Results for tag: Joe Girardi
Posted by: P.S. Read on Feb 16, 2010 at 08:54:44 PM

Washington DC

By Patrick Read

As a blustery winter-cold blanketed the entire nation in snow—reminding all how bone-chilling cold global warmth can get—the ever expanding Yankee Universe has been once again set ablaze with mounting pressure over what’s come to be known as, “the debate.”

And minions of Phil Hughes E-fans have been chiming in, promoting the idea that he be named a Yankee starter over fellow young teammate and Yankee phenom, Joba Chamberlain .

Someone tell the Hughes fans to be more patient—because in comparison—it is clear that Joba Chamberlain is more starter-ready than Phil Hughes.

Joba has the edge over Hughes in most categories considered important; especially progress, ERA, games started, innings-pitched, team need and

Posted by: P.S. Read on Feb 1, 2010 at 03:03:12 PM

By Patrick Read 

Last year, Brett Gardner demanded Yankee attention during Spring Training while hitting .385 with three fence-clearing home-runs and showing blazing speed effectively making smaller the gaps in the outfield, especially left-center or Death Valley.

And without question, the Yankees will keep a close eye on his play this spring while contrasting it with their newly acquired, veteran-outfielder, Randy Winn.

It was announced last April that Gardner had earned the coveted-title, Yankee centerfielder, edging out promising fan-favorite, Melky Cabrera. And he kept that edge over Cabrera, completing 48 games in centerfield through July’s end as Melky went onto platoon.

“Mr. Speed” impressed fans with his play in the field, racing to cover huge gaps in