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Abe Vigoda is dead, Howie Kendricks is signed, and Hal Steinbrenner lost $30,000 gambling on baseball cards.

This week, the Yankee Code Red Terror Alert finally ended. Howie Kendricks finally signed with the Dodgers.It's over. The kidney stones passed. Count your toes. Bring the kids up from the basement. And count the kids. Remember: There are things worse than death, and there are things worse than going a winter without a free agent... things such as, well, signing Howie Kendricks...

Dissecting recent Steinbrenner comments on state of the Yankees

New York Yankees principal owner and managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner spoke with reporters Wednesday at the Owners’ Meeting about the state of the Yankees as spring training approaches. He covered a few topics of which I’ll dissect a bit here. Payroll steadiness Hal SteinbrennerPhoto credit: Jeffrey Putnam via FlickrSteinbrenner has not relented on the notion that the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

As Mets strengthen their grip on NY, the Yankees do what comes naturally: They pass on Cespedes

Wednesday, Hal Steinbrenner made a rather comical remark to reporters while entering the Bohemian Grove East conference of the Loyal Order of Illuminati, aka the MLB owners' meetings. Food Stamps suggested the Yankees might still be in on free agent Yoenis Cespedes because, "You never know with the Yankees. We've surprised people in the past." Quickly, cheerleader squads across...

Yankees plan to honor David Ortiz during last game in N.Y.

The New York Yankees will set aside their rivalry with the Boston Red Sox for one night this season. Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner spoke to reporters in Florida on Wednesday and told them the club plans to honor David Ortiz during his final series at Yankee Stadium. The retiring designated hitter will make his last trip there with the Red Sox from Sept. 27 to 29. “I am sure...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes to Yankees? Hal Steinbrenner's surprising answer

Cespedes is still looking for a team as Mets vie for his services Watch video Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner may have sent Mets fans into a short freakout Wednesday. That's because Steinbrenner left open the possibility that the Yankees could swoop in and sign Yoenis Cespedes.   "You never know with us," he said at the Owners...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dear Hal Steinbrenner, here is a free agent you can pass on (but wait... he might be cheap!)

Former Test opener Kieran Powell, who last played for the Windies in June 2014, is in Bradenton, Florida, preparing for a tryout day at the IMG Academy on January 13, in which he will showcase his batting and fielding skills in a bid to be signed by a Major League Baseball franchise... Powell, 25, has played 21 Tests, 28 one-day internationals and and one Twenty20 international...
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Fans jubilant, as Hal Steinbrenner unveils intricate 10-point 2016 Yankee Action Plan

Yesterday, Hal "I'm Not Cheap" Steinbrenner granted a brief, papal toe-kissing session with selected scribes from the unwashed masses. I imagine Blofeld petting a cat, while everybody sits nervously over the shark tank. During the meeting, the heir owner outlined his 10-Point 2016 Yankee Action Plan:1. Don't sign anybody to an expensive contract.2. Avoid expensive free agents.3....
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Hal Steinbrenner: Yankees not 'afraid to spend money'

The Yankees still are the Yankees.   While this offseason has been relatively quiet for New York, the Bronx Bombers still could make a splash before Opening Day. Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner maintained Wednesday that the team has spending limits, but he also didn’t close the door on dishing out cash to improve the club. “We’re still the New York Yankees, all you guys...
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hal Steinbrenner blames himself for New York Yankees offense

The 2014 season for the New York Yankees was without-a-doubt different from seasons in the past. Within months of the first half of the season key players like CC Sabathia and Ivan Nova were injured and out of the game. The Yankees suffered a major loss in July when it was learned 25 year-old Masahiro Tanaka wouldn’t make another appearance for the team until spring training, and...
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Hal Steinbrenner, mostly unfiltered

New York Yankees managing general partner and co-chairperson Hal Steinbrenner had a marathon radio interview on ESPN Radio 98.7 FM’s The Michael Kay Show Wednesday afternoon. In it he answered each and every question thrown at him by Kay and co-host Don LaGreca. Most of the questions were answered to the fullest with very few vague or non-committal responses.During the 20-minute...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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