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These New John Sterling Home Run Calls Make Me Want To Bite Someone’s Face Off

Long gone are the days when John Sterling had a couple of cute and quirky home run calls for only the most beloved New York Yankees. Now Sterling has a signature home run call for every player on the Yankees roster and probably the bat boy. The Yankees went on a free agent shopping spree this past offseason so there are a cavalcade of new hitters that require a John Sterling home...
Via MentalityMagazine.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting Dean Anna as a Pitcher

Answer: Dean Anna comes in to pitch the bottom of the eighth. Saturday was not the best day for the Yankees. Ivan Nova was shaky throughout his first three starts. The Yankees really needed him to eat his share of innings in preparation for a Vidal Nuno-led bullpen day on Sunday. Instead, Nova got spanked. […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dean Anna Has Big At-Bat As Yankees Earn a Series Split

When Derek Jeter led off the top of the 11th with a single against Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Heath Bell, the wheels started turning. The Yankees pitching had, in contrast to the past two days, done a fantastic job. Save for a Brian Roberts error, they would most likely have had a shut out. On the other side, the Rays pitching had also been terrific. It was time to play for one run.With...
Via Lady At The Bat
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 19: Anna watches the win in

(Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) New York Yankees 5 — Tampa Bay Rays 1 (12 Innings) On Easter Sunday, the Yankees took 12 innings to decide a pitcher’s duel in Tampa Bay. After two ugly losses, the Yankees didn’t know what to expect from the spot start of Vidal Nuno. All they knew was that he worked fastand threw strikes. Through the first three innings, Nuno was cruising...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A Comprehensive List of Every Nickname Joe Girardi has for the Yankees

Joe Girardi likes his nicknames. Sure, some of them may not be the most inventive. It could simply be something as easy as taking a first or last name and adding a "y" or "ie" to the end of it. But every now and again, he comes up with something a little more inspiring. There's Dean Anna, who is nicknamed "Raccoon" for his prominent nose: ...
Via YanksinExile.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dean of swing

Dean Anna with Triple-A Tucson in 2013 Infielder Dean Anna waited a long time. Six years, 1,845 at-bats and hundreds of bus rides to be exact. It was everything he thought it would be, and more. On thursday night, Anna connected on his first career home run – a solo shot off Clay Buchholz in the fifth to give the Yankees a 3-0 lead. He ran around the bases, head down like he...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is John Sterling's Dean Anna home run call his worst ever?

I was traveling home from Manhattan last night during part of the Yankees-Red Sox game, so when Dean Anna hit his first home run as a Yankee (also his first MLB homer ever), I missed John Sterling's home run call. I half-expected Sterling to do a "Banana Fana Fo" call from the "Name Game" song. Instead, as I discovered from Facebook friends, Sterling's...
Via Subway Squawkers
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankeetorial: Is John Sterling over-thinking his home run calls?

It is time to save John Sterling's soul.Last night, The Master unveiled a new, high-concept home run call for utility infielder Dean Anna: "ANNA'S ON THE DEAN'S LIST," he shouted. This came one night after he brought out his new call for Carlos Beltran: "UN CORREAZO!" which sent Twitter twerps to the translator websites, where they decided John was...

Consummate underdog Dean Anna cracks New York Yankees roster

Everyone loves a great underdog story, so everyone should be cheering for New York Yankees IF Dean Anna.  Not given much of a chance to make the Pinstripes roster, the 27-year-old Anna raised eyebrows when earned his way to his first opening day roster.  In fact, it will be his first time in a major league uniform.  After six full seasons riding busses to obscure minor league...
Via Reading Between The Seams
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprise! Anna and Solarte Win Final Roster Spots

Credit: Jonathan Dyer/USA Sports Congratulations to Dean Anna and Yangervis Solarte, the two newest members of the New York Yankees. After last night’s win against the Miami Marlins, manager Joe Girardi told Anna he had made the roster. It didn’t come as much of a surprise, because Anna’s friend and former minor league teammate Jedd Gyorko, sent out a congratulatory tweet...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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