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The parallel rookie campaigns of Oswaldo Cabrera and Oswald Peraza

Cabrera and Peraza have followed diverging paths since reaching the majors. But both players have set themselves up for success.

It’s now or never for this Yankees core to capture glory

It may not exactly be "World Series or bust" but it feels pretty close.

Case Closed: One swing, one superstar, and one night we will remember forever

With one swing of the bat, Aaron Judge gave us a moment we will remember for the rest of our lives.

Even without massive September rosters, teams can still rest players

The drawbacks outweigh the benefits of an expanded roster, and clever roster manipulation brings those same benefits anyway.

Today’s doubleheader highlights benefits of old September rosters

The Yankees play two meaningless games today, and that has this blogger nostalgic for the 40-man September rosters.

The Yankees simply cannot afford to lose Aaron Judge

Aaron Judge is truly irreplaceable.

Aroldis Chapman shouldn’t have a postseason roster spot

After a mostly frustrating season, the longtime closer doesn’t deserve a roster spot.

Nestor Cortes should start ALDS Game 1 over Gerrit Cole

The left-hander has dominated down the stretch while his co-ace has not.

IKF and the mark of a turnaround

IKF has played surprisingly well in the last month, so what can the Yankees make of it?

Judge’s home run chase sets off a furor in the steroid era debate

Sadly, though, this may be an information war fought for decades to come.

How Frankie Montas can find success in the bullpen

The former Oakland pitcher had a disappointing start to his Yankees career, but he may be able to turn himself into a bullpen weapon for October.

Revisiting the Yankees’ trade deadline

Exploring the opportunity cost of one Frankie Montas.

The Yankees are better off without a traditional closer

Manager Aaron Boone is making the right call by not tying anybody to the ninth inning.

AL MVP debate remains heated as the final week of 2022 begins

The Judge/Ohtani saga has been going on for what feels like a millennia. Now that the last week is upon us, has anything changed?

The Yankees are rediscovering their stride at the perfect time

Winning seven in a row was a welcome turnaround from an otherwise forgettable second half.

All eyes are on Aaron Judge

As Aaron Judge chases milestone home run numbers, how much does the attention affect him?

The Yankees bullpen is a walking contradiction

The numbers say the Yankees bullpen is good, but it sure doesn’t feel that way.

Domingo Germán’s fascinating 2022 and his potential playoff role

The right-hander has been surprisingly good since returning from injury, and could contribute in October.

When the end comes for Aroldis Chapman

The seven-time All-Star closer may be jettisoned from the Yankees’ 40-man roster this week.

Yankees shouldn’t bank on Carpenter and Benintendi for the playoffs

Both players are simply running out of time to get ready to make an impact.

Personal recollections of recent Yankees record chases

An Aaron Judge-inspired stroll down memory lane.

Ryan Weber has racked up the miles this season

The veteran righty has bounced between Scranton, the Bronx, and the DFA cannon this season.

The Yankees should use Harrison Bader in left field, not center

As long as Oswaldo Cabrera is in the outfield, the Yankees shouldn’t risk changing his position this late in the season.

What to think about Frankie Montas going forward

The Yankees’ big deadline acquisition has been largely disappointing so far. Where does he rank in the hierarchy going forward?

How to call Aaron Judge’s historic home run

An open letter to the YES crew.

The most intriguing Yankees narratives for the stretch run

Here are some major storylines to keep an eye on over the season’s final few series.

The Yankees are getting key pieces back for their October aspirations

Luis Severino, Anthony Rizzo, and Harrison Bader should all be back in the near future.

Who is the Yankees’ best pinch-runner?

Pinch-running is a quietly important part of the postseason; who among the bench players offers the most upside?

Britton’s potential return could give the Yankees bullpen an edge

There are still hurdles to clear, but the Yankees bullpen could get a major upgrade if Britton returns and quickly finds his form

The cautionary tale of Jordan Montgomery

Monty’s move to St. Louis highlighted the importance of infield defense.

The 2022 Yankees have left us with more questions than answers

More than any Yankee squad during this run of contention, the 2022 Bombers have us feeling uncertain about the future.

Oswald Peraza has earned more playing time

What is the Yankees’ ideal infield alignment for the rest of September?