Yankees vs. Orioles I: The Buck stops here

Gardner tagged out by Bell last September (photo c/o The AP)

The Yankees (5-4, tied for 2nd) host the surprising Orioles (6-3, 1st place) for a three-gamer at Yankee Stadium beginning tonight, with Baltimore coming into a series with New York playing...

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Trying to relax on Jeter and Posada

The Yankees have been clubbing a bunch of home runs and scoring a bunch of runs, but that doesn’t mean the offense has been without fault. As Larry’s pointed out a few times on Twitter, the offense isn’t working its way on base as frequently as we’re used to. And, as we’ve seen, most of...

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Everything you wanted to know about small samples but were afraid to ask

Readers of this site are probably aware that you can’t read too much into statistics this early in the season because players have only given us a small sample of data to work with. The concept is that there isn’t enough data in a small sample to make an informed conclusion about the data that...

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TYA Open Thread | Off Day | Monday April 11, 2011

The Yankees have the day off today. Hopefully the team uses the time to breathe some life back into the offense after Sunday’s Josh Beckett experience. The Yankees are back in action Tuesday, at home against the Orioles. A.J. Burnett toes the rubber for the bombers, while the division leading...

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The Mystery Of Derek Jeter's New Old Stance

Over the last few days, we have heard reports that Derek Jeter has abandoned the stance that he developed this winter with Kevin Long. In the past, Jeter typically lifted his front (left) leg, did a toe tap, and then took a stride to home plate as he swung. Long wanted to...

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Slade Heathcott Finally Showing His Vast Potential

Slade Heathcott has had an eventful 4 games to start the season with the Charleston Riverdogs. He’s hit .500/.474/1.167 with 2 singles, 4 doubles, a triple, and two home runs. This comes following his first professional season where he hit just 16 doubles, 3 triples, and...

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