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Listening to manager Joe Girardi talk about Derek Jeter’s program it doesn’t sound like the shortstop will bounce off the disabled list Sunday the first day he is eligible.
Jeter is shelved with a strained right calf.
“He will continue to increase his work here’’ Girardi said of Jeter who played catch during batting practice yesterday but wasn’t seen running or in the batting cage. “When we go on the road [Friday] I think he will go back to Tampa.’’
* Alfonso Soriano’s first big league hit was a homer as a Yankee. In yesterday’s 5-4 win over the Tigers his 2000th hit landed in the left-field seats.
“It’s nice to get it out of the way’’ said Soriano who was 0-for-10 when he connected off Tigers stud Justin Verlander. “I feel more comfortable. I don’t have to think about it. It’s more important we got the win.’’
Soriano’s third homer as a Yankee was his 20th of the season. He joined Boston designated hitter David Ortiz as the only players to hit at least 20 homers
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New York Yankees' shortstop Derek Jeter, who has been on the disabled list with a calf strain, is eligible to come off the DL this weekend and is making progress, but manager Joe Girardi is unsure if Jeter will be ready by then.
As reported by Josh Vitale and Chris Iseman of MLB.com, manager Joe Girardi isn't sure if Jeter will be ready to come back that soon, though...
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi acknowledged Monday that Derek Jeter isn’t near returning to the diamond. By trying to hastily recover in the spring, the 39-year-old Jeter created a second fracture in his left ankle. After finally healing from a growing list of injuries, the beloved male ***** strained his right calf and was again sent to the 15-day disabled list on August...
Yankee fans have done a lot of worrying this year. Certainly more than in recent years. We worry about Derek Jeter's ankle and his quad, Curtis Granderson and his broken wrist and pinkie, CC Sabathia and his reduced velocity and Mark Teixeira and his severely injured wrist.One thing, however, that we have not had to worry about in the slightest is Mariano Rivera. He has handled...
It looks like New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter won’t be back in the majors anytime soon after his third trip to the disabled list. Jete went on the D.L. on August 3 this time with a right calf strain. He’s stayed with the team in New York to work out but will be heading back to Florida when the current homsetand finishes up.
Although Derek Jeter was seen throwing at...
Yankees Win (Photo credit: L.Burchfield)
This past weekend the New York Yankees earned their first series win since the All-Star Break.
But even better was winning two of three vs. the red-hot Detroit Tigers, who came into the Bronx on a 12-0 streak and with a comfortable seven game lead in the AL Central.
The Tigers still hold the best record in the AL at 69...
So this is what the ninth inning must be like sometimes for the other 29 teams that do not have the luxury of calling on Mariano Rivera.
The career saves leader has spoiled the New York Yankees, rarely slipping up in 17 years as their closer.
But last week, the 43-year-old baseball sage stunned a generation of fans by blowing three consecutive save opportunities for the first time...
It’s evident the Yankees are not having the season the organization and fans hoped for. With 48 games left and the team sporting a 58-57 record, hopes for Yankee baseball in October. They are 10.5 games back in the American League East and 7 games off the second wild card spot. All that is to blame this season are injuries. 17 players have been put on the disabled list this...
It was a weird Sunday in Yankeeland, with A-Rod drawing cheers -- not jeers -- from the Bronx faithful, Mariano Rivera looking (again) like a closer who maybe actually should be retiring, and the light-hitting Brett Gardner providing some game-winning pop to save Rivera's bacon for the second time in three days.
The day started off with Alex Rodriguez, after a day off, going...
Our detective skills tell us that this Boston Sports Club newspaper ad is talking about Alex Rodriguez, what do you think? This ad was seen in today’s edition of the Boston Herald, a nice shot at the 211-game suspension handed down to A-Rod. The Yankees third baseman is appealing the suspension, but is likely to serve most, if not all of it when an arbitrator makes his decision.
This New York Yankees fan took matters into his own hands (literally) when his girlfriend (we hope) fell asleep in his lap. Check him trying to cop a feel.
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Alex Rodriguez reportedly met in secret with Victor Conte, the founder of BALCO, last season to discuss performance-enhancing drugs.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Minus Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, the New York Yankees used a pair of relievers to close out the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Monday night and preserve the win for Hiroki Kuroda.
Kuroda (11-7) tossed three-hit ball for eight shutout innings.
Rivera was given the night off after blowing three straight save chances, including one Sunday. Fans chanted "We want...
Alex Rodriguez connected for his first home run of the season on Sunday slugging a solo second-inning blast to left field off the Tigers' Justin Verlander.
For Rodriguez it was his 648th career home run and also accounted for his 1951st career RBI surpassing Stan Musial for sole possession of fifth place on baseball's all-time list.
In his next at-bat Rodriguez added an...
If the Yankees manage to somehow keep their flickering postseason hopes alive the band leader will be Hiroki Kuroda.
With Mariano Rivera unavailable after flushing three straight save opportunities and the Yankees’ bats controlled by Angels starter Garrett Richards Kuroda hurled the Yankees to a 2-1 victory in front of an announced Yankee Stadium crowd of 37146.
“It was a brilliant...
The Mets selected L.J. Mazzilli in the fourth round of the 2013 MLB Draft. He was recently ranked the Mets 22nd best prospect in MMN’s Mid-Season Top 25. Upon being drafted, L.J told Newsday:
“It all seemed to make sense,” said L.J., who played college baseball for UConn. “They say everything happens for a reason, and I feel like this is where I’m meant to be right now...