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    Well, we keep discussing Yankee matters in topics that are player specific so i thought to open a thread that is more team oriented.
    First of all great free agent signings. We addressed our greatest need which is the rotation with 2 ace like starters in CC and AJ. Also bringing Andy back was the smart thing to do especially at the price tag we got him.
    Joba should be a starter no question about it. he has electric stuff and will be anchoring our rotation in the future. I hope Wang comes back from injury without any major issues as we know usually pitchers coming back from long rehabilitations struggle.

    Rotation:
    1) CC Sabathia
    2) AJ Burnett
    3) Chien M. Wang
    4) Joba Chamberlain
    5) Andy Pettitte

    Pen:
    Edwar Ramirez
    Jose Veras
    Damaso marte
    Brian Bruney
    Phil Coke
    Mariano Rivera


    As far as the line up goes the major addition is Texeira. We needed a big time 1B to cover up the void left by Giambi and we got not only a premiere hitter but a first class defender as well. Put him on the 4 slot behind A-Rod and the lineup gets a major bust of confidence. Hopefully Damon will be able to be his old self and perform well as a lead off hitter. jeter should be our number 2 hitter. From 5 and up it is really up in the air. Possada should be back, hopefully Cano can bounce back from his down year as well. Nick Swisher should be a great insurance policy in the outfield where i would keep Damon platooning with melky at center and Nady and Matsui in the corners with Swisher filling in here and there.
    The line Up:

    C Jorge Posada (Batting 5th)

    SS Derek Jeter (Batting 2nd)
    1B Mark Texeira (Batting 4rth)
    2B Robinson Cano (Batting 6th)
    3B Alexander Rodriguez (Batting 3rd)

    LF Xavier Nady (Batting 7th)
    RF Nick Swisher (Batting 9th)
    CF Johny Damon (batting 1st)

    DH Hideki Matsui (Batting 8th)

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    Hughes in rotation

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    hope this team feels good taking over and now playing on what was once a child's playground.

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    the greatest stadium built for any sport of alltime
    yeah, childs playground

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    so let me guess, you must not live anywhere near Yankee Stadium?

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    Originally Posted by jpz17
    Hughes in rotation
    He got rocked last year, needs more time to prove himself again, and now with Pettite we have a set rotation with him and Joba.

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    Anybody get any tickets yet for this year?? Anyone got anything in mind? I deff want to hit up both new stadiums this year in the inaugural season.

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    There is no reason to go to Citi Field. I repeat there is no reason to go to Citi Field.

    Children play ground or not this is indeed the best stadium billions can buy. I am pretty sure they will find a place for kids to play.

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    Yankees vs Mets in new yankee stadium

    Mets vs Yankees in citi field

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    Yankkes vs Red Sox in new yankee stadium

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    anyone here read that new book by Torre?

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    Originally Posted by Giants89FLY
    Anybody get any tickets yet for this year?? Anyone got anything in mind? I deff want to hit up both new stadiums this year in the inaugural season.
    Yea man I'm seeing the Texas Rangers and Yankees in the new stadium on June 3.

    Yankee tickets are so much money so the best games to go to are teh Ranger, Rays, Orioles, games etc....its not even worth going to a Yankee/Boston game...the cheapest ticket is a bleacher ticket for like 60 bucks.

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    ima deff cop me some tickets.

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    Originally Posted by DaTPRiNCE
    ima deff cop me some tickets.
    Hey DatPrince...this site really helped me visualize were my seats would be and is great when finding Yankee tickets.

    Its a virtual view of how every single seat would look if you were actually sitting and watching the game to check what seats are really better than others, so you don't get screwed when you go to the game.

    Check this out while your choosing tickets...i guarantee it will help you out.

    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    And when looking at tickets just find the games that go for $13 cheapest tickets and you can get a good seat for around 80 and up.

    If the Yanks face a good team your almost throwing money away.

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    thanks Paul ima def be getting yankee tickets i wanna tell m kids and grandkids i went to the inaugural season at new yankee stadium.

    i could get some tickets for free too so ima take advantage of that

    you know what sucks i had tickets to the game Arod hit the gamewinning grandslam vs. the Orioles but i didnt go cause i was busy.......damn that sucks lmao

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    Originally Posted by DaTPRiNCE
    thanks Paul ima def be getting yankee tickets i wanna tell m kids and grandkids i went to the inaugural season at new yankee stadium.

    i could get some tickets for free too so ima take advantage of that

    you know what sucks i had tickets to the game Arod hit the gamewinning grandslam vs. the Orioles but i didnt go cause i was busy.......damn that sucks lmao
    If that happened to me then i'd blow off any other busy things I have to do for a Yankee game in the future lol

    Hey if u can get free tickets, go for it. Just that they are probably bleacher seats.

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