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When it comes to sports fans, passion for one's favorite team can run deep. But sometimes that passion can come back to haunt you. Just ask Carlos Benito Sturgus. Sturgus, 21, was arrested in Glendale, Ariz., on Tuesday for his role in a shooting in the nearby town of Mesa, according to the Phoenix New Times. Police were able to easily identify Sturgus because of a unique identifying feature -- the Yankees logo he has tattooed between his eyebrows. Click here to check out the full New Times report, including a picture of Sturgus. A hat tip to Deadspin for...

Minors Wrap-Up: Ortiz’s Great Performance Wasted

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Ramon Ortiz turned in seven innings of one-run ball, but saw a great effort wasted as the Yankees couldn’t put anything together offensively. Ortiz allowed just five hits and struck out seven. Ronnier Mustelier was one of the few offensive threats, going 1-for-4 with an RBI. Kevin Russo and Chris Dickerson were [...]

A-Rod takes himself to task for situational failure

The New York Yankees have struggled with runners in scoring position all season, but it was a seventh-inning at-bat Wednesday that seemed to bother Alex Rodriguez more than any other. Curtis Granderson had just singled home a run to cut the Yankees' deficit against the Atlanta Braves to 6-5, bringing Rodriguez to the plate with runners on the corners and one out. Rodriguez...

BP Unfiltered: Some Home Runs Aren't Mistakes by Ben Lindbergh

Ivan Nova leads the major leagues with 46 extra-base hits allowed. Many of them were mistakes. This one, a solo homer by Kirk Niewenhuis in the third inning of the Yankees-Mets game on Saturday, was not. Nova would've liked that one back, of course, because of where it ended up. But you know how we always talk about putting process ahead of results-oriented analysis? That...

Subway Series Lineup: 06/24/12

The Yankees workhorse, C.C. Sabathia, is on the mound tonight in the rubber match against the Metropolitans. In his last start on Monday vs. the Braves, Sabathia threw a complete game, giving up 2 runs while striking out 10. Knuckleballer, R.A. Dickey (11-1, 2.00 ERA) is on the mound for the Mets. The Yankee with [...]

Game 70: Yankees @ Mets

Regular Season Game 70 YANKEES @ METS First Pitch: 7:15 PM | TV: FOX | Radio: WCBS Here are the lineups: YANKEES (41-28) Derek Jeter SS Curtis Granderson CF Alex Rodriguez 3B Robinson Cano 2B Mark Teixeira 1B Nick Swisher RF Raul Ibanez LF Russell Martin C Ivan Nova RHP (9-2, 4.32 ERA) METS (39-32) Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B ...

Game 69: Five-Run First Does Pettitte In

New York Yankees 4 — New York Mets 6   Five-run 1st inning was too much to overcome in tonight’s 6-4 loss to the New York Mets.   Andy Pettitte started for the Yankees tonight and he struggled right away. A two-run single and a Nick Swisher-assisted three-run home run made a five-run deficit for [...]

SUBWAY SERIES ROUND 2: Mets vs. Yankees 7:10 PM EDT

The New York Mets (38-32) will host the New York Yankees (41-27) tonight to kick-off the second meeting between these two New York City rivals. The Yankees come into this series on top of their division, with a 2.5 game lead over the Orioles. The Yankees are red hot coming into this series, with a 13-3 record in their last 16 games. However, they have dropped their last two, while...

Mets vs. Yankees Picks

Mets vs. Yankees Picks By  The weekend is here and we’ve got a couple MLB picks for you to look at. The Mets are doing their thing right now and can be found in second place in the NL East. They’re winners of three straight and now get their chance at redemption at their crosstown rivals. On Friday we’ll see Jonathon Niese come up against veteran hurler Andy Pettitte...

This Week In Yankees History (6/24-6/30)

<div style="font-family: Georgia,"Times New Roman",serif; text-align: center;">This Week in Yankees History <div style="font-family: Georgia,"Times New Roman",serif; text-align: center;"> <div style="font-family: Georgia,"Times New Roman",serif; text-align: center;">June 24th - June 30th<div style...
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