Joe Torre’s Number Retired In Monument Park

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In Yankee lore, the number six has been worn by a prominent group of players. The list encompasses the likes of Roy White, Clete Boyer, Bobby Brown, Andy Carey, Joe Gordon, Tony Lazzeri and even for a short time, Mickey Mantle. Wearing it last as a player was Tony Fernandez, in 1995. Donning the number […]

Top of the Yankees Lineup Has Gotten Back To Business

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(New York Daily News) The Yankees eked out a close one yesterday, as they were saved by another strong performance by Shane Greene and a timely hit by the captain. This much-needed win halted a five game losing streak that dropped the Yanks to 8 games back in the AL East and 4.5 back of […]

Yankees game 121: Greene pitches gem, Captain comes up clutch

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New York Yankees 3 – Tampa Bay Rays 2 The Yankees are looking to end a five-game losing streak and they turn to the rookie Shane Greene to snap the skid. In the first inning, Desmond Jennings would start the game with a double but Greene would respond with a pair of strikeouts around a […]

Pulling A Yankees Lineup Out Of A Hat?

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It was April 21, 1977, New York Yankees Manager Billy Martin, picked his lineup by pulling names out of a hat, against the Toronto Blue Jays. That game was won by the Yanks, 8-6. At this rate, it may not be a bad idea for skipper Joe Girardi to follow suit. It is quite hard […]

Yankees game 116: Silent offense on O’Neill day

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Cleveland Indians 3 — New York Yankees 0 The Yankees had opportunities but could not find the big hit today. Rookie shortstop Jose Ramirez would put the Cleveland Indians on the board in the second inning. After getting two outs, third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall hit a single to center field and the Indians’ shortstop hit […]

2014 All-Star Game: Derek Jeter perfect at the plate

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National League 3 — American League 5 In his 14th and last All-Star Game, Derek Jeter led off for the American League and was perfect. The Yankees captain received a very warm reception during the player introductions. He took the field and nearly turned back the clock to All-Star Game ’98, his first appearance at […]

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 […]

RE2PECT: Jeter Tribute Video by Jordan Brand

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All eyes will be on Derek Jeter at Tuesday’s All-Star game for obvious reasons. Jeter will make his 14th and final All-Star appearance at Target Field as the farewell tour makes one more final all-star stop. Nike’s Jordan brand, Jeter’s longtime sponsor, has just posted a classy 90 second tribute video for the Yankee Captain. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yankees game 82: No offense for great Kuroda

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Tampa Bay Rays 2 — New York Yankees 1 An unproductive offense does not support the outstanding pitching effort. After five relievers were needed in yesterday’s extra inning game, Hiroki Kuroda was going to be asked for as many innings as possible. Fortunately for the Yankees, Kuroda was willing and able to provide an outstanding […]

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 […]

Derek Jeter Celebrates 40 Today

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As the farewell tour takes a day off today, the Yankee legend will be enjoying his birthday. Derek Jeter will celebrate his 40th birthday today not in front of a crowd of fans, but instead in private with friends and family. That won’t stop fans from across the country from sending Jeter a plethora of birthday […]

Yankees game 76: Errors abound in loss

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New York Yankees 6 — Toronto Blue Jays 7 Errors in the box score and not are key in tonight’s game with Toronto. Through the first three innings, David Phelps was on his game, striking out four and keeping the Blue Jays off the scoreboard. In the fourth inning, Adam Lind and Edwin Encarnacion would […]

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 […]

Yankees Lineup: Game 52 5/28/14

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After last night’s tough loss, Yankees look to bounce back with a different looking lineup. Manager Joe Girardi has said that he wants to give a few guys the day off, giving them essentially two full days with tomorrow’s scheduled day off.  So there is no Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira and Yangervis Solarte tonight. Jeter […]

Yankees Game 49: Jeter backs up Tanaka

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New York Yankees 7 — Chicago White Sox 1 Masahiro Tanaka makes his first start since losing his winning streak spanning nearly two years. The Yankees got to White Sox starter Andre Rienzo early with one out in the second inning. Brett Gardner cashed in with the bases loaded. He would hit a two-run single […]

Yankees Game 37: Back and forth go the Mets way

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New York Mets 9 — New York Yankees 7 The opener to the Subway Series featured a back and forth affair. The Yankees turned to Hiroki Kuroda, one of the two remaining starters of the Opening Day roster. Left fielder Eric Young Jr. opened the game with a single and would steal second. After advancing […]

Jeter and the Mets

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For almost two decades, Derek Jeter has torched the Mets. Much to the delight of Yankee fans, they’ve watched Jeter get hit after hit after hit against the crosstown rivals, ever since interleague play began back in 1997. For Mets fans, they couldn’t be happier to see him go. Jeter owns a career slash line […]

Jeter Charged by Fan in Milwaukee

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Surprised this hasn’t happened a lot more during the Captain’s summer farewell tour, but tonight it did. During the bottom of the sixth inning a crazed fan jumped onto the field at Miller Park and charged towards Derek Jeter, apparently looking for a hug from the iconic shortstop. “You’re going to get in trouble, man.”  And […]