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Yankees Lose Their Shortstop

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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 …

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Yankees Sign Quality Veterans

In Baseball by Aly Riley

The MLB Winter Meetings have officially come to a close in Washington D.C.! Some teams were vibrant and lively, some teams made small moves, and some just didn’t even make a peep. Yankees GM Brian Cashman knew he needed to address the team’s bullpen issues, signed two players; one is very familiar with the Bronx faithful. Late Wednesday night, the …

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Yankees’ Offseason Already in Full Swing

In Baseball by Aly Riley

It may be only the middle of November, a few weeks ahead of the start of the MLB Winter Meetings, but the New York Yankees have already made an interesting slew of moves this offseason. Just a few days ago, the team traded all-star catcher Brian McCann to the Houston Astros for two young pitching prospects in Albert Abreu and Jorge …

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Marlins Ace Under the Influence During Fatal Accident

In Baseball by Courtney Ahearn

While the death of Jose Fernandez continues to be a tragic story, a toxicology report revealed that he was under the influence of alcohol and cocaine when his boat crashed into a jetty. The other passengers on the boat, Emilio Jesus Macias and Eduardo Rivero, were also under the influence when the crash occurred over a month ago. The trio …

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NL Wild-Card Game: Preview

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

It’s an even year and yes the San Francisco Giants are back playing October baseball.  This year they will face against defending National League Champions New York Mets who have a completely different looking roster than Opening Day.  The Mets have lost almost every starting pitcher and key position players, but somehow they managed to get it done night after …

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AL Wild-Card Game: Preview

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

The Baltimore Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays know each other pretty well, having played each other nineteen times this season.  These AL East rivals will compete for a spot to play the Texas Rangers in the ALDS.  Who will advance? A Case for the Orioles Starting Chris Tillman for tonight’s game was an obvious decision for Baltimore as he …

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Miami Marlins Ace Dies in Tragic Boating Accident

In Baseball by Courtney Ahearn

The Miami Marlins number one pitcher, José Fernández, was found dead early Sunday morning, the victim of a boating accident. Fernandez, who was on his way to a possible Cy Young award this season, was just 24 years old. The Coast Guard arrived at the scene at 3:30 AM Sunday morning, to find the 32-foot boat capsized on the jetty …

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What Happened to the Yankees?

In Baseball by Aly Riley

If I told you a month ago that the Yankees were making a run at the playoffs, you would have believed me; now things have significantly changed. The team was just swept by the Boston Red Sox this past weekend at Fenway Park and currently sit six games back of the second American League Wild Card spot. After a seven game …