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Morning Bits: Pettitte, Mariano, Jeter

mug3Good morning all.  I hope you had a nice weekend.   Let’s get right to the links….

– From The Star Ledger Dave D’Alessandro writes that Pettitte who hasn’t pitched a full season since 2009 is primed for a big year at age 40.

– From The Daily News Peter Botte has an article about Pettitte and Mariano who are feeling confident after coming back from injuries.

George King from The New York Post has an article about Jeter who says he will be ready for opening day.

From the YesNetwork here is a video of Dellin Betances


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Morning Bits: Cano, Kuroda, Pettitte

mug3Good morning all.  It’s Friday.   Let’s get going with the links…

David Waldstein of the New York Times has the write up about Cashamn who says the Yankees have made a significant offer to Cano.

– The Yankees number two starter Kuroda will be the oldest number two starter in the league this year which is concerning when the 3 starter Pettitte will be 41 in June writes Dave D’Alessandro of The Star Ledger.  This article is about how Kuroda wants to be better in 2013.

From the Yes Network here is the interview with Francesa and Youk.

Morning Bits: PED’s, Players Union, Cano

mug3Good morning all.  One day closer to Friday.   Let’s get going with the links….

– From The Star Ledger first baseman Mark Teixeira wants tougher testing for PED’s.

Erik Boland of Newsday writes that the union is not concerned if the Yankees cut payroll.

Wallace Matthews takes a look at Robbie Cano and how he rarely misses a game.

Morning Bits: Joba want’s to be a starter, Nunez to stay at SS, No Damon return and more….

mug3Good morning all let’s get right to the links….

David Waldstein of The New York Times writes that the Yankees don’t plan on moving Nunez nor bringing back Damon.

– Let’s see how much this will be talked about this week.   Wallace Matthews writes that Joba want’s to start.   He feels he has the pitches to be a starter.

Hal Bodley of writes that it’s a season of uncertainty for the New York Yankees this year.

Since J.R. Murphy had that homerun yesterday I went with a video of him this morning.   This is from last year from the YES NETWORK.  ENJOY.

Morning Bits: Granderson, Damon, Granderson’s replacement

mug3Good morning all let’s get right to the links….

Tyler Kepner of The New York Times with Granderson out the Yankees are going to be short on the long ball.

– Damon has made his pitch to the Yankees writes Andrew Marchand of ESPN NY.

Bryan Hoch of reports that the replacement for Granderson will likely be in house.

Morning Bits: $189, Romine, Gardner, Hughes and more..

mug3Good Morning all.  Lot’s of interesting articles today.  Let’s get going….

Wallace Matthews ponders if the Hughes injury is serious will the Yankee pull the trigger on Kyle Lohse.

Wallace Matthews also writes that Hal might be ready to open his wallets and ditch the $189 million plan.

Adam Berry of has the full story on Hughes and his back problem.

Berry also has many Yankee Tidbits in this article such as Cano, Joba almost plunking Nunez,  Pineda’s DUI, and some quotes from the players.

– New York Times writer Scott Cacciola has a nice article on Brett Gardner.

Here is a video from The Yes Network on Austin Romine

Spanning the Yankee Blogs: Cano, Cabral, Free-Agents & more…

Spanning the Yankee Blogs

Every Tuesday at Noon we do this article.  If you want to be included feel free to email me.   Thanks.

* An A-blog for A-Rod reminds Yankee fans not to forget about Cesar Cabral.

* Bleeding Yankee Blue asks that Cano’s new deal should be in NY.

* Bronx Baseball Daily looks into the 2013 Seattle Mariners.

* Pinstripe Alley looks into why that Yankees confuse the heck out of us.

* River Ave Blues checks into the other Yankee impending free-agents.

* The Yankee Analysts see improvements from Nova in 2013.


Morning Bits: Cano & Jeter

mug3Good morning all.  Let’s get right to the links…

Scott Cacciola of The New York Times writes that for Cano, status and pressure are rising.

John Harper of The Daily News write that the Yankees will have to sign Cano and hope he turns out more like Jeter than A-Rod.

