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  • Columns

    July 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    The 2012 Yankees Don't Suck Nearly As Much As We All Thought They Did

    I don't think anyone, even the most arrogant of Yankee fans -- am I being redundant when I say "arrogant Yankee fans? - thought the Yankees would be in 1st place in the AL East at the All-Star break. Certainly not after losing their big stud starter Michael Pineda before the season started and Mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Mariano Rivera: Oh, How We Miss Thee

    If, like me, you're going through a severe case of Mariano withdrawal, take a little time off and go to YouTube. Or trust my own selection of The Best of Mo. This is how I spent my Thursday night, pulling up my favorite Rivera videos so you didn't have to. But if you think you have some as good or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Kuroda Wows In Yanks' Home Opener

    Any Yankees victory over the Los Angeles Angels is sweet, but this afternoon's 5-0 win was particularly sweet. No sooner did Albert Pujols say, in effect, that Opening Day at Yankee Stadium was "no big deal," Hiroki Kuroda went out and made a big deal out of it: 8 innings, 5 hits, 6 Ks, ZERO runs. ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 11, 2012

    TAKE ME OUT

    New York Yankees host California Angels

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    The Most Shocking New York Yankees Loss, Ever

    ​Some things are simply unforeseeable. After all, who would've thought that the New York Yankees - the highest-paid team in baseball, the team that won the World Series just six months ago - would sustain what some could only perceive as the most shocking defeat in the history of the franchise ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 6, 2010

    PLAY BALL!

    The Yankees host the Angels (and our beloved Matsui. Sniff.)

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Pepsi Shuns Super Bowl XLIV; Padma Lakshmi Among People's 'Most Intriguing'

    ​Only 91 contaminants of the 60,000 chemicals used in the U.S. are regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act, which means that a number communities' drinking water may be legal, but laced with cancer-causing agents. [NY Times] The White House vegetable garden has been planted for the winter wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Jockbeat: Roy Halladay to Philly, Cliff Lee to Seattle -- Let the Mets/Yankees Carping Begin!

    ​By now you may have heard about the huge three-team swap involving the Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies, and Seattle Mariners. All the details aren't in -- and until they are, the whole thing seems a bit mysterious. The big news is that the Phillies obtained Roy Halladay from the Blue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Congress Considers Congratulating Yankees; Bill's Future Uncertain (Update: Bill Passes 386-17; 11 "Present," 19 Abstain)

    ​Among other urgent business, the House of Representatives is considering today a bill, introduced by Jose Serrano of The Bronx, "Congratulating the 2009 Major League Baseball World Series Champions, the New York Yankees." Among the bill's many Whereases: "Whereas this year the Yankees opened ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: WE'RE GOING TO THE WORLD SERIES!

    ​CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES FOR THEIR 40TH AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT! Good God. I don't even know where to begin. On the 25th of October, Yankees clinched their World Series spot with a 5-2 win. Their 110th of the season, making their playoff record 7-2, as they head into the fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Let's try this again...EVIL EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

    ​The Yankees' season ended exactly 3 weeks ago. Since then, the Yankees have played 8 games. 8 GAMES IN 3 WEEKS. Bud Selig=Crusader Against Efficient Time Management Yesterday, I wanted Game 6 played ASAP. But now that I'm looking out my window, I can concede that ok, MAYBE it was for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Barry Manilow, Andy Pettitte, and the Postponed Yankee Game

    ​Ahhh, it feels good to be back in the Bronx. (I say that as if I was the one traveling across the country to play in Anaheim, but it's more like sympathy jetlag. It feels so good for the Yankees to be back.) I may or may not have this same sunny disposition when I'm sitting in the left field ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Game 5 loss to Angels was basically Hell on Earth.

    ​Ugh, do I need to relive this? That which does not kill us... Sigh. Well, I guess the numbers make sense: 7-6. #65 gets the win. #65 gets the loss. In game 5. Thanks to a 4-run 1st. From #34. And a 3-hit game. From #41. And a final out from #33. On the 22nd. I can't decide wheth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Wait, so how is this anything like the 2004 ALCS?

