About Rich Kaufman

Ever since my parents bought me a Paul O'Neill shirt at my first Yankees game back in 1994 I've been a diehard fan. I graduated from Springfield College in Springfield, Mass., in 2011 with a degree in Communications/Sports Journalism, so writing about the Yankees has always been a passion of mine.

This day in Yankees history | 2003

Boone hits game winning home run

There’s a flyball deep to left! IT’S ON ITS WAY, THERE IT GOES! AND THE YANKEES ARE GOING TO THE WORLD SERIES. AARON BOONE HAS HIT A HOME RUN! The curse was alive and well. Old Yankee Stadium was rocking. Aaron Boone circled the bases and jumped onto home plate. The Boston Red Sox and […]

This day in Yankees history | 2012

Division Series - Baltimore Orioles v New York Yankees - Game Three

Although they were down 2-1 heading into the bottom of the ninth inning, it felt like it was 10-1. The 50,497 in attendance had been quiet all night. There was no emotion. No fight. No heart. And then Raul Ibanez stepped up to the plate. Alex Rodriguez, who was supposed to hit second in the […]

Yankees game 156 lineup: 9/22/14

Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees

Derek Jeter begins his final home series tonight, as the Yankees welcome in the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles for a four-game set. Michael Pineda gets the ball for New York against Wei-Yin Chen. Jose Pirela makes his major league debut and will DH. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY […]

Yankees game 155 lineup: 9/21/14

Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees

Yankee fans will hold their collective breath today, as Masahiro Tanaka returns to the mound in a major league game. The righty phenom has been sidelined since July with a partially torn UCL in his elbow. After rest and rehab, the Yankees hope they’ve dodged a major bullet. They’ll square off against Drew Hutchison, who […]

Yankees game 152 lineup: 9/18/14

Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees

Derek Jeter begins his final homsestand tonight, as the Yankees take on the Blue Jays from the Stadium. Shane Greene goes for New York against R.A. Dickey of the Jays. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 New York Yankees (77-74) Jacoby […]

Yankees game 151 lineup: 9/17/14

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

The Yankees will finish their series against the Rays tonight as Derek Jeter says farewell to The Trop. Brandon McCarthy gets the ball against Alex Cobb. First baseman Mark Teixeira is back in the lineup after resting his surgically repaired wrist last night. New York Yankees (76-74) Jacoby Ellsbury DH Derek Jeter SS Brian McCann C […]

Yankees doubleheader game 1 lineup: 9/12/14

Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees

The Yankees start a four-game series with the Orioles this weekend that will most likely determine New York’s fate going forward. It all starts with a day/night doubleheader that will see Brandon McCarthy going in game 1 and Bryan Mitchell going in game 2. Kevin Gausman and Bud Norris will go in games 1 and […]

Yankees game 142 lineup: 9/9/14

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

  The Yankees are clinging to whatever playoff hopes are left as they continue their homestand by welcoming in the Rays for three. Hiroki Kuroda takes the mound tonight against Chris Archer. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: MY9 Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 New York Yankees (73-69) […]

Yankees game 139 lineup: 9/5/14

New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

The Yankees will try to carry the good vibes over from last night’s exciting win into a big series with the Kansas City Royals which begins tonight. “Big-Game” James Shields gets the ball for KC against “Big Mike” – Michael Pineda. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee […]

Yankees game 137 lineup: 9/3/14

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

The Yankees will try to keep their slim postseason chances alive tonight as they take on the Red Sox in game two of a three game set. Hiroki Kuroda goes for New York against Anthony Ranaudo. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO […]

Yankees game 135 lineup: 8/31/14

Houston Astros v New York Yankees

The Yankees will try to close out the month of August with a win, as they send Brandon McCarthy to the mound to take on J.A. Happ and the Blue Jays. Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the lineup again because of an ankle sprain he suffered in the first game of this series. Game time: […]

Yankees game 132 lineup: 8/28/14

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

After punishing David Price last night, the Yankees will now feast their eyes on rookie Kyle Lobstein, who will be making his second appearance in a big league game, with today marking his first career start. Hiroki Kuroda is on the mound for the Bronx Bombers. Game time: 1:08 pm ET – Comerica Park – […]

Yankees game 131 lineup: 8/27/14

Chicago White Sox v New York Yankees

The Yankees will try to get back on the winning track after seeing their five-game win streak snapped last night. Brett Gardne returns to the lineup and hits eighth, most likely because he’s 2-for-20 career wise against Tigers starter David Pric. Shane Green will go for the Yankees. Manager Joe Girardi has said the following […]

Yankees game 130 lineup: 8/26/14

Cincinnati Reds v New York Yankees

With their win streak at five and the days ticking away on the calendar, the Yankees find themselves in Detroit to take on the Tigers – the team that stands between them and the second wild card spot currently occupied by Seattle. Brandon McCarthy will try to build upon his newfound success as a Yankee […]

Yankees game 129 lineup: 8/25/14

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

Coming off a sweep of the White Sox, the Yankees find themselves in Kauffman Stadium to take on the Royals for one game – a makeup from a postponement on June 9. Today marks the beginning of a “make or break” stretch for the Bronx Bombers, as they will face the Tigers and division rival […]

Pineda looks to continue trend

Houston Astros v New York Yankees

When Michael Pineda‘s shoulder was deemed 100 percent healthy in Spring Training, the Yankees had visions of him making 30 plus starts for them this year – finally returning to the All-Star stature that opened eyes in Seattle. Instead, they’ve been forced to be patient with him again, as a suspension and subsequent injury sidelined […]

Yankees game 128 lineup: 8/24/14

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The Yankees have their brooms out for a potential sweep, but ace Chris Sale stands in the way. Manager Joe Girardi will go with an almost all-righty lineup, giving Jacoby Ellsbury, Brett Gardner and Brian McCann the day off. Chris Capuano will start for the Bombers. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – […]

Yankees game 126 lineup: 8/22/14

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The Yankees will try to build off an absolute gem thrown by Brandon McCarthy yesterday, as they welcome in the Chicago White Sox for a weekend series. The Orioles lost earlier today to the Cubs, so New York has a chance to gain ground in the AL East. Shane Greene gets the ball for the […]

Yankees game 124 lineup: 8/20/14

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After a heartbreaker last night, the Yankees will try to rebound and get their first win of the homestand against the Astros. Michael Pineda gets the ball for the Bombers in his second start back from the DL. Scott Feldman will go for the ‘Stros. Carlos Beltran was scratched from the lineup with elbow soreness […]

Yankees game 123 lineup: 8/19/14

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The Yankees are back in the Bronx to begin an important six-game homestand, beginning with the lowly Houston Astros. Brett Oberholtzer gets the ball against Chris Capuano in tonight’s contest. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: MY9 Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 Houston Astros (52-73) Robbie Grossman RF Jose […]