Chicago White Sox v New York Yankees

Preview: Yankees at Blue Jays (8/29/14)

#454249810 / gettyimages.com Chris Capuano (0-2, 4.21 ERA) is still hunting for his first win in pinstripes, he will try against Mark Buehrle (11-8, 3.41 ERA) and the Blue Jays. Capuano’s last start was a quality one against the White Sox. He went six innings allowing three runs. His Yankees debut was against the Blue on July 26, he took a […]

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

Yankees game 132: Tigers walk off to take series

New York Yankees 2 — Detroit Tigers 3 Yankees cannot escape ninth inning jam in series finale. The Yankees turned to Hiroki Kuroda today and he would pitch a good game despite giving up the first run of the game in the second inning after a pair of singles and a sacrifice fly by Alex […]

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

Yankees game 132 lineup: 8/28/14

After punishing David Price last night, the Yankees will now feast their eyes on rookie Kyle Lobstein, who will be making his second appearance in a big league game, with today marking his first career start. Hiroki Kuroda is on the mound for the Bronx Bombers. Game time: 1:08 pm ET – Comerica Park – […]

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Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/28/14)

Hiroki Kuroda (9-8, 3.94 ERA) faces Kyle Lobstein (0-0, 4.76 ERA) in the final game in Detroit. Joe Girardi called Kuroda’s last outing “gutsy.” He threw six ” innings against the White Sox allowing two runs on five hits while striking out six in the win. “He’s a guy that we’ve tried to make sure he gets the extra […]

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Tanaka throws sim game, potential early September return

The Yankees are eyeing a possible early mid-September return for their injured ace Masahiro Tanaka. This morning he threw another successful simulated game today that included all of his pitches, and looked pretty comfortable out there. He threw a 49-pitch outing to infielder Brendan Ryan, who actually batted from both sides of the plate according […]

Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees

Command and Sinker Will Be Key to Hill’s Success

With Matt Thornton claimed off waivers by the Washington Nationals, the Yankees have found themselves a new lefty arm out of the bullpen. Journeyman lefthander Rich Hill, who was signed by the Red Sox, released by the Red Sox, signed again by the Red Sox, purchased by the Angels, released by the Angels, and signed […]

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

Yankees game 131: Third inning hit parade fuels the win

New York Yankees 8 — Detroit Tigers 4 An unbelievable third inning was enough for a Yankees win. Despite getting a pair of hits in the first inning against David Price, the former Rays pitcher now Tigers pitcher would strike out three to keep the Yankees off the scoreboard. It would take the lefty 28 […]

Chicago White Sox v New York Yankees

Yankees game 131 lineup: 8/27/14

The Yankees will try to get back on the winning track after seeing their five-game win streak snapped last night. Brett Gardne returns to the lineup and hits eighth, most likely because he’s 2-for-20 career wise against Tigers starter David Pric. Shane Green will go for the Yankees. Manager Joe Girardi has said the following […]

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Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/27/14)

After dropping game one of an important series, Shane Greene (3-1, 3.17 ERA) is on the hill against David Price (1-1, 2.35 ERA). Jose Abreu took Greene deep in the first inning for a three run homer in his last start. He shook it off and limited the damage throwing five innings. “It’s one of those nights where he […]

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

Yankees game 130: Ellsbury is the offense in loss

#454227604 / gettyimages.com New York Yankees 2 — Detroit Tigers 5 Most of the Yankees offense was absent in a series opener in Detroit. After an hour rain delay, the Yankees and Tigers would begin their game. After a scoreless first inning, Brandon McCarthy would have a problem finding the strike zone in the second. […]

Cincinnati Reds v New York Yankees

Yankees game 130 lineup: 8/26/14

With their win streak at five and the days ticking away on the calendar, the Yankees find themselves in Detroit to take on the Tigers – the team that stands between them and the second wild card spot currently occupied by Seattle. Brandon McCarthy will try to build upon his newfound success as a Yankee […]

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Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/26/14)

  The Yankees continue the push for the playoffs as Brandon McCarthy (5-2, 1.90 ERA) takes on Rick Porcello (14-8, 3.10 ERA) in a pivotal matchup in Detroit. McCarthy had his best outing of the season his last time out. He threw a four hit shutout against the Astros, racking up eight strikeouts in his longest start […]

New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

Yankees game 129: Eight runs make it five straight

#454156596 / gettyimages.com New York Yankees 8 — Kansas City Royals 1 The Yankees had to make a stop to visit the Royals and make up a rain out. Against Royals pitcher James Shields, an error of his own doing would prove costly. After two scoreless innings, Ichiro Suzuki would hit a ground ball back […]

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

Yankees game 129 lineup: 8/25/14

Coming off a sweep of the White Sox, the Yankees find themselves in Kauffman Stadium to take on the Royals for one game – a makeup from a postponement on June 9. Today marks the beginning of a “make or break” stretch for the Bronx Bombers, as they will face the Tigers and division rival […]

Houston Astros v New York Yankees

Pineda looks to continue trend

When Michael Pineda‘s shoulder was deemed 100 percent healthy in Spring Training, the Yankees had visions of him making 30 plus starts for them this year – finally returning to the All-Star stature that opened eyes in Seattle. Instead, they’ve been forced to be patient with him again, as a suspension and subsequent injury sidelined […]

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On This Day in Yankees History: 2011

August 25, 2011. After an 89 minute rain delay the Yankees finally take the field at the stadium to take on the Oakland A’s. Phil Hughes is on the mound and Rich Harden is up for the A’s. The lineup for the Bombers is: Jeter DH Granderson CF Teixeira 1B Rodriguez 3B Cano 2B Swisher RF […]

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Preview: Yankees at Royals (8/25/14)

The Yankees start a pivotal match up with the AL Central leading Royals. Michael Pineda (2-2, 2.05 ERA) matches up against James Shields (12-6, 3.28 ERA) in game one at Kauffman stadium. The Yankees received a solid six inning performance from Pineda his second time out off the DL against the Astros. He gave up two earned […]

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Yankees game 128: Pinch hit McCann completes the sweep

Chicago White Sox 4 — New York Yankees 7 (10 innings) The Yankees had a tough task to overcome but it took extra innings to complete the sweep. The Yankees would have to overcome Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale to complete the sweep. Chris Capuano had the tough task of trying to match zeroes […]

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Yankees game 128 lineup: 8/24/14

The Yankees have their brooms out for a potential sweep, but ace Chris Sale stands in the way. Manager Joe Girardi will go with an almost all-righty lineup, giving Jacoby Ellsbury, Brett Gardner and Brian McCann the day off. Chris Capuano will start for the Bombers. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – […]

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Yankees game 127: Prado stays hot in special day win

Chicago White Sox 3 — New York Yankees 5 On this special day for the manager of the dynasty years of the Yankees, the Yankees continue the winning ways. Hiroki Kuroda started today’s game and would give up the hits but rarely the big hit. A pair of doubles in the second inning but the […]