    ​The 2009 ALCS and 2004 ALCS are practically mirror images of each other. Indistinguishable. Talk about carbon copies! I haven't seen this level of uncanny similarity since watching Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes in White Men Can't Jump. Yeah, that's about how alike these two series ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Yanks one win away from their Final Destination

    ​The more I think about it, the more I'm relieved the Yankees didn't beat the Angels on Monday. Because being up 3-0 would have undoubtedly cued a barrage of clips from The Unspeakable Year. And if they had won 3, then lost 1? Forget about it, the sports world would have had a veritable field ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Some ALCS Doo-Wop

    ​Here we go. Game 5 of the ALCS against our Achilles heel, the one team that has historically owned us in the postseason. The Yankees are up 3 games to 1 against the Anaheim Angels, and if 2004 had never happened, I'd be the proud owner of a restful mind and normal heart rate. Instead, I'm s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Short on Rest, Big on Game: Series Lies on CC's Shoulders

    ​"Look at it this way, if the Yankees swept the Angels, we'd have A WHOLE WEEK without baseball. Is that what you want?" Well...no. Last night's loss sent me into fits, and the argument could very easily be made that I was overreacting and oooh, look how spoiled Yankee fans are, it's one los ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Watch ALCS 3 at Yankee Stadium, On TV (FREE)

    ​The series has gone back to Anaheim but if you want to watch Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Yankees and the Angels at Yankee Stadium, the team "after consultation with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr." has arranged for that tonight: Turnstiles between Gat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Andy Pettitte's Pulchritude...and a look at Game 3 of the ALCS

    ​When you live by yourself, you can go hours without speaking. You don't realize it, but then sometimes you wake up on a Sunday after a baseball game and call your parents at noon only to discover you lost your voice. Actually, "lost" isn't the right word. I know exactly where I left it...so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Stadium Ghosts Return to Help Yanks Win 13-Inning Debacle

    ​ "I'm getting too old for this." "My heart can't handle any more of these tight games." "This is just getting ridiculous." "UNBELIEVABLE." Yep, I'd have to say I agree with all of those. I'm still not exactly sure what the hell happened last night at Yankee Stadium. There wasn't a lot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Hurry Up & Wait (Previewing ALCS Game 1)

    ​I guess this is what it's like in the 36th week of pregnancy. Irritable, irrational, and impatient. You're constantly governed by an "any minute now" state of mind. And when that moment finally does arrive, it just gets more chaotic...more emotionally and physically intense. Newborn. Rain. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Jockbeat: Why The Yankees Should Beat the Angels

    ​As rivalries go, the Yankees and Angels have been overrated by the media. Since 2002, the first time they met in the playoffs, the teams have played 54 times. The Angels have won 31 of those games, the Yankees 23; the Angels have outscored the Yankees by just 12 runs. Since the Angels have b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: New York Water Torture

    ​"Go to CNN.com. This is why I never liked kites." --My sister explaining her fear of being carried off into the open skies "I have done no work today bc I've been on weather.com since 10 this morning. Think my boss is just happy it's not youtube." --My buddy explaining his fear of a 3-man ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: When Will Baseball Stop Using History as Performance Barometer?

    ​After slicing through the Red Sox like they were a middle school softball team, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of the greater state of California as part of the United States, Eastern Hemisphere of Earth within the Milky Way, will face the Bronx Bombers in the first game of the ALCS this F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: The Clock Winds Down, Fans Wound Up

    ​"The anticipation must be killin you." --Text message, 7:32 pm "46 hours, 41 min til 1st pitch. But who's counting?" --Text message, 9:17pm "I'm trying to get people to start calling me Fung Wah." --I'm not going to dignify this with a timestamp, but it bears mentioning since this is the ty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Why Haters Hate More Than Ever

