In what is the final scheduled series between the Red Sox and Yankees at Yankee Stadium, the Yanks' playoff hopes are dangerously at stake.
Looking for an outside-the-box idea for the All-Star Game? Make Mariano Rivera the starting pitcher for the American League.
The seemingly ageless Mike Mussina has helped keep the Yankees afloat by being their most consistent starting pitcher.
Through the first five weeks of the season, both the Yankees and Mets have been maddeningly inconsistent.
The Yankees are buying what new manager Joe Girardi has been selling, which is an emphasis on fundamentals and increased face time with the players.
Since Hank Steinbrenner emerged as the new face and voice of the New York Yankees, GM Brian Cashman has become almost invisible.
With Joe Torre out as the Yankees' manager, will his departure affect whether several of the team's potential free agents decide to re-sign or not?
With the Red Sox holding a comfortable lead over the Yankees in the AL East, this week's head-to-head matchup between the teams lacks most of its usual luster.
With a wild-card berth in their sights, the Yankees are willing to gamble on rookie pitchers Phil Hughes and Joba Chamberlain to help get them to the playoffs.
The next two weeks could very well determine whether the Yankees become buyers or sellers at the trade deadline.
While the Yankees generate all the back-page headlines, even in a state of decline, the Mets continue to stockpile wins.
The Yankees have lost six straight, their rotation is a wreck and the bullpen is close to exhaustion. Oh, and the Red Sox are in town.
With the rotation reeling, the Yankees are counting on Phil Hughes to help restore their aura of invincibility.
The Yankees need Carl Pavano to step up, stay healthy and be a productive member of their starting rotation this season.
While the Yankees will be happy to get rid of Randy Johnson, his departure will leave them with more question marks.
The Yanks were close to signing Ted Lilly, but when Andy Pettitte showed interest in returning to the Bronx, it was just too good to be true.