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David Robertson is finally coming back today, but it is at the expense of David Phelps who will be sent to Single-A to be stretched out before returning to the Triple-A rotation, the Yankees announced today.
I’m not a fan of this move. Freddy Garcia has been downright awful for the Yankees this year and should be the one to go. The Yankees are a better team with Phelps on the...
Carlos Quentin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The New York Yankees are rolling.
Winning their fifth game in a row by beating the Braves for the second night with a score of 6-4.
Skipper Joe Girardi and crew deserve the recognition here for guiding this team through all the adversity and injuries.
So now that we all know the Yankees can still win, what will GM Brian Cashman due to insure...
Because I like Robinson Cano and comic books here are some pictures of Cano visiting Marvel Comics. There are a few more. Here is a link.
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Alex Rodriguez hit his 23rd career grand slam on Tuesday night, and in doing so, tied Yankees legend Lou Gehrig for first on the all-time list.
The New York Yankees will send right-hander Phil Hughes to the mound tonight in game one of a three-game set against the Washington Nationals. In his last outing vs. the Mets, Hughes lasted 6 1/3 innings, giving up one run (via the long-ball) and struck out six for the win. The right-hander has allowed three [...]
Alex Rodriguez had a huge moment Tuesday night in the New York Yankees’ 6-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves. A-Rod hit his 23rd career grand slam in the eighth inning, tying Lou Gehrig on the all-time list. It would also tie up the ball game, which led to New York’s victory. It was also Rodriguez’s 10th home run of the season. He now has 639 homers for his career.Read more...
The Yankees agreed to sign Rafael De Paula back in 2010, but it wasn’t until this March until the deal became official as he was forced to wait two years for a visa due to a suspension he served for lying about his age.
Finally, it seemed, that the 21-year-old righty that can hit the upper 90′s with his fastball would be able to come to the United States and really begin his...
The Cubs are sellers which Ryan Dempster is expected to be available on the trade market and the Yankees are supposedly interested, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Dempster, 35, is in the middle of one of the best seasons of his career. In 11 starts so far, he has a 2.31 ERA, a 7.7 K/9, a 2.4 BB/9 and a career high 3.15 K/BB over 74 innings.
As good as...
New York Yankees 6 — Atlanta Braves 4 Alex Rodriguez begins the comeback rally in tonight’s 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves. Recently, CC Sabathia can be considered the weakest member of the starting rotation. Despite giving up 4 runs and 10 hits allowed, this outing was not a bad outing. 3 of [...]
They were both young and full of vigor in 1996, two guys barely in their 20s and just starting careers full of promise.
Chipper Jones and Derek Jeter met on the field that year as the Atlanta Braves and New Yankees played in the World Series.
They both had the talent and tools and seemed destined for greatness, but it would have been tough for anyone to predict that they would...
The Yankees won their 6th in a row and 9 of their last 10 games and have maintained sole possession of 1st place in the AL East despite the Orioles winning their last 4 as they beat the Braves 3-2 to finish off the sweep Wednesday night. Here is tonight’s recap and graph.
Here is what the Yankees blogosphere was talking about.
After Alex Rodriguez tied Lou Gehrig for 1st...
Fortune Magazine republishes a piece from their archives weekly. This week, their article of choice deals with the 1946 Yankees. While the focus here is on the Yankees as a business, there are enough basebally tidbits to make it a worthwhile read regardless of your interest in baseball finances. Like this one:
At center field the incomparable Joe DiMaggio catches, as Joe...
On a bright Sunday afternoon recently, both the Red Sox and Yankees sent young starting pitchers to the mound. In Toronto, Daniel Bard pitched the saddest 1 2/3 innings of his career. In his 55 pitches, he threw just 24 strikes, hitting two batters and walking another six. He allowed five runs. In Detroit, Phil Hughes pitched one of his best games ever. He went nine innings for the...