    ​ ..... . . ... .... ... .. . .... . ... $%^@* ....???.. !!! "THEY BUY THEIR TEAM! BINGO! The Yankees buy their team! And, pshhhh duh, anyone would play well if they spent that much money. Payrollpayrollpayroll payroll buyspendmoney buy. Payroll." (Hell hath no fury like a Yankee-ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Where the Wild Things Are Not

    ​Maybe I was just oblivious to it all the other years, but for some reason, it seemed like whenever booth announcers were short on talking points, they defaulted to the current Wild Card playoff system. Everyone had an idea on how to best construct the postseason process so as to best preserve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Well, well, well. Carl F%#&ing Pavano. We meet again.

    ​Previewing Game 3 of the ALDS, Yankees @ Twins, 7:07pm...Minnesota facing elimination... "Are the Twins on crack starting Pavano over Baker on full rest?" --Text message from White Sox buddy It's a fair question. I'm not really sure what the reasoning is behind this, but the only thing I ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: PAP SMEAR

    ​Karma's a cruel mistress. A bitch, even. There is something to be said for honoring the Code of War. Hnoor among thieves, etc. As much as I wanted to, I refrained from texting asinine comments to my Sox fan buddies. I doubt they would show me the same courtesy. Actually, I know they wouldn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: I just like it when the Sox lose, that's all.

    ​Thanks to our friends over at WeeklyDig for spot-on scouting predictions: I suspect that Lackey will have a decent game tonight notwithstanding, but I also expect to see Torii "Dogface" Hunter come up short when it counts - like he always does. John "Cursing Maniac" Lackey and Jared "Reme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Previewing Game 1 of the ALDS

    ​ My hands have been shaking all day. And probably will continue to do so for the remainder of the postseason. I've been reduced to little more than a teething infant. And it's only Game 1. Sweet Christ.

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: ONE DOWN...Yankees' quest for 27 begins with 2-7 win

    ​So about 5 hours ago, I lamented that my hands have been shaking all day. And they still are. But for different reasons now. The Yanks are down 2-0 in the bottom of the 3rd, and that was around the time my manic desperation started to manifest itself full throttle. It's a crazy frenzy that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Jockbeat: The Yankees at Midseason

    Let's start with the obvious -- or at least what should be obvious:  the new Yankee Stadium is not helping the Yankees. While the Yanks lead MLB in home runs at home with 79 and are on track to be one of the greatest home run hitting teams of all time, they're actually hitting better on the roa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    Sporting News: Yankees, Mets, Meteorologists Suck, Say Experts

    "A-Rod: Genius or Idiot?" asks Peter Abraham at the LoHud Yankees Blog after the Bombers' 4-3 loss to the Angels, which completed their weekend sweep. (Chone Figgins hit the game-winning single in the ninth against Mariano Rivera. On the bright side, it was the only pitch Rivera threw, leaving him f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008

    The Sox/Yanks Road to the Playoffs

    Weekend of July 18, 2008 I can’t believe it. The Rays are back in first place!? The Sox need to do everything they can to climb up the 1.5 games they're behind, and everyone needs to start pitching in. And as I tuned in to the Sox-Angels game Saturday afternoon on the radio, somewhere in the s ... More >>

  • News

    May 22, 2007

    Speed on the Bases

    Does Jason Giambi's blabbing mean he wants to be one for the Angels?

  • News

    May 1, 2007

    The Yankees' Clean-Up Man

    Rudy went to bat for the Yanks, and look what he scored.

  • News

    October 21, 2003

    They're Still Your Idols

    Zen and the Art of New York Yankee World Championships

  • News

    December 31, 2002

    A Year of Self-Parity

    Who's Best? Who's the Underdog? When Anybody Can Win, Who Can Tell?

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    November 19, 2002
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    October 29, 2002
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    May 7, 2002
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    April 2, 2002
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    December 8, 1998

    Winterball Heats Up

    Grading baseball's off-season moves

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