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#1 magicbalala245

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Posted July 26, 2008 - 07:27 PM

Where My Yankees At we Smoked the Red Sox 10 to 3 and now 2 1/2 games behind the Red Sox and on a 8-0 streak here we come baby Yankees. Yankees in October boy I love this game.

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Posted July 26, 2008 - 08:29 PM

You're going to fall down in the standings when Angels are in town for a 4 game set come July 31st. Other than that, thank you for beating the [expletive] out of the Sox. I cannot stand them at all. Please sweep!

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Posted July 26, 2008 - 08:55 PM

You're going to fall down in the standings when Angels are in town for a 4 game set come July 31st. Other than that, thank you for beating the [expletive] out of the Sox. I cannot stand them at all. Please sweep!


that's pretty funny REAL FUNNY cause Yankees will sweep the Angels and will be second before they even faced the Angels as we will sweep the Orioles from the 28th to the 30th of July
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Posted July 26, 2008 - 10:22 PM

that's pretty funny REAL FUNNY cause Yankees will sweep the Angels and will be second before they even faced the Angels as we will sweep the Orioles from the 28th to the 30th of July

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Posted July 27, 2008 - 12:02 AM

Angels are coming to town muahahahaha

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Posted July 27, 2008 - 05:54 PM

the yanks are the best, now with a couple of steals by Brian Cashman, our team is built to be another threat in the playoffs.

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Posted July 27, 2008 - 07:16 PM

good job RoyalStella9 you know which team in the best in the MLB :nervous:
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Posted July 27, 2008 - 08:06 PM

Yankees are quite obviously the best, even though they sucked today. Can't stand Ponson and never have, can't wait till Hughes comes back (although they'll likely give him Raz's spot). They just need to let Moeller catch Raz and he's fine.

You guys hear about some of the Washburn rumors? Early on Seattle wanted Melky and Brett Gardner! In my opinion if they can pick him up for cheap (take his salary and give up a decent prospect) then thats great, but not a big deal if they don't get him.

Who's your guys favorite player?

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Posted July 27, 2008 - 10:39 PM

Yankees are quite obviously the best, even though they sucked today. Can't stand Ponson and never have, can't wait till Hughes comes back (although they'll likely give him Raz's spot). They just need to let Moeller catch Raz and he's fine.

You guys hear about some of the Washburn rumors? Early on Seattle wanted Melky and Brett Gardner! In my opinion if they can pick him up for cheap (take his salary and give up a decent prospect) then thats great, but not a big deal if they don't get him.

Who's your guys favorite player?


yea i heard the Washburn rumors and looks like Steinbrenner has given Cashmen the green light to make the deal happen here is the source

Steinbrenners OK Washburn trade

The Yankees aren't done adding pieces they hope can carry them past the Red Sox and Rays and into October. According to several sources, the Steinbrenner family has given GM Brian Cashman the financial green light to acquire lefty Jarrod Washburn from the Mariners, a move that is expected to be completed shortly. While the Yankees won't part with high-level prospects, if the Mariners want something better than what the Yankees are willing to give, the Mariners are going to have to take Kei Igawa.

And to answer your question who is my fav Yankee is Derek, Mariano, and Robinson Cano
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Posted July 28, 2008 - 11:41 AM

I dont want to deal Melky for Washburn, if we can get Washburn for some minor leaguers then ill be all for it but for Melky no!!

But I think cashman will steal washburn and he will come here like chacon did a couple of years ago, and make an impact.

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Posted July 28, 2008 - 06:52 PM

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Posada to have season-ending shoulder surgery

By MIKE FITZPATRICK, AP Baseball Writer



NEW YORK (AP)‚€”If the New York Yankees are going to earn a 14th consecutive playoff berth, they‚€™ll have to do it without Jorge Posada.

The five-time All-Star catcher will have season-ending surgery on his right shoulder, ending his attempt to return to the lineup for New York‚€™s postseason push.

Posada has struggled with shoulder pain most of the season, weakening his throws and limiting his playing time behind the plate.

On the disabled list for the second time this year, Posada was trying to rehabilitate his shoulder enough to come back as a DH or first baseman this season. But after the Yankees acquired outfielder Xavier Nady in a trade with Pittsburgh on Saturday, they determined it was best for Posada to have surgery now, general manager Brian Cashman said Monday.
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‚€œIt‚€™s just the obvious way to go,‚€Ě Cashman explained.

Posada is expected to be sidelined at least six months and it‚€™s not certain that he‚€™ll be ready for the start of spring training in February, Cashman said.

