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The Boss

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On July 13, 2010

George Steinbrenner, 1930-2010. Although I’ve been a card -carrying Yankee hater for pretty much throughout my living memory, I’ve always had a certain respect for Steinbrenner, essentiall

Whew

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On July 9, 2010

Apparently, Cliff Lee not going to the World’s Greatest Manifestation of Evil. Particularly since the Yankee offer wasn’t overwhelming (if Montero could actually catch, maybe), this must b

The Great One

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On July 6, 2010
Really, really good story about Mariano Rivera. Given the degraded quality of Honus Wagner’s competition, I think the choosing the best closer of all time is easier than any other position, especially if you place appropriate weight on Rivera’s insanely good postseason performance.   (Given the leverage of his typical outing, is he the most valuable […]

I Reiterate

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On July 2, 2010

More Chan Ho Park in high-leverage situations, please!    Today’s accomplishments were especially impressive; not just anyone can allow four runners to score in 2/3rds of an inning when given

Game 6 5 [Hopeful Slip!]

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On November 2, 2009

I don’t plan on watching with any attention unless the Phils are up by a significant amount, but for the Yankee fans and masochists out there. (One ray of hope: I wonder why, up 3-1, Girardi is

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Deep Thought

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In Uncategorized
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On November 2, 2009
It takes a hitter of the caliber of Pedro Feliz to homer off the greatest pitcher athlete in Yankee known human history. UPDATE: Clearly, Slappy Rordriguez will never be able to hit in the clutch. …More from Neyer. Share

Overmanaging

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On October 29, 2009

Tim Marhcman has an excellent piece noting that the superficially numbers-savvy Joe Girardi is actually a much worse percentage manager than the folksy-seeming Charlie Manuel: The quintessential Girar

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