Colin Loughran

Colin Loughran

Hopeful Journalist. Avid sports fan.

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - OCTOBER 21: Jurickson Profar #10 of the San Diego Padres reacts after being called for a strike on an attempted checked swing during the ninth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in game three of the National League Championship Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 21, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Why Jurickson Profar makes sense for New York Yankees

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 11: Harrison Bader #22 of the New York Yankees reacts as he walks back to the dugout against the Cleveland Guardians during the fifth inning in game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on October 11, 2022 in New York, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Can Harrison Bader be the Yankees’ modern day Chuck Knoblauch?

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ST PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 22: Jose Trevino #39 of the New York Yankees celebrates a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on June 22, 2022 in St Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Kevin Sabitus/Getty Images)

Jose Trevino’s framing saved Yankees in Games 1 and 4 of ALDS

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 23: Wandy Peralta #58 of the New York Yankees reacts after getting the final out of a game against the New York Mets at Yankee Stadium on August 23, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Why Yankees’ Wandy Peralta could be an October X-Factor

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 18: Oswaldo Cabrera #95 of the New York Yankees hits a single in the seventh inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on August 18, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Which members of Yankees’ youth movement will be long-term pieces?

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 03: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrates after hitting a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 1-0, clinching an American League Wild Card spot at Yankee Stadium on October 03, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by New York Yankees/Getty Images)

Aaron Judge’s HR chase makes contract issue a case study in Yankees’ pride

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 23: Frankie Montas #47 of the New York Yankees in action against the New York Mets at Yankee Stadium on August 23, 2022 in New York City. The Yankees defeated the Mets 4-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees recent pitching performances show an honest October preview

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Gleyber Torres #25 of the New York Yankees reacts after hitting a home run against the Chicago Cubs during the fourth inning at Yankee Stadium on June 10, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

How Gleyber Torres can help the Yankees’ offense

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 02: Clay Holmes #35 of the New York Yankees looks on while pitching during the ninth inning of Game Two of a doubleheader against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium on June 02, 2022 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees won 2-1. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Did the trade deadline actually help the Yankees’ bullpen?

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JULY 19: Andrew Benintendi #16 of the Kansas City Royals bats during the sixth inning of the 92nd MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard on July 19, 2022 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)

Yankees adding Andrew Benintendi to bottom of order is just good baseball

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 13: Gerrit Cole #45 of the New York Yankees in action against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2022 in New York City. The Blue Jays defeated the Yankees 6-4. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Gerrit Cole needs a dominant second half to save Yankees legacy

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 06: Jameson Taillon #50 of the New York Yankees throws a pitch during the top of the seventh inning of a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on September 06, 2021 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Dustin Satloff/Getty Images)

Don’t count out Yankees’ struggling Jameson Taillon just yet

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 22: Jose Trevino #39 of the New York Yankees throws the ball to first to get out Steven Kwan of the Cleveland Guardians to end the third inning at Yankee Stadium on April 22, 2022 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Are Jose Trevino and Kyle Higashioka a nuanced catching duo for Yankees?

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Clint Frazier #77 and Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees run onto the field during the eighth inning of a game against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium on June 24, 2021 in New York City. The Yankees defeated the Royals 8-1. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Why this Yankees’ homestand vs Angels, Tigers could prove critical

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TAMPA, FLORIDA - MARCH 30: JP Sears #92 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays in the fourth inning during a Grapefruit League spring training game at George Steinbrenner Field on March 30, 2022 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

JP Sears’ outing vs Orioles a sign of Yankees’ pitching dominance?

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