At The Deadline Brian Cashman Strengthened His Yankees, & The Red Sox Too!

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At the beginning of the season, it was wishful thinking on the Boston Red Sox part that Pablo Sandoval could handle the hot corner again.

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Conor’s Corner

Gray’s Anatomy

By Conor Green

Last week I wrote that acquiring Sonny Gray would have to little to no consequence for the Yankees in the 2017 playoffs. My argument was the Pinstripes lack the top-level starting pitching to match up with the Astros, Indians, and Red Sox over the course of a five or seven-game series.

In response the Yankees acquired both Sonny Gray and Jaime Garcia at the deadline. Now in the 2017 interim, I don’t think either of these moves greatly improves the Yankees odds of reaching the World Series. In the end, neither Gray nor Garcia, skyrockets confidence come playoff time.

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And the Winner of the American League East is…The Golden State Warriors?

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Judging by the comments New York Yankees General Manager, Brian Cashman made about the Boston Red Sox this off-season, which were echoed by Red Sox GM, Dave Dombrowski about the Bombers following MLB Trade Deadline Monday, it seems that in one form or fashion the Golden State Warriors will win the AL East crown.

What Will Yu Do?

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The Texas Rangers have placed Yu Darvish on the trading block, and his top-of-the-rotation stuff could alter pennant races from east to west. The Yankees happen to need a starter pitcher, so Brian Cashman, will Yu make the move?

Yankee Deal Less About Frazier More About Pitching

by: Steve Tichenor

I’ll start off by saying as a Rutgers alum and a jersey sports addict, I’m a big fan of Todd Frazier. However Frazier, who has gotten most of the press in last week’s deal with the White Sox, will not be the difference in the AL East. The multi player trade where the Yankees gave up young prospect Blake Rutherford, was more about bolstering the bullpen than bringing in Frazier.
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3 Up And 3 Down


By: John McAleavey

With summer in full swing and pennant races beginning to simmer, I figured it is a perfect time for another edition of 3 Up and 3 Down.

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