New York Yankees

Mandel’s Musings: Yankees Start Off 2017 Like Champions But Question Marks Exist For Bronx Bombers

Published on: 20th April, 2017

Mandel's Musings: Yankees Start Off 2017 Like Champions But Question Marks Exist For Bronx Bombers  | read this item

It has become a fun start to the 2017 baseball season for the young New York Yankees. When was the last time this franchise, loaded for generations with mostly expensive contracts for mostly veteran stars, in line with the Steinbrenner credo of “win now,” could be described as young? But, that is the case, now. […]


Mandel’s Musings: Jeter’s 20-Year Career Seemed to Fly By Like the Blink of an Eye

Published on: 1st May, 2014

Giants GM, Jerry Reese talks about 2017 draft

Jerry Reese speaks during a news conference introducing him as the new general manager of the New York Giants during a news conference at Giants Stadium. He's been in the Giants organization since 1994 and was director of player personnel for the past four years. He becomes the third black GM in NFL history.  | read this item

New York — It seemed like yesterday that the young pony of a shortstop was galloping onto Legends Field in Tampa, where the Yankees spend their spring training season. The youngster, Derek Jeter, was as thin as a reed, raw but talented, and was in camp only to get a quick look-see from the Yankee […]


Mandel’s Musings: Give Alex Rodriguez His Day in Court with Full Transparency On Baseball and Horowitz Decision

Published on: 13th January, 2014

Rodriguez hopes to convince Federal Court to stay MLB's suspension  | read this item

New York — Where is the evidence that Alex was a PED user? I repeat, where is the evidence he used PEDs, other than when he admitted to using them in the early part of this millennium? Whether or not we believe he used his entire career or at any other point is completely irrelevant. The […]


Mandel’s Musings: The Sun is Setting on the Yankees and the Giants

Published on: 23rd September, 2013

Rivera era is ending this week

during Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 6, 2011 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  | read this item

New York — Yesterday’s events in New York and in North Carolina magnified the reality of what appears to be taking place for two of New York’s biggest sports institutions. The Yankees and the Giants, among the most famous sports teams in the world, are officially in crumbling mode. And both teams appear to be […]


Yankees Reach The First Step To Ultimate Objective

Published on: 3rd October, 2012

Yankees win AL East
Yankees Reach The First Step To Ultimate Objective  | read this item

NEW YORK — Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson each hit a pair of homers, powering theNew York Yankees past the Boston Red Sox 14-2 on a raucous Wednesday night in the Bronx for their 13th AL East title in 17 years. In front of fans poised to party from the first pitch on the final night of the […]


Yanks Pull Back In Front Of O’s With Win

Published on: 7th September, 2012

Yankees Orioles Baseball
Yanks Pull Back In Front Of O's With Win

New York Yankees third base coach Rob Thomson (59) congratulates Alex Rodriguez, right, after he hit a solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Rob Carr) Original Filename: Yankees Orioles Baseball.JPEG-01333.jpg  | read this item

BALTIMORE — It’s a pennant race, now. With Camden Yards filled up with Orioles fans for the first time in 15-years for serious September baseball, the Yankees put a kibosh on the home team faithful’s festivities as Alex Rodriguez hit his 300th home run as a Yankee while Russell Martin and Steve Pearce also homered […]


Mandel’s Musings – WFAN’s Francesa Is A Disingenuous Blowhard

Published on: 7th September, 2012

Mandel's Musings - WFAN's Francesa Is A Disingenuous Blowhard  | read this item

New York – The Yankees are now in the midst of a collapse approaching historical proportions. They had a commanding 10-game lead only six weeks ago but, with tonight’s loss to the Baltimore Orioles, have given up that lead entirely to fall into a tie for first place with the younger, stronger, healthier Orioles. After […]


Mandel’s Musings – Showalter Has O’s Back In the Pennant Race

Published on: 31st August, 2012

Mandel's Musings - Showalter Has O's Back In the Pennant Race  | read this item

New York — The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Yankees tonight at Yankee Stadium, 6-1. The Orioles win tightened what has now turned into a real pennant race between the Yankees and the Os, not to mention the Tampa Bay Rays, close behind in third place. What was once a 10-game lead for the Yankees just […]


Jeter and Girardi Lead Yanks In Different Ways

Published on: 23rd August, 2012

Girardi angry
Jeter and Girardi Lead Yanks In Different Ways  | read this item

CHICAGO — They are arguably the two most influential people in Yankee uniforms, two pillars the rest of the Yankees will look to for guidance over the final 38 games of the season. One walks with a swift, purposeful gait. At times he is fiery and resolute in the face of adversity, and prone to […]


Yankees Are On the Brink Of Saying Goodbye To 2010 Season

Published on: 20th October, 2010

Yankees Are On the Brink Of Saying Goodbye To 2010 Season  | read this item

Has Yankee Stadium ever been quieter than it has been the last two nights? We don’t mean that as a criticism of the fans, or the team, or even the stadium itself. We say it simply as a bewildered observer: The place has been in stunned silence for about 15 of the 18 innings. There […]


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