Found September 23, 2013 on
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New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a strained left hamstring and won't pitch again this season according to the club. Sabathia has struggled in 2013, posting a career worst 4.78 ERA in 211 innings.
New York's ace just hasn't had it this year. He turned 33 in July, and his fastball velocity took a huge step back this season to 91.1 mph. Sabathia has also struck out fewer than 20% of the batters he's faced for the first time since 2005, before he was even a Cy Young winner. in the second half of 2013, Sabathia has a 6.08 ERA while his strikeout and walk rates have both gone in the wrong direction.
Sabathia is also allowing home runs at the highest rate of his career. He had never allowed more than one per nine innings in his career, but has surpassed that threshold this year, giving up 28 long balls in those 211 innings. Sabathia is due $71 million over the next three seasons, along with a $25 million vesting option for 2017 related to the hea...
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New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and will not pitch again this season.
Sabathia, who was injured Friday night against the San Francisco Giants, will need approximately eight weeks to recover.
In 32 starts this season, Sabathia is 14-13 with a 4.78 ERA and 175 strikeouts (in 211 innings). It is the worst ERA of his...
Since 1999, heavy metal band Metallica has played Mariano Rivera on to the field at Yankee Stadium with their tune "Enter Sandman". Sunday...the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers were there in person to salute the game's all-time greatest closer on the eve of his retirement. “People identify that (song) with myself. It’s a good feeling. I won’t tell you that it’s...
Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia has thrown his last pitch in 2013. The Yankees announced as much in the following press release Monday morning:
In his last start on Friday vs. San Francisco LHP CC Sabathia suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain which requires a recovery time of approximately eight weeks. As a result Sabathia will not be able to pitch during the rest of the...
For anyone that said that the Yankees had a shot at sneaking into the playoffs, this might be the straw that breaks the camel’s back. According to ESPN New York, Yankees ace left-hander CC Sabathia has been diagnosed with a grade-2 hamstring strain and will miss his final start of the regular season. The injury takes approximately 6 to 8 weeks to fully heal.
“We have hopes...
On Sunday afternoon, the New York Yankees honored Mariano Rivera Sunday with a ceremony befitting a king.
The Yankees presented their legendary closer with some top shelf parting gifts...everyone in uniform wore a special patch, the team retired Rivera's number 42, displayed that same 42 on both the field and in Monument Park, donated $100,000 to the all-time saves leader...
The New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a pregame ceremony.
The 13-time All-Star closer is retiring at the end of this season. After being feted at ballparks around the big leagues all year, it was the Yankees turn on Sunday to show their appreciation for the baseball icon with 652 saves.
A 13-time All-Star, Rivera made his debut in 1995 and took...
Mariano Rivera's baseball career is No Mo.
Two days after his emotional Yankee Stadium farewell, Rivera said he won't pitch this weekend during New York's season-ending series at Houston and that his mound days are over.
''I'm done, guys,'' Rivera told reporters before Saturday's game. ''I'm done.''
The 43-year-old closer...
This is one dedicated fan.
Joseph Neubauer, a New York City resident and diehard Yankees fan, was recently fired from his job because he didn’t want to be responsible for messing up the attendance streak at Yankee Stadium, CBS New York reports. Neubauer has been a Yankee fan since he was 10, and says he hasn’t missed a home game since the 1970s.
Neubauer worked for the Taxi and Limousine Com...
But we'll still be chasing that final wild card spot into early September, so who cares?
Mariano Rivera always enters late in the game. His bobblehead doll did the same thing.
The New York Yankees were forced to hand out vouchers for the giveaway honoring the career saves leader to the first 18,000 fans who arrived for Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays because of a transportation issue.
A public address announcement in the bottom of the third inning...
There were gifts of course. More gifts for Mariano Rivera who can fill more than one house with everything he has been given through his retirement tour.
The Yankees had to give him more and they did.
They retired his number while he's still wearing it.
Rivera was already the last player to regularly wear 42 which was retired throughout baseball 16 years ago in honor of Jackie...
Tampa Bay Rays 7 — New York Yankees 0
The Yankees couldn’t get the offense going in tonight’s 7-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Yankees turned to Hiroki Kuroda with each of these remaining six games being tremendous if the Yankees have any postseason hopes. The first batter, Matt Joyce, didn’t let the Yankees get things started right. The Rays’...
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Both the Yankees and Indians were off yesterday, so the ground to make up is still 4 games. Things are looking bleak. Here are how the teams in contention fared yesterday:
Rays: 5-4 win vs Orioles. James Loney belts walk-off home run in the 9th.
Rangers: 12-0 win vs Astros. Derek Holland throws complete-game shutout. Of course...
And why in God's name should we hold hope for next season?
Extra tix fees absurd
What do you get when the Cablevision/Jim Dolan Rangers do business with the Randy Levine/Steinbrenner Bros.Yankees?
Empty Pockets Night. First 40,000 get a fleece-lined fleecing.
Tickets for the Devils-Rangers, Islanders-Rangers Yankee Stadium games in January — asylum-priced to begin with — are attached to a $21.50 per ticket “processing fee.” Yep...