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Mixed results for Dutchy pitchers in MiLB

Today two Dutchies had their season debut at AAA level. Loek van Mil appeared in one game of a double header for the Rochester RedWings (Minnesota Twins) vs the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (New York Yankees), in an International League matchup. In a Pacific Coast League matchup, Juan Carlos Sulbaran took the mound as a starter for… Continue reading Mixed results for Dutchy pitchers in MiLB

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Castro to Yankees. And now…?

  One of the positions that was not filled yet on the Yankees’ roster after the Bombers did not extend the contract of Steven Drew, was that of second base. For weeks the name of the Cubs’ Starlin Castro swirled around. But also Yankees prospect Rob Refsnyder was named to fill the void. Castro played… Continue reading Castro to Yankees. And now…?

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My modest free agent wish list

With the season really over, it is time to look to the near future. There are a lot of Free Agents that will test the market (again). Even though it is unlikely, according to Yankees GM Brian Cashman, that the Yankees will make a big splash, there are some names that would be a nice… Continue reading My modest free agent wish list

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Yankees: Houston we have a problem

In the Wild Card game that was played last night, the Yankees were on the leash of Dallas Keuchel. The ace of the Astros limited the Yankees to three hits. The Yankees went 0 for 2 with runners in scoring positon and that says it all. Of course as a fan you have some hope… Continue reading Yankees: Houston we have a problem

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Yankees clinch play off birth with historic victory

Photo: Howard Simmons/New York Daily News After being put on the rack by the Red Sox in the previous three games, the Yankees clinched one of the two American League wild cards with their 10,000th win in franchise history. Three solo homeruns by Carlos Beltran, Greg Byrd and Rob Refsnyder made the difference. In the… Continue reading Yankees clinch play off birth with historic victory

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Rumors, rumors, trade rumors: Samardzija to Yankees?

With the trading deadline nearing, the rumors about players are swirling around. The Yankees would be interested in Jeff Samardzija of the White Sox. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Samardzija would be a good fit with the Yankees. Samardzija’s ERA is at 4.33. Noramlly I tend to say that an ERA like this… Continue reading Rumors, rumors, trade rumors: Samardzija to Yankees?

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Tanaka throws first rehab game after being put on DL

Masahiro Tanaka threw his first rehab game after being put on the DL with an elbow strain. Last night he pitched three innings with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, the AAA team of the Yankees. Eventhough he claimed to have pitched pain free, he wasn’t really special, but good enough to keep the Durham Bulls at bay.… Continue reading Tanaka throws first rehab game after being put on DL