Yankees vs Red Sox (4/13/14)

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The first Sox series of the season comes to a close with Ivan Nova (1-1, 8.68 ERA) taking on Felix Doubront (1-1, 9.00 ERA). Nova’s two starts of the year have been battles. He survived without his curveball on April 3rd in Houston with the help of four double plays. He wasn’t so lucky against the O’s in New York, lacking both his curve and […]

Yankees vs Red Sox (4/12/14)

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Hiroki Kuroda (1-1, 2.92 ERA) gets his shot at the rival Red Sox and John Lackey (2-0, 1.38 ERA) in game three of four in the Bronx. In the Yankees’ home opener, Kuroda showed signs of his old consistent self.  He went 6 1/3 innings giving up two runs on eight hits and it was […]

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 […]

Commence the Rivalry: 2014

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  Michael Pineda (0-1, 1.50 ERA) gets the honors of kicking off the rivalry for the 2014 season against Clay Buchholz (0-0, 12.46 ERA) and the Red Sox. The Yanks waited a long time to see Pineda and he gave them a lot to be excited about. He limited Toronto to one run on five hits […]

To Boo or Not to Boo? The Psyche of a Fan

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We’re all guilty of it. We have all been at a game and booed the opposing team, or booed a player who left our team and has just returned for the first time in an opponent’s jersey. We boo the enemy and applaud our guys, because they are our team, they go to battle for […]

Preview: Yankees @ Red Sox (9/15/13)

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The Yankees last game against Boston this season has Ivan Nova (8-4 3.17 ERA) taking on the undefeated Clay Buchholz (10-0, 1.61 ERA.) Nova was limited to 79 pitches his last time out due to triceps tightness, but the Yankees believe he can stay in the rotation. He has faced Boston just once this year, […]

Preview: Yankees @ Red Sox (9/14/13)

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

CC Sabathia (13-12, 4.82 ERA) continues the hunt for the Yanks for October, standing in his way is Jon Lester (13-8 3.86 ERA.) Sabathia was outpitched by the Orioles’ Chris Tillman in his last outing, taking the loss after allowing three earned runs in 7 1/3 innings. He is 2-1 with a bloated 7.15 ERA […]

Preview: Yankees @ Red Sox (9/13/13)

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In a crucial three game set at Fenway, Hiroki Kuroda (11-10, 2.99 ERA) gets the ball first against John Lackey (9-12, 3.48 ERA.) Kuroda put an end to the Yankees’ three game skid his last time out, holding the Red Sox to two runs over six innings in a gritty no decision. He is 1-3 […]

Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox (9/8/13)

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The last time the Yankees take on the Red Sox in the Bronx this season has Hiroki Kuroda (11-10, 2.99 ERA) taking on Jon Lester (13-8, 3.88 ERA.) Kuroda has seen his ERA rise from 2.33 on August 12 to 2.99 nearly a month later, giving up 23 runs in his last 23 innings. His […]

Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox (9/7/13)

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David Huff (2-0, 1.13 ERA) gets his first start since he took over for Hughes and takes on John Lackey(8-12, 3.22 ERA.) Huff has been nearly unhittable since being called up on August 15th, giving up just one run on six hits over 15 innings of relief. “For me, it’s just another start,” said Huff. […]

Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox (9/6/13)

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After dropping the first game of a very important four, Andy Pettitte (10-9, 4.01 ERA) will try and get the Yanks back on track against Felix Doubront (10-6, 3.89 ERA.) Pettitte will look to continue building on his recent success against Boston. The veteran lefty has allowed six runs over his last 25 2/3 innings, […]

Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox (8/5/13)

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A heated rivalry, postseason implications and, perhaps, some added drama stemming from the last time these clubs met, sure sounds like a September matchup between the Yankees and Red Sox. The Yanks and Sox begin a four game series on Thursday in the Bronx with Ivan Nova (8-4, 2.88 ERA) taking on Jake Peavy (3-1, […]

Preview: Yankees @ Red Sox (7/21/13)

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CC Sabathia (9-8, 4.07 ERA) is in charge of the rubber match against the Sox tonight as he goes up against Ryan Dempster (5-8, 4.24 ERA). Sabathia is trying to rebound from what he called a “terrible” first half. He’s trying to fix an arm slot issue from his last start. He’s 1-1 against Boston this […]

Preview: Yankees @ Red Sox (7/20/13)

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Hiroki Kuroda (8-6, 2.65 ERA) gets the ball against John Lackey (7-6, 2.78 ERA) in the late matinee against Boston. You can make a case that Kuroda was snubbed from the All Star Game; his ERA is the second lowest in the AL behind Felix Hernandez. He hasn’t allowed a run in 12 July innings […]

Preview: Yankees @ Red Sox (7/19/13)

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The Yankees are rested from the All Star Game and kick off the second half of the season renewing the most intense rivalry in sports. Andy Pettitte (7-6, 4.39 ERA) gets the first crack at the Sox and takes on Felix Doubront (6-3, 3.91 ERA). The 41 year old Pettitte has been disappointed by his performance […]

Yankees game 56 lineup: 6/2/13

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The Yankees are turning to Hiroki Kuroda in the rubber match tonight to take the series from undefeated Clay Buccholz and the Red Sox. With a win they will be one game out of first place, however, if they lose and the Orioles win they will be three games out and in third place. Boston […]

Rubber Match vs Boston (6/02/13)

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The Yankees are turning to Hiroki Kuroda (6-3, 2.39 ERA) in the rubber match against Boston after being blown out 11-1 Saturday night. Kuroda is the unsung hero of the Yankees pitching this season, pitching 7 scoreless innings against the Mets back on May 28th. He left the game with a no decision when Mariano […]

Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox (6/01/13)

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Right hander Phil Hughes (2-3, 4.97 ERA) takes the mound tonight for the Yankees against lefty Felix Doubront (3-2, 5.29 ERA). Hughes allowed three runs in 13 innings (2.08 ERA) over two starts against the Orioles and Mets. However, back on May 15, he wasn’t able to get out of the first inning against the […]

Rivalry Renewed

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The Red Sox come into town for a 3 game series this weekend with a 2 game lead over the Yankees. CC Sabathia is taking the mound tonight against fellow lefty Jon Lester. In CC’s last start against the Rays he gave up 7 runs in 7 innings while Lester has an ERA of 6.23 […]

Yankees Game 2 Lineup: 4/3/2013

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Yankees look to rebound after the Opening Day loss to the Red Sox.  Hiroki Kuroda toes the rubber in the 7:05 start time.  Girardi mixes up the roster a bit from game 1 moving up Ichiro into the 2 spot and Nunez to the 8 spot.  Youkilis is back at third while Lyle Overbay gets […]