Found September 04, 2012 on
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During Monday's Yankees-Rays game, Robinson Cano fouled a ball straight for his own radio booth and Yankees play-by-play man John Sterling. You can hear the amazing sound of the ball whacking Sterling's mic, as Suzyn Waldman steps in and Sterling comes back to life with a baseball in his hand. The accompanying video from MLB.com has the moving pictures as evidence. Then again, we don't actually see the ball hit the microphone, so maybe it did nail Sterling in the coconut instead. Pa Pinstripe sounds way too clear-headed and coherent throughout the entire episode.
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What did I learn watching the New York Yankees over Labor Day Weekend?
1 – Robertson to Soriano combo are still consistently solid as set-up and closer.
2 – According to the NY Post, A-rod should be back today; ESPN reported that Southpaw Andy Pettitte threw a 35-pitch bullpen over the weekend and is on track to return shortly...
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The Yankees will send Freddy Garcia to the mound tonight in the middle game against the Tampa Bay Rays. In his last outing vs. the Indians, Garcia lasted only 4 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while striking out six for the no-decision.
Curtis Granderson is back in center.
Right-hander Alex Cobb (8-8, 4.39 ERA) is on the mound for Tampa...
Here's the New York Yankees' problem, and it goes well beyond the threat posed by the run differential-defying Baltimore Orioles and the dollar-defying Tampa Bay Rays.
If the Yankees fail to reach the postseason, it could wreck The Plan.
The Plan, if you haven't heard, is for the Yankees to reduce their payroll below the $189 million luxury-tax threshold by 2014.
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Nick Swisher 1B
Robinson Cano DH
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Raul Ibanez LF
Jayson Nix 2B
Chris Dickerson RF
Chris Stewart C
RHP Freddy Garcia
Derek Jeter (L) and the Yankees find themselves struggling as the division lead has disappeared.
A 10 game lead in the American League East. The wild card not even a thought. A very comfortable cushion.
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Last night, New York Yankees’ all-world second baseman, Robinson Cano, ranged to his left on a Chris Gimenez ground ball in the eighth inning, but stepped awkwardly and failed to snare it. On the play, the eventual winning run scored, and Tampa cut the Yankee lead to one game.
Today around noon, I came across an article by John Harper, longtime columnist for the New York Daily...
The New York Yankees have held a team meeting one day after losing sole possession of first place in the AL East.
The session took place prior to Wednesday night's game at Tampa Bay.
The Yankees have blown a 10-game division lead in 47 days. They started play Wednesday tied with the Baltimore Orioles. The Rays are only 1 1/2 games back.
New York had been sitting atop the division...
According to a report from the New York Daily News, The New York Yankees expect their All-Star third baseman, Alex Rodriguez to return to the lineup today against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Rodriguez fractured a bone in his right hand back on July 24th in a game against the Seattle Mariners.
The report indicated that Rodriguez had good workouts for Class-A Tampa over the weekend and all...
The New York Yankees are now in a tie with the Baltimore Orioles for first place in the A.L. East after getting beat by the Tampa Bay Rays for the second night in a row. The Yankees not only lost to the Rays 5-2 they lost the lead in the American League East. The Yankees are now tied with the Baltimore Orioles for the top spot and if they are not careful they could fall into third...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The New York Yankees had held sole possession of first place of the American League East for 84 consecutive days. Now they have to share. The Tampa Bay Rays used three home runs and a stalwart pitching effort from Alex Cobb on Tuesday at Tropicana Field to beat New York 5-2, allowing the Baltimore Orioles to climb into an AL East tie by routing the Blue...