Game 134: Ellsbury Home Run Ties Series

Phil Hughes (4-5) and the Yankees were unable to keep the lead after a four-run 6th in tonight’s 9-5 loss. The Yankees trailed 4-1 after 5 innings thanks to a two-run home run to center field by David Ortiz. However the Yankees offense supported the Hughes four-run 6th that included a misplay by right fielder […]

Where has the rivalry gone?

Jeter and Pedroia greet each other before a game in New York.

  A popular sports radio topic in Boston this week has been where has the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry gone?  It’s true, when you think about it.  The two teams set a standard from 2003 to 2004, when not only did the they meet in the Championship Series in consecutive years but also fought over off-season […]

Yankees Expected to Promote Montero

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The Yankees are expected to promote prospect Jesus Montero when rosters expand Thursday. Finally. Montero is currently having his best month of the season with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, batting .308/.370/.604 with eight homers and a .974 OPS. The Yankees likely won’t test him behind the plate, but he should get some at-bats as the designated hitter […]

Game 133: CC Toughs Out Win

A 128-pitch effort by CC Sabathia got him to silence the talk of his winless season against the Red Sox in a 5-2 victory. The bottom of the lineup backed up the ace of the Yankees staff as Francisco Cervelli delivered a long home run out of Fenway Park over the Green Monster and Eric […]

Series Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox

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A game and a half back of the Red Sox is where the Yankees find themselves as yet another three game series is set to begin in Boston. More important than the gap between the two teams, is the dominance the Red Sox have had over the Yankees this season so far owning a 10-2 […]

Game 132: Swisher Backs Garcia’s Return

Freddy Garcia made a successful return from the disabled list and earned his 11th win of the season by going 6 innings and allowing just 1 run on 2 hits. David Robertson gave up his first home run this season but Mariano Rivera helped shut the door on a 3-2 victory. The star of the […]

Yankees Jeter Likely Out Several Games

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With the way Jeter is swinging the bat lately, this is a very big blow to the Yankees as they prepare for the Boston Red Sox series.  Nunez will have to shoulder the load at short, and step up his defensive play! According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Yankees believe Derek Jeter (knee) […]

Game 131: Bombs Away

In tonight’s 8-3 victory, the Yankees lived up to their Bronx Bombers nickname. The Yankees hit a total of 5 home runs tonight including back-to-back-to-back home runs in the 6th. The big bat was swung by MVP-candidate Curtis Granderson who hit his 37th & 38th home runs to take the ML-lead. The back-to-back-to-back home runs […]

Game 130: Colon Outdueled in Game 1

Single runs in the 7th and 8th inning gave the Orioles the 2-0 lead and the win in a pitcher’s duel between Bartolo Colon and Zach Britton. The first run to score came on a single by Vladimir Guerrero and when the pitchers are throwing zeroes, one run usually wins it. The Yankees managed 4 […]

Game 129: A.J. Continues Awful Season

With Hurricane Irene approaching the northeast, the millions prepare for rough days ahead. Unfortunately for the Yankees fans, the rough games that are A.J. Burnett starts continues to torture us as we fall to the Baltimore Orioles 12-5. A.J. Burnett was left out to give up 9 runs on 9 hits in 5 innings because […]

Series Preview: Yankees vs Orioles

NYYvsBALT

As Hurricane Irene rolls up the east coast, the Yankees bats made some thunder of their own ending the in the series finale against the Athletics. They look to take their offensive juggernaut into Baltimore this weekend as they take on the Orioles and the weather. Friday’s game looks as if it will have no […]

Game 128: Grand History

In a game that started with a 7-1 deficit, many Yankees fans were discouraged and turned away. Those that stayed, witnessed MLB history as the Yankees emerged victorious with a ridiculous score of 22-9. The Yankees had Phil Hughes start today’s afternoon game and he was not good. Hughes lasted just 2.2 innings and surrendered […]

Game 127: Coco Crushes Yankees

For a team that came in with half the number of home runs as the Yankees, they sure swing the bat well. After rookie first baseman Brandon Allen hit two home runs yesterday, Coco Crisp flexed the same muscles, with a two home run game tonight. Coco Crisp took CC Sabathia deep in the first […]

Game 126: Rally Falls Feet Short

Nick Swisher started the Yankees offense in the 8th inning with a three-run home run to cut a 6-0 deficit in half. He also had the opportunity to drive in the last runs needed for a walk-off victory but fell short at the warning track in a 6-5 loss to open the series against the […]

Series Preview: Athletics vs Yankees

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Since 2008 the Yankees have won 14 of 16 games against the Oakland Athletics, including two of three earlier this season. For Yankees fans, it is good news to see that the Yankees will start a three game series tonight against the Athletics in the Bronx. The Pinstripes will hand the ball to Bartolo Colon […]

Game 125: Nova Throws 7 For #13

Following A.J. Burnett’s poor outing, Ivan Nova continues to impress. Nova got his 13th win of the season and 9th win in his last 10 starts. He managed to use his slider effectively when in jams and kept the Twins off the scoreboard. The Yankees first got their first run on a sacrifice fly from […]

Game 124: Typical Burnett

In a 9-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins, A.J. Burnett dealt with a bit of a poor strike zone but poor control and placement of pitches led to another bad outing. The Yankees starting pitcher went 1.2 innings and many of his pitches were hit hard for a total of 7 runs on 5 hits […]

Game 123: Hughes, Martin Stepping Up

With Freddy Garcia going on the disabled list, an impressive start by Phil Hughes would definitely be encouraging and a little more complicated for Joe Girardi, in a good way. Phil Hughes did just that in an amazing way. Hughes went 7.2 innings and gave up just 2 hits, a solo home run in the […]

Garcia to DL | Yankees Add Laffey

MINNEAPOLIS — The Yankees claimed left-handed reliever Aaron Laffey off waivers from the Mariners on Friday, after Laffey had been designated for assignment earlier in the week. Laffey will join the club Saturday, and will take the roster spot of Yankees starter Freddy Garcia, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list — retroactive to […]

Game 122: Home Runs Make An Impact

In an 8-4 victory, the Yankees benefitted from 3 home runs and the reversal of a Minnesota one. Mark Teixeira hit a home run tonight and Nick Swisher went back-to-back with Andruw Jones. In the 1st inning, Justin Morneau hit a two-run home run that was looked over on instant replay and was announced as […]