Found April 19, 2013 on
Lady At The Bat:
Phil Hughes gives up homeruns. He is a right handed fly ball pitcher with Yankee Stadium as his home park. As frustrating as that may be at times, it is simply a part of his game. So, on a night when both players and fans were reeling from the news of Derek Jeter's new injury, Hughes took his game to the Stadium mound trying to lead the New York Yankees to a three game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks. In the process, he gave up two more homeruns. One to Diamondbacks prized prospect Didi Gregorius, the first career HR for the young shortstop, and one to Martin Prado, who spent the series robbing hits with his strong defensive play. Two more blasts off of Hughes. Except here's the thing: They were both solo shots and they were the only blemishes on his record. In the end, Hughes gave a sterling pitching performance, hurling seven innings, walking none and giving up only those two runs. If anyone had suggested that line for Hughes before the game, 99% of fans would have sig...
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Derek Jeter has a had a setback in his surgically repaired ankle. Jeter traveled to Charlotte for an unscheduled visit on Thursday to meet with Dr. Robert Anderson, the doctor who performed his initial surgery. During the visit, a CT scan revealed a small crack in the surgically-repaired left ankle. Jeter will avoid surgery and wait for the bone to heal on its own. He is expected...
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter learned Thursday after making an unscheduled trip to Charlotte to see his ankle surgeon that he has a small crack in the area of his previous injury, reports the New York Daily News.
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Yankees captain Derek Jeter will be sidelined until after the All-Star break because of a new fracture in his injured left ankle.
Jeter was hurt last October in the opener of the AL championship series. He played sparingly in spring training and started the season rehabbing at the team's minor league complex in Tampa, Fla.
After three straight days of workouts, the 38-year...
Pronk’s fourth home run was a game-winning home run.
Arizona Diamondbacks 3 — New York Yankees 4
Travis Hafner comes through in the eighth in tonight’s 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
CC Sabathia started tonight’s game and struggled in the beginning. A two-run home run by first baseman Paul Goldschmidt put the Yankees in an early hole. Sabathia would settle down...
The news on New York Yankee star shortstop Derek Jeter keeps
getting worse. An April 17 CT scan revealed a slight fracture in the same area
of Jeter’s left ankle that has kept him from playing during the regular season.
Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman predicts that Jeter will now miss the
entire first half.
Jeter played in only 11 Spring Training games due...
The Yankees take on the Blue Jays in the middle game of a three-game set from Toronto this afternoon. Hiroki Kuroda, who is coming off a complete game, five-hit shutout, will get the start today. Mark Buehrle will get the ball for the Jays. Here are the lineups:
New York Yankees (9-6)
Brett Gardner CF
Ben Francisco DH
Robinson Cano 2B
Kevin Youkilis 1B
Vernon Wells LF
The New York Yankees got some bad news Thursday when they learned that a CAT scan on Derek Jeter's rehabbing left ankle revealed a small crack still exists in the area where the previous fracture was.
Brian Cashman announced that the Yankees star shortstop won't be back on the team until "sometime after the All-Star break" to give the bone more time to heal.
Bad news for the Yankees as Derek Jeter has been diagnosed with a small crack in his left ankle. The setback will now keep the iconic short stop off the field until after the All-Star break.
As reported by ESPN Yankees GM Brian Cashman confirmed the injury on Thursday before the Yankees night game vs the Diamondbacks at home. Cashman stated:
“We have to back off and let...
Ben and Sam discuss Brett Gardner`s new approach at the plate, and how hitters adjust to pitchers.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Travis Hafner had a pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning to make a winner of CC Sabathia, who settled down after a shaky start and helped the New York Yankees beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 Wednesday night.
Brett Gardner had a game-tying two-run single in the seventh for New York, which broke through after being stymied by Wade Miley for six innings.
Gov. Al Smith throws out the first pitch (Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress)
On this day 90 years ago the Yankees played the inaugural game at Yankee Stadium on a chilly 49-degree afternoon. In front of 74,200 fans, many of whom having driven down a dirt road leading to the Stadium, the Bronx Bombers dealt the Boston Red Sox a 4-1 loss. Pitcher Bob Shawkey went the distance...
Derek Jeter's extended absence leaves Yankees with painful
questions about future.
After getting some bad news about one star player, the New York Yankees are hoping that Andy Pettitte's return can help them bounce back from the end to a win streak.
Their next opponent, though, might also get a key player back from injury as Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista could return from a sore back in Friday night's series opener at Rogers Centre.