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92 Responses to “LoHud Yankees chat begins at noon”

  1. Hassey January 4th, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    just wanted to beat Blake

  2. The Return of Stoneburner January 4th, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    Buster Olney ?@Buster_ESPN
    As we’ve seen, the Braves do have surplus pitching to deal, if Arizona was looking for a talent-based trade, rather than specific position.

    1h Buster Olney ?@Buster_ESPN
    Texas a good fit for Upton — but not perfect, because the lineup is so RHed. Atlanta could be a better fit, from the team’s perspective.

  3. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    “just wanted to beat Blake”

    Are you angry it him or is it a fetish thing?

  4. Hassey January 4th, 2013 at 12:04 pm

    no anger, no fetish – just testing my own speedy two finger typing skillz

  5. austinmac January 4th, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    Not a lot of Yankee talk about Upton. In fact, none by anyone but folks like us. Juan Rivera is far more likely.

  6. Ys Guy January 4th, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    there was a time years ago when people all raced each other to post ‘first’ in a new comment first. until pete started banning people who did it.

    hope that’s not gonna start all over again.

  7. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    I wonder if Upton would waive his no trade to the Mariners. Just because we haven’t heard anything about Upton doesn’t mean we aren’t asking. Although again, I think we would overpay something pretty bad for him.

  8. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    That Pete…

  9. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    I didn’t complete the thought, but I almost think Mariners-Backs deal might have been done already if not for Upton’s NTC to Seattle. Any new Braves rumors, Blake?

  10. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    Pruf, those Maine teams, Sioux teams, and some of the Minn teams were really something. The hockey down here isn’t as prevalent. At least you have Princeton nearby. But Ivy’s in the past haven’t been that good, except for Harvard and Cornell of course. I prefer Hockey East to ECAC…
    ///

    Well, we’re not going to make anyone forget the WCHA/CCHA/Hockey East.

  11. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    Pruf, Cornell and Yale are in the top 20 right now, but…

  12. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    Repost:

    J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    LOL, Shame. Considering some of his antics, and the kind of rebellious remarks he is known to make, Cash seems like he’s 14 at times.

    Seriously, my main issue with Brian Cashman is his horrendous self-scouting of talent, and his blindspots when assessing his own team; the latter seemingly compounded by a kind of naive fascination, and simplistic interpretation, of the value of “pitching”, and the kind of silly, in a vaccuum power he gives mere language – as in the tantalizing “No. 2? stuff. He doesn’t seem to deal in the nuances of reality, just insists on some idealization like some wannabe, who watches from afar how the real players shake and move.

    My other problem with him is, he’s just, as G.Love put it, a toad. He ran down Posada and played Machiavellian games with him; he discredited Ian Kennedy’s excellent season with pejorative comments – completely unnecessary – he used Melky’s PED fiasco as an “aha! We were right he’s a 4th OF (which just makes him look dumb on Melky TWICE)…. he’s a guy who seems to have become unspooled. I actually feel sorry for him.

  13. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 12:25 pm

    I would love to see Posada get an important job in this organization. He’s smart and he’s passionate.

  14. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 12:27 pm

    fem – I responded in the last thread.. don’t want to post it here because I hate reloading the chat posts.

  15. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    Rich, I’d love to see Posada get a job in the org. But wonder if he is too opinionated for that crew. Imagine him butting heads with Girardi… Not sure what their “real” relationship is. Ditto, Posada-Cashman.

  16. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 12:31 pm

    Shame, I will skate backwards to the previous thread and have a look. :)

  17. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    yf, Yes, Cashman’s (and probably Girardi’s) departure would be a condition precedent to getting the right people back.

  18. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    Rich & YF,

    Would love it, too. Agree, fem, that this current group might deem him an intimidating presence. Funny, they didn’t mind lining their pockets from the kind of success his attitude brought them. Yanks want YES men (pun intended).

  19. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Posada’s quote regarding Cashman’s treatment of him said it all:

    “That’s the way he operates now.”

  20. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 12:37 pm

    Wow, I am getting indigestion from revisiting that Jorge business.

    Time to walk the imaginary dog.

  21. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 12:39 pm

    Anyone watch the YES Baseball Tonight? Anything worthwhile regarding the prospects? I saw that they were doing something on the Yanks MiLB.

  22. Hassey January 4th, 2013 at 12:43 pm

    Cashman will angle to hire Posada just so Cash can glimpse Mrs. Posada around the office more often

  23. Bo knows January 4th, 2013 at 1:05 pm

    The best bod money can buy.

  24. Nick in SF January 4th, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    “AndrewMarchand Hitting coach: I wish I had 25 Cervellis espn.go.com/blog/new-york/…”

    They would need a bigger parking lot.

