About Ryan Nakada

Yankees fan for most of my life. Has always had a love for baseball, whether it be playing it, watching it, reading about it, or writing about it.

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Yankees game 151: Yankees score enough to win

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

Brandon McCarthy snaps the Yankees’ three-game losing streak and reaches a career-high tonight.

Yankees game 150: Tempers flare in loss

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

Benches clear after a pair of up and in pitches in the eighth inning.

Emergency appendectomy ends Prado’s season; Pirela promoted

Chicago White Sox v New York Yankees

With Martin Prado’s season cut short, rookie Jose Pirela has an opportunity to impress.

Yankees game 149: Rays walk off in pitcher’s duel

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

New York Yankees 0 — Tampa Bay Rays 1 The Yankees and the Rays would match zeroes until the ninth inning in series opener. Chris Capuano went against the Rays’ Alex Colome in tonight’s game. Chris Capuano would manage to dodge danger each inning. In the first inning, two would reach on a single and […]

Yankees game 148: Cannot close out the finale

New York Yankees v Washington Nationals

Hiroki Kuroda went seven strong innings but some difficulties with scoring and problems with location ended badly for the Yankees.

Yankees game 147: Opportunity strikes for Young again

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

Chris Young was on the scoring side of a successful double steal that was key to today’s victory.

Yankees game 146: Silent bats swept in doubleheader

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles - Game Two

Bryan Mitchell made his first major league start but the offense did not show up in support.

Yankees game 145: Heartbreak in extra inning comeback

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

A pitcher’s duel featured extra innings, joy and heartbreak.

Yankees game 144: Chris Young starts and ends the night

Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

After a near no-hitter, the Yankees offense was fueled by Chris Young.

Yankees game 143: Bullpen, offense overcome early deficit in win

Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

After falling behind early, the Yankees offense backs up 8,2 innings of bullpen work with 8 runs of offense.

Yankees game 142: Yankees fall short to Rays

Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

After a dominant first inning, it all goes downhill for Hiroki Kuroda and the Yankees.

Yankees game 141: Another unearned loss

Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees

On Derek Jeter Day, Shane Greene would be the hard luck loser without allowing an earned run.

Yankees game 140: McCarthy, Prado strong in win

Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees

Martin Prado returns to the lineup and helps Brandon McCarthy with a three hit day, including two doubles.

Yankees game 139: Unearned loss for Pineda

Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees

Michael Pineda is on the wrong end of a pitcher’s duel decided by an unearned run.

Yankees game 138: Ninth inning magic in win

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

Boston Red Sox 4 — New York Yankees 5 After falling behind early, the Yankees would rally late to walk off in victory. Chris Capuano got the call to start against one of his former teams. In the first inning, David Ortiz would get a hold of an inside pitch with two outs and he […]

Yankees game 137: Kuroda, McCann strong in win

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

Boston Red Sox 1 — New York Yankees 5 Hiroki Kuroda was very strong as the Yankees continue their hunt for October baseball. After Kuroda pitched a 1-2-3 first inning, Derek Jeter hit a one-out single against Red Sox starter Anthony Ranaudo. Brett Gardner would bunt to get on base. Derek Jeter would attempt a […]

Yankees game 136: Too much to make up for in loss

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

Boston Red Sox 9 — New York Yankees 4 An awful start for the Yankees was too much to overcome in defeat. Shane Greene looked to start the series strong against the Boston Red Sox but he could not get it going right from the beginning. After getting the first out, Mookie Betts hit a […]

Yankees game 135: Long ball gets McCarthy in finale

New York Yankees v Toronto Blue Jays

New York Yankees 3 — Toronto Blue Jays 4 The Blue Jays crush the ball to get back and eventually win today’s game. In yesterday’s game, the Yankees could not muster more than one hit and could not score at all. With one swing, Brett Gardner matched the hit total and put the Yankees on […]

Yankees game 134: One mistake costs Pineda in one-hit shutout

New York Yankees v Toronto Blue Jays

New York Yankees 0 — Toronto Blue Jays 2 The Yankees offense cannot back up the great start by Michael Pineda. Often in a Yankees game these days, one inning is their offense. Today, Michael Pineda made an early first inning mistake and it would be the only one he could make. After giving up […]

Yankees game 133: Yankees still haunt Buehrle in win

New York Yankees v Toronto Blue Jays

New York Yankees 6 — Toronto Blue Jays 3 For six innings, the Yankees could not get to Mark Buehrle, then history repeated itself. In a matchup of crafty left-handed pitchers, Chris Capuano looked to outduel Mark Buehrle and notch his first win as a Yankee. After three scoreless innings, the Blue Jays would draw […]