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Yankees Game 22: Blowout in Boston to take the series

New York Yankees 14 — Boston Red Sox 5 The Yankees came out hot and finished strong in tonight’s blowout in Boston. In the first inning, the Yankees got the first two outs before birthday boy, Carlos Beltran, hit a laser to shortstop Xander Bogaerts that deflected off him for an error. Alfonso Soriano would […]

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Roster Moves and Some Quick Notes on Nova

In the wake of the the Michael Pineda suspension, the Yankees now have a bigger need for more pitching. This afternoon they made some moves accordingly. The team has optioned SS Dean Anna and relief pitcher Preston Claiborne down to Triple-A Scranton. To fill the empty spots they have signed right handed pitcher Bruce Billings […]


Yankees game 22 lineup: 4/24/14

The Yankees and Red Sox square off in the rubber match tonight from Fenway. After last night’s pine tar drama, CC Sabathia will get the start against Felix Doubront. You can check out a preview of tonight’s game here. Game time: 7:10 pm ET – Fenway Park – Boston, Mass. TV: YES, MLB Network Radio: […]

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Pineda punished for pine tar

Michael Pineda will pay the price for getting caught red handed. MLB just announced that the 25-year-old righty will be suspended 10 games for using pine tar in his start last night against the Red Sox. He originally drew attention to himself back on April 10 when cameras noticed a substance on his hand in […]

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Yankees @ Red Sox (4/24/14)

The rubber match in Boston has CC Sabathia (2-2, 5.19 ERA) on the mound against Felix Doubront (1-2, 5.48 ERA). The big lefty faced the Sox on April 11 and kept them scoreless through five innings before they erupted for a four run sixth, with two homers. He had some struggles to begin the season but he […]


Pineda Admits to the Substance

UPDATE: Pineda and Cashman’s post game video below With two outs in the 2nd inning Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell came out of the dugout and asked home plate umpire Gerry Davis to check Michael Pineda for a foreign substance. Davis immediately wiped the side of Pineda’s neck and determined there was a ‘mystery’ […]

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Yankees Game 21: Substance fueled loss

New York Yankees 1 — Boston Red Sox 5 A game muddied up by a mark on the neck of Michael Pineda took place in Fenway Park. Like the Boston Red Sox pulled up a mirror of last night’s game, leadoff batter with a triple, Grady Sizemore opened the game like the Yankees did yesterday. […]

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Yankees game 21 lineup: 4/23/14

The Yankees square off against the Red Sox again, as Michael Pineda takes on John Lackey in the second of three from Fenway. Jacoby Ellsbury, who had a great homecoming last night, will try once more to stick it to his old team. You can check out a full preview of tonight’s game here. Game […]

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Yankees @ Red Sox (4/23/14)

Well, the shows over folks. Jacoby went back to Fenway and was electric, time to focus on the rest of the series. Michael Pineda (2-1, 1.00 ERA) squares off against John Lackey (2-2, 5.25ERA) in game two. Pineda has been sharp through his first three starts for the Yanks. He has pitched six innings in each […]

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Vidal Nuno Gets the Rotation Spot for Now

After yesterday’s bad news about Ivan Nova, the New York Yankees have a hole in the rotation to fill. But manager Joe Girardi said last night that Vidal Nuno will be the man to fill that hole, at least for now. “He’s our fifth starter.” said Girardi. The young 26-year-old left hander has earned the […]

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Yankees Game 20: Tanaka, offense dominant in series opener

New York Yankees 9 — Boston Red Sox 3 Jacoby Ellsbury made his Fenway Park debut as a New York Yankee and Masahiro Tanaka made his Fenway Park debut tonight. To no surprise, Ellsbury, batting leadoff, was met with a mixed reaction of cheers and boos from the Fenway faithful. The former Red Sox center […]

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Yankees Game 20 Lineup

Its a little late, but here is tonight’s lineup. You can view the full preview here. Game time: 7:10 pm EST – Fenway Park  TV: MY9/MLBN (REGIONAL BLACKOUT) Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran DH Alfonso Soriano LF Mark Teixeira 1B Brian McCann C Yangervis Solarte 3B Ichiro Suzuki […]

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Surgery Recommended for Nova

  Ivan Nova had a second round of tests yesterday conducted by Yankee team doctor Christopher Ahmad. The MRI has concluded a partial tear in the UCL of his pitching elbow, and surgery has been recommended. If and when Nova decides to have the Tommy John procedure, he could be out for 12-18 months. As […]


Ellsbury joins a distinguished list

Tonight’s Yankees-Red Sox game will have a little extra juice to it. Not only because Masahiro Tanaka will make his first start at Fenway, but because Jacoby Ellsbury will make his return to the place he called home for seven years. He isn’t the first high-profile player to switch his red socks for pinstripes, and […]

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David Robertson Expected to be Activated Today

UPDATE: Robertson has officially been activated Yankees closer, David Robertson is healthy and ready to go. The team has made room for Robertson on the roster by optioning Bryan Mitchell back to Double-A Trenton. The 29-year-old reliever has been on the shelf with groin strain since April 7th. He pitched in an extended spring training game […]


Yankees Could be the Next Team to Play Down Under

BronxPinstripes Exclusive: Could the New York Yankees be the next team to play in Australia? Looks that way. After the success of this years opening day series played at the SCG between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks, MLB is looking to do it again in four years. According to reports from Australian news […]

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Yankees @ Red Sox (4/22/14)

Masahiro Tanaka (2-0, 2.05 ERA) will lead Jacoby Ellsbury and the Yankees into battle against Jon Lester (2-2, 2.17 ERA) and the Red Sox. Tanaka will get his first taste of the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry in his fourth career start. He has been terrific so far, setting a club record with 28 K’s in his […]

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Yankees Game 19: Anna watches the win in

New York Yankees 5 — Tampa Bay Rays 1 (12 Innings) On Easter Sunday, the Yankees took 12 innings to decide a pitcher’s duel in Tampa Bay. After two ugly losses, the Yankees didn’t know what to expect from the spot start of Vidal Nuno. All they knew was that he worked fastand threw strikes. […]

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Yankees game 19 lineup: 4/20/14

Happy Easter! The Yankees hope to come away with a win in the series finale today, which would give them a split in the four-game set. Vidal Nuno gets the start against Cesar Ramos, as Mark Teixeira returns to the lineup. Check out a full preview of today’s game here. New York Yankees (10-8) Jacoby […]

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UCL Tear Spells Bad News For Nova

UPDATE: Nova has been placed on the 15-day DL Elbow injuries are no laughing matter, and Ivan Nova would agree. After an MRI late last night, Nova has been diagnosed with a partially torn UCL in his elbow. He said he felt a ‘pop’ after he threw his final pitch last night. The ulnar collateral […]