Bobby Valentine

Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by Rob Thomson #59 as Teixeira rounds third after his home run. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Yankees Couldn’t Have Envisioned Such A Pillow-Soft Finish

The Yankees couldn’t have asked for a softer season-ending opponent. The Red Sox are simply awful, and they have been playing out the string since early August. Last season’s fried chicken and beer collapse has never ended.

10/02/2012

George Foster (credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images), Rollie Fingers (credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images), Sal Fasano (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

In Honor Of Keith: Top 10 Mustaches In Baseball History

In honor of the last full day in the life of Keith’s mustache, what follows is a definitively unofficial list of the top 10 mustaches in baseball history.

09/26/2012

Bobby Valentine (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Firing Bobby V Would Be A Massive Mistake For The Red Sox

I have spent much of my baseball life around Bobby Valentine. He is as good a baseball man as I’ve ever known, and I think he is the man who could lead the Boston Red Sox out of the wilderness.

09/12/2012

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Silverman: Beware Fenway Flop; Yankees’ Big Series In Boston Won’t Be Easy

Whatever the Red Sox have left will be focused on beating the Yankees. And while Boston’s hitters may not scare anyone, New York can look to their own lineup for that sensation.

09/11/2012

Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine is thrown out of the game by home-plate umpire Mike Everitt. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: Can Yankees Fans Still Hate The Red Sox When They’re This Bad?

It’s almost impossible to hate the Red Sox when they’re this bad. Almost. Stomp them now, before they get good again, which will eventually happen. Eventually.

09/07/2012

Bobby Valentine (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) and Charlie Manuel (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets, Yankees Fans Can Rejoice In The Fates Of Their Archrivals

Even if neither New York team reaches its goals, their fans can rejoice in the fates of their foes: archrivals Boston and Philadelphia, who are a combined 30 games out of first place.

08/29/2012

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Silverman: Red Sox Trade Could Push Yanks To The Limit In October

A Dodgers-Yankees World Series has not been seen since Tommy Lasorda led the 1981 Dodgers to a six-game victory over the Yankees.

08/26/2012

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Mets’ Shoppach Denies Involvement In Bobby V Text, Red Sox Drama

“I’m really disappointed that my name was even brought up in that,” Mets catcher Kelly Shoppach said Sunday. “I wasn’t behind any texts.”

08/20/2012

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Swisher, Yankees ‘Not Stressing’ Mid-Summer Slide

Sure, the Yankees have given back some of their comfortable lead. Still, only Washington and Cincinnati have better records than New York.

08/01/2012

Bobby Valentine (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images), Joe Girardi (credit: Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Palladino: Bobby V Knows All… Or Does He?

As the inventor of the sport — just ask him, he’ll tell you — Bobby Valentine sees all and knows all. Always has. But this time, he’s probably seeing it wrong.

07/31/2012

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Keidel: Slumber In The City; Wake Us For Football Season

New York has stayed largely, as they say in the movie business, on book. The script has played out as predicted. And now, frankly, we’re bored.

07/30/2012

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Bobby Valentine: ‘Who Knows?’ Yankees Could Miss Playoffs

Before Sunday night’s win, Valentine weighed the chances of one team in Yankee Stadium missing the playoffs. And he wasn’t talking about the Red Sox.

07/30/2012

Ichiro Suzuki (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Silverman: Baseball Is Better When Red Sox Can Challenge Yankees

The Red Sox struggles have made life easier this season for the New York Yankees, but they have not made life better.

07/29/2012

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Silverman: Rival Red Sox Pose Relatively No Threat To Yankees This Season

The Red Sox don’t mesh together anymore, and when they face the better teams in baseball — such as the rival Yankees — they simply don’t have enough to compete.

07/05/2012

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Silverman: Calm Down … Yankees Poised To Make AL East Run

Is it too early to panic Yankee fans? Steve Silverman believes the Yankees’ powerful lineup will carry them during the summer.

WFAN–06/01/2012

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