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 […]

Yankees @ Astros (4/1/14)

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The time has finally come Yankees Universe. After a long and cold winter, the boys of summer are back! The Yankees were busy during the off season and are ready to show the league their new weapons. The first stop in the quest for 28 and The Captain’s farewell is Houston. A slimmed down CC […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 31: CC getting season ready

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New York Yankees 4 — Pittsburgh Pirates 2 With CC Sabathia tabbed as the Opening Days starter, today’s start against the Pittsburgh Pirates was just to get ready for the regular season to start already. Sabathia would give up a leadoff single before inducing a double play and pitching a scoreless first inning. He would […]

Starting rotation all but set

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As spring training winds down to it’s final week, manager Joe Girardi has announced the starters for the opening series against the Houston Astros. CC Sabathia will get his sixth straight opening day start for the Yanks, with Hiroki Kuroda and Ivan Nova following him. This means we’ll get to see Masahiro Tanaka make his […]

Yankees in Panama: CC shines bright in Legend Series win

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New York Yankees 7 — Miami Marlins 0 CC Sabathia got the start today in the second of two games in Panama. The Yankees lefty had the command of his pitches today. In the fourth inning of Sabathia’s start, he would strikeout the side and would get weak contact throughout his five innings. In five […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 14: Sabathia struggles in loss

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New York Yankees 2 — Washington Nationals 3 For the Yankees, the slimmer CC Sabathia continues to prepare for the regular season. In the first inning, Sabathia would walk the first batter he faced. A hit-and-run single by outfielder Jayson Werth put runners on the corners with one out. Catcher Wilson Ramos would ground into […]

Andy Pettitte in Camp, Works With CC

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The Yankees had another surprise guest instructor show up this week. Any guesses? I’ll spoil it, it was Andy Pettitte. Yes the recently retired Pettitte showed up in camp Monday to do some work with the pitching staff this week. He was flagged by the media almost instantly and asked one question. Was this going to lead to […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 5: Tanaka debuts

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Philadelphia Phillies 0 — New York Yankees 4 The story of today’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies was the pitching. To start the game, CC Sabathia made his Spring debut. The slimmed down Sabathia would allow two hits in two innings of work but would hold the Phillies scoreless. Hiroki Kuroda would follow and would […]

Spring Training Day One Highlights

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Well Yankees fans the wait is finally over. Pitchers and Catchers reported to Tampa for the start of 2014 Spring Training on Friday. There are a lot of returning faces and just as many, if not more, new ones running around George M. Steinbrenner Field. Day one came and went and there is a lot […]

Finding the Fifth Man

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It is time to begin the post Andy Pettitte era in the Bronx (again.) With the signing of Tanaka, four of the five starting pitchers are pretty much set barring some 2013-like bad luck. CC Sabathia will most likely open the season per the norm, even though he is coming off his worst season as […]

Sabathia out for remainder of season

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The Yankees may still be alive in the playoff chase, but their chances are dwindling even on an off-day. According to Daniel Barbarisi, the Yankees just announced that CC Sabathia suffered a grade 2 hamstring strain in his last start, and will be shutdown for the remainder of the season. Sabathia was scheduled to start […]

Yankees Game 154: A-Rod stands alone atop the grand mountain

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San Francisco Giants 1 — New York Yankees 5   The Yankees win was fueled by a pair of home runs, one historic, in tonight’s 5-1 win over the San Francisco Giants. In a matchup that would have been worth the price of entry years ago, the Giants’ Tim Lincecum went head-to-head with the Yankees’ […]

Yankees game 154 lineup: 9/20/13

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The Yankees return home to open a three-game series with the National League West San Francisco Giants. CC Sabathia looks to set the tone of a pivotal series as the Yankees continue to hold onto slim chances at postseason hopes. In his last start against the Boston Red Sox, CC Sabathia allowed five runs in […]

Yanks looking for final push

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“Just when I thought I was out… They pull me back in.” That famous quote, from the somewhat infamous Godfather III, describes the feeling that the New York Yankees have given fans over the past  month or so. Just when you think you’ve given up on them, just when you change the channel in disgust, […]