2009 was filled with exciting moments, thrilling performances, and events that instantly emblazoned themselves onto our memories. Here are some video montages of the regular season and postseason highlights. Enjoy, and Happy New Year! Get Ready For The Showdown by KMFIS
John Sickels released his top 20 Yankee prospects list today. Here are his top 10 guys, as well as his general comments on the system: 1) Jesus Montero, C, Grade A: I know that his position is up in the air, but I love this bat so much that I’m going to give him a [...]
With little news likely to drop today (other than maybe lesser-known guys like Matt Holliday and Aroldis Chapman), I wanted to wish all of you a very healthy and happy 2010. Thanks for taking some time to spend with us here at IIATMS.
Whatever you’re doing tonite, please be safe and smart. I want you guys back here on Monday!
Jason (and Will & Tamar)
Chad Jennings spoke to Mark Newman recently, and came through with a wealth of information. Here are some of the more interesting tidbits: Aroldis Chapman is arguably the most intriguing free agent pitcher still on the market. He might be this winter’s most intriguing available player, period. “Who knows what the price tag is going [...]
As it stands right now, the Yankees have a pretty damn good starting rotation. All three of CC Sabathia, A.J. Burnett, and Javier Vasquez could easily head the rotations of just about any team in baseball. While I think we’d all agree that Sabathia is the ace and leader of the staff, I think there [...]
So far Brian Cashman has followed through on one-third of my dream offseason plan — the bringing Nick Johnson back component. At this point the Yankees apparently have no further interest in Ben Sheets, and it appears that the Cardinals are about to lock Matt Holliday up. Since the Javy Vazquez trade it’s been all [...]
As you have probably noticed, The Yankee Universe is no more. Theyankeeuniverse.com will forward to theyankeeu.com for one month, and then this site will be the permanent and lasting home of this weblog, now called TYU: The Blog Formerly Known As The Yankee Universe. After several rounds of negotiations with Major League Baseball Advanced Media, [...]
The Yankees have long been considered an older team, dependent on aging veterans to succeed. However, as NoMaas notes, Brian Cashman has been doing everything he can to change that culture: “We have to get back to doing what made the Yankees so good for such a long period beginning in the ’90s,” said Cashman. [...]
From Buster Olney: Sources: The Cardinals’ offer to Holliday is believed to be over $100 million. I am sorry, Chris, but it seems like your hope for a Holliday miracle will not be fulfilled. I never saw the Yankees getting involved on Holliday, but as the offseason proceeded, it looked like he might be had [...]