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Yankees Talk: Buck Showalter Is Still the Worst
March 20th, 2017 at 12:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Yankees manager Buck Showalter continues to throw shade like an oversized golf umbrella. Going into his eighth season at the helm of the Baltimore Orioles, Buck Showalter just can't let go of his ill-will towards the Yankees. The 60-year-old Showalter hasn't managed the Yanks since 1995, but that hasn't stopped him from taking...

Yankees Tony Pena: Base Coach or World Champion Manager?
March 4th, 2017 at 8:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** As we embark on the beginning of the child of the World Cup and Olympic Baseball, the World Baseball Classic, Yankees coach Tony Pena will again take center stage. Pena has been the manager of the Dominican Republic team since 2013 and will again take the reins in 2017. Many of the...

Tanaka prepares for Tuesday start with simulated game
February 23rd, 2017 at 3:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA, Fla. (AP) New York Yankees scheduled opening-day starter Masahiro Tanaka threw 74 pitches off a bullpen mound and during a simulated game Thursday in preparation for his first spring training appearance next week. The Japanese right-hander threw 30 pitches over two innings against Chase Headley, Brett Gardner and Chris...

Yankees: Extra Innings Rule Change That’s Sneaking Up On Us
February 22nd, 2017 at 9:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees are locked in a 6-6 tie with the New York Met after ten innings of play in the first of their Subway Series matchups. If a new rule that's being tested in the minor leagues this season regarding extra-inning games advances to the major league level, this is...

Yankees Analysis: Is There A Viable Replacement For Joe Girardi?
February 20th, 2017 at 7:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi's contract will be up at the end of the 2017 season. Do the Yankees need to re-sign him or is there another option out there? The Case for Keeping Girardi Current Yankees manager, Joe Girardi,  first took the role as manager for the then Florida  Marlins in 2006, where...