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IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught:
Across the Yankiverse, the anguished cries have long resounded: "Give us a new Alfredo! Give us a new Edwar! Give us a new Aaron." (As in, "Aceves, Ramirez and Small, oh my!") Yesterday, the Retrieval Empire promoted from its Amish Country coalyard the soft-tossing mystery man, Vidal "Sassoon As Possible" Nuno. Now what?Before we discuss the usual whosies, whatsies, whensies and wheresies... (mah! such jocularity, such wit, on a Sunday, too!) let's go directly to the How... as in... "This is not my beautiful wife, this is not my beautiful house... how did we get here?"Well, in the Year of the Scrapheap, how do you think we got here? We signed him... from a hobo jungle... as he was attempting to board a circus train. We did it last summer. Somebody must have seen something. Because ever since Mr. Nuno showed up from Nowhereville, he has thrown zeros onto scoreboards. So... what do we have?1. The Alfredo Scenario: He's an MLB long-and-sh...
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I held out hope until the last minute that Francisco Cervelli's hand injury was only a minor one.I had already seen the tweets announcing that Triple A Scranton catcher Austin Romine had been removed from his game shortly after Cervelli went down, but I kept telling myself that it was only as a precaution until Cervelli's bruise had been confirmed. Of course, it wasn'...
The New York Yankees just cannot seem to stay away from the
disabled list. In addition to the rash of stars already there, the Yankees have
now placed starting pitcher Ivan Nova on the fifteen-day disabled list. The
right hander left his April 26 start against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning due to inflamed triceps in his right
arm. ESPN-New York Yankees' Wallace...
The New York Yankees completed a four-game sweep of their American League East rivals, the under achieving Toronto Blue Jays, with a 3-2 win in the Bronx on Sunday.
Last year’s National League Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey, took the loss for the visitors despite turning in one of his best
Ivan Nova (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
The New York Yankees are never short on drama, but this season might take the cake.
Just look at the last 48 hours:
- Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays for the second night in a row, 6-4.
- Organization’s top prospect Mason Williams got a DUI at 3am. Mason passed the blood alcohol test but failed the road test...
David Phelps provided four innings of one-run baseball to replace the injured Nova.
Toronto Blue Jays 4 — New York Yankees 6
Yankees pull together and overcome early injuries in tonight’s 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
The injury bug could not wait to get the Yankees tonight. In the first inning, just five pitches into the game, Francisco Cervelli would be forced to...
Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli has left New York's game against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday night after being hit on the right hand by a foul tip with the fifth pitch of the first inning.
Cervelli was holding his throwing hand just above his knee when Rajai Davis fouled a pitch from Ivan Nova straight back. Cervelli immediately looked at his hand and flexed it several times...
The Yankees welcome in the newest members of the American League tonight – the Houston Astros – for a three-game series. Yanks catcher Austin Romine will get his fifth career start, his first since 2011 – he was called up when Francisco Cervelli broke his hand. Former Astro Andy Pettitte will get the start for the Yankees against 27-year-old Lucas Harrell, who will try to end...
CC looking for his 4th win of the season.
The Yankees took the first two games of this four game set against the Blue Jays and are looking to win their third game in a row. Taking the mound for the Yankees is ace C.C. Sabathia, who is 3-2 with a 3.34 ERA on the season. In a meeting of initials, J.A. Happ is taking the mound for the Jays, who has a 2-1 record and a 3.68 ERA. The...
Jeter: Not watching "many games"
Well, Hideki Matsui will be returning to the Yankees.
For one day.
Plans are in the works for the Yankees to sign Matsui to a one-day contract so he can retire as a Yankee, according to George King of the New York Post. Matsui originally announced his retirement from baseball back in December.
Signed prior to the 2003 season, Matsui quickly became a fan favorite. Over his seven years...
The New York Yankees should be locked in the cellar. Buried with the old barrels of whiskey and the broken bottles of centuries old wine, the Yankees should be long forgotten. For this season, at least. But they're not. They are hanging in there through the first month of the season. Injuries to key players has yet to bog the team down. They remain one of the main...
Kevin Youkilis is out of the New York Yankees' lineup because of
a bad back, one day after his return from a six-game layoff.
R.A. Dickey had just been rocked by Lyle Overbay's two-run homer as the Toronto Blue Jays knuckleballer got ready to throw one of his gimmicky pitches to the next batter. In the New York Yankees bullpen, David Robertson — who had just caught Overbay's dinger — was warming up to preserve the 3-2 Yankees lead.
Out in front of the dugout was that next batter — Eduardo...
Prior to last night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays,
New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano told reporters – including Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York – that contract extension discussions haven’t resumed
between the Yankees and his new agents.
Cano recently parted ways with super-agent Scott Boras in
favor of CAA and Jay-Z. It’s generally the practice...