‚€œAs difficult as it is, I can focus on coming back 100 percent for next season instead of coming back at less than that now,‚€Ě Posada said in a statement. ‚€œUntil then, I still plan on being a teammate and friend to the guys I share this room with. I may not be playing, but I want to be a part of this team and the run that we‚€™re on.‚€Ě

The Yankees won their first eight games after the All-Star break before losing Sunday night in Boston. They entered Monday three games behind first-place Tampa Bay in the AL East and two back of the Red Sox.

New York announced the decision after Posada met with Cashman and manager Joe Girardi following batting practice. Cashman also spoke to co-chairmen Hank and Hal Steinbrenner to ‚€œmake sure that they were all on board.‚€Ě

‚€œAfter speaking with Brian and Joe, we thought it was best for me‚€”and the team‚€”to have the surgery now,‚€Ě Posada said. ‚€œI‚€™ve always taken pride in being there for my team and playing every day with them. With Xavier here now, there isn‚€™t as much pressure on me to return.‚€Ě

Posada took some light swings from the left side during batting practice Monday before New York played the Baltimore Orioles. Earlier in the afternoon, he said he still hoped he was in the team‚€™s plans for this season.

No date has been set for the operation, Cashman said. It will be performed by New York Mets medical director Dr. David Altchek, a shoulder specialist who examined Posada last week.

An MRI showed fraying in the tendons around the labrum, but not a rotator cuff tear, Posada said then.

‚€œThe reason we were going through the process that we did before was basically we didn‚€™t have someone to slot right in there as a hitter. Now we do with Xavier Nady. So it gives us the opportunity to move forward with Jorgie,‚€Ě Cashman said. ‚€œHe was willing to do what we wanted when there was a need, so he was delaying the surgery through that need. But now that we have a hitter, I think this was predictable.‚€Ě

Posada reached the majors in 1995 and never went on the DL until this season. He was hitting .268 with three homers and 22 RBIs in 51 games this year. A longtime Yankees backbone, the 36-year-old catcher signed a $52.4 million, four-year contract in the offseason.

With Posada injured, defensive whiz Jose Molina is getting most of the playing time behind the plate. Cashman doesn‚€™t think any enticing catchers will be available as Thursday‚€™s trade deadline approaches.

‚€œWe‚€™re planning on going with what we‚€™ve got,‚€Ě he said.

Hideki Matsui still hopes to put off season-ending surgery and return from a swollen left knee that has sidelined him since June 23. Wearing a new brace on his knee, the designated hitter-outfielder took 20 swings off a tee and five soft-toss cuts on Monday.

If all goes well, Matsui thinks he could begin playing minor league rehab games in a week or two.

‚€œI think so far it‚€™s looking pretty good,‚€Ě he said through a translator.

The Yankees would like to add a starting pitcher before the trade deadline, but Cashman said he wasn‚€™t close to a deal.

‚€œRight now it‚€™s frigid out there,‚€Ě he said.

Hal Steinbrenner said the Yankees would be willing to add payroll if necessary in order to make a trade that would help.

‚€œIt would not be something that stands in our way, but it doesn‚€™t mean the right guy is out there,‚€Ě he said.

In other injury news, right-hander Phil Hughes (broken rib) had his first rehab start with the Gulf Coast League Yankees postponed by rain. Now, he and Carl Pavano (elbow surgery) are each scheduled to throw two innings or about 35 pitches Tuesday for Class-A Charleston.

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DH-1B Shelley Duncan (separated shoulder) has resumed hitting in a batting cage at the team‚€™s complex in Tampa, Fla. ‚€¶ LHP Eric Milton (elbow surgery) is expected to throw batting practice this week. ‚€¶ Free agent RHP Victor Zambrano is scheduled to throw BP for the second time at the Yankees‚€™ minor league complex on Tuesday.





With the Angels coming to town very soon, they should perhaps look into Mike Napoli or Jeff Mathis...both are starting material and both are good. Hey one less Yankee killer to face right? lol Just swap players and send them to the other dugout lol

And besides Jose Molina was the last angel catcher to be traded to the Yanks, so these guys coming in should be fundamentally sound and are good catchers

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Posted July 29, 2008 - 05:17 PM

how are we losing to the orioles again, we got to take advantage of the angels beating Boston, and the rays lost yesterday too

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Posted July 29, 2008 - 06:05 PM

Man, lost big last night and about to be another one to the O's. When your in the playoff hunt you can't do that. BTW, Mo is ridiculously good in save situations, but in non-save situations he has to be the worst pitcher ever lol.

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Posted July 30, 2008 - 04:45 PM

PUDGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hope he has enough juice in the tank to help us in October.