  25. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 12:39 pm

    Anyone watch the YES Baseball Tonight? Anything worthwhile regarding the prospects? I saw that they were doing something on the Yanks MiLB.

    ————-

    It was a pretty good special, mostly because I need a sports fix. They talked Heathcott and trades for Upton and Giancarlo. I think we posted some quote in the thread before Swish’s creeptastic pictures.

  26. Nick in SF January 4th, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    Marchand’s story:

    It took Francisco Cervelli a month to get over the pain of being sent down last spring training. But it left some residue, which might not be a bad thing.

    Cervelli is determined to win the Yankees’ starting job this season. While pitchers and catchers may not have to report for another 37 days, Cervelli said on Sirius/XM’s MLB Network he is already in Tampa.

    With Russell Martin in Pittsburgh, the Yankees’ starting catching situation is a two-man battle between Cervelli and Chris Stewart.

    Joe Girardi may eventually just have a less traditional 1 and 1A setup, but Cervelli wants to win the job outright — and he wants it badly. Austin Romine will need to show the rust is completely gone after missing nearly all of ’12 with a bad back and. So while it is not impossible, it is unlikely he breaks camp with the big club if Cervelli and Stewart are healthy.

    Former Yankee catcher and current Triple-A hitting coach Butch Wynegar believes in Cervelli, who hit .246 with two homers and 39 RBIs in ’12 for Scranton. Cervelli’s OPS was .657.

    “I wish I had 25 Cervellis,” Wynegar said.

    Wynegar talked about Cervelli’s infectious attitude — his trademark smile and grit.

    “There is no doubt he is a big league catcher,” Wynegar said. “My only thing is offensively.”

    Sometimes Wynegar said Cervelli tries to hit for too much power and he is not a power hitter. Wynegar stressed the old adages of going up the middle and the other way.

    “That is true for 95 percent of hitters,” Wynegar said. “It is especially true for him. The kid can hit.”

    Cervelli, who will turn 27 by the time the season starts, had terrible luck in ’12. If Romine’s back was fine, Brian Cashman would not have felt the need to trade for Stewart to improve the catching depth in the organization. If Cervelli hadn’t had minor league options, he likely would have been the choice over Stewart as Martin’s backup.

    None of that happened, but by ending up in Triple-A Cervelli got more playing time than Stewart or Romine, which might lead to him being better positioned to be the everyday catcher in ’13.

    “I’ve always been a believer that good things come out of bad things,” Wynegar said.

  27. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:20 pm

    I thought an interesting piece was when Sherman discussed Nunez.. saying he doesn’t understand why he isn’t get 3B time in Winter Ball basically. Pointed out Youk isn’t likely to last there full time.

    We’ll see what happens.. my bet is they let Nix play there over Nunez. I don’t get how Nunez’s D can be that much worse than Youk’s.

  28. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    Cervelli is determined to win the Yankees’ starting job this season.
    ///

    We may see Jorge handing the torch to…. Cervelli.

    Brian Cashman, many thanks pal.

  29. blake January 4th, 2013 at 1:24 pm

    Id rather have 25 Mike Trouts

  30. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    Adams should be the one in the wings when Youkilis goes down.

  31. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    “Wynegar talked about Cervelli’s infectious attitude — his trademark smile and grit. ”

    —————–

    “That’s Cervelli.” – Cervelli

  32. Nick in SF January 4th, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    The identity of the catcher three seasons after Posada caught is another crime against Posada?

    They will truly stop at nothing to slight the proud, fiery Jorge Posada.

  33. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    “Wynegar talked about Cervelli’s infectious attitude — his trademark smile and grit. ”

    —————–

    “That’s Cervelli.” – Cervelli
    ////

    Well, he can’t really trumpet his great bat and glove, can he?

  34. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:29 pm

    I’m assuming everyone saw Rex’s tattoo? I hope GLove comes back around so I can ask if he thinks Jones has a Cowboy tattooed on his… ah well, I’ll just wait for GLove before I speculate lol.

  35. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    Bubba Crosby, anyone? At least Cervelli’s roots for the right national soccer team. ;)

    Shame, they don’t want Nunez to get hurt before they trade him in an overpay package for Upton. ;) My whole family went to NYU and to NYU Law; I am the anomaly. Did all my schooling in enemy territory, wearing a Yankee cap, and doing a lot of commuting, of course. But there is still time for another graduate degree. :) Thanks for the info on the YES show, btw. I have always watched anything and everything “Yankee.” Since breaking my ankle, however, I am not in a room with a TV. So, I tend to only watch things I can get on the internet… except for an occasional WJ game… But I should be healed in time for April 1, Trenton OD. :)

  36. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    *Cervelli

  37. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    That the catcher following Posada has no identity is an indictment of Brian Cashman.

    Sorry, that was for the freshmen.

