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WATCH: Brandon McCarthy throws immaculate inning

New York Yankees P Brandon McCarthy etched his name into the record books on Wednesday night. He pitched an immaculate inning in the seventh frame of the team’s matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays—striking out the side in just nine pitches. Wil Myers, Nick Franklin and Matt Joyce all fell victim to a great sequence of pitches from the Yankees right-hander. McCarthy is the fifth...
Via The Sports Daily
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira returns after resting sore wrist

New York Yankees (76-74) Mark Teixeira returned to the lineup today after resting his wrist yesterday.  The Yankees were unsure when the first baseman would return, but he told manager Joe Girardi that he was able to play today, despite the wrist still being sore.Girardi: Mark Teixeira (wrist) out of lineup, will tell Yankees when he is ready to play again.— Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 151 lineup: 9/17/14

The Yankees will finish their series against the Rays tonight as Derek Jeter says farewell to The Trop. Brandon McCarthy gets the ball against Alex Cobb. First baseman Mark Teixeira is back in the lineup after resting his surgically repaired wrist last night. New York Yankees (76-74) Jacoby Ellsbury DH Derek Jeter SS Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Chris Young LF Brett Gardner CF...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The dean of baseball writers pulls the plug on Brian Cashman: "I don’t think I have advocated anyone’s dismissal since a college football coach many years ago when I was a college junior, and I felt bad about it afterward. I don’t feel bad about advocatin

Murray Chass has been writing about baseball since Abner Doubleday painted the base paths. And like much, if not most of the Yankiverse, he has seen enough of Brian Cashman. [S]how me a productive farm system that Cashman has built. The Yankees haven’t had a productive farm system since the one that produced Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Jorge...

Open Letter to Joe Girardi: It's payback time in Tampa; don't play Jeter tonight

Dear Joe,First off, one suggestion: A daily cocktail application of Zyprexa and Lamictal can ensure an effective "happy blanket" through rough periods. Feel free to experiment!Secondly, it's time for a little Florida sinkhole pushback.For months now, the wretched, mostly invisible fans of Tampa have hoarded and scalped tickets to tonight's Yankee game...

WATCH: Rays' Jeter tribute night gets chippy, benches clear

Derek Jeter added a few more gifts from the Tampa Bay Rays to his Farewell Tour collection Tuesday night. Before the game, the organization gave him a $16,000 donation to his Turn2 foundation, a Don Zimmer jersey, and a pinstriped kayak.Then in the eighth inning, Rays pitcher Steven Geltz chipped in with a fastball to Jeter's elbow.Your browser does not support iframes.Jeter...
Via The Other Paper
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Shifting Infield Alignment A Potential View Of The Future

Brian McCann at 1B, Francisco Cervelli behind the plate and Mark Teixeira sitting forlornly on the bench with an ailment of some kind. That was the defensive alignment for the New York Yankees on Tuesday night and it just might be the situation for the remainder of the season as manager Joe Girardi acknowledged that he doesn’t know when Teixeira will be back.It’s also a possible...
Via Lady At The Bat
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

When the New York Yankee$ miss the 2014 playoffs, how much will they LO$E?

The New York Yankees are unlike most professional sports franchises; every year, the goal of the Pinstripes is to win a championship.  If the standings hold, this will be the second straight Major League Baseball postseason that does not include the Yankees; a fact noticeable in millions of ways on the bottom line of the most successful franchise in team sports history. The last...
Via 110 Nation Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Emergency appendectomy ends Prado’s season; Pirela promoted

One of the hottest bats currently on the Yankees has their season cut just short of the ending. Martin Prado, the versatile infielder and outfielder, acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks underwent emergency appendectomy on Tuesday. Overall this season, Martin Prado, 30, hit .282/.321/.412 with 26 doubles, 12 home runs and 58 runs batted in. While with the Diamondbacks, he played...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Martin Prado done for season after appendectomy

The New York Yankees' Martin Prado has played his last game of the 2014 season after undergoing an emergency appendectomy, as Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network tweeted:Martin Prado likely out for the rest of the season after undergoing an emergency appendectomy #yankees— Meredith Marakovits (@M_Marakovits) September 16, 2014The Yankees PR feed subsequently tweeted that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Elderly Yankees fan gets attention of Derek Jeter in dugout, snaps photo (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. After a season filled with tributes, gifts and the like,, Derek Jeter’s “Retirement Tour Super-Happy Funtime Bonanza” is nearing its end. An elderly New York Yankees fan clearly recognizes this sad fact, so she went all out to get a photograph of the retiring superstar during one of his […] The post Elderly Yankees fan gets attention...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees bench Derek Jeter

Things have hit rock bottom in the Bronx.  In what should be a celebratory month of Derek Jeter‘s career (and potential final postseason appearance), the New York Yankees are just about out of options to make the playoffs.  One last option was exercised today.  Bench Derek Jeter.  Not demote him out of the number two spot.  Not give him a day of rest.  Benched.  The American...
Via Reading Between The Seams
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka throws five scoreless, Yankees lose simulated game

New York Yankees hurler Masahiro Tanaka tossed five innings of scoreless ball in a simulated game this afternoon, but as in real games, the Bombers went on to lose.Tanaka, who has been trying to avoid surgery for a partially torn UCL, threw 65 pitches and allowed six hits while striking out four batters according to multiple beat writers. YES reporter Meredith Marakovits reported...
Via The Baseball Stance & Beyond
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: David Robertson’s no-win situation

It goes without saying that New York Yankees closer David Robertson had some very large shoes to fill when the greatest closer of all time, Mariano Rivera retired at the end of the 2013 season. What was not expected was an amazing season from an afterthought of the Yankees minor league system, Dellin Betances.Anyone who claims they saw Betances coming was doing so back when he...
Via The Baseball Stance & Beyond
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Keep hope alive: Will Brian Cashman be given his walking papers at the end of the year?

I guess $2.7 billion doesn't go as far as it used to. That is how much New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman has spent in Yankee payroll since 2001 to get exactly one World Series title in 14 years. But even though Cashman has literally outstpent every other team in the majors over that time frame, the Red Sox, Cardinals and Giants have more World Series titles than the Yanks do...
Via Subway Squawkers
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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