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Around the Empire: Yankees news - 12/27/16

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A look at deals that certain deals wish they could undo; Clint Frazier talks about what he’s working on during the offseason; Jorge Posada talks to Hall of Fame voters regarding catchers

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Get some glasses on this man, stat!
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Around the Empire

New York Post | Joel Sherman: As the end of the year approaches, a lot of people take time to reflect on the year. In terms of baseball, we take a look back at the year and the players that we watched play. When reflecting on certain players like Jacoby Ellsbury, it’s not a pretty picture. This article takes a look at a few deals that certain MLB teams wish they could take back.

NJ.com | Brendan Kuty: In case you haven’t noticed, Yankees OF prospect Clint Frazier has arms bigger than some individual’s heads. He has posted videos of his workouts sessions and yeah, I can’t do what he can. Here, Frazier talks about other things he’s working on during the offseason.

NJ.com | Brenday Kuty: Jorge Posada, famed Yankee catcher, is on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time this year. In this article, he tells Hall of Fame voters his opinions on voting and his own career. Posada might only be in the Hall of Very Good, or the Parliament of Excellence, but his numbers show that he has somewhat of a case.

Fun Questions

  • What are you most looking forward to baseball wise in 2017?
  • What was the best thing you saw baseball wise in 2016?

Song of the Day

Waking Light by Beck

It’s New Beginnings Week on Pinstripe Alley. This year has not been very good. Will next year be better? Only time will tell. This song from Beck is one of my favorites from him and it definitely fits this week’s theme. As always, please link us your song of the day.