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All Rise for Aaron Judge

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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 Binder2 Comments

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 …

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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 …