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NY Yankees Make Big Moves

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We are just a days away from the MLB Trade Deadline, and all thirty teams are looking for ways to improve both their offense and defense as they try to make a run for the title. The New York Yankees currently sit in second place in the AL East and decided they wanted to make some noise, and that they …

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Aaron Judge Wins Home Run Derby

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Major League Baseball’s top eight best and strongest hitters came together to mash baseballs for some big time fun with the ultimate winner getting to gloat in his newfound glory as well as lift the trophy at the end of the night. Well, in a night that would be one for the ages, Yankees rookie right fielder upstaged everyone and …

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Dustin Fowler’s Debut Ends in Tragedy

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It was the greatest night of Yankees outfielder Dustin Fowler’s young life until he crashed into a right field wall in Chicago.  Fowler was making his big league debut and while running down a foul ball, he suffered a brutal injury to his right leg.  Initially, he tried to walk around a bit in hopes that the pain he was …

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The New York Mets: From Potential Champs to Potential Chumps

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

The expression is there is no crying in baseball, but if you have watched the New York Mets this season then chances are you probably shed a few tears. The pitching staff that was hyped up to be the “greatest rotation in MLB history” now owns the worst ERA in the league.  Their bullpen has been terrible, unable to hold …

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All Rise for Aaron Judge

In Baseball by Aly Riley

If I had told you the New York Yankees would be in first place in the American League East at the end of the first month of the 2017 baseball season, you probably wouldn’t have believed me. Not only are the Bronx Bombers showing up to play, it’s right field rookie phenom Aaron Judge proudly leading the way. The Yankees went …

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Adam Jones Receives Standing Ovation at Fenway

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

After one of the ugliest nights in recent baseball memory, Boston made sure to do its best to show that it’s city is filled with love.  During yesterday’s Red Sox-Orioles game, Baltimore centerfielder Adam Jones was taunted by Boston fans, some even going as low as calling him the n-word and one fan throwing a bag of peanuts at the …

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Yankees Lose Sixth Straight Opener

In Baseball by Aly Riley

After going an incredible 24-9-1 in spring training play, the New York Yankees were ready for the 2017 season with their core of young studs as well as new veterans including Matt Holliday and Chris Carter. They kicked off the new year down in St. Petersburg to take on Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays. Masahiro Tanaka and Chris …

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Yankees Lose Their Shortstop

In Baseball by Aly Riley

The 2017 World Baseball Classic is fully underway, but the Netherlands national team will be without one of their key players. Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius will be off the field for a few weeks after an MRI done on Monday revealed a hematoma in the 27-year-old’s shoulder. Following Saturday’s exhibition game at Chase Field against the Diamondbacks, Gregorius was experiencing some …

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The Injury Bug Already Plaguing Yankees

In Baseball by Aly Riley

The New York Yankees are gearing up for another season, ready to chase World Series title number 28. Unfortunately, they already have an injury and spring training hasn’t even started yet!  Tyler Austin, one of the team’s rookie first basemen sensations, has a small fracture in his foot and is estimated to miss about six weeks of playing time. Joe Girardi …

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Pitch Clock Not Included in Baseball’s Proposed Pace of Play

In Baseball by Dylan Walker

Improved pace of play has been at the top priority for MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred since he took over the position.  In the 2016 season, the average baseball game lasted about four minutes longer than in the 2015 season. Being irritated by this fact, Manfred is focused on some rule changes that will try and shorten the game. There seems to …