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New York Yankees 2014 Season Round Up

2014 was yet another disappointing campaign for the New York Yankees. For the second campaign in succession, the Yankees failed to make the playoffs, and this is definitely not something the fans are accustom to. While is it is true that this was the second year in a row the New York Yankees will not

Pitchers Need Better Training

With the rash of Tommy John surgeries that have plagued Major League Baseball pitchers this season, many have began to wonder about the “new” way of thinking regarding pitch counts and innings pitched. The conventional sabermetric wisdom now states that a pitcher, especially a young pitcher who is still in development, should not increase his

Are The New York Yankees A Championship Team?

Considering their massive fan base, their general public appeal and the usual media firestorm that follows them everywhere, it’s not unusual for us to ponder aloud whether the Yankees are a championship team or not. They’re absolutely in the hunt, which is more of a compliment that it sounds like given the quality of their

Placing Odds on the Yankees

We are slowly inching closer and closer to the beginning of the 2014 season in Major League Baseball and Yankee fans really have one question on their mind: will the YNew York Yankees make the playoffs in 2014? It’s anybody’s guess. If you look at the Vegas futures right now, both the New York Yankees

Handicapping the Upcoming Season

Spring training will soon be at an end and it will be time to reevaluate all of the Major League teams. We’ve spent a good part of the winter speculating how the results of the Hot Stove dealings will benefit or detract from some of the contenders. Now that we’re close to the starting line,

MLB Odds for the 2014 Season

We’ve been talking a lot about football over the last few weeks with baseball games finished for the winter and hockey and basketball just getting their seasons underway. But that doesn’t mean we should completely ignore baseball, right? In baseball the off season is almost as exciting as the postseason, odds to win the next

Bet the Super Bowl 2014

Last time we spoke (or I spoke and you read), I gave you good readers a nice broad stroke on the different type of bets you can place on the Super Bowl. That was meant to be a little primer into the types of great action you can find either betting with your friends in

Super Bowl Betting

Well, baseball is over folks. The only thing left to do is hand out the hardware to the best players of the season. I don’t want to spend too much time tooting my own horn but if you were smart enough to follow my advice on the World Series, you might have noticed that my

MLB Odds for the World Series

Wednesday night kicks off the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals. The Series will follow the traditional 2-3-2 format with the Red Sox having the home field advantage thanks to the American League All Star Game victory this past summer. The Red Sox will need all the advantages they

Championship Series Odds

Hi folks, we’re back again with another look at the odds in the baseball playoffs. As the Championship Series roll on, the Dodgers look like they’re on the brink of elimination. The fought to survive another day last night, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6 – 4. Don Mattingly and his crew still have a

Playing the MLB Odds

The hunt for the playoffs in Major League Baseball is heating up. With less than a week of games left, the wild cards are the only spot left in contention. Now is the time to start considering the MLB odds in the postseason. The Red Sox would appear to be the favorites coming out of

Looking Toward the 2013 Season

A brand new season of baseball is upon us and many questions linger in the AL East. The Baltimore Orioles surprised everyone by remaining contenders in the division for the entire season. While it took their fanbase a bit of time to catch up, pretty soon they were selling out Camden Yards on their way

Yankee Playoff Chat

Yankee Playoffs Chat

Baseball or Football?

The age old question is upon us again: Baseball or football? Every year, SI drops their rundown baseball coverage to allow more room for football. ESPN used to drop their Sunday night baseball gameforfootball. Baseball gets into the pennant race and all people can think about it the first few weeks of football? It’s always

Dodgers Need a New Owner

Dodgers Need a New Owner   The Los Angeles Dodgers were once a model franchise in the “Leave it to Beaver” mode in which you knew that you could take your family to a game and not have to worry about anything that wasn’t pure, wholesome or good.  The Dodgers were also a popular team

Book Review: Jane Leavy’s “The Last Boy”

We review Jane’s Leavy’s biography on Mickey Mantle, “The Last Boy.”

Jeter Testing the Waters

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Derek and the Yankees

It’s negotiating time. Will Derek Jeter insist on being the superstar or has Father Time talked some sense to the Captain

The Battle for the AL East

The New York Yankees are in a tight battle for the American League East pennant as the Major League Baseball season enters its final weeks. The heated rivalry between the Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays, the two best teams in baseball, is not yet over. Fans of sports betting sites must consider that the

Video Blog – Yankees in Tampa – Day 1

Day one of our trip to Tampa kicks off in our video blog!