What Opening Day Means

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This post was written at about 10:00 last night. I have no clue whether the Yankees have won or not, though I’m sure they will have won by the time this goes up.

Opening Day. Play ball. Play...

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Brett Gardner's Bunting Bonanza

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In what was, for the most part, a pretty perfect Opening Day for the Yankees, the decision to have Brett Gardner bunt twice seemed to be the lone negative for Yankees fans. I have suggested on many an occasion that the...

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Grandyman helps ensure successful season opener

The Grandyman canIt sure is great having actual regular-season baseball back in our daily routine grind; and it’s even better to see the Yankees start the 2011 campaign off properly with a win against the Detroit Tigers in the home opener. There were several positive storylines from...

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Game 1: Tigers 3, Yankees 6

In the bottom of the third, Russell Martin connected with the Yankees first hit of the season.  Gardner then put down a bunt, moving Martin to second while the throw to first just beat the Bombers’ speedy outfielder.  Derek Jeter worked a walk and Martin stole third, putting runners on first and third for Mark Teixeira.  Teixeira then drove a deep fly ball into the right field stands giving the Yankees a 3-1 lead.

The Tigers battled back in the top of the fourth.  Cabrera walked and Rayburn hit a one out single, putting runners on first and second.  A two out single to left by Brandon Inge put the score at 3-2, but CC came back and struck out Alex Avila to end the inning.  Sabathia struggled again in the fifth, giving up a single to Jackson.  Will Rhymes hit a sac bunt, but Cano mishandled the throw from Teixeira and the Tigers had two on with no outs.  A sac fly by Cabrera tied the game at 3-3.…

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Getting On Board With Zen Baseball

Prior to last season, Ben Kabak of RAB wrote a post that served as a resolution of sorts, a manifesto that many fans agreed with and signed on to:

Zen Baseball is the opposite of that. Zen Baseball is realizing that, over the course of 162 games, the bullpen will blow some, the tying run...

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Opening Day Chat | Game 1: March 31, 2011

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Game One: Detroit Tigers @ New York Yankees

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Yankees vs. Tigers: 2011 Opening Series Preview

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The New York Yankees kick off their 2011 season against the Detroit Tigers this afternoon in the Bronx at 1pm.

Mike previewed the Tigers back at the beginning of March, ultimately concluding...

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