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The Pride of the Albany-Colonie Yankees
One of the greatest Yankees of all-time played for the Albany-Colonie Yankees in 1994. This isn't news for many locals, especially those that take advantage of the minor league baseball in the Capital Region. Before the ValleyCats were sending waves of Astros to the big leagues, the Albany-Colo…
New York and Boston on Wild Card Destiny?
The big question now facing both teams, is will they get there? Red Sox are 24-25 since the All Star break. Conversely, the Yankees are 32-16. Both teams are being chased by Seattle, Oakland and the an old division friend stacked with talented youth, the Blue Jays. The Mariners and Toronto are pl…
“Home” Cookin’ Propels Cole & New York Yankees
The Yankees needed a win, desperately. A five game losing streak would all but undo the great strides that came from the Bombers 13 games on the winning side that ended only on Saturday. Well, you sure feel better with your ace on the mound and New York had that yesterday afternoon in Anaheim. It≈…
Stanton Stakes Claim to New York Yankee Outfield
Fortunately for the New York Yankees, they had their lethal secret weapon in right field, Giancarlo Stanton. The big power hitter has been, for the most part, limited to the Designated Hitter role during his nearly four year stint in the Big Apple. Stanton was a solid outfielder in his years in Mia…
‘Field of Dreams’ Awaits New York Yankees
The New York Yankees take on the Chicago White Sox tonight at in Dyersville, Iowa in the long awaited "Field of Dreams" game. The game of course is a tribute to the baseball movie classic of the same name. Major League baseball originally wanted to play the game in August of 2020. The pa…
Bronx Native Makes Debut for New York Yankees
In what turned out to be a crazy 8-6 extra innings win on Monday night for the New York Yankees over the Kansas City Royals, a new shortstop made his debut for the Bronx Bombers. 27 year old, Andrew Velazquez has spent most of the last decade honing his craft in the minor leagues. He was drafted out…
A Relationship that Shaped a Hall of Famer
Sometimes you meet people that change your life. When you are lucky enough to realize it and keep that person in your life, well, then you have something special. About a month ago, I read an article in the New York Times sports section by freelance writer Alex Coffey. The story was about basebal…
New York Yankees’ Collapse Reflecting Character
We have all seen teams collapse like the Yankees have been and unfortunately, they don't turn it around too easily. Teams that continuously blow leads seem to play the game scared. Anyone remember the collapse of the 2007 New York Mets? They had a 7 game lead in the National League East with …
New York Yankee Pinstripes Still Mean A Lot
Did you ever dream about putting on the Yankee pinstripes? The same ones that Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Munson, Jackson, Rivera, Jeter and countless other Major League legends put on? So many of us dreamed of the the moment you would slip on that uniform and have your name and number echo through the…
New York Yankees Walk Off Into Big Weekend at Fenway
How big can an inter-league mid-July game be? When you are the Yankees and the season has gone as it has, in addition, you are marching into a four game series with the first place Red Sox this weekend, it can be pretty big. That's what last night was for the New York Yankees. The story lines…
Who Are New York’s 5 Biggest Sports Stars?
Monday night, New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso had just hit his 18th home run of the season. He was rounding 3rd base and as he faced his teammates in the dugout he began to do an imitation of a Pete Towsend guitar windmill. Alonso was indicating to his fellow Amazin's that they were r…
Bullpen Implosion Says A Lot
Bullpen implosions like the ones yesterday demonstrated by both New York teams happen most everyday in baseball. When meltdowns happen on the last day of the season, the final game before the All Star break or on a getaway day at the conclusion of a series, it may demonstrate something more, focus.
Root Canal leads to Yankee Hot Streak
When a team is struggling like the New York Yankees have been, you need someone to step up with a Herculean effort sometimes to right the ship. An extracted tooth may have been just the thing to set Aaron Boone's Bronx Bombers sailing.

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