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Tag archive for ‘New York Yankees’

New York writer’s idea of Beltran to Yankees shot down

An unrealistic trade proposal sending Carlos Beltran to the New York Yankees apparently cooked up by a New York Post writer was rejected by the St. Louis Cardinals.

Could Pujols’ situation end up like Jeter’s?

Bad feelings remain in New York even after a new deal with Derek Jeter was done. Could the same thing happen in St. Louis with Albert Pujols?

Pujols in Boston and La Russa 2.0

Calling out a pair of interesting articles about the St. Louis Cardinals star player and his former teammate (along with his current manager, sort of).

Would La Russa and Torre have been the Yankees’ dream team?

Joe Torre recounts the story of how the Yankees wanted him as GM and Tony La Russa as manager back in October 1995. Imagine how the MLB landscape might have changed.

When chasing dollars lead to regretted outcomes

There may be something for Matt Holliday to learn from this week’s Johnny Damon saga and a similar story from over two decades ago.

Cardinals lessons from Teixeira, the Yankees and stealth mode

Can the St. Louis Cardinals learn anything from a dissection of the New York Yankees’ 2008 pursuit of Mark Teixeira?

Lohse and Pettitte – One timed it right

Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte turned down a deal earlier in the off-season and had to settle for potentially less later on. Cardinals hurler Kyle Lohse may have done precisely the opposite.