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Girardi Makes Moves, Yankees Still Fail To Sweep O's

Joe Girardi, or, more likely Joe Girardi and his brain trust, made three decisions regarding Sunday’s game. One regarding the rotation and the other two regarding the line-up.It was the right idea switching Michael Pineda and CC Sabathia in the rotation, so that the veteran lefty faced off against the Baltimore Orioles instead of the up and down Pineda. It was the right move...
Via Lady At The Bat
20 minutes ago

7 questions for Yankees as playoff push gets desperate | Kuty

Almost a month left for the Yankees to prove their contenders and not pretenders
Via NJ.com
1 hour ago

Why Yankees' Aaron Judge is confident despite so many strikeouts

How 6-foot-7 prospect is keeping perspective NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge added another two strikeouts to his high pile of them in Sunday's 5-0 loss to the Orioles at Yankee Stadium. But something has the Yankees' hulking right field prospect still feeling confident: History. "I'm just going to stick to my routine. It's part of the game," the 6...
Via NJ.com
1 hour ago

Yankees look to refinance $1B debt from new stadium

Yankees team owner Hal Steinbrenner is making a new pitch to return the team to profitability. With interest rates hovering near record lows, the team is seeking to refinance more than $1 billion in debt that went toward building Yankee Stadium, which opened in 2009. Shaving perhaps as much as $10 million annually from the...
Via New York Post
5 hours ago

Yankees other rookies: Torreyes rises as Aaron Judge slips

The Yankees have some other young guys besides Gary Sanchez. Honest. One of them, Ronald Torreyes, is flourishing while another, Aaron Judge, is struggling. Torreyes rapped two hits, was robbed by Baltimore third-base counterpart Manny Machado of a third and extended his hitting streak to seven games Sunday. Torreyes doubled in the third, singled in...
Via New York Post
9 hours ago

Yankees’ top prospect Clint Frazier placed on disabled list

The New York Yankees have placed top prospect and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre outfielder Clint Frazier on the seven-day disabled list with what is being described as a hamstring injury. The excitement that swept over New York upon the acquisition of the curly-haired redhead from the Cleveland Indians in the Andrew Miller deal, may be tamed somewhat […] The post Yankees’ top...
Via Today's Knuckleball
14 hours ago

Game 129: Finish The Sweep, For Once

The Yankees are rolling right now. They’ve won their last four games and outscored their opponents 37-10 in the process. They’re also now only 2.5 games back of the second wildcard spot, and a win over the O’s today would bring them to within 1.5 games. The Yankees haven’t been that close to a playoff spot since April 13th. April 13th! That was seven games into the season...
Via River Avenue Blues
19 hours ago

Girardi: Headley to get more playing time soon

Chase Headley hasn't been a fixture in the Yankees' lineup over the past week. But according to Yankees manager Joe Girardi, that's about to change.
Via Yankees.com
19 hours ago

Gary Sanchez becomes fastest player in MLB to hit 11 homers

The new era of New York Yankees baseball started when the team moved on from Alex Rodriguez. It’s now been taken to a whole new level by the performance of the team’s youngsters. Ripe with talent at all levels of the Minors and even within the Major League club, there’s no more impressive player in the organization than Gary Sanchez. The young catcher added more history to...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 128 Recap: Wild Card Dreamin’

If we hadn’t yet run out of words to describe Gary Sanchez, Saturday’s performance ought to do it. Sanchez continued his torrid pace with yet another home run, his 11th in 21 games, and once again flashed his cannon arm behind the plate to help the Yankees to a 13-5 win over the Orioles. The win moves the Yankees a mind-boggling 2.5 games out of the American League wild card...
Via BP Bronx
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gary Sanchez on his big night vs. Baltimore

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez talks about his strong offensive night, including his 10th home run, and catching Luis Cessa in the Yankees' 14-4 win over Baltimore.
Via YES Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Davis to play in WBC, Larkin to manage, Hoffman to coach

NEW YORK (AP) Ike Davis, Craig Breslow and Jason Marquis are among the players with major league experience who are set to play next month in a qualifying tournament for the World Baseball Classic. Israel, Great Britain, Brazil and Pakistan will take part in the competition Sept. 22-25 at the home of the minor league Brooklyn Cyclones. The winner advances to the main draw in March...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan freaks out Yankees by falling into the dugout

As the New York Yankees headed out onto the field for the bottom of the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game in Seattle against the Mariners, those left in the dugout found themselves with a surprise visitor. According to Yankees catcher Brian McCann, the team heard a loud thud. That was followed by a fan landing in the dugout. After sustaining the fall, the fan got up looking confused...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez to embark upon a motivational speaking career?

Alex Rodriguez appears ready to move on from the world of baseball — to a certain extent — and embark upon a career in motivational speaking. The former slugger recently signed on with Greater Talent Agency, an organization that coordinates appearances by high-profile individuals on the motivational speech circuit. The presumably former ballplayer’s bio on the agency...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the New York Yankees who’ve played in at least 3 All Star Games

It should be no surprise that the New York Yankees have sent a lot of players to MLB's All-Star Game being that they have the most Championships of any professional sports franchise. In fact, 51 total Yankees have been selected for 3 or more All-Star Games. How many can you name? Clue: Number of times at the ASG-Position/Years active
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 123 Recap: No More Runs in LA

To win a baseball game, a team has to score runs. This is not new information, nor is it revelatory in any way. It is basic logic. Baseball, unlike soccer, cannot end in a tie unless Bud Selig is attending the All-Star Game. The Yankees are not dumb. They know this. They are, after all, professional baseball players. They did not get shut out on Sunday due to ignorance. They were...
Via BP Bronx
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 122 Recap: Great Successa

The Yankees have put a lot of faith in their youth over the past few weeks. That faith continued to be rewarded Saturday night, as Gary Sanchez, Aaron Judge and Luis Cessa did the heavy-lifting in a 5-1 win over the Angels that moved the Yankees back to within four games of the American League wild card. Sanchez got the team on the board early in the first when he launched yet another...
Via BP Bronx
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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