Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Yankees"

The meaning of "Yankees" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does The Yankees are playing The Dodgers
The Yankees are playing with The Dodgers
The Yankees are playing a basketball game with The Dodgers mean?
A: The first one is correct. “Play” means “compete” here. The Yankees and the Dodgers are baseball teams that are competing against each other.

When you talk about competitive games or sports, you say “The Yankees play The Dodgers” or “The Yankees play against the Dodgers.”

Using “with” sounds like they are on the same team, not competing. Change “with” to “against” in both the sentences you created, and they will sound correct.
Q: What does "the Yankees already had a center fielder. " mean?
A: It's a joke.
"B" is saying that, the reason why they chose Law as their career, is because (their next best choice - of being a professional baseball player) was already taken.

This sort of remark is funny, because person "B" is probably completely un-sporty, and he/she would never, ever have been the Yankees' centre fielder anyway.
Q: What does "the Yankees already had a center fielder. " mean?
A: In this context person B is joking by saying he wanted to be a center fielder for the Yankees ( 中堅手 ) but the position was already taken

Synonyms of "Yankees" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Yankees are the best! and Yankees is the best! ?
A: "Yankees are the best!" but now I am laughing because I learned what yankee means in Japanese. :D

Translations of "Yankees"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Yankees
A: You say it like this :)

Other questions about "Yankees"

Q: The Yankees scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning and gained a three‐run lead over the Mets. Does this sound natural?
A: It is perfectly natural my man 👌
Q: Please show me how to pronounce The Yankees are competing against cavs now.
A:
The Yankees are competing against the Cavs right now.
Q: I'm trying to make the Yankees cap more famous than a Yankee. Does this sound natural?
A: I think it's sound natural.
Q: 1. I wonder if there’s a Yankees game today.
2. I wonder if there’s a game of the Yankees today.
Does this sound natural?
A: In my opinion, 1 sounds more natural than 2.
Q: I think it's a toss up between Yankees and bluejays. Does this sound natural?
A: It's fine, but I would change it to "the Yankees" and "the Bluejays"

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