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New York Yankees

  • News

    May 25, 2010

    Summer Guide: Hit the Arts Road!

    Weekend trips to cultured places

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    May 24, 2010

    Digital Yankee Pankee Outlawed: No iPads at Yankee Stadium

    ​As if it weren't enough for them to tell you when to stand, when to sit, and how much they're going to extort you for the privilege of watching a World Series team phone it in on important rivalry series', the Yankees management is now telling you which telecommunications devices you can (or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Willie Mays Needs a Tiebreaker From These Clowns?

    ​Anyone out there feel as cheated by the final regular position episode of The Lineup as I did? The segment on center fielders was really the only one worth doing; the winners at the other positions -- Yogi Berra at catcher, Lou Gehrig at first, Jackie Robinson at second, Derek Jeter at short, ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Video: Chan-Ho Park Apparently Lost Some Kind of Bet In the Clubhouse

    Via The Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan, Yankees pitcher Chan-Ho Park is either completely hysterical, or completely humorless, or lost some kind of ridiculous clubhouse bet. This will go on the Yankees internal year-end best plays rolls.

  • Voice Choices

    April 6, 2010

    PLAY BALL!

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

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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 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 >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Congratulations Douchebag Yankee Fans

    Lovingly borrowed from Yankees 2000 About the best thing you can say about the Yankees' Series victory is that it's been too long since the last one -- in which they defeated our beloved Mets -- for their fans to have achieved total douchebag status. True, last night they chanted "Who's Your Daddy" ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: "WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!"

    ​ CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES FOR WINNING THEIR 27th WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP!!!! I'm still trying to wrap my head around it. Well, I'm finally just getting out of bed, after celebrating the World Series Championship of the New York Yankees up until about 7am. None of us wanted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Post Aroused By Yankee Win, Levi's Johnston, "Horse & Buggery"

    ​We certainly don't want to rain on our own Crazy Yankee Chick's parade, but we have to note how aroused the Yankees have gotten the New York Post. You have to scroll past bunting banners and pinstripe wallpaper to get to any non-Yankees news there today... but first, some Yankees news: Manag ... More >>

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    November 4, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: This ends tonight.

    ​November 4, 2009. 11/4. Andy Pettitte is pitching in his 11th postseason with the Yankees. If he wins it, it'll be his 4th of the year. Pedro Martinez is pitching his 11th postseason game. If he loses, it'll be his 4th against the Yankees. If the Yankees win tonight, their postseason reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Jockbeat: Yanks Chances for Finishing Things Tonight

    ​We want to make this clear before tonight's game: We're not second guessing Joe Girardi's decision to pitch A.J. Burnett on three days rest Monday night. We called it before the game. It was foolish and impulsive, based on a hunch and not logic, and it will have an adverse effect on the Yanke ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: ONE. WIN. AWAY.

    ​I started this entry on Sunday night (well, technically early Monday morning), and I was going to wait til I got into the office to write up the game, seeing as it's 3am etc. But in my excited victory celebrations that involved a lot of arm bashing and elbow bumping, I developed a giant sof ... More >>

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    November 1, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Yankees rally from 3-0 to beat Phillies, take 2-1 series lead

    ​ I'm still trying to figure out why I was so calm when we were down 3-0. Half of me wants to chalk it up to the fact I opted to not watch the game in my usual bar, and thereby removed the unavoidable alarmist sentiments dominating such a locale. The other half of me wants to say it's becau ... More >>

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    November 1, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: CC starts another on short rest, Yanks 2 wins away from nirvana

    ​Is Girardi giving CC the Scott Proctor treatment*? Or is he just getting his money's worth out of the fat boy? I'd say the latter, but critics [read: people terrified of a Yankee championships] are tsk-tsking the decision to pitch superace CC Sabathia on short rest for Game 4 of the World Se ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Hope the stadium organist dug up the "Who's Your Daddy?" sheet music...

