Yankees Game 38: Ugly loss in Stadium sweep

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New York Yankees 12 — New York Yankees 7 A nine inning game goes nearly four hours in a high scoring, poor pitching matchup. Right from the beginning of the game, it was clearly going to be a very long game. Yankees starter Vidal Nuno opened the game with a hit batter and a walk. […]

Aging in the outfield

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After locking up catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal, the Yankees have now turned their attention to other areas – most notably the outfield. Now that the team is trying to trim payroll to $189 million, they’re looking at cheaper options to Curtis Granderson. Enter Carlos Beltran. According to George  King of […]

Grandy all but gone

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We most likely have seen the last of Curtis Granderson in a Yankee uniform. On Monday, he officially declined the Yankees’ qualifying offer of just over $14 million for one-year, thus making him a free agent. Entering his age 33 season, the chances of the Yankees signing him to a multi-year deal are slim-to-none. Granderson […]

Cano, and others, receive qualifying offer

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The New York Yankees have made qualifying offers to second baseman Robinson Cano, starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda and outfielder Curtis Granderson. This was first reported by Buster Olney.   Yankees announce they have made qualifying offers to Robinson Cano, Hiroki Kuroda and Curtis Granderson, As expected. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 4, 2013   It […]

Yankees Game 153: Tough loss to end the series

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New York Yankees 2 — Toronto Blue Jays 6   Hiroki Kuroda endured through tough innings but a questionable relief choice proved costly in tonight’s 6-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. The game didn’t start too well for Hiroki Kuroda. Jose Reyes and Munenori Kawasaki got on with a pair of singles. Brett Lawrie […]

Yankees Game 149: Lester shuts down Yankees

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New York Yankees 1 — Boston Red Sox 5   Offense held down by Jon Lester in today’s 5-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox. CC Sabathia got today’s start and had a perfect first inning but it went downhill from there. Mike Napoli would hit an infield single that Mark Reynolds would field at […]

Clutch Curtis

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Curtis Granderson has had a frustrating season. In his first at-bat of spring training, he fractured his forearm on a J.A. Happ fastball. After rehabbing, he returned in May, only to break his pinky just eight games in. He finally came back in August and has been healthy ever since – knock on wood. Now […]

Yankees Game 146: Cano clutch in win

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New York Yankees 5 — Baltimore Orioles 4   Robinson Cano came up clutch in tonight’s 5-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles. In the first inning, the Yankees made starter Scott Feldman pay. Feldman would start the game with a walk of Brett Gardner. The speedy centerfielder would take second for his 24th stolen base […]

Yankees Game 109: SuperNova throws seven scoreless

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New York Yankees 3 — San Diego Padres 0   Ivan Nova continues to string together great starts with tonight’s 3-0 win over the San Diego Padres. The Yankees faced starter Tyson Ross and were having a terrible time figuring him out. In the first four innings, Ross faced the minimum. He would also strikeout […]

Yankees Game 108: CC struggles carry into August

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New York Yankees 2 — San Diego Padres 7   The rough season for CC continued in tonight’s 7-2 loss to the San Diego Padres. Following a July that featured a 1-3 record with a 6.60 ERA, CC Sabathia looked to start moving in the right direction for August. After a pair of singles in […]

Granderson activated

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The Yankees have officially announced that Curtis Granderson has been activated from the disabled list prior to tonight’s game with the Padres. Outfielder Melky Mesa was optioned to Triple A Scranton, and Thomas Neal was designated for assignment. Granderson is making his first appearance since May 24th, when he broke a bone in his pinky […]

Injury news and notes

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It seems like there’s a new update on a new injury every day in Yankee-land. Here are a few notes on the wounded: Alex Rodriguez: A-Rod, who experienced tightness in his left quad, underwent an MRI yesterday in New York. The results showed a Grade 1 strain, which will keep him on the DL until […]

DL roundup

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It’s hard to keep track of all the players on the DL for the Yankees as of late, but we here at Bronx Pinstripes got you covered. Here is the latest news on all the battered and bruised Bombers. Derek Jeter has been facing live pitching, fielding grounders and running the bases. He should be […]

Yankees injury updates

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It seems as if every time the Yankees gain someone back from the disabled list, another player is moved onto it. Here are a few updates on the injured: Mark Teixeira: Although Joe Girardi said that Mark Teixeira will need at least a week to rest his wrist, GM Brian Cashman may want to give […]

Yankees injury updates

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Although the Yankees just got swept by the Oakland A’s, a series that culminated in a nerve-wracking 18 inning game, there is some good news on the injury front: Derek Jeter: The Captain met with his surgeon yesterday and was given the clearance for full baseball activities. Jeter will now begin running, hitting and fielding […]

Granderson suffers broken hand

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It looked as if Curtis Granderson was about to find his swing. After going 3-for-3 with a homer in the series finale against Baltimore on Wednesday, the Yankees and their fans were feeling good about his presence in the lineup. Now, the team will have to move on without him. Again. Granderson has been diagnosed […]

What to Make Of All These Comebacks

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It’s easy to be excited about the 2013 Yankees.  After 44 games the Yankees are tied for the second best record in Baseball, are on a 103 win pace, are 8-3 in one run games, virtually all of Cashman’s thought-to-be desperate offseason acquisitions have worked out, and for the first time since 1996, the New […]

Eduardo Nunez placed on DL

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The Yankees have announced that shortstop Eduardo Nunez will be placed on the disabled list with a rib cage injury. The move is retroactive to May 6. Nunez had resumed swinging a bat but still said he felt something in the rib cage area. Instead of just having him sit, the Yankees placed him on the DL […]

Granderson to begin rehab assignment

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Curtis Granderson’s return is nearing, as he will begin a minor league rehab assignment Thursday with the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre Yankees, according to Bryan Hoch. We don’t know an exact number of games or at-bats Granderson needs, but it’s likely he returns sometime next week. Early predictions seem to be falling on the doubleheader at […]

Stars aplenty in Tampa

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Although this year’s All-Star game will be held at Citi Field, it looks as if the festivities have moved down to the Yankees’ spring training complex in Tampa, Fla. Today, the injury-ridden-all-star Yankees descended on Florida for rehab, according to Mark Feinsand of the Daily News. Francisco Cervelli, Curtis Granderson, Ivan Nova, Michael Pineda, Alex […]