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The fantasy baseball landscape at third base looks much different than it did at the end of last year. Only three players who ranked in the 2011 top 10 for third base according to ESPN’s Player Rater are currently in the top 10: Adrian Beltre (6), Jose Bautista (8) and Emilio Bonifacio (9). With fantasy elites Miguel Cabrera (currently ranked 3rd) and Hanley Ramirez (5th) gaining eligibility at third, the position has suddenly become much deeper. This begs the question: is Alex Rodriguez still capable of being a top 10 third basemen in fantasy baseball?
Rodriguez’s early power struggles have been well documented, though he did show signs of breaking out on Wednesday in Kansas City, blasting two home runs and looking like, at least for one night, the A-Rod of old. But what can we expect from a nearly 37-year-old Rodriguez, coming off a season in which he played 99 games and finished 12th on the Player Rater? Even though he comes in at 10th as of Sunday, after checking out the numbers...
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After feasting on the Royals, and then sweeping an even weaker ball club in Oakland over this Memorial Day weekend, the New York Yankees
headed to Anaheim to face the Angels with a five game winning streak.
Well, the Yankees fought for eight innings but unfortunately there are nine innings in a baseball game.
The game was tied 8-8 heading into the ninth and the Yankees had the...
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Steve Pearce’s 6th inning home...
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“I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor. That’s my dream; that’s my nightmare. Crawling, slithering, along the edge of a straight razor… and surviving.” Seriously, that pic looks like a still straight out of the final scenes in Apocalypse Now. Derek Jeter looks positively Brando-esque. Okay, okay, actual caption: Derek [...]
REDSOCK CLAIM: The Yankees spend too much money and are exploding Major League Baseball's deficit.YANKEE RESPONSE: Talk about wasting money; Curt Schilling just cost the good people of Rhode Island $100 million.*REDSOCK CLAIM: The Yankee batting order has drifted too far to the left and is out of touch with the America League.YANKEE RESPONSE: The Yankees recognize the civil...
48-year-old retired FDNY lieutenant Richard Kelly is suing the New York Yankees after claiming he suffered a beating at Yankees Stadium in May by pair of drunk brothers. “It wasn’t just an attack on...
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Andruw Jones managed to get hit by his own foul ball yesterday in what can only be described as an odd play. Hell, the bat boy could tell you that. A mix between shock and fear on his face. Shock that the ball hit Andruw Jones and fear that Andruw Jones might eat him in
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The New York Yankees got home runs from Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano in a five-run third inning, and they were able to salvage a game against the Los Angeles Angels, winning the finale of the three-game series 6-5 Wednesday night at Angel Stadium. Raul Ibanez tripled off relief pitcher Hisanori Takahashi with one out in the sixth inning, and Nick Swisher...
It's no wonder the New York Yankees have won more World Series tournaments than any other team in major league baseball: The Yankees have paid four of the 10 most expensive sports contracts of all time. Nine of the 10 most expensive sports contracts occurred in baseball. As any sports fan knows, how much discretionary income a team has in contracts can make a big difference when...
In an effort to get back in the win column, I am doubling up on my beloved Yankees:
Yankees +122 over Angels / Over 7.5
Bet $150 / $100
In yesterday’s contest, these two teams combined to score 17 runs on 25 hits. There is no reason to suggest they won’t do the same tonight, especially since they were forced to use a combined 11 pitchers, weakening both bullpens. Despite...
REGULAR SEASON GAME 48
YANKEES @ ANGELS
First Pitch: 9:05 PM | TV: YES/MLBN | Radio: WCBS
Here are the lineups:
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Raul Ibanez LF
Nick Swisher RF
Eric Chavez DH
Russell Martin C
Starting Pitcher: RHP Phil Hughes (4-5, 4.94 ERA)
Mike Trout CF...