Andruw Jones

Brian Cashman (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brian Cashman Deserves High Praise For Quality Off-Season Additions

Brian Cashman deserves high praise for a number of intelligent, under-the-radar off-season signings that have each played a part in the Yankees’ success in the regular season and possibly could make the difference in the playoffs.


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Granderson And Yankees Power Past Orioles 8-3

Curtis Granderson slugged two home runs as the Yankees defeated the Orioles 8-3 in the second part of their Sunday doubleheader.


Nick Swisher

Mammoth Home Runs Power Yankees Over Twins

CC Sabathia stopped his two-start losing streak with nine strikeouts over seven innings, and the New York Yankees hit three home runs to support him in an 8-4 victory over the depleted Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.


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Hartnett: Time For Yankees To Wave Goodbye To Nowhere Man Jorge Posada

Jorge Posada’s decline has only left the Yankees with one option and that’s to waive goodbye to the former Yankee hero. With Alex Rodriguez soon returning, there isn’t anyone but Posada who should make way for him on their roster.


Boone Logan #48 of the Yankees is pulled form the game against the Minnesota Twins. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees’ Bullpen Needs Major Overhaul & Presenting The Sterling-Waldman Dictionary!

The New York Yankees’ 16-7 defeat to the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday was further proof that their bullpen is not up to snuff. It’s gotten to the point that I’ve come up with an adjective to describe Boone Logan’s futility: ‘Loganeous’


Bartolo Colon

Colon A Disaster, Blue Jays Bury Yankees

Edwin Encarnacion and Eric Thames had three hits and three RBIs each and the Toronto Blue Jays used an eight-run first inning to beat the New York Yankees 16-7 on Thursday night.



Keefe To The City: Top 5 Subway Series Storylines

Neil Keefe breaks down the five topics of conversation that will be covered on TV and radio this weekend during the most intriguing Subway Series in recent years.


Eduardo Nunez, Robinson Cano, Brett Gardner

Keefe To The City: Yankees Return Home Rolling

It’s been just over a month since the last time Sweeny Murti joined me for an email discussion. With July 1 just around the corner, Sweeny and I just had to talk about the state of the Yankees.


Brett Gardner (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Are Sabotaging Brett Gardner By Appeasing Derek Jeter

Brett Gardner has made an overwhelming case to bat leadoff for the Yankees and must be rewarded even if that means sending Derek Jeter down in the lineup. It’s time for the Yankees to stop appeasing Jeter and give Gardner the chance he deserves.


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Hartnett: Joe Girardi Needs To Tinker His ‘By The Book’ Approach

Joe Girardi must abandon his ‘by the book’ philosophy and use his instincts more often to ensure Yankee success. There a quite a few head scratching decisions he’s continued to make.


Boone Logan #48 of the Yankees is pulled form the game against the Minnesota Twins. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Keefe To The City: Designate Them For Assignment

With interleague wrapping up and the halfway point of the season approaching, here are three Yankees that should be referred to as “former Yankees” in the near future.


Freddy Garcia, Bartolo Colon (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hartnett: Yankees’ Hopes Built Upon Fragile Glass, Cracks Beginning To Show

The New York Yankees’ roster is seriously lacking in depth and it’s up to general manager Brian Cashman to play catch-up to the superior Boston Red Sox. There are many needs that Cashman must address as the trade deadline approaches.


Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees reacts after striking out to end the game against Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Boston Red Sox during their game on June 7, 2011 at Yankee Stadium.. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keefe To The City: Yankees Earning Embarrassment

While one bad loss doesn’t erase what the Yankees have accomplished since the last time the Red Sox were in town, it sure feels like it.


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Yankees Salvage One In Seattle With 7-1 Win

Nick Swisher added his third homer of the season as the Yankees knocked around Seattle starter Jason Vargas and salvaged one game in the first stop of a three-city, nine-game West Coast trip.


New York Yankees' Andruw Jones celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Rivera Makes Record 1,000th Appearance In Pinstripes; Yankees Roll

Mariano Rivera became the first player in major league history to make 1,000 appearances with the same team, cleaning up the ninth inning of the Yankees’ 7-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on a sun-splashed afternoon in the Bronx.