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Yankees game 16 lineup: 4/17/14

The Yankees look to continue their winning ways as they square off against the Rays for the first of four from Tampa. CC Sabathia will get the start against David Price, a match-up of two high-profile lefties. Check out a full preview of tonight’s game here. Game time: 7:10 pm ET – Tropicana Field – […]

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Yankees @ Rays (4/17/14)

After a successful homecoming, CC Sabathia (1-2, 6.63 ERA) and The Bombers head down to Florida to take on David Price (2-0, 2.91 ERA) and the Rays. Sabathia has been running into a habit of struggling in one bad inning this season. The Yankees were thrilled by his first five innings against the Red Sox on […]

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Yankees Game 15: Pineda completes a clean sweep

Chicago Cubs 0 — New York Yankees 2 After winning the first game in dominant fashion, the Yankees turned to Michael Pineda for the day-night doubleheader sweep. In honor of Jackie Robinson, all players in the league wore the #42 on April 15, the day of Jackie Robinson’s MLB debut. The Yankees night to honor […]

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Yankees Lineup Game 2 Doubleheader 4/16/14

It was worth dealing with the cold weather this afternoon, and I think it will be worth it tonight if you are heading out for game 2 of today’s day/night doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs. Micheal Pineda looks to make good on the mystery substance that surrounded his last outing against the Red Sox. But the […]

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Yankees Game 14: Tanaka dominates the day

Chicago Cubs 0 — New York Yankees 3 After yesterday’s game was rained out, the Yankees turned to Tanaka for the first of two in a day-night doubleheader. Masahiro Tanaka would continue his debut season in the MLB with an interleague matchup with the visiting Chicago Cubs. He would walk one in the first but […]

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Yankees game 14 lineup: 4/16/14

After two much needed days off, the Yankees are back in action as they play the Chicago Cubs in game 1 of a day/night doubleheader. Masahiro Tanaka will get the start against Jason Hammel. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm Weather: COLD Chicago Cubs […]

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Cubs Double Header (4/16/14)

After rain spoiled Jackie Robinson Day, the Yanks and Cubs will play a double header that starts with Masahiro Tanaka (1-0, 3.21 ERA) taking on Jason Hammel (2-0. 2.63 ERA). Tanaka struck out 10 in his Yankee Stadium debut against the Orioles but took a no decision allowing three runs on seven hits. The three runs came off a Jonathan Schoop homer. “If […]

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Mick Kelleher’s Man of the Week – Carlos Beltran

Congratulations to Carlos Beltran on being BronxPinstripes.com Man of the Week for 2nd week of the 2014 season. Beltran was one of the biggest pick-up for the Yankees during free agency in the offseason, landing a 3-year, $45 million contract with the Yankees in early December 2013. Once the signing was official, there was a […]

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Yankees Game 13: Overcome the injuries in win

Boston Red Sox 2 — New York Yankees 3 The Yankees ran into some injury scares on and off the field but a consistent bat continues producing. After a scoreless first inning by Ivan Nova, the Yankees got some strong at-bats against lefty Felix Doubront. Brett Gardner was robbed of extra bases with a over-the-shoulder […]

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Yankees game 13 lineup: 4/13/14

The Yankees go for the series win tonight, as Ivan Nova faces off against Felix Doubront. Derek Jeter, who was out of the lineup yesterday, is out once again. It was announced earlier that Jeter has a tight quad. He is expected to play Tuesday after tomorrow’s day off. Game time: 8:05 pm ET – […]

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Yankees vs Red Sox (4/13/14)

The first Sox series of the season comes to a close with Ivan Nova (1-1, 8.68 ERA) taking on Felix Doubront (1-1, 9.00 ERA). Nova’s two starts of the year have been battles. He survived without his curveball on April 3rd in Houston with the help of four double plays. He wasn’t so lucky against the O’s in New York, lacking both his curve and […]

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Yankees Game 12: McCann, Yankees go deep in win

Boston Red Sox 4 — New York Yankees 7 In the third of four games with the Boston Red Sox, the Yankees bats show signs of the potential expected of them. With two outs in the first inning, Jacoby Ellsbury dropped down a bunt and kept the inning alive and Carlos Beltran did the damage. […]

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The Dean of Swing

Infielder Dean Anna waited a long time. Six years, 1,845 at-bats and hundreds of bus rides to be exact. It was everything he thought it would be, and more. On Thursday night, Anna connected on his first career home run – a solo shot off Clay Buchholz in the fifth to give the Yankees a […]

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Yankees vs Red Sox (4/12/14)

Hiroki Kuroda (1-1, 2.92 ERA) gets his shot at the rival Red Sox and John Lackey (2-0, 1.38 ERA) in game three of four in the Bronx. In the Yankees’ home opener, Kuroda showed signs of his old consistent self.  He went 6 1/3 innings giving up two runs on eight hits and it was […]

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Yankees Game 11: CC struggles in sixth

Boston Red Sox 4 — New York Yankees 2 CC Sabathia would continue to adapt to his lower velocity in his first home start of the 2014 season against the Boston Red Sox. Early on in the game, CC Sabathia looked to have a good idea of how to handle games with his pitches topping […]

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Yankees Game 10: Pineda and the pen dominate

Boston Red Sox 1 — New York Yankees 4 The first start for Michael Pineda in Yankee Stadium as a New York Yankee was against a formidable opponent, the Boston Red Sox. Where Yankees starters have struggled all season, the first two innings, Pineda shined bright. With a quick glove at first for a laser […]

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Yankees vs Red Sox (4/11/14)

CC Sabathia (1-1, 7.50 ERA) gets his first start against the rival Red Sox this year taking on fellow lefty Jon Lester (0-2, 2.51 ERA). Sabathia bounced back from an Opening Day disaster with a better outing against the Jays. He limited them to four runs and seven hits over six innings to pick up […]

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Yankees game 10 lineup: 4/10/14

After losing their first series at home to the Orioles, the Yankees look to bounce back against their fiercest rivals, the Boston Red Sox. The Sox come in for a four game series, which kicks off tonight with righty Michael Pineda taking on Clay Buchholz. Check out a full preview of tonight’s game here. Game […]

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Commence the Rivalry: 2014

  Michael Pineda (0-1, 1.50 ERA) gets the honors of kicking off the rivalry for the 2014 season against Clay Buchholz (0-0, 12.46 ERA) and the Red Sox. The Yanks waited a long time to see Pineda and he gave them a lot to be excited about. He limited Toronto to one run on five hits […]

The Ellsbury factor

When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury, they knew they were adding a guy who could change the complexion of a game in multiple ways. They also knew they’d be taking away an asset from their biggest rival – the Boston Red Sox. Ellsbury was a vital part of Boston’s success over the past seven years, […]