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After Modest Start, Yankees Now Tied Atop AL East

The complaints about this Yankees team are finally starting to subside. So far in May, the Yankees are 10-2, beginning May with an eight-game winning streak. Gleyber Torres has immediately shown that he’s the player the Yankees hoped they were getting when they traded Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs in 2016. In 20 games so far with the Yankees, Torres is hitting .319 with … Continue reading After Modest Start, Yankees Now Tied Atop AL East

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Smooth Transition to Majors for Gleyber Torres

photo credit:AP This week in Yankees news: Gleyber Torres has arrived. The centerpiece of the trade that sent Aroldis Chapman temporarily to the Cubs, Torres is already making his impact felt in the Yankees lineup. After being sent down to Triple-A to start the 2018 season, Torres hit .347 in 14 games. The lukewarm play of Tyler Wade made the Yankees decision to call up … Continue reading Smooth Transition to Majors for Gleyber Torres

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Severino Dominates Astros in Complete Game Shutout

photo credit:Patrick Gorski/Icon Sportswire Just the other day we were mentioning that Luis Severino could possibly win the Cy Young this season. He took a major step toward that goal on Wednesday, shutting down the defending World Series Champions for nine innings. Severino needed only 110 pitches to hand the Houston Astros their second consecutive loss. He allowed only one walk and five hits while … Continue reading Severino Dominates Astros in Complete Game Shutout

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Luis Severino Even Better in 2018

photo credit:Charles Wendelberg As difficult as it is to imagine, Luis Severino is actually even better than he was last season. After Severino finished last season third in Cy Young voting, there’s usually not much more a player can do to improve upon that. Severino clearly has found some areas that he can get better, as evinced by his excellent start in 2018. After finishing … Continue reading Luis Severino Even Better in 2018

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Gary Sanchez Starting to Look Himself Again

After an ice-cold start to the 2018 season, Gary Sanchez is starting to come around. He has hit five home runs in his last eight games, along with 12 RBIs. Over those eight games, Sanchez is 8 for 30 with 7 extra base hits for a slugging percentage of .800. In addition, Sanchez is now on pace for 50 home runs on the season. Here’s … Continue reading Gary Sanchez Starting to Look Himself Again