On Trading Alex Rodriguez

It’s not going to happen.

I should really just end it here, but allow me to justify this statement. This rumor about a Yankee trade with the Marlins is just not happening. It starts with the awful contract. It wouldn’t be the first time in baseball history, or even the first time this year that a...

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ALCS Game 4: One Game At A Time

There’s a 7% chance the Yankees win the ALCS. That’s a pretty low numbers, but if you go game by game, the Yankees should have the upper hand tonight. With CC Sabathia on the mound against Max Scherzer, we all know who the better pitcher is. Pitching isn’t what’s hurt this...

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If anyone can do the (near) impossible, it’s these Yankees

That said, at the risk of publishing something that may prove quite embarrassing to me later on, I think the Yankees could be better positioned than most teams to oull off the nearly undoable. On the one hand, they’re definitely the better team on paper, and one often overlooked reason for why these comebacks don’t happen very often is that the better team typically doesn’t put themselves in an 0-3 hole. This was definitely what happened back in 2004, in my opinion, and it’s probably something of a prerequisite for accomplishing such a task. Secondly, the Yankees will have the advantage in starting pitching match ups in each of the next three games (if a slight one), which definitely plays to their advantage as well. Unlike last night’s game there won’t be any sense that the Yankees have to steal a game Detroit is favored in if they want to push the series to a seventh and deciding game.

Of course, it’s not the pitching that has put the Yankees in this position, but their offense.…

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Fair To Throw Some Blame K-Long’s Way?

Has the hitting doctor lost his touch?

(The following is being syndicated from An A-Blog for A-Rod)

Kevin Long has done a lot of good things since becoming the Yankees’ hitting coach. He cleaned up Nick...

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