Successful Surgery For CC


The ace of the Yankee staff, CC Sabathia, had successful surgery to remove a bone spur in his left elbow earlier today. CC had previously been on the disabled list back in August with inflammation in that same elbow. Even after missing a few starts and pitching through this injury, CC had one of his […]

Ichiro Wants to Remain a Yankee

Ichiro Suzuki has started to make it known that he wants to be a Yankee next year (Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that Ichiro Suzuki has started to let it be known that he would like to return to New York for the 2013 season. Citing a source close to the 39-year-old outfielder, Sherman stated that Ichiro “strongly wants to stay with the Yankees because he so enjoyed playing […]

Yankees ALCS Game 4: Tigers eliminate Yankees


New York Yankees 1 — Detroit Tigers 8   The Yankees season comes to an end in tonight’s 8-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers.   CC Sabathia took the mound in tonight’s potential elimination game. The Yankees ace was not able to give the Yankees a quality effort. Sabathia’s start didn’t go well from the […]

Hughes Out of the Bullpen? Or a Potential Game 7?

Phil H

Phil Hughes told reporters during last night’s rain delay (and eventual rain out) that he felt ready to go and could be used out of the bullpen for Thursday’s Game 4  after experiencing back stiffness  in the 4th inning of Game 3. However, one has to wonder if the Yankees would be wise to hold […]

Could A-Rod Be Dealt to Marlins?

Alex Rodriguez after striking out during Game 2 of the ALCS (Photo: Elsa/Getty Images)

New York Yankees president Randy Levine and Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria have discussed the possibility of Alex Rodriguez being traded to the Miami Marlins during the offseason. This potential move was first reported by Keith Olbermann on his blog, the report was corroborated earlier Wednesday by Andrew Marchand and Wally Matthews of ESPN New York. According to Marchand, the conversation started […]

Yankees ALCS Game 3: Verlander pushes Yankees closer elimination


New York Yankees 1 — Detroit Tigers 2   Justin Verlander pitches a gem in tonight’s 2-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers.   Phil Hughes started tonight’s game and appeared to be on his way to a quality outing. As Yankees fans have become accustomed to, Phil Hughes gave up a home run in the […]

Yankees ALCS Game 3 Lineup: 10/16/12


The Yankees are in Detroit down 2-0 and facing arguably the best pitcher in the Major Leagues tonight in Justin Verlander.  The bats have been silent and frozen to say the least, so in this game Joe Girardi is truly mixing up the lineup to try to find some life in the Yankees bats.  Girardi […]

The Curse of Mr. Jones

Andruw Jones Rookie year

Well, the Yankees have been struggling in the playoffs. This could be the biggest understatement I’ve ever put into writing but these playoffs tie into a bigger trend I’ve noticed in recent years. Since I’ve started following the Yankees, I can say there have been two time periods. The first being 1998-2001 beginning when I […]

Not so Swishalicious


For four years now, Yankees fans have had a love affair with right-fielder Nick Swisher. The always smiling, laughing and jovial “bro” who happens to be a ballplayer would always interact with the fans, giving away baseballs and always engaging in light conversation, even as a game was in progress. Now, it appears that love […]

Yankees ALCS Game 2: Kuroda takes a tough L


Detroit Tigers 3 — New York Yankees 0   Hiroki Kuroda is the hard-luck loser in today’s 3-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers.   Hiroki Kuroda dominated in his 7.2 innings start today. 7 of the first 9 Kuroda faced were out by the strikeout as Kuroda had all his pitches working. He would not […]

For A-Rod, it’s now or never


When Mariano Rivera went down, this New York Yankees team was thought to have gone down with him. For the first time in 16 years, the team would be without the greatest relief pitcher all-time. Rafael Soriano stepped up to fill the void, putting to rest any questions about the teams ability to close games. […]

Yankees ALCS Game 1: Tough losses in defeat


Detroit Tigers 6 — New York Yankees 4 (12 innings)   A back and forth game includes a serious injury in tonight’s 6-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers in 12 innings.   Andy Pettitte took the mound for Game 1 and gave the Yankees 6.2 innings where he got in and out of difficult situations. […]

Series Preview- ALCS: Yankees vs Tigers


Fresh off of their ALDS win against the gritty Orioles, the Yankees advance to the ALCS to take on the team that knocked them out of the postseason last year, the Detroit Tigers. What we learned from the ALDS against Baltimore has been that the Yankees pitchers are in their groove and the hitters are […]

Yankees ALDS Game 5: CC goes the distance


Baltimore Orioles 1 — New York Yankees 3   In the winner-take-all game, CC Sabathia pitched a gem in tonight’s 3-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles.   The Yankees turned to CC Sabathia to give the Yankees the best chance to win and he came through. Sabathia didn’t allow his first run until the 8th […]

Yankees ALDS Game 4: Offense absent in loss


Baltimore Orioles 2 — New York Yankees 1 (13 innings)   In a close game, Yankees fall to the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 2-1 to force a Game 5.   In following his other fellow starting pitchers, Phil Hughes gave the Yankees a quality outing. In 6.2 innings, Hughes was hurt by just […]

A-Rod and Raul linked forever


The guy with the 647 career home runs had been pushed aside. The guy who has a good chance to finish number one in three major categories (home runs, runs, RBIs) was told he wasn’t needed. Alex Rodriguez was told he wasn’t Alex Rodriguez anymore. “Ibanez for A-Rod” in Game Three will be talked about […]

How you like me now?

Everyone is up in arms over last night's dramatic win thanks to the heroics of Raul Ibanez, who's come through in spots like this all season long for the Yanks

There was a lot of skepticism that surrounded the Yankees offseason decision to sign free agent outfielder, Raul Ibanez, to a one year deal. There was doubt that the 40-year-old would have the stamina to contribute at a high level and endure an entire baseball season. On top of that, the club already seemed to […]

Yankees ALDS Game 3: Raul plays savior and hero


Baltimore Orioles 2 — New York Yankees 3 (12 innings)   An interesting decision in the 9th inning paid off in big ways as the Yankees win by a score of 3-2 in 12 innings over the Baltimore Orioles.   Hiroki Kuroda gave the Yankees an outstanding start in the first home game of the […]

Yankees ALDS Game 3 Lineup: 10/10/12

Hiroki Kuroda gave up two and with the weak offense, would get the loss.

Playoff baseball is back in the Bronx tonight for game 3 of the 5-game divisional series against the Orioles. After splitting the first two games in Baltimore, the Yankees need a win tonight in New York to take the advantage in this short set. Hiroki Kuroda will start tonight for the Yankees, and starting pitching […]

Betances’ Struggles Continue in Fall League Opener

Dellin Betances continued to struggle in the Arizona Fall League opener (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

The Arizona Fall League held Opening Day today, and there were seven Yankees prospects on hand with the Scottsdale Scorpions. One of which was Dellin Betances, who had one of the most disastrous seasons for a “top” prospect in recent history. Betances entered today’s game in relief, and picked up right where he left off after his […]