Jose Molina

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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 17, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: My First Playoff Game in "Greatness's New Home" (Game 2 Preview)

    ​I used to tried to hit up a Yankee game at least once or twice a week. This year? I think I can count on 2 hands the number of games I've gone to. (And this is absolutely not a "Ticket prices! Economy! Unfair!" rant, so much as it's a "my gainful employment admittedly takes precedence over th ... More >>

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    October 9, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Previewing Game 2 of the ALDS, Yanks/Twins @ 6:07

    ​(Yanks look to go 9-0 against Twins and take 2-0 lead! On 10.09.2009! More number fun! Though I may be playing it a little fast and loose with the word "fun" right now..) It doesn't get any easier from here on out.. Yeah, I don't know who I'm referring to right now--the Yankees' battle wit ... 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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    October 5, 2009

    A-Rod Bookends Season Going Yard

    ​Way to end the season on a high note, Yanks! I admit, I was getting a little disgruntled when you dropped 3 in a row, and yeah, they're meaningless, but THEY'RE NOT TO ME! I just know how it feels when the Yankees are playing full-throttle, and there aren't a lot of things that rival that se ... More >>

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    October 3, 2009

    CC Sabathia Bookends Outstanding Season with Brutal Outings

    ​When CC Sabathia introduced Yankee Stadium to the world in the regular season home opener, his $161 million paycheck was a real knee-slapper to haters everywhere. Yankees don't lose home openers. They just don't. And in their new stadium's maiden voyage? No chance lance. But I guess the In ... More >>

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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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    March 3, 2009

    Friends Don't Let Friends Buy Yankees Tickets at Full Price

    Give the Yanks credit for trying: It may not have pushed A-Roid off the front pages, but Ticketgate is certainly starting to give him a run for his money. More tales of fan woe keep emerging, with the Times' Richard Sandomir dumping out a bucketload of sob stories on Saturday. Team COO Lonn Trost' ... More >>

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    September 22, 2008

    Endgame: Yankees "Cling to Hope," Mets Fans to Despair

    Perspective is everything. After the big, heroic send-off given Yankee Stadium yesterday, the Times' Bats blog reports the Yanks "Cling to Hope" for a miracle ending to this season and a playoff berth. Actually only Jose Molina -- still pumped, no doubt, from hitting the final Yankee homer in the Ol ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2007

    The Long Ball

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