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For the Cuban OF Rusney Castillo, the Yankees will have to outbid Boston

Five teams will take private stool samples of the so-called "Brett Gardner with power." (Which, in lieu of Gardy's HRs lately, takes on new meaning.)The five teams: Yankees, Orioles, Astros, Phillies, Redsocks.No reason in this frickin world why we can't outbid Baltimore, Houston and Philly - even if they pooled their money. But Boston - damn - they have been building...

Yu Darvish can’t get Brett Gardner out, blames Gardner’s parents

Yu Darvish is one of the best pitchers in the American League. The Texas Rangers ace picked up his 10th victory of the season against the New York Yankees on Monday night, but there is one guy he still can’t seem to figure out — Brett Gardner. Gardner accounted for New York’s only two runs […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner”

Quality, quality quote from Yu Darvish after last night’s win over the Yankees. A win which was only blemished by two Brett Gardner home runs. Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner. I just blame them for creating a great hitter.”
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeter Passes Yaz In Yankees Loss, But Will He Pass Mo?

Aside from Brett Gardner solidifying his dominance over Yu Darvish, there was nothing else to cheer about in last night's 4-2 Yankee loss to the Texas Rangers. Unless, however, you want to focus on Derek Jeter. That's what I want to do.In case you didn't know, Jeter collected three hits last night, upping his career total to 3,420. With the three hits, he tied and passed Hall...
Via Lady At The Bat
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Some Questions For Those Watching Today's Yankee Game

It is the end of the 4th inning, and we are down 1-0.  Based upon what you have seen thus far from the Yankees:How many of you think:1.  The Yankees will get another hit?2.  The Yankees will get another baserunner, by any means at all?3.  The Yankees will have a runner in scoring position?4.  The Yankees will score a run?5.  The Yankees will hold the Jays to one run?6.  The...

Mets To Scout Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, scouts representing 11 MLB teams are flocking to Miami to watch free agent Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who has been said to be like “Brett Gardner with power.” The Mets, Yankees, Red Sox, Rangers, Astros, Cubs, Braves, Giants, White Sox, Orioles and Marlins are all expected to be on hand Saturday at the University of Miami. Considering...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox and Cubs On Hand To Watch Cuban Superstar

Posted to MLB News & RumorsThe White Sox and Cubs will be on hand in Miami to watch what could be the next superstar ball player to come out of Cuba. Scouts from around MLB are flocking to Miami to watch free agent outfielder Rusney Castillo, who has been said to be like “Brett Gardner with power.” The Sox and Cubs are part of a list of teams on hand that include, The Yankees...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Grounds crew struggles in rain-shortened game as Yankees beat Rangers, 2-1

The Yankees needed only five innings to beat the Rangers Wednesday night. The grounds crew must have felt like it worked much longer – and harder – than the players. A storm rocked the Bronx during the fifth inning, bringing the game to a grinding halt with the Yankees clinging to a one-run lead. Brett Gardner — whose solo home run in the third ultimately served as the game...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Brett Gardner sits with abdominal strain

The New York Yankees enter tonight's game against the Cleveland Indians coming off a 5-3 loss on Tuesday night. The loss dropped the Yankees to 45-44, third in the American League East. The Yankees, who are 18th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, managed just four hits off an Indians' staff that is in the lower third in the league in ERA. The Yankees will play tonight...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Is our next Yankee captain playing left field?

Last night, Brett Gardner delivered the christening moment, dousing Carlos Beltran with Gatorade in the aftermath of the walkoff homer.It got me to a-thinkin':Who else could have taken it upon himself to give such a shower?Jeter? Of course. But that's not his style.Tex? Nah. He's a slugger, not the firebrand.Everybody else is too new. Gardner is the one.So who would be...
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