20 reasons why Yankees missed playoffs

Yankees' Wild Card ended in their 159th game. Here's what went wrong.
Via NJ.com
4 hours ago

As Gary Sanchez slides, the question looms: Who is he?

If the season ended two weeks ago, Gary Sanchez would have hit .325, fluffing his feathers for AL Rookie of the Year.If the season lasted another two weeks, he might finish at .265, the Gardner-Ellsbury Blue Line of Bland.Mired in a 1-27 slump, with a disturbing propensity for passed balls, Sanchez has been morphing from Johnny Bench into Ron Hassey. Don't get me wrong: With the...

Michael Pineda, Yankees on why so many promising outings led to 6 lousy wins

The final start to Pineda's bizarre 2016 season was another disappointing one. NEW YORK -- Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda is a Dominican who speaks pretty good English, although he's come up with his own word for strikeouts. He calls them "strike-em-outs." Pineda has 207 strike-em-outs over 175 2/3 innings in his 32 starts this season,...
Via NJ.com
4 hours ago

These 8 Yankees will be on the hot seat this offseason

Who might lose their jobs?
Via NJ.com
5 hours ago

What will the Yankees do with ‘mind-boggling’ Michael Pineda?

Big Mike. Big Tease. Big Mystery, still. Can you believe Michael Pineda now has completed five years as a Yankees employee? He has been around the major league club longer than every player besides Dellin Betances, Brett Gardner, Austin Romine, CC Sabathia and the retiring Mark Teixeira. Yet at his Five-Year Awards Dinner this winter...
Via New York Post
8 hours ago

No guarantee Dellin Betances is Yankees’ 2017 closer

It has been a disastrous three weeks for Dellin Betances, who entered Friday’s game having surrendered 13 runs in his previous six innings. His late-season struggles no doubt will fuel offseason talk about the Yankees bringing Aroldis Chapman back to close, with Betances shifting back to the eighth-inning role. “No matter how I did, the...
Via New York Post
9 hours ago

Twisted Sister gives Teixeira rockin' parting gift

For most of his Yankees career, Mark Teixeira has been walking to home plate accompanied by Twisted Sister's 1984 hit, "I Wanna Rock." He finally has the right gear to do just that.
Via Yankees.com
11 hours ago

Pineda, Yankees can't keep O's in the park

The Orioles are doing everything in their power to secure a postseason spot. Led by Jonathan Schoop, who homered and matched a career high with five RBIs, the Orioles bashed their way to an 8-1 win over the Yankees on Friday night, whittling their magic number to two in the process.
Via Yankees.com
13 hours ago

WATCH: Alex Rodriguez begins his time with the Yankees as an advisor

Alex Rodriguez begins his time with the Yankees as an advisor.
Via YES Network
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Girardi implores Yankees to embrace spoiler role

The Yankees recognize that they are heading for their third October in four years that will not include a playoff game, but manager Joe Girardi wants his club to embrace a spoiler role in the final three contests of the season.
Via Yankees.com
17 hours ago

WATCH: CC Sabathia gives back to the community

CC Sabathia & Amber Sabathia are making a difference in the community with the PitCCh In Foundation.
Via YES Network
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Didi Gregorius looks ahead to 2017

Didi Gregorius discusses his excitement for 2017 and the young players that are coming through the Yankees' farm system.
Via YES Network
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

A close-up view of A-Rod’s first day as Yankees coach

TAMPA – Alex Rodriguez was back in uniform Friday with the Yankees on Derek Jeter Field at their minor league complex, this time as a guest instructor. “It still fits,’’ Rodriguez said, with a laugh, before the Yankees played the Blue Jays in an Instructional League game. “It feels great to be back in pinstripes to be...
Via New York Post
21 hours ago

WATCH: Yankees sweep Sox, but get eliminated from playoff contention

SNY's Sweeny Murti recaps a New York Yankees win over the Boston Red Sox, while Joe Girardi and CC Sabathia discuss the team being officially eliminated from playoff contention.
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia hoping to pitch beyond 2017 season

CC Sabathia has one year remaining on his current monster contract with the New York Yankees. The left-hander is nowhere close to as dominant as he was four or five years ago, but that does not mean he is considering retirement. Sabathia, who has been with the Yankees since 2009, knows for certain that he wants to continue pitching beyond the 2017 season. If he can do it in New...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez and Gregorius are seeing 20/20

Tuesday night was a good night for the Yankees. First and foremost, they staved off playoff elimination by beating the Red Sox 6-4 at the Stadium. Second, they guaranteed another season at .500 or above, their 24th in a row. Third, they hit three home runs—the most important a two-run, opposite field shot by Tyler Austin which turned into the game winner. And finally, the other...
Via BP Bronx
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mark Teixeira reflects on Yankees and his career

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira sits down with SNY's Sweeny Murti to look back on his 14-year career.
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Benches clear in Yankees-Blue Jays game, Joe Girardi ejected

Tensions were high during Monday night’s Yankees-Blue Jays game after batters from each team were thrown at by opposing pitchers. It started when Josh Donaldson got plunked on the elbow by Luis Severino, which looked to be purposeful, although it’s hard to know for sure. The Jays clearly thought the intent was there, because they responded by having J.A. Happ hit Chase Headley...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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