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  1. Should you cheer or boo Robinson Cano?

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Robinson Cano finished in the top six in the American League MVP vote in each of his final four seasons as a Yankee. He won five Silver Sluggers as the best hitting second baseman in the AL. He earned two Gold Gloves. In 2012, he was s...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  2. Whatever happened to Eric Duncan?

    Andrew Marchand

    In the 2005 Arizona Fall League, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto and Adam Jones participated, but none was named the MVP. Nope, that honor went to the Yankees' 2003 first-round pick, Eric Duncan. Duncan seemed cut out of a Jack Armstrong storybook. A Yanke...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  3. Girardi: Sori playing like an MVP

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- If Alfonso Soriano were to continue his home run pace with the Yankees over 162 games, he would finish with nearly 61 in a season. As it is, in his 32 games as a Yankee, Soriano has 12 homers, 35 RBIs and six stolen bases. "He's playi...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  4. 2013 All-Star Game -- Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees pitches ...

    Andrew Marchand

    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera pitched a 1-2-3 8th inning in his final All-Star Game appearance.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 7, Blue Jays 2

    Andrew Marchand

    WHAT IT MEANS: The Yankees are on the verge of sweeping the Blue Jays. Robinson Cano is working on his MVP credentials. And David Phelps is making his case to stay in the rotation. By the way, the Yankees own the Jays. They are now 8-1 against the...

    Blog | May 18, 2013
  6. Is Mo writing the best comeback ever?

    Andrew Marchand

    This past NFL season, a 36-year-old Peyton Manning shook off four neck surgeries and the rust of a year off to nearly win the MVP. In the NBA, Michael Jordan won three championships, spent almost a full season away and came back at 31 years old to...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  7. Mariano Rivera's return: Better than Michael Jordan, Mario Lemieu...

    Andrew Marchand

    Mariano Rivera's return may be the greatest New York comeback of all time.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  8. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 4, D-backs 2

    Andrew Marchand

    WHAT IT MEANS: The Yankees (7-5) are two games above .500 for the first time this season and Robinson Cano is making an early-season case for MVP consideration. HONORING JACKIE: With all the players wearing No. 42 to honor Jackie Robinson, the ma...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  9. First Pitch: Cano for MVP? Yes.

    Andrew Marchand

    In 2012, Robinson Cano had four RBIs in the first month of the season -- and still finished fourth in the AL MVP voting. That alone tells you how exceptional the remaining five months of '12 were for Cano. In three of the final five months, he had...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  10. Your Yankees MVP is ...

    Andrew Marchand

    ... Robinson Cano. Earlier Thursday, we made it clear Cano should not be ahead of Miguel Cabrera for the overall MVP. But as far as the Yankees' MVP, his numbers cannot be overlooked. A .313 average, a career-high 33 homers and 94 RBIs. His OPS wa...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  11. Cano over Cabrera for 2nd in MVP?

    Andrew Marchand

    That's what Keith Law thinks. Now, I love Law's stuff. For analysis, he is one of the first people I look to in the sport. However, in this case, I can't imagine it. Now, let's be clear from the start, I think MVP voting is way too subjective for ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  12. First Pitch: Is Jeter an AL MVP candidate?

    Andrew Marchand

    In this week's edition of Bombers' Beat, I take a look at whether the Yankees will have enough pitching to hang on in the AL East and into October. I respond to questions about Derek Jeter being an AL MVP candidate, how worried the Yankees should be ...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  13. First Pitch: A-Rod is the biggest concern

    Andrew Marchand

    The biggest concern for the Yankees right now and over the next five years is Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod turns 37 and is simply not the same player he once was. He is not elite or great -- he is just good. And the trend first started after his MVP year of...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  14. First Pitch: What will Jeter end up at?

    Andrew Marchand

    Let's get out of the way at the start: Derek Jeter has been great. You could make a pretty good case that he is the team's MVP so far. But entering last night, he had hit just .256 over his last 21 games and his on-base was just .302 during that s...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  15. First Pitch: What's up with Cano?

    Andrew Marchand

    Robinson Cano is probably the most talented player on the Yankees. He is just 29. When you combine those two traits -- talent plus 29 -- it adds up to what should be a monster year. Prior to the season, I picked him to the win the AL MVP. So, wit...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  16. Bombers Beat: Cano as the MVP

    Andrew Marchand

    In the season opening edition of Bombers Beat, Andrew Marchand expands on his World Series prediction, tells why he thinks Robinson Cano will win the MVP. And Marchand explains why Phil Hughes will be the biggest addition to the staff. However, that ...

    Blog | April 05, 2012