerson and the Yankees were trying to get...

Yankees’ Joe Girardi on Early Season Rainouts: AL East Teams Should Begin in Warmer Cities
April 10th, 2016 at 7:39 PM
For the second time in one week, the New York Yankees had a game postponed due to the weather, which was the case on Sunday for their game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees initial Opening Day game on Monday against the Houston Astros was moved to Tuesday...