Preview: Yankees vs Orioles (9/22/14)

Michael Pineda (3-5, 2.15 ERA) makes his last home start of the year against Wei-Yin Chen (16-4, 3.58 ERA) and the playoff bound Orioles. Pineda made his first start off the DL against the O’s. He’s coming off a loss, thanks to his offense, to the Rays after allowing ONE earned run in 5 1/3 innings. Chen leads […]

Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (9/21/14)

Masahiro Tanaka (12-4, 2.51 ERA) makes his come back against Drew Hutchison (10-12, 4.51 ERA) and the Blue Jays. Tanaka has been out since July with a partially torn UCL. He reported no issues after throwing 65 pitches in a simulated game on Monday against instructional league hitters and was given the start. “I’m excited, but not overly,” Tanaka […]

Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (9/19/14)

Hiroki Kuroda‘s (10-9, 3.81 ERA) time in the Bronx is winding down just like the captain’s. He will take on Mark Buehrle (12-9, 3.40 ERA) as the season comes closer to the end. Kuroda has been taking it easy between starts to avoid a second half collapse like last year, and so far its worked. He is 3-2 with […]

Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (9/18/14)

The Yankees final homestand of the season begins with Shane Greene (5-3, 3.56 ERA) taking on R.A. Dickey (13-12, 3.84 ERA) and the Blue Jays. Greene’s last start against the Orioles lasted 5 1/3 innings giving up just two runs and striking out nine, earning him his fifth Major League victory. Dickey pitched his 20th quality start of […]

Preview: Yankees at Rays (9/17/14)

Brandon McCarthy (6-4, 2.54 ERA) and Alex Cobb (9-7, 2.75 ERA) face off again at the Trop. McCarthy is coming off a great outing not allowing a run to the Orioles on four hits over seven innings, walking none and striking out six. He lost to the Rays on August 15th, giving up four runs ,two earned, in 6 […]

Preview: Yankees at Rays (9/16/14)

Michael Pineda (3-4, 2.20 ERA) and the Yanks limp towards the end of their season taking on Jake Odorizzi (10-12, 4.08 ERA) in game two at the Trop. Pineda’s last start was also against Tampa Bay. He gave up four runs and 10 hits, including two homers, in 7 1/3 inning taking a no decision. Odorizzi lost his […]

Preview: Yankees at Rays (9/15/14)

Chris Capuano (1-2, 5.13 ERA) opens the series against Alex Colome (1-0, 3.79 ERA) and the Rays. Capuano faced the Rays on Wednesday night at home taking a no decision after allowing four earned runs in just one third of an inning. He will be facing the Rays for the fourth time this season and has never […]

Preview: Yankees at Orioles (9/14/14)

Hiroki Kuroda (10-9, 3.91 ERA) and Chris Tillman (12-5, 3.36 ERA) close out the series at Camden Yards. Since the break, Kuroda has cut back on throwing between starts trying to avoid a late season collapse like last season. That didn’t help his last outing, which was his shortest of the season against the Rays, allowing nine hits […]

Preview: Yankees vs Orioles (9/13/14)

Shane Greene

Shane Greene (4-3, 3.57 ERA) and Miguel Gonzalez (9-7, 3.22 ERA) battle it out in Baltimore. Greene allowed five hits and walked three in five innings against the Royals but took a loss despite not allowing an earned run. Gonzalez held the Red Sox scoreless over 6 1/3 innings on Monday. He has allowed two or fewer runs […]

Preview: Yankees at Orioles Double Header (9/12/14)

Brandon McCarthy

Brandon McCarthy (6-4, 2.79 ERA) and the Yanks travel to the first place Orioles to take on Kevin Gausman (7-7, 3.83 ERA) and fight for their playoff lives in a double header. McCarthy allowed two runs on six hits in 6 2/3 innings against the Royals his last time out to improve to 8-4 with […]

Preview: Yankees vs Rays (9/11/14)

Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda (3-4, 1.80 ERA) and Alex Cobb (9-7, 2.83 ERA) close out the Yankees homestand in the rubber match. His last time out against the Royals, Pineda became the second Yankees pitcher in the last 10 years to lose a game in which he did not allow an earned run. “We just really never got […]

Preview: Yankees vs Rays (9/10/14)

Chris Capuano

Chris Capuano (1-2, 4.40 ERA) has fallen on some hard times but looks to correct this ship against Jake Odorizzi (10-11, 3.84 ERA). Capuano allowed four runs in just 4 1/3 innings in his last start against the Red Sox, which was his worst as a Yankee. He served up three homers, two to David Ortiz in his […]

Preview: Yankees vs Rays (9/9/14)

Hiroki Kuroda

Hiroki Kuroda (10-8, 3.78 ERA) opens up the series with the Rays taking on Chris Archer (8-8, 3.60 ERA). Kuroda tied his season high with eight strikeouts Wednesday against Boston. He held them to four hits without a walk and won for the third time in four quality starts. “Every game we play from now on is going […]

Preview: Yankees vs Royals (9/7/14)

Shane Greene

Shane Greene (4-2, 3.88 ERA) and Yordano Ventura (11-9, 3.38 ERA) get the honors of pitching on Derek Jeter day. Greene is coming off the worst start of his rookie season. He allowed a career high six earned runs in just 2 2/3 innings against the rival Sox on Tuesday, resulting in his first loss since July […]

Preview: Yankees vs Royals (9/6/14)

Brandon McCarthy

#454430366 / The Yankees and Royals are both trying to stay in the playoff race. It is up to Brandon McCarthy (5-4, 2.80 ERA) to keep the Bombers above water and Danny Duffy (8-11, 2.42 ERA) to keep the Royals ahead of the Tigers. McCarthy’s last start was going exactly as planned through five scoreless […]

Preview: Yankees vs Royals (9/5/14)

Michael Pineda

#454380152 / The only non AL East opponent the Yankees face to end the season will be James Shields (12-7, 3.38 ERA) and the Royals. Michael Pineda (3-3, 2.09 ERA) will be on the mound for the Bombers. Pineda has allowed only six runs over 23 1/3 innings (four starts) since returning from the […]

Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox (9/4/14)

New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

#454216778 / The rubber match and last time the Sox visit the Bronx this season will be Chris Capuano (1-2, 4.01 ERA) taking on his former team and Brandon Workman (1-8, 4.93 ERA). Capuano earned his first win in pinstripes throwing 6 1/3 innings of three run ball against Toronto his last time out. He snapped […]

Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox (9/3/14)

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

#454293898 / With their playoff hopes dwindling, Hiroki Kuroda (9-8, 3.88 ERA) goes against Anthony Ranaudo (3-0, 4.50 ERA). Kuroda has thrown quality starts in each of his last three outings. He has allowed more than three runs in just one of his last nine starts and has a 3.38 ERA since the break. Ranaudo has started three Major […]

Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox (9/2/14)

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

#454266358 / Shane Greene (4-1, 3.09 ERA) is coming off a two run victory against Detroit. He has been a strong addition to a Yankees rotation that has been decimated by injuries. Joe Kelly (0-1, 3.86 ERA) is scheduled to start for Boston. Kelly had some slight inflammation in his shoulder his last time out […]

Preview: Yankees at Blue Jays (8/31/14)

Houston Astros v New York Yankees

#454107668 / Brandon McCarthy (5-3, 2.47 ERA) tries to right the ship, both his and the Yankees’, as he takes on J.A. Happ (8-8, 4.40 ERA) in the final game north of the boarder. McCarthy was hammered for five runs on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings against the Tigers, his most runs allowed in pinstripes. “I’ve […]