Shields Dominant, Rays Win 2-1

 

Courtesy AP

Entering this game, it probably wasn’t very hard for anyone to imagine we would be treated to a pitching duel. We got exactly that on Thursday night, where James Shields was just a bit better than Sabathia...

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Game Thread | Yankees at Rays | Thursday, July 21, 2011

Here’s your lineup for the festivities.

Brett Gardner CF
Derek Jeter SS
Mark Teixeira 1B
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Jorge Posada DH
Russell Martin C
Eduardo Nunez 3B
Chris...

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My own two cents on prospect-hugging

With the news that the Rockies would consider moving Ubaldo Jimenez and that their opening asking price for the Yankees were the team’s top three prospects — Jesus Montero, Read more

Freddy Garcia appreciation post

The incredible resurgence of Bartolo Colon in 2011 has been one of the great stories of the Yankee season (as well as his all-too-quick demise, if you believe this idiotic Grantland post).  However, Freddy Garcia’s strong season has been just as important to the Yankees’ success in 2011, as he has gone above...

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The eventual return of MFIKY

(c/o AP)

Prior to the season’s start, both EJ and Ben Kabak (of RAB) discussed ways in which the addition and utilization of Soriano might be most helpful to the Yankees organization. The concensus was that he should become the team’s...

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If Posada completely tanks…

Alright that’s a bit of an extreme statement, and we really don’t have much time left before the trade deadline, so he would have to be really awful over the next two weeks for this course of action to play out. But, on the chance that Jorge Posada does continue to have...

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