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Jorge Posada

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    June 22, 2012

    How Does The Mets 1962-2012 All-time Team Stack Up to The Yankees?

    Last night, SNY broadcast the Mets All-time Team 1962-2012 from the 92nd Street Y. I love programs like this -- the video clips, the debates on old ballplayers, et al. The voting panel of the Daily News' John Harper and Mike Lupica, the Post's Mike Vaccaro, MLB.com's Marty Noble, and Mets broadcast ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012

    TAKE ME OUT

    New York Yankees host California Angels

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    January 26, 2012

    Jorge Posada for the Hall of Fame: Why Not?

    Why was there so little support for Jorge Posada as a Hall of Fame player in this week's sports press? The most common phrase was "borderline HOFer," which, as I recall, I've even used in this space over the years. But let's say it: Posada is a Hall of Famer, though perhaps he won't make it on th ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    Joe Girardi Must Have Done Something Right

    GirardiI'll be honest: I didn't think the Yankees would win the AL East, right up to the day they won it. Yet they did it, and in fact by a wide margin. Before we even consider the problems of the playoffs, we should acknowledge the gutsy job turned in by everyone, particularly manager Joe Girardi, ... More >>

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    May 20, 2011

    Murray Chass Reveals His Struggles at the New York Times

    MurrayChass.com​Murray Chass took the opportunity of Jorge Posada's recent troubles with the Yankees to discuss his own problems with the New York Times. It's a rare peak inside a newspaper that has kept its internal troubles largely out of the public eye while it, like all other newspapers, s ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Jorge Posada is 39 and Can't Hit, Catch, or Run. And the Post Thinks He's Trade Material?

    ​So now we know that the rumors we've been hearing have been true: namely that Joe Girardi and Jorge Posada don't get along, have not gotten along since they were both catching for the Yankees, and Jorge took the job away from Joe back in 1998, and that that appears to be what was behind the w ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Yankees Post Mortem: Dissecting 2010's Corpse

    ​No point right now in looking into the Yankees chances of getting Cliff Lee -- though offhand I'd say the odds are about the same as they were for the Knicks in landing LeBron James. There's also not much point wondering what the Yankees need to do to pull themselves together next season. The ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Yankees Fans, Are You Worried Yet?

    ​Be afraid, Yankees fans -- be very afraid. Though some are dismissing the Yankees' late-season slide saying, "After all, they're still going to make the playoffs," there's nothing good to be said about their performance over the last 10 games. On September 4, the Yankees were on an eight-g ... More >>

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    June 8, 2010

    FIERCE RIVALRY

    The Yankees battle the Phillies

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    March 18, 2010

    Yankees Prospects Look Grim -- Star Pollster Nate Silver

    ​If Nate Silver is correct, both the Democratic Party and the New York Yankees might be headed for tough times this fall. The ace political pollster/baseball analyst projects the numbers for 1,600 major league ballplayers in the current Baseball Prospectus 2010, and things don't look good for ... More >>

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    November 3, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: And the World Series heads back to the Bronx...

    ​"When the dazzling dark breaks over the far slopes of time, then it's time to toss things, like our reason, and our will...then it's time to break our necks for home."--Annie Dillard After last night's loss in Citizen's Bank Park that staved off elimination for the Phillies, I realized that ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Jockbeat: Allen Barra's World Series Notes

    ​World Series notes: -- Did Johnny Damon's dash to third base in the ninth inning of last night's game take away Brad Lidge's slider and thus force him to throw the fastball at Alex Rodriguez which turned the game around? (The argument goes that since Lidge's slider so often winds up in the d ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Yankees take Game 2, take Pedro deep

    ​Ahh, much better. The Yankees beat the Phillies in a much-needed, if technically not "must-win" Game 2, with A.J. Burnett outdueling old friend Pedro Martinez. The Phillies took an early 1-0 lead in the 2nd with an RBI single from Matt Stairs, but the Yanks answered in the 4th with a solo s ... More >>

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    October 21, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Blowout win puts Yankees on the brink...!

    ​I think I might have been just as happy with the score as I was with the fact that the Yankees won last night. I don't know if my heart could have handled another extra innings monument to high anxiety. A pitchers' duel would have sent me into seizure fits. (Of course, an Angels' hit parade ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: The First Cut is The Deepest: Yanks' postseason win streak ends

    ​I don't know if I should be writing this right now. I have a hair trigger temper when it comes to baseball, and an uncensored tongue when it comes to lashing out at, well, anyone who crosses my path after a loss. It may well be the most telling litmus test of my friends. The ones who try to ... More >>

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    October 17, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: No Sympathy For the Angels in Yanks' 4-1 win

    ​After all that ado, not a lick of rain. Just goes to show you. God's a Yankee fan, and even though they're "angels," it's bro's before halos. Four wins down. Seven to go. Man, it's cold out. When I started this whole watching-the-Yankees-bat-from-outside ritual, it was a 65 degree situat ... More >>

