Yankees Game 135 Lineup: 09/04/12

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The Yankees will send Freddy Garcia to the mound tonight in the middle game against the Tampa Bay Rays. In his last outing vs. the Indians, Garcia lasted only 4 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out six for the no-decision. Curtis Granderson is back in center. Right-hander Alex Cobb (8-8, […]

Yankees Game 127 Lineup: 8/26/12

Freddy Garcia will attempt to keep up his improved pitching this afternoon, a little help from the bats would be appreciated as well.

Last night Hiroki Kuroda pitched well but as has been the case in many of his losses this year, he had no run support to back up his performance and the Yankees lost 3-1. The offensive struggles continued as the team missed out on chance after chance to drive runners in and left runners stranded […]

Yankees Game 122 Lineup: 08/20/12

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The Yankees will send the crafty right-hander, Freddy Garcia, to the hill tonight in game one of a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox. In his last outing against the Rangers, Garcia tossed 6 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out six for his third consecutive win. Mark Teixeira is […]

Yankees Game 117 Lineup: 08/15/12

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The Yankees will send Freddy Garcia to the mound tonight in game three of a four-game set against the Texas Rangers. In his last outing against the Jays, Garcia lasted six innings, allowing two runs on five hits while striking out four. Garcia is 4-4 with a 3.83 ERA over eight starts. Cano not in […]

Yankees Game 112 Lineup: 08/10/12

Freddy Garcia

The New York Yankees are north of the border to face the Toronto Blue Jays for a three-game set. Freddy Garcia will toe the rubber for New York tonight. In his last outing against the Mariners, Garcia lasted only 5 innings, allowing two runs on five hits while striking out two for the win. Curtis […]

Yankees Game 107 Lineup: 08/05/12

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The Yankees will send Freddy Garcia to the mound this afternoon in the rubber match against the Seattle Mariners. The last time Garcia faced the Mariners, he allowed three runs on five hits, while striking out eight through 7 1/3 innings. Garcia was tagged with the loss. Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma (2-2, 4.10 ERA) is on […]

Slider Success for Freddy

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Freddy Garcia no longer has that low to mid-90′s fastball like he had when he pitched for the Seattle Mariners. He is no longer a power pitcher that relies on pure velocity to get hitters out. Now, he relies on finesse, location and guile. After struggling for most of the year, which resulted in a […]

Yankees Game 102 Lineup: 07/30/12

Freddy Garcia

The Yankees will send Freddy Garcia to the mound tonight in game one of a three-game set against the Baltimore Orioles. In his last outing against the Mariners, Garcia tossed 7 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on five hits while striking out eight for the loss. Swisher still at DH. Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez (2-2, 4.28 […]

Yankees Game 97 Lineup: 07/24/12

Freddy Garcia

The Yankees will send Freddy Garcia to the mound tonight in game two of a three-game set against the Mariners. In his last outing vs. the Athletics, Garcia lasted 5 2/3 innings, allowing four runs on nine hits while striking out six for the loss. Garcia has tossed 512 2/3 innings at Safeco Field, his […]

Yankees Game 93 Lineup: 07/20/12

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With the game on the line heading into the ninth last night, the Yankees trailed the Oakland A’s 4-2. After a one-out home run from Nick Swisher, it looked like there was still a spark left as they pulled within one. But Ryan Cook quickly diminished those hopes and retired the next to batter to […]

Yankees Game 92 Lineup: 07/19/12

Freddy Garcia

The New York Yankees will send right-hander, Freddy Garcia, to the mound tonight in game one of a four-game set against the Oakland Athletics. Though he struggled early this season, Garcia has posted a 3.17 ERA in three starts since his return to the rotation. Alex Rodriguez at DH; Chris Stewart behind the plate. Right-hander […]

Yankees Game 87 Lineup: 07/14/12

Freddy Garcia

Right-hander Freddy Gracia toes the rubber in today’s tilt against the Angels. In his last outing vs. the Red Sox, Garcia went 6 2/3 innings, allowing one run on six hits while striking out five for the win. Rodriguez at DH; Stewart catching. Right-hander Jerome Williams (6-5, 4.46 ERA) is on the mound for the […]

Game 1 – Doubleheader Lineup: 07/07/12

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Right-hander Freddy Garcia is on the mound for the Yankees in game one of a day-night doubleheader. In his last outing vs. the Rays, Garcia went 5 1/3 innings, allowing five hits, two earned runs (both via the HR), and struck out four. Curtis Granderson sits for first game; former Red Sox, Darnell McDonald is […]

Series Preview: Yankees @ Red Sox

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Nothing says summer like the classic rivalry baseball action between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. The two clubs have played out totally different story lines for far this year, but after the four-game set between them this weekend, the script might have some slight changes before the All-Star break. Riddled by injuries […]

Yankees Game 79 Lineup: 07/02/12

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Yankees take on Matt Moore and the Tampa Bay Rays tonight.  The game is nationally televised on ESPN as Freddy Garcia takes the mound for the first time since taking a role in the Yankees bullpen.  Look for the Yankees to try and jump on Moore early before he can establish his high powered fastball. […]

Is Freddy Ready?

Freddy Garcia gets a second chance at a starting role. But is he ready to prove he's better than he's shown in the beginning of the season.

After he opened up his season in the starting rotation pitching horribly, Freddy Garcia got bounced out and placed back in the Yankee bullpen. But due to their injury-riddled staff now, the team is now forced to fill the void and put Garcia back into a starting role. Tonight he will take the mound and […]

Interleague Equals Success for Yankees

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  With Interleague play scheduled to start tomorrow around the MLB, it’s important to take notice of the impact on baseball ever since its inception in 1997. It allows territorial rivalries to be formed that ordinarily wouldn’t be created. Next year there will be a change, as the Houston Astros will  move to the American […]

Series Preview: Rays @ Yankees

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After a much-needed travel day off, the Yankees will return to the Bronx for a six-game home-stand, which begins with a three-game set against the Tampa Bay Rays. When they opened up the 2012 season in Tampa Bay, the outcome wasn’t favorable for the Yankees. They were swept away in that initial three-game series and […]

Could Things Get Any Worse?

Legendary closer, Mariano Rivera, may be forced to miss the season with a torn ACL. Life without Mo won't be easy, but the Yanks will have to move on and find ways to win.

In an odd turn of events last night, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, suffered a torn ACL while shagging balls in the outfield during the batting practice session prior to the matchup with the Kansas City Royals. Catching fly balls has been part of Rivera’s daily routine throughout his career and ironically enough, it may be […]

Yankees Top Two Turning it Around

Joe Girardi will rely heavily on C.C. Sabathia an Hiroki Kuroda this season as the Yankees are challenged with establishing the rest of their starting rotation

With a lot of uncertainty surrounding the starting rotation in New York through the first month of regular season play, it seems as though the top two starters, C.C. Sabathia and Hiroki Kuroda, have at least turned it around with solid performances in their most recent starts, providing back-to-back wins for the team. Last night, […]