  38. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    “Id rather have 25 Mike Trouts”

    I would “settle” for the Yankees having one…

  39. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    Half a Trout.

  40. Nick in SF January 4th, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    The catcher that followed Posada was actually named Russell Martin. I think he was with the NYY for a couple seasons.

    Sorry, that was for everyone who forgot that the catcher that followed Posada was actually named Russell Martin.

  41. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    1/3 of a Trout! :)

  42. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    the catcher that followed Posada was actually named Russell Martin.
    ///

    Whoooo??

  43. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    Heathcott as a significant fraction????

  44. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    Quarter Trout.

  45. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    We forgot because according to Cash, his last name was Munson. :roll:

    1/5 Trout?

  46. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    1/5 Trout, 4/5ths imitation crab, we’re good to go.

  47. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    Pruf, living down the street from Nassau Seafood, couldn’t you get the real thing? Just sayin’. ;)

  48. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    We forgot because according to Cash, his last name was Munson. :roll:
    ///

    Oh, yeah! Sure, that guy. Think he got lost on the Interstate or something.

  49. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Anything enlightening on the chat? Jets hire an OC yet? We get a RF?

  50. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Rich, I’d hope so.

  51. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    YF, only if Dave Cameron stamps it, first. :D

  52. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    If Chad is right about Jeter I don’t see how they could give him the Bernie treatment.. Bernie really fell off. If Jeter delivers like he did in 2012, they won’t be able to strong arm him in negotiations. He was coming off a bad year when he signed the new deal. He might actually end up with more leverage this time around..

  53. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    All this talk is making me hungry for something genuine and ethnic.

    Bye for now. :D

  54. Nick in SF January 4th, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    Mr. Prufrock wins on indignation points, but yankeefeminista wins on emoticon usage. Together, unbeatable.

    Sorry, Mr. Cashman, I couldn’t earn my paycheck today.

  55. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:42 pm

    Nope, didn’t see Rex’s tattoo. Should I? Is it a Yankee interlocking NY?

  56. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:42 pm

    Oh, sorry Nick, didn’t Cash tell you? Your services will no longer be needed.

    Budget cuts :(

  57. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    Shame

    If Jeter’s 2013 season is comparable to his 2012 season, he has all the leverage. He had very little the last time around.

  58. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    Did you guys see this video of a 3 year old girl explaining why the referees in the Outback Bowl are stupid? It’s kind of amazing. So proud that new female sports fans are born every day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v....._embedded#!

  59. Nick in SF January 4th, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    No, Mr. Prufrock, I think they cut down on fax paper too. Woe is me.

  60. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    fem – Glad to hear you’re healing well.. I said earlier I might need to break my personal rule of not frequenting the area referred to as ‘central Jersey.’ This year, the time may have come.

    (I’ll still spit on something while I’m there. Just because it’s ‘central Jersey.’)

  61. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    Well, your Yankee credit card may not work at the Dim Sum House. You may want to bring a back up.

  62. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    I just wanted to live like Samantha Jones for a few years…. I am paying for it dearly, but mission accomplished ;)

  63. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Nick, I didn’t realize my many emoticons count when all of them except one weren’t relevant to that discussion, and were mostly in my posts to Shame. However, if they are part of the game, then by all means, let’s include this one: :twisted:

  64. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    Shame, try us, you might like us :D

  65. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    YF, you certainly are a powerful gal. :D

  66. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    The tat is of his wife… in a Sanchez jersey :shock:

  67. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    Shame, I hope it was worth it. How do you afford hockey games?

  68. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    Oh no.. now we’re all being really emphatic..

    The blog does look classier this way, though.

    Rich – Jeter is going to end up having a great year and enjoy paying the FO back in kind.

  69. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    Holy Italicized City, Batman! I blame Posada.

  70. Nick in SF January 4th, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    The intentions were there, but the results sub-optimal.

    Sounds familiar.

  71. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Shame

    The problem is that because of their budgetary mismanagement, the competitiveness of the team could suffer because of the so little payroll flexibility. That could be mitigated, of course, if a ton of their prospects take quantum leaps of development this year.

  72. blake January 4th, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    I’m not even sure I want 1 Cervelli let alone 25 of them…..

  73. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    Pruf, not powerful enough to change it back. ;)

    Nick, whose intentions? Cashman’s? :)

  74. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    Cervy can be our mascot; now that attendance is down, he is just the kind of cheerleader we need.

  75. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    Shame, I hope it was worth it. How do you afford hockey games?

    ——————

    I’m afraid to share on the blog, might offend the faint of heart :twisted:

    Actually, you can get game day tickets for $10 at The Rock. Pretty awesome. I’m lucky too, NYU has ticket discounts on Yankee games so even though they’re usually bad match ups I can go for like $10-15. Mets tickets go for $6. Once they figure out how to get a bar code on a smart phone and use that to scan at the gates (for electronic tickets on StubHub), I could probably go cheaper by holding out until the last minute. I’m still hurting from treating my dad to a postseason game, but it was the one we won thanks to Raul so it was worth it.

