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  1. AL's defensive winter moves

    Mark Simon

    Today, Buster Olney rated the top defensive teams in the majors. We thought we'd take the time to look at the offseasons for each team from a defensive perspective. Here's our American League look. AL East Blue Jays: The transition from J.P. ...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  2. W2W4: Yankees in the All-Star Game

    Mark Simon

    A look at the All-Star storylines involving the Yankees' representatives in tonight's game. The end for Mariano Mariano Rivera was named to his 13th All-Star Game, the second-most of any pitcher in major league history, trailing only Warren Spahn...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  3. Countdown: 8 days to spring training

    Mark Simon

    Mitch Stringer/Icon SMIBrett Gardner can be counted on to play good defense in 2013.The Yankees fan is not used to being in a state of worry. But given the team's relative inaction this offseason, worry seems to be the way of the day as spring tra...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  4. Orioles return to Gold Glove glory

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesMatt Wieters, J.J. Hardy and Adam Jones were rewarded for their defensive prowess this season. The Baltimore Orioles returned to winning in 2012 and they returned to their successful past in putting a trio of players on the Gold Glove wi...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  5. Teixeira and Cano rewarded for golden 'D'

    Mark Simon

    Getty ImagesRobinson Cano and Mark Teixeira were terrific defensively in 2012. The Gold Glove Awards voters provided a couple of Yankees with some consolation on Tuesday night. After losing out last season, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira and...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  6. W2W4: ALCS Game 3

    Mark Simon

    For a closer look at some of Joe Girardi's lineup decisions heading into Game 3, check out our article from Monday. Phil Hughes Matchups To Watch Hughes has a couple of trouble spots to deal with in the Tigers' lineup. Keys to Victory Hugh...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  7. Inside Girardi's Game 3 decisions

    Mark Simon

    Joe Girardi has some interesting decisions to make regarding his lineup for Tuesday night when his team faces Justin Verlander. Let's take a stat-based look at five of them. What would you do in these cases? Share your thoughts in the comments sec...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  8. W2W4: ALCS Game 2

    Mark Simon

    Hiroki Kuroda Stats To Watch Kuroda will be making his first career start on three days' rest. He had no-decisions in both starts against the Tigers this season, allowing five runs and 17 hits in 13 1/3 innings. The Tigers had some good fortune a...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  9. W2W4: 2012 ALDS Game 1

    Mark Simon

    Almost all of Robinson Cano's hits vs the Orioles this season have come on outside pitches. CC Sabathia Stats To Watch The slider that makes Sabathia such a tough pitcher worked great for him in his last three appearances this season, netting him 2...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  10. W2W4: Yankees vs. Red Sox (Oct. 1)

    Mark Simon

    Clay Buchholz Stats to Watch Buchholz is 0-3 in his last six starts, but has decent numbers -- a 3.38 ERA, a 1.20 WHIP and a .224 opponents' batting average. Alex Rodriguez (.409 BA, 2 HR in 22 AB) and Robinson Cano (.435 BA) both have very good ...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  11. W2W4: Yankees vs. David Price

    Mark Simon

    David Price has specific means of attacking the Yankees' best lefties.David Price has pitched 105 1/3 innings against the Yankees in his career. They'll see him for the 17th time in the last four seasons on Friday, matching the most they've seen any ...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  12. W2W4: Yankees at White Sox (August 21)

    Mark Simon

    Ivan Nova Stats to Watch Nova has lost three of his last four decisions and is walking into a favorable hitter's park in U.S. Cellular Field having allowed 22 earned runs in his last 23 1/3 innings. However, he's made four starts against the Whit...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  13. W2W4: Yankees at Royals (Monday)

    Mark Simon

    Getty Images/Al Bello Facing a right-handed pitcher who throws 95 miles-per-hour could be the one thing that slows Curtis Granderson down. The Royals will send such a pitcher to the mound on Monday A.J. Burnett What2Watch4 Perhaps the Royals wil...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  14. Teixeira, Cano have small hole to close

    Mark Simon

    AP Photo/US PresswireRobinson Cano and Mark Teixeira haven't matched their past standards defensively so far in 2011 Things are going pretty well in Yankeeland at the moment, with nine wins in 12 games since Derek Jeter went down with his calf injur...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  15. Comerica trends troublesome to Yankees

    Mark Simon

    Comerica Park is not always a friendly place for the Yankees. The Yankees, who start a series there at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN tonight, are 21-22 all-time at Comerica Park. They hit .195 in four games there last season, losing three of them, though they...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  16. The numbers behind a catch and a just-miss

    Mark Simon

    US Presswire/Getty Images Nick Swisher came up just a bit short on a game-saving catch attempt, but Brent Lillibridge (right) was able to celebrate after his clutch defensive performance. You might remember on April 5 when Delmon Young had his ...

    Blog | April 28, 2011