Posts Tagged ‘Javier Vazquez’

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A smorgasbord of sports thoughts

June 16, 2010

A lot going on in the Big Apple....

The Mets are all of a sudden road warriors, the Yankees continue to dominate at home, Darrelle Revis may not be who we thought he was, and the Nets have a new coach.  Oh yea, and apparently Lebron James is bigger than New York City.  Yuck….

I have a lot on my mind, and it’s time to rant!

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Demote Oliver Perez

May 10, 2010

In Sunday’s  loss to the Giants, Oliver Perez once again struggled to find the strike zone and was pulled in the fourth inning.  The schizophrenic walked seven of the 26 batters he faced and threw 98 pitches while surrendering three earned runs in just 3.1 innings.   It was the fourth time in just six starts this season that Oliver Perez could not complete six innings of work.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

April 28, 2010

Robinson Cano has been one of the few bright spots for the Yankees this year

The Yankees have hit their first losing skid of the season, losing four of their last five games, the last being a humiliating loss to the Baltimore Orioles, 5-4.

So with that, I’d like to shed some light on some of the good things I’ve seen over the past 19 games, some of the bad, and definitely, the ugly parts of this 2010 Yankees season. Read the rest of this entry ?

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The Rivalry Kicks Off The 2010 Season

April 3, 2010

Sunday night the 2010 Major League season gets underway, and baseball’s fiercest rivals begin the action when the Boston Red Sox host the World Champion, New York Yankees.  The pitching match-up features C.C. Sabathia for New York, and Boston’s Josh Beckett.

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The artist formerly known as Joba?

March 18, 2010

When you’re coming off a 27th World Championship, and add a Cy-young candidate to an already stacked starting rotation, there’s not much to complain about with the Yankees.   However, yesterday it was reported in some papers that Joba Chamberlain was “pitching for his life” against the Phillies in Spring Training. 

Has it really come to this for what once was the game’s best set-up man? Read the rest of this entry ?

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Fantasy Forecasts and Predictions for 2010

January 15, 2010

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No more Melk for you

December 23, 2009

 

Melky Cabrera was traded to Atlanta

When I think back to 2004, in particular the ALCS, images of the most debilitating/humiliating loss flood my memory, and my throat fills with vomit. No Yankees fan will ever forget The Collapse, and entrenched in the center of that nightmare was Javier Vazquez. Read the rest of this entry ?