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Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (7/25/14)

The Blue Jays come to town for a three game set in an AL East showdown. Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 3.88 ERA) and Mark Buehrle (10-6, 2.86 ERA) get the ball first. Kuroda’s last three outings have been sharp. He held opponents to a 2.79 ERA and .188 batting average in that span. He defeated the […]

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Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano From the Rockies

The Yankees have made another incremental move this afternoon, they have acquired left-handed veteran Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies for cash considerations. Capuano started the season with the Boston Red Sox as the primary long man for them. In 28 appearances he went 1-1 with a 4.55 ERA over 31.2 innings. He was released […]

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Yankees game 101: McCarthy throws another gem in pinstripes

Texas Rangers 2 — New York Yankees 4 The New York Yankees are able to call on newcomers to be key in completing a series win at home. In a Thursday matinee, the Yankees called on Brandon McCarthy to go for the four-game series win over the Texas Rangers. Since joining the Yankees, McCarthy has […]

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Yankees game 101 lineup: 7/24/14

The Yankees look to win their series against the Texas Rangers today in a matinee match-up from the Bronx. Brandon McCarthy gets the ball for New York against Colby Lewis. Derek Jeter gets the day off. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO […]

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Preview: Yankees vs Rangers (7/24/14)

The series with Texas comes to a close with Brandon McCarthy (1-0, 1.42 ERA) taking on Colby Lewis (6-7, 6.37 ERA) in a weekday matinee. McCarthy’s home debut in the Bronx was a success. He threw six innings of one run ball allowing six hits, no walks and an impressive nine Ks, the most since April with Arizona. “It’s […]

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Pineda Making a Final Push to Return This Season

One of the biggest mysteries on a few different levels this season has been Michael Pineda. From his pine tar debacle, to multiple setbacks from his shoulder injury back in late April have kept people wary about any potential return this year or even his status as Yankee going forward. Now for what seems like […]

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Yankees game 100: Rain shortened victory

Texas Rangers 1 — New York Yankees 2 (5 innings) The Yankees game lasts just five innings in victory after heavy winds and heavy rain. The New York Yankees had a tough task ahead of them, going against Rangers ace Yu Darvish. After a scoreless first that featured two strikeouts, the Yankees would get their […]

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Yankees game 100 lineup: 7/23/14

The Yankees will look to carry the good vibes from a walk-off win last night over to tonight’s game as they take on the Texas Rangers in game three of a four-game set. David Phelps gets the ball for New York against ace Yu Darvish. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, […]

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Preview: Yankees vs Rangers (7/23/14)

David Phelps (4-4, 3.87 ERA) will go up against The Yu Darvish (9-5, 2.88 ERA) in the third game against Texas. Phelps started his second half strong, throwing 98 pitches through 6 1/3 innings to hold the Reds to three runs on six hits. He tied his season high seven Ks and hasn’t pitched fewer than six […]

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Yankees game 99: The Chase is on in the Bronx

Texas Rangers 1 — New York Yankees 2 (14 innings) In a marathon affair, the Yankees would need to comeback once to celebrate a newcomer’s debut in pinstripes. For the Yankees, Chase Whitley got the start. His start was a bend-not-break, type of start. In five of the six plus innings that Whitley started, he […]

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Yankees game 99 lineup: 7/22/14

After last night’s error-fest, the Yankees look to bounce back as Chase Whitley takes the hill against the Texas Rangers. Opposing Whitley will be Nick Martinez, making his first start since landing on the DL. The Yankees look to get the bats cracking to help them get back on track in the tight AL East […]

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Yankees Get Chase Headley; Trade Solarte

The Yankees have made their first significant position player deal, they have just acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. In return the Padres will get the struggling Yangervis Solarte and minor league right-handed prospect Rafael De Paula. The Padres will also pay $1 million dollars of Headley’s remaining $10.5 million dollar […]

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About Girardi’s Decision to Leave Shane Greene in Last Night

To use the oft-quoted opening lines from Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Greene’s age of wisdom came with his five and two thirds innings of one-run baseball through his first twenty-two batters faced, and he looked pretty foolish as he made three errors […]

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Have the Yankees Moved on from the Cliff Lee Idea?

Last night the one player that for some strange reason is on the top of every teams shopping list, Cliff Lee made his first outing since landing on the disabled list back in May. But the team we focus on is the New York Yankees and their long time infatuation with the aging left-handed veteran. […]

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Preview: Yankees vs Rangers (7/22/14)

Chase Whitley (4-3, 5.10 ERA) and Nick Martinez (1-6. 5.10 ERA) go for game two in the Bronx. In three July starts, Whitley hasn’t made it past the fourth inning in three of them. He struggled against the Orioles in his last outing, throwing 68 pitches over just 3 2/3 innings giving up three runs. “It’s an […]

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Yankees game 98: Errors and ineffectiveness snaps streak

Texas Rangers 4 — New York Yankees 2 Ineffectiveness at the plate snapped the Yankees three game win streak since the All-Star break. In the first inning, against Texas Rangers’ starter Mils Mikolas, Derek Jeter would be the first base runner through a walk. He would move over to second on a balk and an […]

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Yankees game 98 lineup: 7/21/14

Fresh off a three-game sweep of the Reds, the Yankees will try to continue their success against arguably the worst team in baseball – the Texas Rangers. Shane Greene gets the ball for New York against Miles Mikolas to start the four-game series. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: […]

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Preview: Yankees vs Rangers (7/21/14)

The Rangers come to town with Mike Mikolas (0-2, 10.05 ERA) taking on Shane Greene (2-0, 1.32 ERA) in the first game of four. Greene’s second Major League start was a good one, throwing 7 1/3 scoreless innings against Baltimore for his second win. He held the O’s to just four hits to his two […]

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Yankees game 97: A walk-off completes the sweep

Cincinnati Reds 2 — New York Yankees 3 Unexpected eighth leads to unexpected ninth for third straight win and a New York Yankees sweep. The New York Yankees got three on in the second inning but a strikeout of Mark Teixeira by Johnny Cueto. That would be the one true threat at scoring against Cueto […]

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Yankees game 97 lineup: 7/20/14

The Yankees have their brooms out and are primed to sweep away the Reds. Hiroki Kuroda gets the ball for New York against ace Johnny Cueto. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium  - Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 New York Yankees (49-47) Brett Gardner LF Derek Jeter […]