Harvey Araton of The New York Times has an article about Jeter being back on the field and keeping the faith.

Morning Bits: Is Jeter taken for granted? and more…

mug3Good morning all.  Hope you all had a nice weekend.   For those that are off today enjoy the Holiday.   Let’s get to the Yankee links…

Pat Borzi of The New York Times has a good article on the challenges of Jeter’s recovery.

Wallace Matthews of ESPN NY writes that Jeter is taken for granted.

– Bryan Hoch of has a bunch of Yankee notes in this article.

Morning Bits: Hughes & Joba, Catching situation, Pineda & Betances

mug3Good morning all and happy Friday.   Hope you all have a nice weekend.   Let’s get right to the links…

The New York Times has a nice article about how Hughes and Chamberlain face a pivotal season as they are both going into free agency.

– Another good article by the NYT is about the Yankee catching situation.

John Harper of The Daily News writes that Cashman is still counting on Pineda & Betances as young arms for the future.

Morning Bits: Mariano and more…

mug3Good morning all.  Let’s get right to the links….

– Check out day two of Wallace Matthews State of the Binder.

Bryan Hoch writes about how Mo will decided on his future before opening day.

Mike Bauman of writes not to bet against Mo even though he is coming off of a torn ACL.

Morning Bits: Swisher, Can this team win a title?, Cutting of payroll

mug3Good morning all.   Day 2 of spring training is here.  Stay here with us for the latest.  Now let’s get right to the links….

Andrew Machand of ESPN NY writes that Swish is not missed.

Bryan Hoch of writes that the Yankees feel they have pieces in place to win a title.

Paul White of The USA Today writes that the Bombers are trying to stay a cut above, despite lowering payroll.

Spanning the Yankee Blogs: Jeter, Cito Culver interview, Cano trade & more…

Spanning the Yankee BlogsGood afternoon.   Lot’s of amazing Yankee blogs and lot’s of great articles.  If you want to be featured in this article please email me.  Thanks.  Away we go…..

* An A-blog for A-Rod is still not convinced that Jeter will be ready for opening day.

* Bleeding Yankee Blue has a nice interview with Yankee Prosect Cito Culver.

* It’s about the Money lists five questions looming for the 2013 Yankees.

* River Ave Blues dives into everything that goes into giving Cano a long term contract.

* The Captain’s Blog checks into the Yankees new agreement with Ticketmaster.

* The Yankee Analysts asks the big question of would you trade Robinson Cano?

* Yanks Go Yard writes that the Bombers have had a successful off-season.

Morning Bits: Spring Training is here, Four free tickets to a Staten Island Yankees game & more…

mug3Good Morning Yankee fans.  Today is the day Pitchers and Catchers report.  Who’s as excited as me?   I can’t wait for Delia’s article later today with pictures and the report of today’s activity.

Now onto the links….

The Staten Island Yankees are offering 4 free tickets to a game just for entering a contest.   If you haven’t been to this ballpark it’s a must visit.

Andrew Marchand of ESPN NY writes Yankees baseball is back but will it be the usual Yankee baseball?

– Yogi Berra will not be attending spring training this year but will be at several regular season games writes Anthony McCarron of the Daily News.


Morning Bits: Veteran Pitching and an older team

mug3Good morning all.   Who’s ready for some snow????   Let’s get the morning going right with some links…..

The Daily News writes that pitching coach Larry Rothschild has a big task of keeping his veteran pitching staff productive & healthy this season.

Bryan Hoch of writes that a quiet offseason for the Bombers prompts usual questions of age.

Morning Bits: Who should be in CF? & A-Rod

mug3Good Morning all.  Today is a big day for our blog as our second annual TOP 40 Yankee Prospect Rankings will be out today at 11am.    We all hope you enjoy the rankings and share your comments on who you think should be higher or lower.

Now let’s get to some links…

Bryan Hoch of writes that the Yankees are weighing options on who should be in center field this year.

The Daily News has “sources” that say A-Rod thinks that the Yankees and MLB are out to get him after the recent PED scandal.


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