    ​Let's see...in the last 24 hours, I've: Threw a pen at a Red Sox fan because he said, "I'm loving the way this series is going." Told my buddy to go to hell when it came to my attention he bet on the Phillies to win the whole series. Changed the M and N on my coworker's keyboard because ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Jockbeat: Allen Barra Sizes Up the Yankees and Phillies

    ​First off, we'd like to thank the New York tabloids for getting the Phillies all worked up. In particular, we'd like to thank the New York Post for putting a photo shop image of Shane Victorino in a cheerleader's skirt on yesterday's front page, bearing the caption "Only in the city of Brothe ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Is This Really Happening? Seems Like Opening Day Was Yesterday...

    ​That was the first entry I wrote this year.. It goes without saying that, of course, the Yanks have won nothing yet. But it's so surreal now to think about times when baseball isn't even on. Regardless of who wins this series, there's only 1 more week of baseball left til the long winter is ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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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 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 >>

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    October 20, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Tale of the Tape is Bulls[p]it

    ​Just to bring everyone up to speed, in the past year, the media/society et al have demonized the Yankees based on accusations from the following sources: A laundry list of names from a clubhouse source who not only has biased connections rendering clear conflict of interests, but who devel ... More >>

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    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 >>

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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 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 >>

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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 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 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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    October 12, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Running Diary of Series Clincher

    ​CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES ON SWEEPING THE AMERICAN LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES! Instead of a straight recap, we're doing it running-diary style. Because years from now when I'm locked up and under observation for some new breed of manic psychosis, these entries will be invaluable to ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    October 10, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Walkoff Bomb, Extra Innings, Clutch Hitting, Dramatic Comeback--Yankees do it the Yankee way

    ​I cannot believe what the hell just happened. My hands are still shaking. My heart may or may not be fighting the good fight against certain cardiac arrest. The Yankees just beat the Twins in 11 innings, off the bat of Mark Teixeira--his first walkoff in pinstripes, the Yankees' 11th posts ... 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 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.

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    October 6, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Baseball Doesn't Get Any Better Than This

    ​It's 9:34 pm right now and the Twins and Tigers are still playing baseball. Which wouldn't be extraordinary in most any other circumstances, except that this is one-game playoff game. And the game started at 5. It's the 12th inning, and 4 and 1/2 hours ago, these two divisional teams commence ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Picking My Battles: Twins or Tigers in ALDS?

    ​"So who would you rather play in the ALDS?" I think the only set of 9 words I've heard more often than this is "Thank you for your submission to our publication. Unfortunately..." But in the last week, the pending ALDS opponent has been like a bag of PopSecret stuck in the penant race micro ... More >>

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    October 4, 2009

    162 Games Later, The Job(a) Gets Done Right

    ​From the Daily News: Joba Chamberlain will return to his old role today, heading back to the bullpen for the Yankees' regular-season finale against the Rays. I don't know whether I find this aggravating or amusing. I can't over the image of Girardi and Co. saying to themselves, "Hmm, you k ... More >>

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    October 3, 2009

    The Penultimate Regular Season Game

    ​It sounds a lot more dramatic when you say it like that. But really, like every game since this past Monday, it means nothing. The Yankees play the Rays, and then they'll go on to play more baseball next week, too. The same can't be said for Tampa Bay. Where do teams get their drive from, af ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    Jockbeat: Think Sending Joba to the Bullpen is an Easy Solution? Jim Bouton Begs to Differ

    ​"This is not meant to disparage Brian Bruney, Chad Gaudin, and Sergio Mitre," writes George A. King III in today's New York Post. "But who would have thought Joba Chamberlain would be in a fight with those names to be included on the Yankees ALDS roster?" Who indeed? But why, at this point ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 1, 2009

    PLAY BALL!

    The Yankees host the Tampa Bay Rays

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Yankee Stadium Death Watch: Day 331

    ​As anyone who's been to a game at Fake Yankee Stadium lately can attest, the old home of the Bronx Bombers across the street remains relatively intact, nearly a year after its final game. The last of the seats were sliced out in early June (taking care to preserve them for sale to any collect ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Jockbeat: Yanks With Best MLB Record, So They're The Best Team in Baseball, Right?

    ​After sweeping the big four-game series with the Red Sox, are the Yankees now favorites to win the AL East -- and to go on and win the World Series?  You betcha, but let's not print those World Series tickets yet. Though New York has the best record in the AL -- heck, they've got the be ... More >>

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    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 >>

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