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Posted by: am523 on Dec 14, 2010 at 07:57:18 PM

So Cliff Lee spurns Yankees money for the City of Brotherly Love and the Yankees' 2011 season goes from destiny to destitute? The first pitch hasn't been thrown yet. And although pitches thrown by Cliff Lee this coming season will be in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform, we have to look on the bright side, he'll be making life harder for teams in the National League...not for us.

The prevailing (but not overwhelming popular) thought now is that the Yankees will trade highly regarded prospects and major league-ready players to the Royals for Zack Greinke, anxiety disorder and all, and see if he can bounce back from a disappointing 2010 season where he compiled a 10-14 record with a 4.17 ERA.

Less popular a thought is bringing old pal Carl Pavano back to the Bronx.

But why is the

Posted by: am523 on Aug 11, 2010 at 07:33:22 PM

These 69-43 Yankees, the squad with the best record in the Majors, on the surface still look like the team to beat with only Andy Pettitte sidlined (Nick Johnson doesn't even count as a member of this team). But there's an underlying feeling like they're a modern-day version of the SS Titanic with its GPS system malfunctioning.

Since the day after the trade deadline, when newly acquired players Lance Berkman, Austin Kearns, and Kerry Wood donned the Pinstripes, the Yankees are a hideous 3-6. During that span, they had actually lost sole possession of first place to the Rays, gained it back despite losing 4 of 7 games to the Blue Jays and Red Sox, lost last night's road opener to the AL West leading Rangers, and today see their division lead at an uncomfortable 1 game over the Rays.