Sept. 27th: The New York Yankees have clinched the American League East. A long journeyùabsolutely. However, to say it was a long time comin', would be an understatement. You see, this team is special. Throughout the course of the year, the Yankees have done everything right. From spending money, to hearing criticism of the new stadium, and their decisions overall, the Yankees have defied many odds, and have once again, reigned supreme.
Just one year removed from closing out the old stadium with a win, yet no postseason berth, the Yankees began '09 early, feeling the need to feed the beast. The Red Sox & Rays had reigned supreme one year prior, and were coming back with a vengeance. Brian Cashman was quoted as the possibility of signing CC Sabathia, AJ Burnett & Mark Teixei ...
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Article written by Rob Coloney