Scouting Report on Shane Greene

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With 80% of the Bombers’ Opening Day rotation now on the disabled list, Brian Cashman has had to get creative in finding arms to surround last man standing Hiroki Kuroda. His most recent addition is rookie Shane Greene, a guy who came up for one forgotten relief appearance in April and has even less name recognition […]

Torre enshrined at Cooperstown

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The charming village of Cooperstown is a buzz for the fast approaching Induction Weekend (July 25-28) kicking off next week. More than four dozen Hall of Famers are scheduled to return to help welcome the Hall of Fame newbies and drones of fans are expected more than ever. This year’s class is coined the “Super […]

Yankees Mid-season Report Card

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The Yankees were in a steady state of mediocrity for the majority of the first half, with a few flashes of greatness that made fans believe this team could be dangerous in October. The offense has been the biggest disappointment thus far, but the pitching staff has been a pleasant surprise considering all the injuries […]

Derek Jeter headlines the Yankees selected for 2014 All-Star Game

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The 2014 All-Star Game will take place in Minnesota Twins’ ballpark, Target Field. The New York Yankees will have three representatives at the Midsummer Classic. Derek Jeter, SS (14th All-Star selection) 9th starting. – Fan Vote .266/.319/.322, 81 hits, 2 home runs, 21 runs batted in Not necessarily going for his 2014 contributions but going […]

This Day In Yankees History | 1978

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#174323438 / gettyimages.com On July 2, 1978, the Yankees were scheduled to play a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers. In the first game, Ron Guidry took a 12-0 record onto the mound at Yankee Stadium with a chance at finishing the day with the best start to a season in Yankees history. In usual Guidry […]

Half a Season to Go

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As the 2014 season approaches the midway point so much is abundantly clear: Billy Beane is a marvel. Move over every single politician and put Billy Beane in charge of the country.  Seriously, the guy is a certified genius. What he does in Oakland with a budget of quarters that the owner discarded for laundry and […]

Derek Jeter’s ‘The Dive’ Happened 10 Years Ago Today

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Today marks the 10th anniversary of one of Derek Jeter‘s most memorable moments in pinstripes. A game was being played in The Bronx on July 1, 2004 between the Yankees and the Red Sox. The pitching match-up for the game was between Yankees rookie Brad Halsey, and the thorn in every Yankees fans side, Pedro […]

Yankees game 79 lineup: 6/28/14

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The Yankees will look to continue their winning ways against the Red Sox tonight in game two of a three game set. Masahiro Tanaka gets the start against Boston’s Jon Lester. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: FOX Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 Boston Red Sox (36-44) Brock […]

Preview: Yankees at Blue Jays (6/25/14)

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It’s up to Hiroki Kuroda (4-5, 4.23 ERA) to salvage a win out of the series against Drew Hutchison (5-5, 3.86 ERA). Kuroda took a no hitter into the sixth inning Friday against Baltimore before giving up four hits and two runs in the inning. He had six strikeouts with just one walk in the no decision. […]

Preview: Yankees at Blue Jays (6/24/14)

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David Phelps (3-4, 3.86 ERA) will look to improve upon his best outing of the year facing Mark Buehrle (10-4, 2.32 ERA) and the Jays. After a rough start to June, Phelps closed it out strong. He surrendered just two runs in his last 13 2/3 innings. He picked up his third win against the Blue Jays his […]

Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (6/18/14)

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The Yankees opened up the critical three game series, six total this month, against the Blue Jays with a win. Chase Whitley (2-0, 2.41 ERA) takes on Mark Buehrle (10-3, 2.28 ERA) in game two tonight. Whitley has continued to improve, earning his spot in the rotation. He is coming off his best outing of the year against […]

Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (6/17/14)

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Masahiro Tanaka (10-1, 2.02 ERA) and the Yanks take on Marcus Stroman (3-1, 5.18 ERA) and the AL East leading Blue Jays in the first game of six being played this month. The Blue Jays had the honor of being Tanaka’s first MLB opponents on April 4th, now they will be the first team to […]

Preview: Yankees at Athletics (6/14/14)

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The Yankees will turn to Hiroki Kuroda (4-4, 4.12 ERA) to extend their four game winning streak against Scott Kazmir (7-2, 2.20) and the A’s. Kuroda had a seven inning, two run performance against the Royals on Saturday in his second succesful June outing. However, he was tagged with the loss after his offense, if you can call it that, went […]

Gary Sanchez benched in Trenton for disciplinary reasons

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Top Yankee prospect Gary Sanchez has found himself in the doghouse at Double-A Trenton, where he has been benched for disciplinary reasons. Sanchez was originally in Wednesday’s lineup before being scratched, and was on the bench again on Thursday. After Thursday’s game, Franklin clarified the situation for Trentonian beat writer Nick Peruffo. “It was disciplinary action,” […]

The June Yankees Quiz

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If you are reading this then you know about the paucity of offense the past couple of weeks and about the untimely bullpen hiccups and defensive miscues that have cost them games.  Sure this could be another article heavy in sabermetrics that does nothing more than clamor about how the sky is falling.  Or it […]

Fill in the Blank Day at the Stadium

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Sports media could not help but repeat and rehash how the Pirates had not won in the Bronx since 1960, and their last trip there was in 2007, the last year of the Torre era.  Case in point: always looking to the past. What no one seemed to care to mention was that Gerrit Cole […]

Injury updates: Kelley to DL, waiting game for Beltran

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When it rains bad news, it pours. In an update to yesterday’s news… Despite Mark Teixeira‘s “legs feeling like cement,” he remains on the team and in today’s lineup, batting fourth as the designated hitter. Everyone who watched the end of yesterday’s game is aware of how he is running. The already taxed bullpen took […]

Mick Kelleher’s Man of the Week – Carlos Beltran

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Congratulations to Carlos Beltran on being BronxPinstripes.com Man of the Week for 2nd week of the 2014 season. Beltran was one of the biggest pick-up for the Yankees during free agency in the offseason, landing a 3-year, $45 million contract with the Yankees in early December 2013. Once the signing was official, there was a […]

Mick Kelleher’s Man of the Week – Yangervis Solarte

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Congratulations to Yangervis Solarte on being BronxPinstripes.com 1st Man of the Week for 2014. If this was a surprise to anybody out there, you must have been living under a rock for the past month. The Yankees, along with their fans, had no idea who would be able to fill the shoes of Alex Rodriguez […]

AL East Round-Up: Lineups

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We can all exhale; the 2014 season is finally upon us as the Dodgers took on the Padres last night. The full swing of action gets going in just a few hours, and Yankees baseball is just one day away. As we countdown the hours until the Yankees take the field in Houston, we have […]