Originally written on Lady Loves Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Robinson Cano holds a bat prior to a game between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles on August 28, 2011 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Are the New York Yankees playing good baseball?  Yes, but is it too premature into the 2013 season to judge? Maybe but aren’t the Yankees making it darn hard not feel confident about this team right now? Here are three reasons why this makeshift team is one I am really starting to fall in like with. 1) The Replacements. Surviving sans Derek Jeter, Curtis Granderson, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira, who are all still on the DL did not seem possible. But boy was I wrong, as I am starting to fall in love with their replacements. Vernon Wells, Kevin Youkilis, Lyle Overbay and Brennan Boesch have come to New York to play. Maybe it is a vengeance, as minus Youkilis the other three were other team’s cast-offs. And doesn’t the greatest kind of motivation come when you have something to prove? The reigning World Champions SF Giants should know there are s...
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