Preview: Yankees at Blue Jays (8/29/14)

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#454249810 / gettyimages.com Chris Capuano (0-2, 4.21 ERA) is still hunting for his first win in pinstripes, he will try against Mark Buehrle (11-8, 3.41 ERA) and the Blue Jays. Capuano’s last start was a quality one against the White Sox. He went six innings allowing three runs. His Yankees debut was against the Blue on July 26, he took a […]

Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/28/14)

Hiroki Kuroda

Hiroki Kuroda (9-8, 3.94 ERA) faces Kyle Lobstein (0-0, 4.76 ERA) in the final game in Detroit. Joe Girardi called Kuroda’s last outing “gutsy.” He threw six ” innings against the White Sox allowing two runs on five hits while striking out six in the win. “He’s a guy that we’ve tried to make sure he gets the extra […]

Command and Sinker Will Be Key to Hill’s Success

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With Matt Thornton claimed off waivers by the Washington Nationals, the Yankees have found themselves a new lefty arm out of the bullpen. Journeyman lefthander Rich Hill, who was signed by the Red Sox, released by the Red Sox, signed again by the Red Sox, purchased by the Angels, released by the Angels, and signed […]

Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/27/14)

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After dropping game one of an important series, Shane Greene (3-1, 3.17 ERA) is on the hill against David Price (1-1, 2.35 ERA). Jose Abreu took Greene deep in the first inning for a three run homer in his last start. He shook it off and limited the damage throwing five innings. “It’s one of those nights where he […]

Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/26/14)

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  The Yankees continue the push for the playoffs as Brandon McCarthy (5-2, 1.90 ERA) takes on Rick Porcello (14-8, 3.10 ERA) in a pivotal matchup in Detroit. McCarthy had his best outing of the season his last time out. He threw a four hit shutout against the Astros, racking up eight strikeouts in his longest start […]

On This Day in Yankees History: 2011

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August 25, 2011. After an 89 minute rain delay the Yankees finally take the field at the stadium to take on the Oakland A’s. Phil Hughes is on the mound and Rich Harden is up for the A’s. The lineup for the Bombers is: Jeter DH Granderson CF Teixeira 1B Rodriguez 3B Cano 2B Swisher RF […]

Preview: Yankees at Royals (8/25/14)

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The Yankees start a pivotal match up with the AL Central leading Royals. Michael Pineda (2-2, 2.05 ERA) matches up against James Shields (12-6, 3.28 ERA) in game one at Kauffman stadium. The Yankees received a solid six inning performance from Pineda his second time out off the DL against the Astros. He gave up two earned […]

Preview: Yankees vs White Sox (8/22/14)

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John Danks (9-8, 4294 ERA) and the White Sox come to town to take on Shane Greene (3-1, 2.91 ERA) and the Yanks. Greene continued his impressive rookie season throwing six innings of two run ball against the Rays his last time out. He had a career high 10 strikeouts with just one walk, helping the team win […]

Preview: Yankees vs Astros (8/21/14)

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Brandon McCarthy (4-2, 2.30 ERA) gets the job of sweep protector as he goes up against Dallas Keuchel (10-8, 3.11 ERA) in the last game against Houston. McCarthy lost his last two outings thanks to the offense, or lack thereof, which was shut out both times. The Yankees are averaging 2.9 runs per game over […]

Preview: Yankees vs Astros (8/20/14)

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Michael Pineda (2-2, 1.82 ERA) makes his second start since coming off the DL against Scott Feldman (6-9, 4.45 ERA) and the Stros. Pineda was dominant in his return to the rotation retiring the first 12 Oriole batters he faced, but seemed to tire out by the fifth inning. Girardi took him out after 67 pitches. After […]

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 […]

Preview: Yankees vs Astros (8/19/14)

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Chris Capuano (0-2, 3.60 ERA) is still looking for his first win as a Yankee against Brett Oberholtzer (4-8, 3.87 ERA) and the Astros. Capuano is making his fifth start in pinstripes. He allowed four runs over six innings, K-ing seven his last time out in Baltimore. Adam Jones‘ two run shot in the fifth inning was […]

Preview: Yankees at Rays (8/17/14)

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The Yanks put the breaks on a five game losing streak with Saturday’s win. Hiroki Kuroda (7-8, 4.03 ERA) will try and get a winning streak going against Jeremy Hellickson (1-1, 2.o3 ERA). Kuroda took a loss his last time out against the Indians, allowing three runs, five hits and four walks in 4 2/3 innings. He hasn’t pitched […]

Preview: Yankees at Rays (8/16/14)

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Shane Greene (3-1, 2.89 ERA) takes a stab at ending the losing streak as he takes on newly-ish acquired Drew Smyly (1-1, 2.08 ERA). Greene’s last start was his best as a rookie. He threw a career high eight scoreless innings against the Tigers on, allowing five hits, which helped the Bombers hold on to a one run […]

Preview: Yankees at Rays (8/15/14)

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Brandon McCarthy (4-1, 2.21 ERA) will have to shake off his first loss in pinstripes to take on Alex Cobb (7-6, 3.41 ERA) and the Rays. McCarthy lost for the first time as a Yankee against the Indians. He allowed two runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings with no help from his offense. He’s […]

Preview: Yankees at Orioles (8/11/14)

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The Yankees travel to Baltimore to take on the first place Orioles in an important divisional series. Chris Capuano (0-1, 2.84 ERA) will be on the mound for the Bombers and Bud Norris (9-7, 3.68 ERA) will go for the O’s. Capuano took a no decision his last time out, but he still out-dueled Justin Verlander. […]

Preview: Yankees vs Indians (8/10/14)

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The rubber match against the Tribe goes to Hiroki Kuroda (7-7, 3.07 ERA) and Carlos Carrasco (3-4, 3.88 ERA). Kuroda held the Tigers to three runs and six hits in seven innings his last time out in a no decision. In his last three outings he is 1-1 with a 4.58 ERA. In three career starts against Cleveland, […]

Preview: Yankees vs Indians (8/9/14)

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Brandon McCarthy (4-0, 2.08 ERA) and his unbeaten streak goes up against Corey Kluber (12-6, 2.55 ERA) and the Tribe. McCarthy is unbeaten in five starts since joining the Yanks. His last time out he held the Tigers to an unearned run in 5 2/3 innings. His first Yankees start came in Cleveland on July 9, and he allowed […]

Chase Headley’s Defensive Value

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(USA Today Sports Images) Chase Headley immediately endeared himself to Yankees fans with his walkoff single in the fourteenth inning of his July 22nd pinstripes debut. Headley went on to hit safely in his next seven games as well. Headley hit .333 in 30 at bats with an .875 OPS in that eight game hitting streak […]

Preview: Yankees vs Indians (8/8/14)

Esmil Rogers

Esmil Rogers faces off against Trevor Bauer (4-6, 4.20 ERA) in his first start for the Yankees in place of an injured David Phelps. Rogers has allowed one hit and no runs in two appearances, four innings, since being claimed off waivers from the Blue Jays. Bauer allowed three runs over 7 1/3 innings with four strikeouts and four walks against […]