Let's look on the bright side ... no, scratch that. There is no bright side. Let's try to take in the big picture ... no, skip it. That's crap, too.
The Yankees' 3-2 elimination loss to Detroit on Thursday night was as ugly as a one-run defeat can be. They were a better team than the Tigers, not ... More >>
Yankees announcer Michael Kay, speaking on ESPN 1050 yesterday, said what is on every New York baseball fan's mind. Not "Will the Yankees win the pennant?" -- with a favorable schedule and the return of Alex Rodriguez and Andy Pettitte imminent, the odds are in their favor. Not "Will C.C. ... More >>
Robinson Cano for American League MVP? Cano's grand-slammer against the Seattle Mariners on August 22, a game in which he drove in 6 runs, awakened quite a few to the possibility. His performance last night against the Oakland A's -- three for four with three RBIs, including his 26th home run ... More >>
Does it seem that every time there's a controversy over some frivolous issue in baseball that Alex Rodriguez is at the center of it? Or do some players and writers simply get mileage from following A-Rod and looking for reasons to create a controversy?
By now everyone knows that in Thursday's game ... More >>
First of all, on behalf of those at the Village Voice who are Yankee fans, let me thank Roy Edroso for the headline on his piece, "Congratulations Douchebag Yankee Fans." We accept your congratulations, and we assume you mean douchebag in the best possible sense.
And, yes, we are doucheba ... More >>
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 >>
Can the Yankees get Roy Halladay? Of course they can. Toronto GM J.P. Ricciardi says, "We're not inclined to move him, but we're going to see what's out there." That means: "Yes, we're willing to trade him." Do the Blue Jays want too much for him? Of course they do. No matter what they wa ... More >>
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 >>