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Is Cano or Cespedes going to have the better year?
Robinson Cano has been one of the best hitters in baseball over past several years. His three year averages: .311/.370/.539, 30 HR, 107 RBI, 104 runs, and 5 sB. The 30/100/100 mark is a milestone and when someone averages that over three years in an increasingly pitching dominated era, it’s incredible. He has finished 3rd, 6th, and 4th in the MVP race in the past three years. It seems like any year now he is going to win it. Well, it’s not likely to be this year. Let me get this out there to start. In no way is this prediction based on the fact that Cano will be meaningfully worse this year, but the Yankees lineup is not going to be great this year and two of these stats depend in part on his teammates – RBIs and runs. In each case, Cano only contributes half of the contribution to the stat. I don’t think Cano will go over 100 in RBIs or runs this year. His average should maintain over .300 and the o/u on his HRs this yea...
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English: Wang in bullpen 2 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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It took Wang all of 12 scoreless innings in the WBC for the Yankees to abolish his past.
Wang has been injured and ineffective for years, as his last decent outing in the majors was...
Felix Lopez stood on the top step of the New York Yankees' dugout, chewing on an unlit cigar stub and flashing the smile of a proud father.
Second baseman Robinson Cano was back on the field with the Yankees after leading the Dominican Republic to the championship of the World Baseball Classic and Lopez greeted him with a big hug near the batting cage.
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The New York Yankees are dealing with multiple injuries as
the regular season approaches – including Curtis Granderson, Alex Rodriguez and
Mark Teixeira. You can add two more names to that list, as Clay Rapada and Phil
Hughes are likely to begin the year on the disabled list.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi told reporters – including Andy McCullough of The Star-Ledger...
A string of bad luck has struck the New York Yankees and now Derek Jeter may start 2013 on the disabled list.
Worried, upset, concerned, just a few words that describe Yankees fans to start the season.
While the progress of Yankee captain Derek Jeter, returning from a broken left ankle suffered in Game One of last October’s American League Championship Series, had been a mostly...
A battered and bruised New York Yankees squad is reportedly calling for the cavalry.
The team is in the midst of working out a deal that will put veteran Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells in pinstripes.
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Just a few months removed from a memorable Christmas, Andruw and Nicole Jones are making headlines once again.
After an unpleasant event on Christmas Eve, resulting in Andruw dragging his wife down the stairs by her ankles after she tried to get away from him and threatening to kill her, according to reports Nicole Jones has filed for a divorce.
In the documents obtain by TMZ, Nicole...
Do you remember the last time you saw pitcher Chien-Ming Wang wear the New York Yankees pinstripes?
English: Wang in bullpen 2 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
It was on July 4, 2009 and Wang went five innings, gave up two runs, struck out three, walked three and hit a batter before being removed from the game. He was posted his lowest ERA of the 2009 season, a 10.04.
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And I'm not even talking about his dismal stint with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Most recently, after spending time with four teams over five years...dude agreed to a one-year $3.5 million contract with the Japan...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Vernon Wells might become the latest addition to the New York Yankees' injury-depleted lineup.
As the Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 in 10 innings Sunday behind a pair of Kevin Youkilis home runs, New York was negotiating with the Los Angeles Angels to acquire the outfielder.
A person familiar with the negotiations, speaking on condition of anonymity...
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The Bronx Bombers are...