ALDS Series Preview: Tigers vs Yankees

ALDS Preview

After 162 games, the regular season is over and now it is time for the postseason as the New York Yankees head into the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers. The Yankees have claimed their 17th American League East crown as they are set to host the American League Central Champion Tigers in […]

MLB Wild Card: An Epic Collapse

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Game 162: Walk-Off to Walk in to October

The Yankees lose a 7-0 lead when Evan Longoria completed the amazing comeback for the even more amazing comeback to take the Wild Card and make it to the postseason in the final game of the season with his second home run of the night, a walk-off one. The Rays won the last game of […]

Game 161: Defense Leads to Offense

With the Red Sox close win of 8-7 over the Orioles, the Tampa Bay Rays defeat of the Yankees with the score of 5-3 puts them in a tie for the Wild Card as they enter the final game of the regular season.   The Yankees sent Bartolo Colon to the mound with an attempt […]

Game 160: Rays Inch Closer to Wild Card

Robinson Cano couldn’t drive in enough runs as his 2 runs were all the Yankees could get in the 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays as the Wild Card race gets tighter.   Only Robinson Cano could drive in runs off of Tampa Bay starter James Shields as he hit a solo home run […]

Game 159: Sox Win in Extras

With the Red Sox in a state of panic and must-win times, they defeated the Yankees in 14 innings by a score of 7-4.   Jacoby Ellsbury hit two home runs in the first game of the doubleheader and his home run swing showed up late to the second game but his three-run home put […]

Game 158: Burnett Beats Boston

It took ten starts from A.J. Burnett, but he earned the win against the Boston Red Sox in today’s 6-2 victory.   A.J. Burnett started the first of two games in the doubleheader today. After winning his last start, Burnett had a strong start against all the Boston Red Sox, unless your name was Jacoby […]

Game 157: Montero Breaks Out On Boston

With today’s 9-1 victory over Boston and Detroit’s 6-5 loss in Detroit, the Yankees have locked up home field advantage throughout the American League postseason.   Jesus Montero was hyped for many of the Yankees fans waiting to see if he would live up to the hype. Today may have been the day that he […]

Series Preview: Red Sox vs Yankees

NYYvsBOS

Only six games left in the regular season with the American League East title wrapped up and snuggled in the Yankees clubhouse, the Red Sox come into town to close out the home schedule for the regular season. The Yankees don’t have anything to play for, except to try to wrap up the American League’s […]

Game 156: Mostly Meaningless Loss

Following the Yankees AL East clinching win, the Yankees encountered the rookie Matt Moore and were taken care of easily in a 15-8 loss.   The Yankees sent Bartolo Colon to the mound to audition for a spot on the rotation for the postseason and tonight was not a good outing. Bartolo Colon lasted just […]

The Posada Adventure

It was the sunset of a storied 15 year career, the last being the most contentious. A five time all-star catcher and an integral component of 5 Yankees World Series Championships, he was relegated to DH and an occasional one at that. All season, he felt under-utilized and disrespected, obvious from his demeanor on the […]

Game 155: AL EAST CHAMPIONS

With tonight’s 4-2 victory and Baltimore’s defeat of Boston, the Yankees have clinched the American League East for the 17th time in franchise history.   CC Sabathia had a 2-0 lead but lost it thanks to home runs from Kelly Shoppach and Sean Rodriguez. CC Sabathia went 7.1 innings and threw 127 pitches but ended […]

Game 154: Postseason Ticket Punched For Yankees

With the Yankees Magic Number for a postseason berth down to just 1, the Yankees rallied to win 4-2 in the first of two games today with the Tampa Bay Rays and ensure that they will be playing baseball postseason baseball.   In the first game of the doubleheader with the Tampa Bay Rays, the […]

Game 153: Nova Toughs Out Shut Out

The Yankees began a 4-game series in 3 days with a 5-0 victory and Ivan Nova’s 16th win of the season to reduce the magic number for clinching a playoff berth to 3, and later 2 as the Red Sox lost tonight as well.   The Yankees offense supported the Rookie of the Year candidate […]

Series Preview: Rays vs Yankees

NYYvsTampa

Coming down the stretch run of the regular season, the Yankees are poised to close the books on another American League East division title. With seven of their last 10 games against the surging Tampa Bay Rays, the Yankees hope to wrap the division up before they have a chance to let it get ugly. […]

Game 152: Career Saves Record Holder, Mariano Rivera

On the Hall of Fame plaque for Mariano Rivera, it will read that he became the sole leader of saves in a career on September 19, 2011. He saved today’s game against the Minnesota Twins in a 6-4 victory.   The Yankees closer continues to make the job he has done for so long, seem […]

Game 151: Morrow Shuts Yankees Out

With Derek Jeter, Curtis Granderson, and Mark Teixeira given the full day off, the Yankees lost the rubber game with the Toronto Blue Jays, 3-0. Brandon Morrow held the weaker Yankees lineup out of the scoreboard for 8 innings.   The Yankees offense was missing huge parts of their offense as they get ready for […]

Game 150: Rivera Ties Hoffman

With today’s 7-6 victory, Mariano Rivera continued to build up his Hall of Fame career as he tied with Trevor Hoffman for the all-time saves record at 601.   Bartolo Colon started today’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays and lasted just 4 innings. He struggled through a four-run 2nd inning and two-run 4th inning […]

Game 149: Molina Walks Off On Former Team

Former Yankee backup catcher, Jose Molina, had one at bat in tonight’s game and made it count as he hit the walk-off single in the Yankees 5-4 loss to open the series in Toronto.   The Yankees lineup struggled with Toronto starter Dustin McGowan as the 1-3 hitters and 7-9 hitters went a combined 0 […]

Series Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays

NYYvsTBJ

Heading to Toronto for a three game set against the Blue Jays, the Yankees will have some history to shoot for from the beginning. Mariano Rivera has clinched his 600th career save, only the second closer to reach the mark, this past week and is going for the all-time record. CC Sabathia is also going […]