Yankees Game 96: Weak showing to start second half

Brett Gardner's frustration came out in tonight's game. He was ejected in the fifth inning for slamming his helmet down after a called strike three he disagreed with. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

New York Yankees 2 — Boston Red Sox 4   A pair of home runs are enough in tonight’s 4-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox. Andy Pettitte didn’t get the second half of the season started the way he wants to. On the second pitch to Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox outfielder went deep […]

Yankees Game 82: Cano, Yankees break streak with win

Andy Pettitte became the all-time Yankees strikeout leader but came out with a no-decision in tonight's win. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

New York Yankees 10 — Minnesota Twins 4   New month, new streak in tonight’s 10-4 win over the Minnesota Twins. Entering tonight’s game, the Yankees had a five-game losing streak and turned to veteran left-hander, Andy Pettitte, to get the Yankees back to winning ways. After Robinson Cano put the Yankees ahead with his […]

Yankees Game 80: Yankees lose early

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New York Yankees 3 — Baltimore Orioles 11   Ugly start by Phelps is more than enough for today’s 11-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. In the Yankees fourth straight loss, starter David Phelps stumbled out of the gate and was not able to recover. After getting the first out, Phelps would give up three […]

Yankees Player of the Week: June 17-June 23

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The 11th week of the season proved to be yet another tough week for the Yankees. They finished the week with a 3-3 record, by splitting the two-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, as well as splitting the 4-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. For the 11th week of the season, the Yankees […]

Yankees Game 74: Walks and Wells in win

CC Sabathia went seven and got the win but gave up five, four on the first home run of Wil Myers' career.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Tampa Bay Rays 5 — New York Yankees 7   Unlikely hero, Vernon Wells, got the lead in today’s 7-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. The Yankees had an early scoring opportunity in the first inning when Ichiro singled and Cano walked against rookie starter Alex Colome but Colome would settle down with a […]

Yankees Game 73: Zoilo’s big night

Rookie Zoilo Almonte receives a curtain call after his first career home run, his third of three hits in tonight's win. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tampa Bay Rays 2 — New York Yankees 6   Zoilo Almonte hit his first career home run in tonight’s 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Brett Gardner and Ichiro Suzuki got the Yankees in good position to score right from the first inning. Gardner led off the game with a bunt single and […]

Teixeira lands on DL

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It’s happened again. Mark Teixeira has been placed on the disabled list after playing in just 15 games, according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN. Teixeira left Saturday’s game early after he re-aggravated his troublesome right wrist. GM Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi said that Teix would likely need a week of rest before he […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 12: Yankees Nearly No-Hit in Loss

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Dominican Republic 8 — New York Yankees 2   The Yankees dealt with the World Baseball Classic Dominican Republic team in today’s 8-2 loss.   Hiroki Kuroda started and pitched very well against the powerhouse Dominican Republic team that featured stars like Toronto’s Jose Reyes and Edwin Encarnacion, and fellow Yankee Robinson Cano. Kuroda pitched […]

Spring Training Game 7: Mesa hits a home run in Yankees loss

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New York Yankees 6 — Houston Astros 7   Houston overcame a 5-run inning with a 6-run inning response in today’s 7-6 loss to the Houston Astros.   The Yankees were held off the board until the 6th inning. Outfielder Zoilo Almonte brought in the first run on a single with runners on the corners. […]

Spring Training Game 1: Almonte shines to start the Spring

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New York Yankees 8 — Atlanta Braves 3   Outfielder Almonte shined on offense and defense in the 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves to open Spring Training.   Early in Spring Training, defense isn’t as solid as you want and for the Atlanta Braves, this was evident. An error by third baseman Chris Johnson […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Betances’ Latest Clunker Leads to Trenton Loss

Dellin Betances' season hit a new low as he allowed thirteen baserunners and eight runs in just four innings of work today

It was a nice week away in sunny Florida, but now, it’s back to covering the Minor Leagues for a few days before shoulder surgery. While I was gone, the Yankees had a few things going on, including the promotion of standout reliever Kelvin Perez to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the release of Russell Branyan, and seeing star […]

Post-Deadline Prospect Rankings

Gary Sanchez has taken over as the top prospect in the Yankees organization.