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Posted July 30, 2008 - 05:45 PM

PUDGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hope he has enough juice in the tank to help us in October.

i think he will he said he always wanted to play in NY so that could rejuvenate him and Yankees should be 3 1/2 games behind as we won 13 to 3 today and red sox are losing right now 8 to 2 bottom of the 8th let's go Yankees make a push for the playoffs
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Posted July 30, 2008 - 06:35 PM

^^^^AGREE

Cant wait for the series coming up against the Angels, my dads a Angels fan im a Pinstripes fan, and I get to watch the yanks on fsn,

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Posted July 30, 2008 - 10:29 PM

Yankees maybe be passing up on jarrod washburn

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The Yankees are scouring the market for another starting pitcher after becoming frustrated at the lack of progress in talks for Jarrod Washburn. The Yankees were offering to take the entire $14 million left on Washburn's contract through 2009 and a mid-level prospect or a better prospect if the Mariners would take Kei Igawa. However, Seattle wants the better prospect and no Igawa. So the Yankees are looking around for a different pitcher to provide an upgrade over Darrell Rasner for the rotation.


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Posted July 31, 2008 - 09:55 AM

^^^^AGREE

Cant wait for the series coming up against the Angels, my dads a Angels fan im a Pinstripes fan, and I get to watch the yanks on fsn,


Exact same for me.

Can someone tell me why they got Pudge? Molina has been great behind the plate. He leads the league at 48% CS. I know he hasn't been great on offense, but when you have Damon, Jeter, Abreu, A-Rod, Giambi, etc. you can afford to have someone in the lineup who is strictly defense. I also know that Molina can't catch constantly, but im perfectly fine putting Moeller in there every 5th day to catch Raz. So they got a player that doesn't really help at all and give up Farnsworth who has been amazing this year. He has looked like Joba from late last year/early this year. Well ok, so not to the point where he goes like 17 innings without giving up an ER, but still. He was pitching great as the 8th inning guy to get it to Mo. Im guessing they're gonna give the ball to Veras now?

Word is Hughes is making good progress and could be ready to return soon, but Wang is still a while away. He just got the cast off his foot and is in some kind of boot know, and still 6-7 weeks away from returning. The original September 1 is most likely not going to happen, but Girardi thinks they'll have him back before the end of the regular season. Pavano is also making progress, and apparently some teams are interested in him at the deadline. I think once Hughes is healthy and looks good they need to bring him up and get rid of Ponson, keep Raz in there. Then once Wang comes back that's when I'd take Raz out, although I'd keep him in the pen for the playoffs like they did with I think Kennedy last year. Pettite/Joba/Mussina/Wang/Hughes is a great rotation imo.

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Posted July 31, 2008 - 10:52 AM

Exact same for me.

Can someone tell me why they got Pudge? Molina has been great behind the plate. He leads the league at 48% CS. I know he hasn't been great on offense, but when you have Damon, Jeter, Abreu, A-Rod, Giambi, etc. you can afford to have someone in the lineup who is strictly defense. I also know that Molina can't catch constantly, but im perfectly fine putting Moeller in there every 5th day to catch Raz. So they got a player that doesn't really help at all and give up Farnsworth who has been amazing this year. He has looked like Joba from late last year/early this year. Well ok, so not to the point where he goes like 17 innings without giving up an ER, but still. He was pitching great as the 8th inning guy to get it to Mo. Im guessing they're gonna give the ball to Veras now?

Word is Hughes is making good progress and could be ready to return soon, but Wang is still a while away. He just got the cast off his foot and is in some kind of boot know, and still 6-7 weeks away from returning. The original September 1 is most likely not going to happen, but Girardi thinks they'll have him back before the end of the regular season. Pavano is also making progress, and apparently some teams are interested in him at the deadline. I think once Hughes is healthy and looks good they need to bring him up and get rid of Ponson, keep Raz in there. Then once Wang comes back that's when I'd take Raz out, although I'd keep him in the pen for the playoffs like they did with I think Kennedy last year. Pettite/Joba/Mussina/Wang/Hughes is a great rotation imo.


They got Pudge to bolster the offense in the catcher spot. I definitely agree that Molina has done a fantastic job as a catcher, but he hasn't been able to fill that offensive drop when we lost Posada. Just check out these numbers for Pudge over the last few months. His offensive numbers have been excellent.

Even though I was a Farnsworth fan(that's pretty rare lol), I still understood that move by Cashman. We have a plethora of solid bullpen relievers to fill in the gap for Kyle. We just received Damaso Marte; Edwar has become a solid weapon much like Kyle(even better numbers actually), Veras has been solid all season, and we possibly have Bruney, who was having a great season prior to his downtime, coming back to the pen.

Oh yea, I just have to comment on how I loathe seeing Ponson take the mound. There hasn't been a Yankee pitcher I have less confidence in than I do in Ponson whenever he's to come in to pitch. He's just been lucky in his past starts with us with the offense giving him a break. Guy needs to be replaced ASAP!

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