    Mems <3

    (My drunken friends – they went to Penn State so the adjective is appropriate – used to get smashed and cry about 'mems' or 'memories' as they are more commonly known. I still giggle when I say it.)

  76. Nick in SF January 4th, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    Not Cashman’s, unless he’s taken over your account too, yankeefeminista.

  77. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    Shame, try us, you might like us :D
    ————–

    I like you plenty, but only when you’re accurate – everything south of Essex County is South Jersey just like everything above the Bronx is ‘upstate New York!’ Seriously, you people from Westchester need to get over it…

  78. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    Cervy can be our mascot; now that attendance is down, he is just the kind of cheerleader we need.
    ///

    I concur! He is perfect in that role!

  79. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    Just saw the tattoo. Not a big deal, imo. As an non-Jet fan, I think Sanchez can still be a good QB. He just needs better weapons and a scheme built around his skillset. Oh and kudos to Rex. That surgery paid off for him.

  80. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    “I’m lucky too, NYU has ticket discounts on Yankee games”

    NYU!!!!

  81. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 2:00 pm

    Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Shame

    The problem is that because of their budgetary mismanagement, the competitiveness of the team could suffer because of the so little payroll flexibility. That could be mitigated, of course, if a ton of their prospects take quantum leaps of development this year.

    ——————

    Agreed.

    If they had anyone remotely close in the system at SS, it’d be different.. I get why Chad is comparing it to Bernie but it’s not really like that at all. They sort of looked bad the last go round with Jeter, and people might not be so quick to forget how awesome last year was even if he doesn’t quite match his numbers this year. I think a giant chunk of the fanbase really wants to watch him try and chase down Rose, however much of a reach that might be.

  82. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 2:00 pm

    I like you plenty, but only when you’re accurate – everything south of Essex County is South Jersey just like everything above the Bronx is ‘upstate New York!’ Seriously, you people from Westchester need to get over it…
    ///

    Yo, Mercer County, I. Besides, we have Nassau Street Seafood…and soon, Slade Heathcott. We’ve even named a street after him in our neighboring Kingston :)

  83. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    Shame

    To me it’s about what a player has left. Bernie didn’t have much. There was a reasonable fear that Jeter might be headed down the last time around. To date, he has proven the doubters (*raises hand*) wrong. If that were to continue in 2013, I see no comparison to Bernie at all.

  84. J. Alfred Prufrock January 4th, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    Rich, Sanchez has, to a certain extent, been Joba’d, in the sense of being set up to fail.

    I’m out.

  85. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 2:03 pm

    Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    Just saw the tattoo. Not a big deal, imo. As an non-Jet fan, I think Sanchez can still be a good QB. He just needs better weapons and a scheme built around his skillset. Oh and kudos to Rex. That surgery paid off for him.

    ——————-

    Oh I don’t think it’s a big deal.. especially not as big of a deal as the Daily News made it out to be. I might trade Romo for Sanchez straight up lol.

    But that tat is awful… not good work at all. You’d think with all that cash he could find a better artist. Besides the aesthetics, I do think it’s weird a head coach in the NFL would get a specific jersey on his body….. Rex might be coaching another team fairly soon.

  86. yankeefeminista January 4th, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    Rich, Sanchez has some issues, but that offensive line hasn’t helped and his receivers are young or taxi squad dudes with Holmes out and the too late arrival of Braylon. Did you also attend NYU?

    Post Rex’s tat, please.

  87. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    “I’m lucky too, NYU has ticket discounts on Yankee games”

    NYU!!!!

    ————-

    I forgot you were an alumnus as well, right Rich?

  88. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    You’re right, Shame. It looks like he did it himself.

    Maybe he has thought that he and Sanchez are tied at the hip in terms of their career paths?

    But yeah, it’s low level creepy.

  89. Rich in NJ January 4th, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    Correct, Shame!

  90. AAA January 4th, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    Just saw the tattoo. Not a big deal, imo. As an non-Jet fan, I think Sanchez can still be a good QB

    ==================================

    Are we 100% sure Rexy’s wife isn’t wearing a Ray Lucas jersey in that tattoo?

  91. Shame Spencer January 4th, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    Here’s the tat: http://www.nydailynews.com/spo.....-1.1232856

  92. UnKnown January 4th, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    “For him to say that was a slap in the face of every Yankee fan.”

    Unfortunately, some fans LIKE to get the sh*t slapped out of them. That Cashman quote won’t bother them a bit.

    Once again Hal is banking on foolish fans like this otherwise he knows he is screwed.


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