With the July trade deadline having come and gone and the minor league seasons almost concluded, it’s time to sit down and reevaluate the farm system. It’s interesting to look at which prospects have seen their stock skyrocket (Tyler Austin) and which have seen their value plummet (Dellin Betances). The last time we looked at […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Marshall Wins the Battle of the Aces

Brett Marshall won tonight's pitcher's duel against Pirates SuperProspect Gerrit Cole (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees For Ronnier Mustelier, the hits keep coming since his return from the disabled list, as he picked up two more tonight.  That was the lone bright spot offensively, other than Chris Dickerson extended his hitting streak to eight games tonight with a two hit performance, though he also contributed three strikeouts towards […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Scranton Loses on Bernier’s Late Error

Doug Bernier's late error cost Scranton/Wilkes-Barre a victory

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre fell to Charlotte 4-3 in eleven innings on a game-ending throwing error by Doug Bernier which allowed Conor Jackson to score. Before the blunder, Yankees’ pitching had certainly done a good enough job to win this game. Starting pitcher John Maine threw six solid innings, allowing just three runs on six […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Joba, Romine, Nunez Rehabbing in GCL

Joba Chamberlain could be ticketed for A-ball as part of his rehab assignment by next week.

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Adam Warren struggled to keep runners off the bases in 5 2/3 innings of work tonight, allowing two runs on nine hits and three walks. Warren also struck out five Charlotte batters. However, it was Ryota Igarashi who would take the loss after allowing a run (allowed by Juan Cedeno after Igarashi […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Segedin Has Game-Winning Hit in Trenton

Rob Segedin's 8th inning single gave Trenton a lead they would never relinquish (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s offense exploded on Monday night, turning in eighteen hits as they defeated Charlotte by a score of 14-2. Every Yankee in the lineup except catcher Gustavo Molina had at least one hit, with Jack Cust, Cole Garner, and Brandon Laird all homering on the evening. Kosuke Fukudome made his debut with […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Oliver Pitches Charleston to Win

William Oliver had one of his best performances of the season on Sunday (Photo Credit: Charleston RiverDogs Official Website).

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Newly-acquired Chris Schwinden started for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and promptly showed why he was on the scrap heap to begin with. Schwinden was tagged for four runs (three earned) on eight hits in just four innings of work, as he took his seventh AAA loss of the season. Chase Whitley and Juan Cedeno […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Betances Walks Seven in Loss

Dellin Betances' season-long struggles continued last night (Photo Credit: 500px.com)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees The way that Dellin Betances has pitched this season, he must truly be aiming to become the next “Wild Thing.” Betances showed no control again last night, allowing seven walks and throwing two wild pitches in just 4.2 innings. The rest of the line was decent enough – Betances gave up […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Ortiz Phenomenal in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Victory

Ryan Pope started for Trenton and combined with three other pitchers to shut out the Harrisburg Senators (Photo Credit: The Times-Tribune)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Ramon Ortiz pitched another great game for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre today, earning his sixth win of the season. The veteran righty tossed 7.2 innings, allowing just two runs on four hits. Offensively, the Yankees jumped on the Syracuse Chiefs right away, as eight men hit in the first inning while they scored three […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Trenton Blows Five Run Lead in 9th

Ryan Flannery turned in a clunker on Thursday for Trenton (Photo Credit: NorthJersey.com)

    AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Scranton/Wilkes-Barre got massacred on Thursday, losing to the Syracuse Chiefs by a score of 10-0. Adam Warren didn’t look very good in five innings of work, allowing ten baserunners and four runs. Unfortunately for the Yankees, Manny Delcarmen looked even worse. In just two-thirds of an inning, Delcarmen allowed five runs, […]