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In A-Rod’s case, Yankees act like an unclassy organization

We all know by now that Alex Rodriguez will play his last game tonight at Yankee Stadium vs the the Tampa Bay Rays. Earlier this week Rodriguez announced his “retirement” from baseball in an emotional speech. He expressed his hope that he would be able to play the remaining games as well. Joe Girardi answered:… Continue reading In A-Rod’s case, Yankees act like an unclassy organization

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Solid outing of Tanaka in 4-1 win over Rays

The New York Yankees won 4-1 in Tampa Bay last night. The team did not hit well once again, as it collected four hits but they also drew three walks. But especially the outing of Masahiro Tanaka was very impressive. The Japanese pitcher lasted seven innings in which he gave up only two runs and… Continue reading Solid outing of Tanaka in 4-1 win over Rays

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Huge setback for Yankees

With an already injury riddled first baseman, the Yankees were hit by a big setback as the Yankees’ future 1B torn the labrum of his right shoulder. Bird will undergo season ending surgery. A major setback as current first baseman Mark Teixeira missed substantial parts of the last few seasons due to injuries as well. Bird… Continue reading Huge setback for Yankees

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Summing up the Dutchies per MLB organization: Tampa Bay Rays

In this episode of “Summing up the Dutchies”, a team where only one Dutchie is playing in the low minors. Today I will shed light on:         Number of Dutchies: 1 Alex Rodriguez: No this is not about Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees. This is about Alex Rodriguez from Willemstad on… Continue reading Summing up the Dutchies per MLB organization: Tampa Bay Rays

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Didi has a career night vs Rangers

The week couldn’t have started any better for Didi Gregorius. In the opener of a four game series in Arlington (TX), he went 3 for 4 and drove in four runs of the total of six that the Yankees scored. It is no secret that Didi is seeing the ball well lately, but if my… Continue reading Didi has a career night vs Rangers

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Nr. 3000 for A-Rod in 7-2 win over Tigers

Well, it was hard to ignore as most media wrote about it in the last few days. A-Rod got his 3000th hit in grand style with a solo homer to right field in his first at bat of the game vs the Tigers. The first pitch that Justin Verlander delivered to him was a 95… Continue reading Nr. 3000 for A-Rod in 7-2 win over Tigers

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2015 New York Yankees: Cold, hot, cold, hot

Last night the New York Yankees clinched a 7-2 home win over the Anaheim Angels, winning the first two games of a three game homestand vs the Angels. So far the season has been a roller coaster ride. After a cold start, the Yankees caught fire in May before they cooled off again. But in… Continue reading 2015 New York Yankees: Cold, hot, cold, hot