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    When I think that Derek leaving is the end of an...

    When I think that Derek leaving is the end of an ERA... I really don't feel anything...

    The Yankee lineup that I have fond memories of?
    C- Cerone
    1B - Watson
    2B - Randolph
    SS - Bucky Dent
    3B...
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    It's not sound... but it is better... that 3 year...

    It's not sound... but it is better... that 3 year difference is huge... Cano is going to be a shell of himself, getting paid $24 mil/year when he probably can't play any defence, and if they are...
  3. Thread: 2015 Rotation

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    Castro is not worth anywhere near that... more...

    Castro is not worth anywhere near that... more like their used Jocks for Castro....

    He's also very erratic.. on minute looks like an all-star.. the next he can't make the throw.
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    They thought one of two things... Either A. The...

    They thought one of two things... Either A. The open market was going to be a wakeup call... or B. Sayonara!

    You have to remember, MLB is one part baseball...3 parts business.. We as fans, tend...
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    If the Yankees are smart (and they usually are),...

    If the Yankees are smart (and they usually are), they will talk to the medical staff on the status's of both Nova and CC... Let's face it, if Nova is not available until mid-season, and CC is pretty...
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    I have to agree, Nova probably won't be up to...

    I have to agree, Nova probably won't be up to full speed until mid-season at the best... 27 games would be a stretch.

    A-Rod for Stanton? Have you been hitting the Cannibis again? If you are,...
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    I too was shocked to find out that Leo is about...

    I too was shocked to find out that Leo is about the same age as myself.

    I understand some of what you are saying... as we get older, life gets in the way. We suddenly have "Responsibilities!",...
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    They yanks did start to talk.. but with the...

    They yanks did start to talk.. but with the numbers the Cano camp threw out there... the yanks simply walked away... Boras wanted to tear up the last 2 years of his previous deal for an extention...
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    Nice... Of course, A-Rod is too greedy and...

    Nice... Of course, A-Rod is too greedy and self-centered to retire before he can collect the remaining $60 mill on his contract.

    Neither of those guys from the cubs is worth even one of those guys...
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    Really, this team needs a change in philosophy...

    Really, this team needs a change in philosophy more than people... yes, it needs a new SS, but one thing that has proven itself historically is this:
    The "American league" style of play... called...
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    No, its called in a short series, what happened...

    No, its called in a short series, what happened yesterday don't mean #@##$ today.... I.E. anything can happen in a short series and statistical analysis won't change that fact...
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    The one thing that has made the '96 season so...

    The one thing that has made the '96 season so special... was living through the 15 years prior to it... George hurt this team as much as his money was able to help it over the last few years.

    And...
  13. I think you a missing a the point... There are...

    I think you a missing a the point... There are many Yankees with more STORIED careers... Derek is just retired, so he will be added to the list... that does not mean that Derek is better or worse...
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    A few thoughts on parts of the thread.. first,...

    A few thoughts on parts of the thread..

    first, advanced metrics... anybody who pays attention to this forum knows that I hate most of them.. (like anything that tries to put numbers on defense...
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    Hmmm, I have a better idea... keep the kids, wait...

    Hmmm, I have a better idea... keep the kids, wait until Stanton becomes a UFA then drop the big bomb on him... betting that his agent is worth more than a baseball and gets him to UFA in his first...
  16. This is NYC and the New York Yankees... We have...

    This is NYC and the New York Yankees... We have seen a great many players retire who have led even more storied careers than Mr. Jeter.. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe Dimaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi...
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    That may be, but if you took those 44 games and...

    That may be, but if you took those 44 games and added an 0for50 games more, you'd probably be in line with the guys that have been running out there this year... (well, not quite... but many this...
  18. Poll: Ok, as far as velocity of those old guys... can't...

    Ok, as far as velocity of those old guys... can't say... Radar guns only started to be used in the 70's (not even sure when they started to get a foothold for traffic control, but it appears it was...
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    Funny part.. A-Rods worst season to date would...

    Funny part.. A-Rods worst season to date would still make him one of the best yankee hitters this year. So it really won't matter much because this team needs a serious attitude adjustment.
  20. Poll: Hogwash... BullDookie... if you believe your...

    Hogwash... BullDookie... if you believe your first paragraph, you have not been paying attention....

    Starters of today are too babied... before the '70s, most teams only had 4 man rotations.. and...
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    It's almost impossible to say what A-Rod will be...

    It's almost impossible to say what A-Rod will be next year... His first hip is healed, and has been for a few years... The second one was fixed in Jan '13, and he's had the last 1.5 years to heal......
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    You're all wrong... The Yanks don't need hitting...

    You're all wrong... The Yanks don't need hitting or pitching... They need a training/medical staff that can keep these guys on the field...

    We have an entire pitching staff on the DL... if that...
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    They may want that... people in Hell want...

    They may want that... people in Hell want ice-water too... does not mean they'll get it. With 2 years of control left, he'll probably be told by his agent... 1 year deals only... because as a UFA......
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    I know that there are reasons for bringing up one...

    I know that there are reasons for bringing up one guy or another.. sometimes is so simple as, Ref does not have to be added to the 40 man roster this year and Pirela appears that he will be Rule V...
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    You mean, any team that trades for him is going...

    You mean, any team that trades for him is going to TRY to sign him long term... I doubt if he's that foolish.. get on the open market and let the bidding begin. He might make Robbie's deal look like...
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