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Luke Voit Injury Update

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  New York Post/Getty Images After missing the last month and a half due to knee surgery from a left meniscus tear suffered during spring training, the reigning MLB home run king approaches his 2021 debut in Tampa next week against the Rays. His presence could provide an extra jolt to a Yankees lineup that has shockingly struggled to begin the season. Luke Voit finished the 2020 regular season with an MLB leading 22 home runs, a slash line of .277/.338/.610, and an OPS of .948 which is comparable to the red-hot Giancarlo Stanton. A New York roster lauded for its outstanding depth from the 1 to 9 spots in recent years can't seem to get any production outside of the top of the lineup. Especially from the first base spot that has seen a rotation of DJ LeMahieu, Mike Ford, and the now retired Jay Bruce, with the latter two combining for a paltry .100/.086/.267 and 6 RBIs, to 20 strikeouts. Even if Voit cannot repeat his 2020 pace, anything is better than what the Bombers have gotten so

Weekly Preview: NYY vs. HOU 5/4 – 5/6, NYY vs. WAS 5/7 – 5/9

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  Fresh off a weekend sweep against the lowly Detroit Tigers, the Yankees welcome the Houston Astros to the Bronx in a long-awaited rematch.   This will be the first time since the 2019 ALCS that the two teams have faced off against one another, the first time since the Astros were caught cheating during their 2017 World Championship campaign, and the first time fans will be in attendance to hopefully boo the ever living shit out of them.   Following the three-game set against the Astros, the Yankees will wrap up their homestand with a weekend series against the Washington Nationals.

Weekly Preview: NYY @ BAL 4/26 – 4/29, DET @ NYY 4/30 – 5/2

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Photo credit: Lineups.com After a weekend series in Cleveland leaves the Yankees record at 9-12, they will be traveling to Baltimore for a four-game series. Immediately following that, the bombers head back home to take on the Tigers in a three-game set.   The Yankees took three out of four in a much-needed winning series against the Indians, their first since their second series of the season the last time they saw the Orioles.   The bats have looked better, the pitching is more consistent, and it looks as if the Yankees may finally be turning a corner from their historically bad start. However, this is just the start as the next 7 days present two must-win sets if they want to keep themselves on a winning path against two squads the Yankees beat out on paper.   Here’s what the next two series of the season will look like…   NYY @ BAL: Game 1: Monday, April 26, 2021  – Yankees @ Orioles | First Pitch 7:05 PM | TV: YES Network, MASN Deivi Garcia (0-0, -.-- ERA) vs Matt Harvey (1-1, 5.1

Opinion: It’s too soon for the sigh of relief, but the Yankees can only go up from here

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This Offense is Abysmal

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The Yankees offense looks f***ing dead. Every single one of them. Even DJ LeMahieu, the Yankees’ best hitter by leaps and bounds, is in the middle of an uncanny stretch of bad hitting. Of the Yankees every day starters (Higgy is 4-for-13 for a .308 avg  and also Tyler Wade is 1-for-3 apparently lol ), the three highest batting averages are: DJ (.277), Gio Urshela (.276), and Aaron Judge (.268). The next highest… Gary Sanchez with a .200 average, unless you want to count Brett Gardner as every day, in which case the next highest is a .214 average (which props up the team average of .205). And that isn’t even a knock on Gardy, who still puts up Gardy at-bats whenever he’s in the lineup (plus, of his six hits, two of them are doubles) or Gary, who I think has actually put up some really nice at-bats; and, of the team’s 17 grounders into a double play (tied for 3 rd worst in the league), he has grounded into zero (also Gary has walked 7 times and has a .321 OBP, which is third among every

Weekly Preview: ATL @ NYY 4/20-4/21, NYY @ CLE 4/22-4/25

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Weekly Preview: NYY @ TOR 4/12 – 4/14, TB @ NYY 4/16 – 4/18

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Sunday's late rally overshadow a growing cause for concern

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  Don’t let Sunday’s gritty come-from-behind win fool you. This Yankees team is still highly flawed and until they can prove otherwise, should not be counted on to win more games like they did on Sunday.

Series Preview: NYY @ Rays 4/9 - 4/11

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  We are approaching the end of our first full week of the 2021 season now as the Yankees have completed two series against the Jays and Orioles. While the results have been mixed and at times very frustrating to watch, the Yankees are sitting at 3-3. They now head to Tampa, to face the team that eliminated them from last year’s playoffs. The Rays are coming off of six straight games on the road to open the season and just finished getting swept by the Red Sox in three fairly non competitive games earlier this week. A strong weekend could vault the Yankees into first place in the early goings of the season, lets take a look at the matchup. Credit: ESPN

Series Recap: NYY vs. BAL 4/5-4/7

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After a not-so-fun opening weekend against Toronto, the Bombers have turned it around a little bit, taking two of three from the red hot Baltimore Orioles this week. The Yanks finally started to get the bats going, with some big contributions from Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton. Pitching was strong as well all around, with possibly Gerrit Cole’s best start in pinstripes on Tuesday.