Yankee Lineup: Game 85 Happy July 4th

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A lot of stuff to digest today for Yankee fans. Manager Joe Girardi confirmed that CC Sabathia is likely done for the season. We celebrate the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig day, and the Boss’ birthday today. Derek Jeter and Brian McCann get the day off. Full preview of today’s game here. Brett Gardner LF […]

Beginning of the End for Sabathia?

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Let’s not beat around the bush, the Yankees long time de facto ace CC Sabathia has seen his better days. The last two seasons he’s been under constant scrutiny about his declining fastball and less then stellar pitching performances. He was shutdown in May after a degenerative knee issue was discovered, which was just one […]

CC Throws Bullpen; Beltran Throwing Shutdown

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The Yankees left-handed workhorse, CC Sabathia threw two innings this morning in a simulated game at the teams Tampa complex. Sabathia threw 34 pitches to live batters and came out feeling fine, no issues with his knee. Next step for Sabathia is some rehab games. He is scheduled to pitch Saturday in the rookie-level Gulf […]

Sabathia’s Status Still Up in the Air

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    UPDATE: According to Joel Sherman, who spoke to GM Brian Cashman, has said Sabathia will be out six weeks, pushing his return date back to July. And dispelling previous rumors, Cashman was asked about a possible trade and said “nothing has materialized yet”. It will probably be awhile before any trades could come […]

CC Sabathia Lands on DL with Knee Issue

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New York Yankees long time workhorse CC Sabathia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee injury. It was discovered last night after Sabathia complained of some discomfort in his knee. They sent him for an MRI and discovered a fluid build-up in his right knee. He did experience some swelling after […]

Yankees Game 35: Extra opportunities give and take in loss

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New York Yankees 4 — Milwaukee Brewers 5 Opportunities were taken advantage of on both sides in tonight’s game. After a quick first inning for Milwaukee Brewers starter Kyle Lohse, CC Sabathia made his return to his brief home in 2008. When he was acquired in 2008, Sabathia put the Brewers on his left arm, […]

Yankees @ Brewers (5/10/14)

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CC Sabathia (3-4, 5.75 ERA) returns to Milwaukee after leading the Brewers to the playoffs in 2008. He will be taking on Kyle Lohse (4-1, 2.72 ERA) in game two. Sabathia returns to Milwaukee searching for answers after he gave up five runs on 10 hits in just 3 2/3 innings against the Rays on […]

Yankees Game 30: Offense cannot get going in series finale

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Tampa Bay Rays 5 — New York Yankees 1 The game went bad from the first batter in today’s series finale with the Tampa Bay Rays. Logan Forsythe hit a double to start the game. He would advance on a sacrifice bunt and Evan Longoria would continue being a thorn in the side of the […]

Yankees vs Rays (5/4/14)

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CC Sabathia (3-3, 5.11 ERA) will be on the hill for the series finale against the Rays with Erik Bedard (0-1, 5.52 ERA) going for Tampa Bay. Sabathia took a loss his last time out against the Mariners. As is the case with what seems to be every start this year, it was one bad […]

Yankees vs Mariners (4/29/14)

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CC Sabathia (3-2, 4.78 ERA) leads the charge against Chris Young (0-0, 3.50 ERA) as Robinson Cano makes his return to the Bronx with the Mariners. Sabathia has won two straight, and not just because the Yankees scored a combined 24 runs in the games against Tampa Bay and Boston. He did his part giving […]

Onward and Upward for Sabathia

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There are a lot of CC Sabathia doubters out there, and I’ll admit at times I tend to be one of them. Complaints about his velocity, and that he’s not the same pitcher anymore. Yes those people are right, he’s not the same pitcher, but he’s still CC. He’s still the Yankees work horse and […]

Yankees Game 22: Blowout in Boston to take the series

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New York Yankees 14 — Boston Red Sox 5 The Yankees came out hot and finished strong in tonight’s blowout in Boston. In the first inning, the Yankees got the first two outs before birthday boy, Carlos Beltran, hit a laser to shortstop Xander Bogaerts that deflected off him for an error. Alfonso Soriano would […]

Yankees @ Red Sox (4/24/14)

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The rubber match in Boston has CC Sabathia (2-2, 5.19 ERA) on the mound against Felix Doubront (1-2, 5.48 ERA). The big lefty faced the Sox on April 11 and kept them scoreless through five innings before they erupted for a four run sixth, with two homers. He had some struggles to begin the season but he […]

Yankees Game 16: Three’s the theme in win

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New York Yankees 10 — Tampa Bay Rays 2 The Yankees opened a four-game series visiting the Tampa Bay Rays by facing the ace, David Price. The Yankees wouldn’t make David Price look like an ace tonight when Jacoby Ellsbury started with a high chopper infield single. Derek Jeter would walk but the next two […]

Yankees @ Rays (4/17/14)

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After a successful homecoming, CC Sabathia (1-2, 6.63 ERA) and The Bombers head down to Florida to take on David Price (2-0, 2.91 ERA) and the Rays. Sabathia has been running into a habit of struggling in one bad inning this season. The Yankees were thrilled by his first five innings against the Red Sox on […]

Yankees Game 11: CC struggles in sixth

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Boston Red Sox 4 — New York Yankees 2 CC Sabathia would continue to adapt to his lower velocity in his first home start of the 2014 season against the Boston Red Sox. Early on in the game, CC Sabathia looked to have a good idea of how to handle games with his pitches topping […]

Yankees vs Red Sox (4/11/14)

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CC Sabathia (1-1, 7.50 ERA) gets his first start against the rival Red Sox this year taking on fellow lefty Jon Lester (0-2, 2.51 ERA). Sabathia bounced back from an Opening Day disaster with a better outing against the Jays. He limited them to four runs and seven hits over six innings to pick up […]

Yankees Game 6: CC, offense strong in series win

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New York Yankees 6 — Toronto Blue Jays 4 In the rubber game of the three-game series in Toronto, CC Sabathia looked to rebound from his poor start to open the season in Houston. Before Sabathia could take the mound, the offense looked to give their number one starter a lead to work with. Against […]

Yankees @ Blue Jays (4/6/14)

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Before heading home for the first time this season, CC Sabathia (0-1, 9.00 ERA) has to take on Drew Hutchison (1-0, 0.00 ERA) in the last game against Toronto. Sabathia hopes to bounce back from a less than stellar Opening Day start where he allowed six runs in the first two innings. He finally settled down […]

Yankees Game 1: CC struggles in Opening Day

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New York Yankees 2 — Houston Astros 6 The Yankees started their 2014 campaign where the 2013 ended, Houston. CC Sabathia took the mound tonight to open the season and struggled from the beginning. With diminished velocity and a slimmed down figure, Sabathia’s pitches didn’t have the sharpness needed. He gave up a leadoff double […]