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    October 7, 2009

    Jockbeat: How the Yankees Can Win It All

    ​Several million words have been written in the last few years about why teams win in the playoffs -- or more precisely, why the playoffs are different than the regular season. Most of it can be summed up in a few words: Setting your starting rotation and having a deeper bullpen. Over the la ... More >>

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    September 18, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Ha, ha, ha. The sweet release of death is a week closer. In the afterlife we can forget all about Kanye and all these ridiculous (but highly amusing) tributes. New York had a big Primary Day -- or, judging by turnout, a dinky one. Our hero Tony Avella went down to defeat. The heavily fund ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009

    Jorge Posada, Carlson Suspended After Brawl

    The Yankees-Blue Jays brawl Tuesday night has gotten Yankee catcher Jorge Posada and Blue Jays pitcher Jesse Carlson suspended for three games, effective immediately. Both players were also fined. The Yankees' Shelley Duncan was also suspended for a related incident, but is appealing the decision. ... More >>

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    June 15, 2009

    Jockbeat: What We Did, and Didn't Predict about the Mets/Yankees Matchup

    From our Friday Jockbeat on the Yankees-Mets:  "The odds seem pretty good that the Yankees can take at least two of three, most likely the first two. Joba Chamberlain ... has been pitching very well of late, only 3-1 for the season but solid in two no-decision starts ... "Saturday the odds ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009

    BATTER UP

    The Yankees take on the Oakland A's

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    April 6, 2009

    Jockbeat: A Look at Yankees Batting for 2009

    The writers in the current issue of Sports Illustrated -- including Ben Reiter, whose name is on the Yankee section -- seem to feel everything will go great in the Bronx this year - or almost great. The Yankees, SI thinks, will roll over the Red Sox and A's to win the AL East, will beat the Twins in ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008

    Wanna Stalk a Sports Star? amNY Has Tips!

    Here's another way pro athletes are like cops: most of them live out of town. amNY reports that "only 35 of the 200 players" on our local teams live in New York City. One of them is the Mets' David Wright, who maintains "a spacious $6 million penthouse suite with outdoor space at Infinity Flats, a n ... More >>

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    July 31, 2008

    The Tales of Two Rodriguezes: Ivan and Alex Make Headlines for the Yankees

    Both of our tabloids today proclaim what a "GREAT CATCH!" the Yankees got in trading pitcher Kyle Farnsworth to the Detroit Tigers for catcher Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez. With Jorge Posada out for the season with a shoulder injury, the Yanks need an everyday catcher, and Pudge fits the bill. Pudge, ho ... More >>

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    April 1, 2008

    High Times at the Sean Bell Trial (Plus Other April Fool's Madness)

    Missing from the front pages, but given heavy coverage in both papers is the testimony of Sean Bell's pal Trent Benefield. Benefield was shot three times the night Bell was killed and testified that he had no idea that the people shooting at him were cops. Benefield gets the "unreliable witness" t ... More >>

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    October 4, 2007
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    September 18, 2007

    The Long Ball

    The secret to the Yanks' success? A guy named Kevin

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    July 3, 2007

    Bronx Bumblers

    How can a team with four Hall of Famers fall so far?

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    October 21, 2003

    They're Still Your Idols

    Zen and the Art of New York Yankee World Championships

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    June 17, 2003
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    April 8, 2003
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    August 6, 2002
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    April 2, 2002

    Masters of Their Domain

    Relax, Yankee Fans. Everything's in Good Hands.

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    November 6, 2001

    Here’s to the Losers

    Thanks for the Memories, You Yankee Role Players. Now Get Out of Here.

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    October 16, 2001
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    June 19, 2001

    Meet the Yets

    The Best of New York Baseball

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    April 3, 2001

    Back on Track?

    Yanks: Wait Till Next Year

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    March 13, 2001
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    October 31, 2000

    Subway Summary

    Fleshing Out the Details of a Dynasty

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    October 31, 2000

    Amazin' Aftermath

    Following the Bouncing Ball

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    October 24, 2000

    Timo's Dance Roger's Trance

    Transfixing a City and a Game

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    October 24, 2000
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    October 24, 2000

    Quiet Riot

    Free Tickets and Free Passes Equals Bad Scene in the Bronx

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    October 17, 2000

    Patience Is a Virtue

    How to Succeed in Postseason Baseball

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    July 11, 2000
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    May 9, 2000

    The Winning Formula

    New Ingredients, Same Tasty Results

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    March 30, 1999

    Open Season

    Luck Be a Yankee Tonight

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    December 8, 1998

    Winterball Heats Up

    Grading baseball's off-season moves

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    November 3, 1998

    Wait Till Next Year!

    Will The Yankee Juggernaut Crash In '99?

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    October 20, 1998

    Ball Bearings

    World Theories Preview

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